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This is a Part-Time Academic Coach position for available assignments during the academic year.

Applications are considered throughout the academic year and reviewed based on departmental needs. Should a review of your application result in the intent to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email for an interview...
APPLICATION STATUS

Your application status will be updated throughout the review process. If your application is still in progress, your application has not been reviewed by the hiring department.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include working days, evenings and/or weekends.

Requires the provision of official transcripts and/or certifications within (30) days of hire.

Applicants with academic credentials from non-U.S. accredited institutions are required to have their coursework evaluated in terms of U.S. "equivalency." All international credential evaluations must be conducted by one of the companies affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES®) in order to be considered for a faculty position. Applicants bear the responsibility of requesting, paying associated fees, and obtaining an original transcript evaluation for submission to the Office of Human Resources. Please refer to the NACES® website for further information (www.naces.org).

Alvin Community College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender equity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service or veteran's status.

The life of a college student is often a busy one where multiple courses, assignments, part-time jobs, and other commitments that compete for time. The Learning Lab and Learning Commons' Academic Coaching Program offers a structured, collaborative approach to support academic progress.

Academic Coaches provide individualized guidance and ongoing feedback as they meet one-on-one with students . Academic Coaches support students in honing time management skills, prioritize commitments and meet deadlines. Academic Coaches also help students study smarter by learning a wide assortment of active reading, test-taking, and other student success strategies. Remote work opportunities will be evaluated according to student demand and case-by-case basis.
• Help students establish and maintain positive daily routines and habits
• Help students establish and maintain priorities
• Help orient students to campus resources (such as Counseling, Registrar, Career Center, Advising and other resources)
• Help students develop strategies for breaking tasks into manageable steps
• Help students assess academic progress through regular check-ins
• Help students make mindful decisions and solving problems
• Teach students how to take and use class notes
• Help students actively read and learn from textbooks
• Help students improve test taking skills and alleviate test anxiety
• Provide students with skills and strategies needed to become self-regulated learners
• Help students identify and overcome obstacles impeding academic success
• Help students focus on individual goals and identify steps to reaching those goals
• Work with students to develop strong time-management and organization
• Motivate students to take ownership of their own academic success
• Monitor student progress

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The incumbent typically works in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office. Incumbent may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear; frequently required to use repetitive hand motion, handle or feel, and to stand, walk, reach, bend or lift up to twenty (20) pounds.
• Bachelor's degree
• Proven interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to effectively, professionally, and tactfully interact with others
• Ability to write clearly and communicate clearly and effectively via email or telephone
• Ability to work collaboratively as a member of the Learning Commons and Academic Foundations team
• Strong overall organizational skills, detail-oriented, with an ability to plan and manage multiple projects concurrently
• Ability to maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures
• Computer literacy and ability to quickly learn new software applications
• May be asked to conduct workshops, seminars, and trainings
• Commitment to maintain confidentiality
• Bachelor's degree in Education, Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, English, Writing, Reading or related area
• Minimum of one (1) year of related work experience
Alvin TX United States

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