Job ID: 235877

C2C Academic Coach

Alcorn State University

  • May 9, 2024
  • C2C Academic Coach
  • School of Education & Psychology
  • Alcorn State University
    Lorman, MS
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling/Human Services
    Educational Psychology/Behavior Analysis
    Education - General
The incumbent helps Complete 2 Compete (C2C) students develop skills, behaviors, and habits that contribute to college success. These include academic and career goal setting, learning strategies, time management and organization, self-regulation, and self-efficacy.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of counseling theories and techniques, theories of learning and human development, and relevant and desirable student learning outcomes; including intellectual growth, realistic self-appraisal,  enhanced self-esteem, clarified values, career choice and achievement of personal and education goals.

Computer technology skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite, email/internet applications, and student information systems.

Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal

The ability to teach post-secondary students to make sound education planning decisions and develop academic success skills.
Essential Job Functions
Advises and counsels C2C students, monitoring their overall academic progress through mandatory advising sessions

Maintain confidentiality of student records

Provide accurate information to undergraduate students regarding degree requirements, academic standards, and support systems available to university

Guide students with course selection and scheduling 

Assist with problem-solving

Provides proactive and intrusive advising interventions for students, including referral and follow-up with other units of the University

Documents the student advising history electronically

Liaison between university schools and colleges

Collaborative with academic affairs and other key stakeholders on retention and progression
Master’s degree in Counseling, Education or related field
Two-three(2-3) years’ counseling or advising experience

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