Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu.
Caldwell University is an EOE.
Title: Academic Coach (Grant Funded, Available through June 2016)
Department: Academic Success Center
Caldwell University invites applications for a part-time, grant funded Academic Coach, Academic Success Center. The position is available through June 2016. Reporting to the Director, Academic Success the Academic Coach will assess individual student’s study habits, barriers and difficulties and create a structured approach in supporting their academic advancement through effective learning strategies. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to;
Meeting weekly with students and checking in regularly to evaluate student progress in person and online, documenting each meeting.
Assessing students strengths and opportunities for improvement during the initial meeting.
Creating actions plans for individual students based on his/her needs including but not limited to; developing daily, weekly, monthly, semester and long range goals and study plans.
Assisting students with issues surrounding; focusing, concentrating, conquering procrastination, making productive use of study time, motivation, managing time, taking notes, preparing for tests and strategizing for test taking, reading strategies, and solving problems.
Reviewing students’ academic work and providing feedback.
Creating on-line modules for student access to best practices.
Master’s degree in a related field plus 1-2 years of relevant experience is required. The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent communication and prioritization skills who is able to quickly assess and identify student needs. Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts mission of the University.
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.