Company Name:

College Excel

Location:

Bend, Oregon

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Education

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

July 11, 2018

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Academic Coach at College Excel

College Excel is looking for an intelligent, passionate, and energetic individual to join our team of professional academic coaches. Strong candidates will have experience working with young adults, especially those with learning disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses. We are looking for responsible and ethical applicants with a desire to contribute to our community and make a difference in the lives of young adults. Please see the job description below and apply if you want to join a stellar team!


This is a full-time, exempt position. The application process is rolling and will close when filled.


About College Excel:

Founded in 2003, College Excel is the nation’s leading residential college support program located in beautiful Bend, Oregon. At College Excel, post-secondary adults (18+) with diverse learning needs requiring extra support are provided the structure they need to move forward, both academically and personally. Using a proprietary, blended coaching model rooted in Harvard research-based neurocoaching and behavioral coaching techniques, College Excel students receive daily support from a team of credentialed and experienced Academic Coaches while earning transferable college credits.



Academic Coach Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop one-on-one coaching relationship with students to support them in the implementation of their overall College Excel experience to reach their potential as an independent young adult and successful college student

  • Meet with assigned students a minimum of twice per week to discuss progress

  • Use behavioral coaching techniques that help the student successfully address the behaviors and attitudes that interfere with their ability to make the personal change that will benefit their college success

  • Keep a global perspective on all aspects of the student’s life as the student learns to maintain balance and integrity and as they attain personal and academic success

  • Support life skills training for students in various stages of their personal development and college careers including goal setting and the development of an action plan

  • Keep accurate and timely records of coaching sessions

  • Work individually with students to develop successful study skills for inside and outside of the college classroom

  • Create effective daily, weekly, short-term and long-term plans and schedules with students

  • Assist students with the development of organizational and self-management strategies for the demands of a college term

  • Work closely with the coaching team to ensure students’ academic and personal needs are being addressed effectively

  • Assist students and parents with the application and registration procedures for COCC/ OSU-Cascades

  • Maintain positive professional relationships with COCC/OSU staff and other community partners

  • Assist and guide student status at COCC/OSU

  • Assist students with self-advocacy in the college environment by setting up accommodations

  • Formulate an academic plan, in collaboration with the Academic Director, with outgoing students to include assistance with the college search, if necessary

  • Schedule and lead conference calls regularly with students and parents / financial sponsors

  • Assist and guide students to be self-advocates in the college environment by setting up accommodations and implementing strategies that address mental health issues and learning disabilities.


General Responsibilities

  • Contribute to College Excel Core Curriculum instruction and implementation

  • Attend all required staff and student meetings

  • Assist students with homework assignments as necessary

  • Assist College Excel Team in managing and organizing facilities, including light cleaning and upkeep of the facility

  • Interview and tour prospective students and their families

  • Facilitate/supervise off-site and/or infrequent overnight educational courses or activities as necessary

  • Shuttle students to and from College Excel facilities and/or COCC as necessary

  • Meet with Manager once per week

  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience working in an educational or social service / therapeutic related field, preferably with young adults

  • Effective/strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting as well as independently

  • Competent and efficient computer skills

  • Professional and dependable work ethics

  • Understanding of and experience working with individuals with different learning styles

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting as well as independently

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree

  • Demonstrated ability to work with young adults

  • Experience working in a college setting and/or wilderness setting

  • An understanding of learning styles and experience working with individuals with learning disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses.


Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  This job description is subject to change at any time with or without notice from the Executive Director(s). College Excel is an at-will employer.


Salary and benefits for this position are competitive and commensurate with experience.


©College Excel, Inc. 2018

Company Name:

College Excel

Location:

Bend, Oregon

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Education

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

July 11, 2018

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