To provide, coordinate, and assess the Academic Coaching program, including coordinating and monitoring the use of onsite, online, and hybrid modalities for the Academic Coaching program.
Academic Coaching assists students in examining their learning styles, habits of working, and current difficulties or barriers to success. With the lasting effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on student learning, utilizing innovative approaches and adapting effective strategies to combat educational gaps has been a key concern of BCC. The Academic Coaching Program is essential to creating an infrastructure and environment for lasting student success. Academic Coaches assist students in becoming successful independent learners by demonstrating specific successful academic and learning strategies and techniques, allowing students to grow the skills they were unable to develop while learning remote or being out of school during the pandemic.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide supervision for the Academic Coaching program.
Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate Academic Coaches.
Be knowledgeable in Academic Coaching areas such as study skills, time management, motivation, and multiple learning strategies.
Oversee the timesheet process for the Academic Coaching program by distributing, correcting, processing, and recording timesheets.
Maintain detailed records of payroll budget expenditures, including tracking spending and activities for the Opportunity Meets Innovation Challenge (OMIC) and Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Grants.
Respond to student study group requests that fall under Academic Coaching.
Maintain and update Academic Coach schedules in TutorTrac.
Conduct outreach for the program by communicating with College departments and organizations and by creating, posting, and updating materials for the Academic Coaching program.
Assist with semester and annual CLAC reports as well as grant-related reports.
Act as a liaison between Academic Coaching and students services and College organizations such as PTK, EOF, Advising, etc.
Collaborate with the CLAC Manager, CLAC Supervisors and staff, and Bergen faculty.
Provide immediate assistance to Academic Coaches and session participants Generate reports regarding the academic coaching program as well as participants' attendance and progress.
Research, recommend, implement, and assess resources, applications, procedures, and activities for academic coaches and participants.
Performs additional tasks or duties as assigned.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Annual Salary - $53,000.
NJ Educators Health Plan with free Vision and Dental. NJ State Pension plan.
15 vacation days, 15 sick days, 4 personal days, 2 floating holidays, all designated holidays and 5 non-designated holidays a year. 3 Partial Sick Days.
Tuition reimbursement opportunities for staff and their family 6 months after hire.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS
Must hold a Bachelor's Degree or higher
Must be computer literate and comfortable with both Microsoft Suite and Google Suite
Excellent communication skills with students, faculty, and staff required
Excellent organizational, record-keeping, data processing, and time management capabilities preferred
Experience working with culturally diverse populations preferred
Experience: Minimum of 2 years effective supervisory experience in an educational setting required, preferably in a higher education or learning center
Demonstrates understanding of the community college mission. Must possess a strong understanding of the uses of information technology to deliver, monitor, and evaluate programs and services for students and the ability to work collaboratively across various constituencies of the College.
Strong interpersonal as well as technical skills and must be detail-oriented. Technologically proficient in common office desktop software and familiar with cloud based computing and collaborative platforms and software.
Founded in 1965 to satisfy the region’s need for a convenient, affordable and comprehensive higher education destination, Bergen Community College now enrolls nearly 17,000 students in its academic degree programs. The College’s three sites in Paramus (main campus), Hackensack (Ciarco Learning Center) and Lyndhurst (Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands) serve more than 32,000 students in degree, continuing education and adult education programs.