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Supplemental – Student Success Coach




Category

Supplemental Staff

Job Location

Traverse City, MI

Tracking Code

1391-443

Position Type

Part-Time

POSITION TITLE: Supplemental – Student Success Coach

DEPARTMENT: Student Success Center, Learning Services

REPORTS TO: Student Success Coordinator

EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: $16.00/hourly



SUMMARY

The Student Success Coach will provide academic support to students in the areas of technology, time management, organization, study skills, goal setting, executive functioning, and other non-cognitive areas. Coaches will assist with the development and presentation of Student Success Center programming and events and work with the Coordinator for Student Success on various tasks as assigned. The successful individual will have the ability to perform complex tasks, knowledge of basic academic skills and strategies, the ability to maintain detailed records, familiarity with online learning platforms, and a desire to help students overcome academic challenges. Candidates should have the patience to work with a wide variety of students with both a sense of humor and compassion.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATES, AND LICENSES

Required:

  • One year of post-secondary education plus two years related work experience 
  • Associate’s degree in a related area plus two years related work experience
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software (e.g. Microsoft Word®, Excel®, Power Point®)
  • Experience using Google Apps and video communication tools (i.e. Google Hangouts or Zoom)
  • Experience keeping and interpreting accurate, detailed data and information for reports
  • Experience with online learning, either as an instructor or student

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus one year related work experience
  • Experience in academic support
  • Experience working with low-income, first-generation, and minority students

 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED)

Supports Student Learning

  • Assists students with the development of academic success and technological skills
  • Provides students with information on Student Success Center guidelines and policies for computer usage and enforces these policies
  • Checks out and maintains equipment and supplies 
  • Develops and implements e-mentoring and social media strategies to maintain positive relationships and effective communication with students.
  • Assists students in solving problems through discussion. Provides referral to appropriate College staff, to a counselor, to an advisor, or to an outside agency, as appropriate

 

Center Team Responsibilities

  • Provides customer service by receiving calls and greeting students with a friendly welcome, information, and direction
  • Maintains a clean, orderly environment for the students using the Center
  • Answer multi-line telephones 
  • Create, update and maintain files as delegated by the Coordinator
  • Copy, scan, e-mail, and file documents
  • Respond to requests for information, exercising discretion in obtaining and providing factual and confidential information related to office and College operations
  • Type correspondence and other documents in Microsoft Word or Google Docs®
  • Spreadsheet creation and data entry in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets®
  • Perform data entry and run reports as needed
  • May be cross-trained to proctor exams for the Testing Center
  • Completes projects assigned by Coordinator and/or Director


 
FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES (ESSENTIAL FOR ALL NMC EMPLOYEES)

  • Ethical behavior and integrity
  • Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement
  • Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity
  • Accountability/personal responsibility
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking
  • Collaboration/Teamwork
  • Value all people 



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None



QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



COMPUTER SKILLS
To perform this job successfully, an individual will have computer skills, including knowledge of and the ability to use the Internet, email, scheduling software, video communication platforms, spreadsheets, databases, and word processing software.


LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.


WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  


BENEFITS
All supplemental employees are required to be part of the Michigan Public Schools Employee Retirement System (MPSERS) and are eligible for paid sick leave.



WORK HOURS
This position will work part-time (maximum of 28 hours per week). The hours are flexible with the expectation of some nights/weekends. This position offers the possibility of a hybrid work environment. 



TO APPLY
Open until filled. Applications must be submitted online at http://www.nmc.edu/jobs. For assistance call 231-995-2612 or e-mail hr@nmc.edu.



NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY NOTICE
Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions.  nmc.edu/nondiscrimination

Michigan Law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation for employment must notify the employer in writing within 182 days after the need is known.


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include a copy of your cover letter and resume.

This position is located in Traverse City, MI. View the Google Map in full screen.



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