Success Coach

Victoria College

Job Description

Position Summary

Victoria College's Academic Support and Student Success Department is recruiting for part-time Success Coaches to help students develop the skills they need for success in college and careers.  They are a resource and assist students in college. They help students understand the college policies and procedures. They also aid students as they prepare for exams or connect them with other resources, such as counselors or special education services.  Academic coaches are invested in the success of their students. Success Coaches are analytical, collaborative, and possess the ability to motivate students. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  1. Building rapport with students
  2. Helping students identify strengths and weaknesses
  3. Assisting students with setting their academic and career goals
  4. Developing student habits and other skills to ensure their success
  5. Connecting students with other resources, as needed
  6. Facilitating one-on-one coaching sessions and small class learning sessions
  7. Attending mandatory coaching training sessions as required by the division
  8. Signing in and signing out to document hours worked and trainings/meetings attended


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • More education or experience in education or counseling may be preferred
  • A desire to help students succeed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to collaborate and build rapport with students
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Familiarity with VC policies and procedures and student resources are preferred
  • Strong computer skills are highly desired

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle controls, key pads, etc. Will be required to sit and reach with hands and arms as well as, sit, stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds while loading office supplies and paper. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, some color vision, and the ability to adjust focus from documents to computer screen. Hearing of light to moderate sound is required by this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

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