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If you're a high energy, student centered, highly organized student affairs professional looking to have an impact on the retention and success of hundreds of students, we'd love to have you join our team. Initiated in Fall 2016, the Student Success Coaching Program (SSCP) operates out of a strengths based framework to provide holistic support for students who are the first in their families to attend college. We need intentional, caring, innovative and passionate professionals to help students achieve their personal, professional and academic goals. In the six years since the program started, SSCP has worked with thousands of students through their entire UC San Diego journey to graduation.
With direction from the Assistant Director, Student Success Programs and Senior Success Coaches, the Success Coach is a member of a team that uses proactive and appreciative approaches to provide personalized individual and group support to help students succeed at UC San Diego.
The Success Coach will work individually with incoming and continuing first-generation students to facilitate student success, retention, and campus integration through targeted outreach, coaching, mentoring, and monitoring of study management plans while connecting students to specific high impact practices that exist across the campus.
The Success Coach functions to provide non-cognitive skill building and holistic direction in individual and group formats and directs students to campus and community resources that will assist students in maintaining or enhancing academic success. The Success Coach will serve as a liaison to services and resources on campus and works in direct collaboration with UCSD's seven undergraduate colleges and their academic, student affairs, and residence life units as well as with fellow departments in the Student Retention and Success Unit.
Bachelor's degree with major emphasis in a related field and two years of related experience in a college-level student support services, preferably in a learning skills service, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Knowledge of the theories and practice of counseling, learning, human and career development. Knowledge of theories and principles of higher education and student development, with ability to interpret and implement policies and procedures. Skilled in student development, counseling, and leadership theories; verified ability to develop positive mentoring/coaching relationships with a diverse student population.
Knowledge of personal growth and development areas, including critical thinking, effective communication, self-appraisal, self-esteem, clarification of values, appropriate career choices, and leadership.
Knowledge of the methodologies used to enhance student achievement. Proven skill using effective pedagogical strategies for designing, planning, and implementing academic support programs for underrepresented, multicultural and other non-traditional college students.
Knowledge of trends and issues facing low-income and first-generation college, underrepresented, disadvantaged, physically challenged, and under prepared students in higher education.
Knowledge and experience in analyzing problems and identifying solutions for problem-solving; skills and experience in developing and administering programs.
Familiarity with research methodologies and research designs. Demonstrated ability to work compile and analyze data, and prepare summary and or statistical reports and instructional materials with attention to detail and accuracy.
Knowledge of University, college, and major requirements, policies and procedures, including policies on handling student records and confidential documents.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements to provide for access, health, confidentiality, and safety; legal and ethical issues governing the delivery of counseling
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.