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Completion Coach

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure consideration, interested applicants must submit an application, resume, and transcript(s) online on this website. Once the online application is complete and the resume is attached online, a confirmation number will be given to the applicant. Human Resources Office, Dept. 200 Motlow State Community College P.O. Box 8500, Lynchburg, TN 37352 Telephone (931) 393-1541 E-mail: kveazey@mscc.edu Website: www.mscc.edu Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA employer

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Advisor
Position Title Completion Coach
Department MSCC-Student Services
Position Summary

The Completion Coach serves as the main point of contact for an assigned group of students to guide them to achieve academic success. The Coach works to counsel, motivate, advise, assess student needs, goals, and interests, and review prior academic experience. Coaches use review of predictive analytical data to provide targeted outreach efforts to students who fall into an at-risk category. Coaches provide a high level of customer service support and ensure students are made aware of all available college resources to assist them in achieving academic success. The Completion coach will be primarily responsible for evening and weekend coverage of the Student Success Center at our Smyrna campus.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

(Duties and responsibilities listed are examples of work performed and may be modified as needs of the College may dictate.)

• Work with Director, Student Success in regard to retention initiatives for the College
• Serve as advisor for first-time freshmen with students transitioning to a faculty advisor after completion of 24+ hours
• Create Student Educational Plans for assigned students in DegreeWorks product
• Use institutional and predictive data to identify academically at-risk students
• Provide individualized outreach to students based on use of above described data
• Work with individual students to develop realistic goals that will contribute to academic and personal success; develop interpersonal student partnerships to higher order thinking
• Work closely with admissions, financial aid, and academic personnel to provide accurate and appropriate information to students regarding college policies, programs of study, degree options, appropriate course selection and fulfilling degree requirements
• Demonstrate knowledge regarding Motlow State Community College degree requirements and course offerings
• Demonstrate knowledge regarding College policies and procedures
• Assist recruiting team with new student orientation sessions for incoming freshmen students
• Demonstrate flexibility in regard to work schedule. particularly during peak times
• Facilitate coaching appointments and follows up with students
• Participate in training and other professional development activities
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree with course emphasis in psychology, sociology, social work, or a related field preferred. Prior experience working with students and/or experience working within a higher education environment preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics
Pay Rate $47,476
Posting Date 09/08/2017
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, interested applicants must submit an application, resume, and transcript(s) online on this website. Once the online application is complete and the resume is attached online, a confirmation number will be given to the applicant.

Human Resources Office, Dept. 200
Motlow State Community College
P.O. Box 8500, Lynchburg, TN 37352
Telephone (931) 393-1541
E-mail: kveazey@mscc.edu
Website: www.mscc.edu
Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA employer

Type of Appointment Fiscal
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Administrative / Professional
Location Motlow State Community College (Lynchburg)
Location of Position Smyrna, TN
Posting Number 005951

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Master’s degree with emphasis in psychology, sociology, social work, or a related field? If so, what was your course of study?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience working with students? If so, please elaborate.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience working in a higher education environment? If so, please elaborate.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How did you learn about this position opening?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Unofficial Transcript
  6. Additional Document (s)