Part-Time Academic Success Coach/Advisor - Daufuskie Island - job 957928

State of Georgia

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Daufuskie Island, South Carolina

Employment type: Part-time

Savannah Technical College is seeking a part-time Academic Coach for the Adult Education GED Program. This program is grant funded, positions are contingent upon receipt of funding. The Academic Coach’s role initiates student contact to ensure student success within program, provides academic advising, resource and referrals, and counsel on attendance and other issues. Researches and evaluates available community services in assisting student to remove barriers, and develops and implements recruitment and retention strategies. Designs and delivers workshops, small training sessions, and supplemental mathematics or English language courses. Incumbent in this classification works independently at an assigned campus location. This position will work with the Admission Coordinator and Academic Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Science, Counseling, or related field.

  • Demonstrated experience working in an educational or social service environment.

  • Demonstrated experience working with at-risk and culturally diverse populations.

  • Experience working with students or clients in advising and developing goals.

  • Experience coordinating educational and community-based services.

  • Experience managing case files.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

NOTE: Only on-campus opportunities exist at this time at the Savannah Campus. The shift for this position includes days and evenings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience as an Academic Coach or school counselor in the State of Georgia.

  • Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Science, Counseling, or related field.

  • Two or more years' teaching experience with adults (preferably in a community/technical college setting).

  • Experience working in an academic environment, preferably alternative education.

  • Experience with academic advising in a college setting.

  • Demonstrated competency in organizing data, maintaining files, and preparing reports.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and presenting workshops and/or classes.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems and resolve conflicts.

  • Demonstrated effective classroom management skills with adult students.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with multiple groups.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

  • Computer skills including, but not limited to MS Office, Internet, Blackboard, SASI.

  • Knowledge of college admissions requirements.

  • Knowledge of local social service agencies and other resources.

Physical Demands

The employee occasionally lifts or moves objects of a light to medium weight, up to 25 pounds. Work is typically performed in an office environment with intermittent sitting, standing, or walking in various settings. Full range of hand and finger motion may be utilized for data entry purposes.


Salary is commensurate with education and work experience. Positions are contingent upon funding.

Application Deadline

Position considered open until filled. Candidates must pass a criminal background check. Applicants must submit an electronic application through Team Georgia Careers, and attach cover letter and resume (incomplete submissions will not be considered). Please include your annual salary for each position held.
Note: No phone inquiries please. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.

All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration. Savannah Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Invitation to Self-Identify For compliance activities, contact Melissa Banks, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Room A110 or (912) 443-3388, Send written correspondence to Savannah Technical College, Attn: Melissa Banks, 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31405. STC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. Candidates may be required to submit a valid Driver’s License, proof of insurability, and/or a driver’s history report for positions involving state travel.

Qualifications to be determined by hiring organization based upon position requirements.

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