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The Student Retention and Success Departments within Student Affairs play a leadership role in creating and providing programs and services that foster student success and persistence and programs that develop personal, academic, and professional skills and relationships needed fora successful transition into diverse and global communities.
This includes promotion and expansion of existing Student Affairs retention initiatives and the transformation of existing departments and programs under the oversight of the Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of services to support student success and retention in response to the Chancellor's strategic plan to improve retention and graduation rates.
Student Retention and Success includes the departments of Global Education, Academic Enrichment Programs (AEP), Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS), Student Veterans Resource Center, Chancellor's Associate Scholars Program (CASP), Undocumented Student Support Services, Student Success Programs, Student Retention and Success Business Office, and the administration/AVCs office.
If you're a high-energy, student-centered, equity-minded, adaptable and highly organized student affairs professional looking to have an impact on the retention and success of hundreds of students, we'd love to have you join our team. Initiated in Fall 2016, the Student Success Coaching program operates out of a strengths-based framework to provide holistic support for a cohort of students who are the first in their families to attend college. The Student Success Coaching Program is a recognized promising practice which employs evidence and theory-based best practices to catapult students to succeed. We need intentional, caring, innovative and passionate professionals to help students achieve their personal, professional and academic goals.
With direction from the Program Director and the Success Coaching Leadership Team, the Student Success Coach (Coach) is a member of a team that uses proactive and appreciative approaches to provide personalized individual and group support to help students succeed at UC San Diego. The Coach will work individually with a designated cohort of incoming and continuing students to facilitate student success, retention, and campus integration through targeted outreach, coaching, mentoring, and monitoring of study management plans while connecting students to high impact practices that exist across the campus.
The Coach functions to provide scholastic direction in individual and group formats and directs students to campus and community resources that will assist students in maintaining or enhancing academic success. The Coach will serve as a liaison to services and resources on campus and works in direct collaboration with UCSD's six undergraduate colleges and their academic, student affairs, and residence life units as well as with fellow departments in the Student Retention and Success Unit.
Overtime, evening and/or weekend work may be required to participate in programming to accommodate student schedules & campus events.
Must have access to reliable transportation to attend off campus events and meetings.
Knowledge of the theories and practice of counseling, learning, human and career development. Knowledge of theories and principles of higher education and student development, with ability to interpret and implement policies and procedures.
Demonstrated skills in student development, counseling, and leadership theories; verified ability to develop positive mentoring/coaching relationships with a diverse student population.
Knowledge of personal growth and development areas, including critical thinking, effective communication, self-appraisal, self-esteem, clarification of values, appropriate career choices, and leadership.
Knowledge of the methodologies used to enhance student achievement. Skill using effective pedagogical strategies for designing, planning, and implementing academic support programs for underrepresented, multicultural and other non-traditional college students.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.