Arcadia University

Job Description: The Student Learning Coordinator & Academic Coach at Arcadia University provides academic coaching for targeted student populations, oversees the unit's peer collaborative learning programs, and assists with the day-to-day operations of the office. The Learning Coordinator & Academic Coach also assists the Director of the Office of Academic Development with sustaining and evolving a range of holistic and inclusive academic support services for Arcadia University students.

Location: Glenside

Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic coaching for targeted students.
  • Collaborate with other units within the Division of Student Success to provide holistic support for first-generation and Pell-eligible students and students in Academic Recovery.
  • Hire, train, and supervise peer educators, learning assistants, and other student employees.
  • Collaborate with other Academic Development and Center for Teaching, Learning and Mentoring staff on ongoing professional development of peer educators.
  • Conduct outreach to students, faculty, and staff about unit resources and activities.
  • Maintain and manage accurate data in academic center management systems.
  • Conduct regular reporting and assessment of services in collaboration with the Director and share as appropriate with the
  • Division of Student Success and other colleagues.
  • Assist with administration of testing for students with approved accommodations.

  • Supervision
    Received: Director of Academic Development
    Given: Undergraduate and graduate peer educators

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's in Counseling, Education, Higher Education Administration or related field preferred.
  • 1-3 years of higher education work experience supporting students in academic, co-curricular, and/or other learning environments.
  • Previous experience supervising or supporting student employees is preferred.
  • Previous experience coordinating a tutoring and/or academic coaching program is preferred.
  • Coaching certification through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) or the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE-Global) is preferred.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of college students' academic and psycho-social development.
  • Knowledge of best practices in academic coaching, peer cooperative learning, and general academic support services.
  • Proficiency in technology such as Microsoft Office, Google Workspace and the ability to quickly learn academic center management systems (Accudemia) and Salesforce.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Strong interest and commitment to supporting a diverse student population, particularly Pell-eligible students.
  • Ability to learn and apply university policies and procedures to ensure operational compliance.
  • Contribute to a positive, team-oriented environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with individuals from all cultures and backgrounds.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, including the ability to balance short-term and longer-term tasks, projects, and goals.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, various Google products, and familiarity with databases and online platforms.
  • Ability to work on campus with modest hybrid opportunities when main fall/spring semesters are not in session.

Application Instructions:

  • Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.
  • Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides a values-based educational experience by placing students at the center. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 13 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for eight consecutive years. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which cites Arcadia for being among the top study abroad programs and among the "most innovative," and "best value" colleges. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Through its community of practice and commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and to combating anti-Black Racism, Arcadia has made facilitating a safe and welcoming environment a priority. Learn more about our vibrant community at www.arcadia.edu.

Our belief and experience is that there is strength in diversity and we are committed to building a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and employees alike. We are a community built on varied experiences and perspectives that beneļ¬ts from open-minded discussion and cultural humility. Guided by our University's values, we are committed to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, and we are working towards dismantling anti-Black racism/white supremacy and other forms of interpersonal and systemic discrimination and oppression.

We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. The successful candidate will demonstrate examples of ways they will incorporate our values in their work.

At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) are the foundation of our highly regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.

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