Job Description

The Academic Success Coach plays an integral role in the support and success of students in an accelerated nursing program at our site in Pittsburgh. Major responsibilities include registration, academic advising/success coaching and the retention/persistence of enrolled nursing students.  The Success Coach interacts with students, university faculty and advising teams, professional staff, and other program personnel to enhance and facilitate the progression, and graduation of students. If your area of expertise is counseling, coaching, guiding and cheerleading in a highered setting, please join us!

Who is Orbis Education? Orbis partners with colleges and universities to expand their pre-licensure healthcare programs. Our partners leverage our expertise to produce thousands of high-quality graduates ready to enter the workforce and meet employers’ demands.

Academic Partner: Misericordia University, Accelerated BSN program

Site location:  1000 GSK Dr Ste 120 Corapolis, PA 15108

Schedule: Onsite position, part time hours, Mon-Fri

Target Hire: Spring, 2024

Primary Job Objectives:

  • Facilitation and support of student progression
  • Provide on-site success coaching and coordination of appropriate student services
  • Manage student registration process for each semester (3 per year)

What You Will Do:

  • Provides proactive and developmental coaching/advising for all active students
  • Actively initiates and continues ongoing guidance to students whose grades, attendance, and/or personal barriers put them academically at risk
  • Communicates concerns about student progress to the student, faculty members, and administration in conjunction with coaching efforts and strategy  
  • Consistently stays engaged with students in order to promote success by using forums such as: one on one meetings, phone calls, face-to-face video chat, and success seminars
  • Ensures timely coordination of registration of selected courses
  • Acts as a liaison for student(s) in matters related to academic appeals, readmission requests, grievances, etc. affecting a student’s progress through the program
  • Appropriately documents communication with students and maintains all required student population reports

What You Will Have:

  • Positive attitude, high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret reports 
  • Confidence, resilience, strong organizational skills, exceptional persistence, a high level of commitment, and the ability to guide and motivate others
  • Positive attitude, high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Experience coaching students to ensure retention and persistence
  • Master's degree preferred

What we’ll offer in return:

  • A career where your work genuinely makes a difference
  • A stable income with a good salary
  • Extensive training with team and management support
  • Structured professional development plans and opportunities
  • Outstanding benefits and work perks
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment...and more!

Application Instructions

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