Success Coach, TRIO/High Potential Program
Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga, California
Anticipated Starting Salary: $68,000-$72,000
Minimum Degree/Experience: Master's Degree required or in progress + 3 years experience
Application closes 8/13/23
Application Portal: Success Coach, TRIO/High Potential Program
The TRIO/High Potential Success Coach provides proactive and comprehensive support for first generation and/or low-income students participating in the High Potential program, a grant-funded TRIO Student Support Services program sponsored by the United States Department of Education. Reporting to the HP Director, the TRIO/HP Coach will provide individualized and holistic monitoring, tracking and support services to low-income and/or first generation students from diverse backgrounds over the entire course of students' undergraduate life-cycle.
The responsibilities of the Success Coach include, but are not limited to, the following:
Initiate proactive, regular, and consistent contact with TRIO students, build rapport with students, serve as the assigned students' designated student success coach over the course of their academic life-cycle.
Build trusting relationships with a diverse student population by delivering personalized, constructive, engaging, motivating, and informative coaching sessions.
Provide targeted and tailored support and services to High Potential students based on identified risk factors including academic, financial, and psychosocial factors with specific attention to underprepared, underserved and/or traditionally underrepresented students in higher education
Work with individual TRIO/HP students to develop realistic goals that will contribute to academic and personal success
Monitor and track TRIO student performance and progress through college systems
Refer and connect TRIO/HP students with relevant college resources; coordinate with college and other stakeholders regarding additional outreach, support and follow up
Initiate, design, develop, and execute student, faculty, staff, and parent/family/alumni initiatives to enhance educational equity and inclusive excellence related to student success, retention, persistence, academic achievement, and graduation rates. Proactively engage TRIO/HP students, families, and campus community.
Develop and conduct success workshops pertaining to academic, personal and professional development, including topics, strategies, training, or skill building which model best practices in student success, and are specific to the caseload of TRIO/HP students, liaison school, department(s), and/or major(s)
Support students through knowledgeable communication and advocacy among campus partners, especially in Academic Success, Advising, Student Life, Financial Aid, Registrar, and the Business Office.
Maintain accurate, organized, and detailed case management processes and procedures including note taking and student records; develop and maintain reports as assigned; and maintain appropriate filing and documentation per FERPA and TRIO guidelines
See the full job listing for the Success Coach for further details.
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian heritage and Liberal Arts education, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 3,100 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College that they founded.
In addition to a competitive salary, Saint Mary's offers a wide variety of resources and benefits programs to our employees, such as comprehensive health care insurance, a retirement program, and more.
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