Description: The Student Success Coach (SSC) provides proactive, holistic guidance and support to a cadre of entering first-year students and serves as the leader of their professional Guidance Teams (consisting of an academic advisor, career coach, and alumni mentor among others). The SSC is a high-energy, engaged supporter of each student and is responsible for oversight of a customized learning pathway consisting of both curricular and co-curricular experiences. The SSC successfully builds trust and nurtures the student through their entire Hartwick College journey towards both a good living and a good life.
Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s degree from regionally-accredited college or university with 3 or more years of highly participatory, successful student support experience in higher education; candidates with a Master’s degree in education, psychology, professional development, or another human/social services field preferred, as are other credentials and experience in academic advising, coaching and/or customer service.
An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce.
Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.”
Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational and employment environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.
Hartwick College is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values an inclusive workforce and workplace environment, and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process.
All applicants are asked to submit the following materials with their online applications:
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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