Diversity Statement
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Vision Statement
We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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Student Success Coach

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month Renewable
Location: Platteville
Categories: Office and Administrative, Student Services

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a Student Success Coach. 

The Student Success Coach will respond to students’ academic needs through coaching and referral to appropriate campus resources.  The coach implements proactive outreach to students, monitors progress reports and academic alerts, and provides holistic support to promote belonging, maintain motivation, and support students’ progress toward a degree. The coach will also work collaboratively with the Retention Team to implement proactive interventions for targeted student populations who do not meet established benchmarks, such as credits earned, declared major, or timely degree completion.

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position, with wage range of $38,000-$41,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Responsibilities:

Success Coaching:

  • Provide coaching to students to help them develop effective learning strategies and motivate them to identify and overcome obstacles that may be impeding academic success.
  • Instruct students on how to focus on individual goals and identify steps in reaching those goals.
  • Work with students to develop strong time-management and organization.
  • Refer students, as needed, to other campus resources, and monitor students’ progress as a result of these referrals.
  • Monitor Progress Reports and academic alerts for assigned students and carry out follow up interventions.
  • Work with faculty and academic advisors to develop support networks for at-risk students.

Proactive Intervention:

  • Implement multiple outreach campaigns each semester.  These campaigns may include the following activities:
    • Send out recurring, focused communication about important due dates and benchmarks.
    • Monitor students who may be at-risk based upon academic standing and/or who do not achieve particular benchmarks, including satisfactory GPA, credits earned, declared major, major progress, and general education progress.
    • Identify students who may benefit from early intervention.
  • Monitor targeted student populations using EAB Navigate student success management system to identify groups that require intervention.
  • Document and report on proactive outreach campaigns to demonstrate success rates and impact on student populations.

 

Department Support:

  • Assist with Academic Support Programs’ priorities, including supporting New Student Experience. 
  • Participate in departmental assessment.
  • Connect as needed with students who utilize other services of the department, including advising, writing assistance, and tutoring.

 

Liaison Relationships:

  • Work closely with academic advisors and student success professionals in the Colleges and other Divisions to coordinate student support efforts across campus.
  • Participate as a member of the Retention Team.

 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Ability to work in a higher education setting with undergraduates in a student success related capacity.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
    • Experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to motivate students of diverse backgrounds, including sensitivity to their needs and concerns. The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
    • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. ​
    • Awareness of FERPA and ethical principles in working with students.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling, education, human services, or related field. 
  • Experience working in a higher education setting as a success coach, academic advisor, or related position.
  • Knowledge of EAB Navigate student success management system, or other student success systems.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information

Academic Support Programs equips students for academic success by providing innovative learning strategies and connections to campus resources.  For more information about our programs and services, please visit our website  https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/academic-support-programs

Campus Information

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

 Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by January 31, 2022 through our online applicant portal. Applications will be accepted until position has been filled. 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications;
  • A current resume;
  • A separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for three (3) professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Lindsey Hernandez, Search Assistant, 608-342-1081

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

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