Academic Coach

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population
of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our
mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance
learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity
    of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote
    equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for
    under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community
    both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic
changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented
populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students,
the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost
institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve
their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty
adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC’s faculty members value collaboration, service, agency,
scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our

Job Posting Title:

Academic Coach

Job Description Summary:

To promote a positive and
successful learning community District-wide by providing one-on-one support and student skills assistance in an effort to increase student
retention, success and completion.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

1. Provides
proactive outreach and academic coaching for students District-wide; assists with student support activities.

2. Provides information
to students in one-on-one and group sessions both in-person and virtually on various aspects of college programs such as time management,
goal setting, exam preparation, and overcoming academic anxiety.

3. Refers students to appropriate resources (i.e., tutoring,
advising, counseling, Student Life, Library Services, etc.). Assists with registration initiatives including Registration Station both
virtually and in-person.

4. Facilitates student learning strategies in traditional and online courses. Provides first-hand support to
faculty and students in select high stakes courses volunteered for the Embedded Learning Support Services initiative. Works to create a
seamless learning environment in these courses.

5. Assists courses such as the Great Questions Seminar (HUMA 1301) and Ethics with
required assignments for course credit completing. 

6. Documents student interactions in appropriate college systems in an accurate
and timely manner.

7. May provide reports and other analytics regarding student interactions including attendance, academic progress,
interventions, etc.

8. May monitor student progress and assist in the development of ways to engage students more fully in the
learning process. 9. Serves as a liaison with various academic departments, including but not limited to, counselors, advisors, tutors,
professors and other ACC student services offices.

10. Creates, facilitates, and presents workshops (virtually and in person) to
assist faculty and staff and engage students in the learning process. May also assist with the creation of learning communities.

Participates in other student success initiatives or projects as needed.

12. Position may require working remotely, in a virtual
environment, or/at a campus-based location.


* Coaching, instructional and mentoring techniques.
Processes and resources for organizing and leading group and collaborative activities.

* Understanding the
principles and practices associated with Servant-Leadership.
* Dealing with sensitive issues relating to a diverse student body.
Effective planning, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
* Effectively assisting and assessing student learning.
Interacting with students of diverse backgrounds.
* Maintaining an established schedule which may include evenings and weekends.
Maintaining confidentiality of student information.
* Demonstrating proficiency using computer applications, social media platforms, or
other current learning technologies for effectively engaging a diverse student population.
* Establishing and maintaining effective
working relationships.

Technology Skills
* Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation

Required Work Experience
* One year related work experience.

Required Education
Bachelor’s degree. Experience cannot be substituted for education.

Physical Requirements
* Work is performed in a
standard office or similar environment.
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
* Occasional
lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.


* Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working
conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.


$33,982 $48,545

Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

August 19,

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time
positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment.
Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not
participate in Social Security.
 ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program
(ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement
program required by federal law.

EEO Statement

The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity
Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or
other protected categories.

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required
to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery
Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will
be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of
the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive
list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right
to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform
other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.