Collegiate Academic Support Program Academic Coach HV-NTP-947 at Hudson Valley Community College

  • Hudson Valley Community College
  • Troy, NY, USA
  • Jan 05, 2019

Job Description


Applications are being accepted for the following vacancy on the Non-Teaching Professional staff of Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, New York.


In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background check.


Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and two years’ experience working in a campus student support services office; excellent interpersonal skills. Master’s Degree and experience as a workshop leader or learning strategies trainer preferred.


Duties and Responsibilities: The Collegiate Academic Support Program Academic Coach reports to the Coordinator of the Center for Academic Engagement and performs the following duties:

  • Identifies, conducts outreach to, and serves various student groups (e.g., GAP students) with a focus on non-traditional and traditionally underrepresented student cohorts;
  • Assists the Coordinator in maintaining relationships with academic departments and campus offices to offer support and encourage referrals;
  • Supports students in developing an academic success plan focused on meeting the demands of their course work and personal responsibilities;
  • Provides life skills counseling and mentoring to non-traditional and traditionally underrepresented student cohorts;
  • Directs students to support services and coordinates their connection and use of college support services in a friendly, caring, sensitive, and non-judgment manner;
  • Assists in the development of student support programming designed to foster student persistence and retention;
  • Works closely with campus offices to stay informed about programs, activities, and events designed to help students overcome personal and academic challenges;
  • Prepares information for, and conducts a range of activities (e.g., workshops, orientations, etc.) to facilitate students’ academic success, persistence and retention;
  • Meets with students individually and in small groups to encourage personal adjustment and academic development through goal-setting, problem-solving, decision-making, and self-appraisal skills;
  • Provides data and reports based in student outcomes to the Coordinator as requested;
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


The Salary Range $38,000-$40,000


To apply please visit our webpage at before the close date of January 27, 2019.


Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Employer

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