Student Success Coach Job at University of Minnesota, Rochester, MN

  • University of Minnesota
  • Rochester, MN

Job Description

Apply for Job Job ID 359353 Location Rochester Job Family Student Services Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular Job Code 9703PS Employee Class Acad Prof and Admin Add to Favorite Jobs Email this Job About the Job Student Success Coach Center for Learning Innovation Student success coaches advise a consistent cohort of students in the Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BSHS) program throughout their collegiate careers from matriculation to graduation. The student success coach position extends beyond the traditional academic advising philosophy and is designed for a new institutional and curricular model. As part of the Center for Learning Innovation, coaches are integrally involved with many facets of a student's academic, personal, and future professional success by providing academic, career, pre-health, and life coaching. In addition to advising and student advocacy, student success coaches participate in teaching, management of coach resources, and professional development and campus engagement. The annual pay for this role is no less than $50,000. Duties and Responsibilities Advising & Student Advocacy-65% Support assigned students with academic, career, pre-health, and personal development coaching. Academic Advising Proactively mentor students through the process of formulating a personalized education plan, utilizing a variety of academic advising strategies including one on-one, group advising Work closely with faculty to support student success in and out of the classroom Develop written and electronic informational materials used to advise students Coach students (including academically at-risk students) on goal setting, academic success skills, and utilizing appropriate academic resources Assist students through the capstone proposal process, from initial concept to formal proposal to completion and reflection on experience Assist students in navigating university policies, procedures, and resources Monitor student progress towards graduation; extract, analyze, and report on student progress utilizing available databases and resources(e.g. APAS, PeopleSoft, Grad Planner, APLUS, Canvas) Career & Pre-Health Advising Mentor students on the career exploration process throughout their four years by helping them discover and reflect on their personal skills, values, and interests Support and empower students in their career decision making process Encourage students to make connections between the interdisciplinary curriculum and a broad range of health science career paths Advise on appropriate academic and experiential preparatory activities based on student's intended career or educational pathway in Health Sciences (e.g. certificate, professional or graduate school, career) Help students develop a professional identity, including resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, job search strategies, etc. Help students navigate the application process for graduate and professional school, including personal statement writing, test preparation, and timeline planning Personal Development Support students in navigating the transition to college; homesickness, self-advocacy, overcoming personal and/or academic challenges. Encourage students to connect to and make meaning of community engagement, leadership opportunities, student organizations, and professional experiences. Assist students in developing a deeper sense of self-awareness regarding values, identity, strengths, and passions Encourage and support students with identity development, cultural awareness, and cultural humility Challenge and support students in their personal growth and development throughout their time at UMR Refer students to other campus resources such as disability services, counseling services, housing, Care Team, health and wellness resources, etc. Teaching and Management of Coaching Resources-30% In addition to teaching, student success coaches will undertake additional projects that will contribute significantly to the Advising Team. Projects will be assigned and selected based on personal interests and skills as well as institutional needs. Teach select section(s) of CLI Career Development courses; courses are centered around topics of personal development, identity development, career exploration, career decision making, development of career skills, application preparation, etc. Organize and manage course materials and assignments utilizing Canvas Learning Management System. Collaborate with teaching team(s) to create and continuously improve curriculum Manage coach duties and priorities within the advising team to provide clear direction and purpose for existing and new initiatives Professional Development and Campus Engagement-5% Engage in professional development, campus-wide initiatives, and program assessment related to student learning, student success, academic advising, and the student affairs profession. Actively participate in Center for Learning Innovation meetings and initiatives. Serve on cross-functional teams for select student development initiatives and programs such as student activities, orientation, commencement, welcome activities, and other special events Continue professional development and scholarly activity in the field of academic advising to maintain knowledge of trends and best practices (e.g. membership in professional associations, attendance at conferences and seminars, write and publish articles, serve on teams and collaborate with other professional groups, etc.) Serve on university-wide committees or groups as needed Days and Schedule Most work days are Monday - Friday with limited evening and weekend commitments. 4 days a week on campus while students are present is required; some off-site/remote flexibility available. Qualifications Qualifications: BA/BS degree plus at least 4 years of relevant experience, or a master's degree plus at least 2 years of relevant experience Candidates must have the following minimum qualifications: Years of experience to include one year of relevant experience post degree completion, preferably in college-level advising, student advocacy, mentoring, or coaching Successful candidates may also have: Master's degree in student personnel and counseling, higher education administration, educational leadership, counseling or related area Three or more years of relevant higher education advising experience One of more years of secondary or college-level teaching experience Experience with personal or career development curriculum or programming University of Minnesota Rochester Experience advising students interested in health care professions and/or work experience in the healthcare industry Knowledge of mental and emotional health needs of college students Experience tracking and interpreting data relevant to their work and using that information for work and process improvement Familiarity with student records databases and electronic resources (e.g. APAS, PeopleSoft, Grad Planner, APLUS, Canvas Learning Management System). A commitment to knowledge creation and research in higher education The desire and ability to work in a collaborative, team environment The ability to bring joy and purpose to their work with students A demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity and advanced intercultural competencies An innovative mindset and the ability to operate in a sometimes-ambiguous environment The ability to learn and disseminate detailed information using a high level of interpersonal skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Self-motivation, excellent time management, and organization skills Experience utilizing a diverse range of technologies Capacity to work some evenings and weekends About the Department About the UMR Center for Learning Innovation: The Student Success Coach will join colleagues in the Center for Learning Innovation (CLI), an interdisciplinary department that focuses on undergraduate education in health sciences and engages students as participants in research on learning. The CLI is a learning-centered faculty community in which ongoing assessment guides practice and is the basis for research on teaching and learning. The CLI promotes a learner-centered, technology-enhanced, concept-driven, and community-integrated learning environment. Through ongoing assessment of student achievement, the CLI aspires to personalize education and continuously improve the educational experience for our students. How To Apply Active review of applications will begin in mid-January (with preference given to applications received by January 26, 2024) and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online and may be accessed at Applicants must attach a resume or curriculum vitae to the online application and may also be requested to submit: (1) a cover letter, and (2) a statement of applicant's commitment to supporting diversity and inclusion. For more information, e-mail Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647). Diversity The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: Employment Requirements Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment. About the U of M The University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) Our Vision is to transform higher education through innovations that empower graduates to solve the grand health challenges of the 21st century. In this vibrant context, students are at the center of all we do - including faculty research focused on the efficacy of educational innovation. By offering a distinctive health sciences education, UMR prepares students for a broad spectrum of career pathways including patient care; resilience, well-being and mental health; health care research and discovery; global health and public policy; emerging health technologies; and the business and leadership of healthcare. In its second decade of serving students, the campus community currently serves more than 900 undergraduate and graduate students in the heart of downtown Rochester. Through creative partnerships, this campus continues to grow in size and influence. At UMR, relationships and research drive student success. Our strategic growth plan has been aligned with the University of Minnesota System strategic plan (MPact 2025) establishing key metrics and aspirations. Learn more about UMR. The University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) offers distinctive health sciences education to prepare students for a broad spectrum of current and emerging careers, ranging from patient care to pure and applied research. Serving more than 750 students in the heart of downtown Rochester, UMR is "recoding the DNA of learning" through individualized experience, personal growth, community engagement, and an integrated health sciences curriculum for tomorrow's health professionals. At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022).

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