Academic Support Coach-Workforce Development
Waubonsee Community College

Sugar Grove, Illinois

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Academic Support Coach-Workforce Development


Varies between campuses
Part-time Support Staff

Hybrid Option: No

Waubonsee Community College promotes diversity in faculty, staff, and student recruitment and is committed to hiring and retaining exceptional faculty and staff who are committed to the college's culture of collaboration, professional growth and student success.

Reporting to the Academic Support Manager, the Workforce Academic Coach is a compassionate, committed, and energetic professional, who helps students stay engaged in their learning and will work along with students to successfully complete their coursework and requirements to obtain the industry recognized credential. This position utilizes best practices to assess the needs of students and connects them with campus resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Attends scheduled course sessions, take notes, read course materials at the discretion of the faculty.

Partner with faculty to provide navigation and coaching in the classroom to help students overcome obstacles impeding academic success. Provide students with strategies needed to be successful, self-regulated learners.

Foster a connection with other college departments and community partners to ensure high quality support is provided to each student. Contact academically disengaged students to provide assistance with course navigation.

Monitor academically re-engaged students for period of time to track academic progress.

Attend and complete assigned trainings and meetings.

Assist with identifying new intervention techniques and services, programs, and/or initiatives that would benefit students' progress.

Assist with program activities, including documenting successes, data collection, reporting, and program evaluation.

Support continuous quality improvement activities related to student retention and completion.

Provide interactive learning activities that integrate study strategies with course content.

Maintain confidentiality at all levels.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Education, or related field.

Knowledge of Workforce Development (CNA, Supply Chain, and Welding).

Experience working with diverse college student populations.

Proficient in technology including MS Office, with exceptional knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience with using

cloud-based collaboration tools like Google Docs, Dropbox, and One Drive.

Ability to perform multiple tasks successfully in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision. Able to adapt behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.

Ability to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends.

Bilingual in Spanish/English strongly preferred.

Please attach the following documents when applying:

  • Cover Letter-Yes
  • Resume-Yes
  • References-Yes (Can be provided at interview)
  • Transcripts-Yes (Can be provided at interview)

  • Position Details
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    Grant Funded: Yes
    Minimum Starting Rate: 25.50 - 25.50
    Compensation Type: Hourly
    Work Schedule: Varies
    Work Hours: 25 hours (max per week)
    Testing: No
    Targeted Hire Date: 9/6/2022
    Special Instructions: A copy of your transcript is required at the time of interview, or it can be attached during the application process.

    EOE, including disability and veteran


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