College Success Coach -TRIO Student Support Services - WVU Beckley 12857
West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications for the following employment opportunity:
College Success Coach- TRIO Student Support Services. This position is Non-Classified, 12-month, full-time and benefits-eligible.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Conduct one-on-one advising meetings with program participants pertaining to academic, career, transfer and graduate school admissions. One-on-one advising sessions will provide timely, appropriate and accurate information on majors, admission requirements, resources and follow-up.
Interpret the WVU Tech catalog for the purposes of advising.
Assist students in identifying majors and selecting appropriate coursework.
Conduct intake interview with program participants.
Enter student contacts and forms in program database.
Follow policies and procedures on file reviews; documentation; confidentiality and data management.
Design, implement and conduct workshops for program participants pertaining to financial literacy, career planning, time management, test anxiety, and graduate school enrollment.
Also, serve as a resource for advisors, faculty, administrators and staff campus-wide for issues pertaining to program participants that are first-generation, low income and/or students with disabilities.
Meet with SSS Director and program staff to discuss student needs.
Use program social media sites to inform program participant and campus community of program specific activities.
Conduct academic and career assessments with program participants.
Provide information for internal reports.
Work Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Master's Degree in Counseling, Education, Psychology, Social Work required.
A Bachelor's Degree in Counseling, Education, Psychology, Social Work or a related field will be considered with one year experience working in a college setting.
Strong preference for an individual from a first generation or low income background .
Valid Driver's License required.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Aug 14, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 185122
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.