Job Positions

Academic Coach

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Study Lab


University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

Date Posted:

Oct 29 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

November 15

Position Description

The Academic Coach implements, manages and evaluates Study Lab programming including academic coaching and tutoring.


Working with individual students, the Academic Coach identifies strategies and skills to support students in reaching their academic goals, referring students to appropriate campus resources when necessary. Working with a large staff of undergraduate peer tutors and academic coaches, the employee conducts training and evaluations of student work as part of teaching a one credit tutor training course. Employee utilizes best practice in creating and coordinating programming to support student success. The Academic Coach works closely with the Director of Study Lab and Academic Success to identify opportunities for growth and strategies to improve programming. The employee also assists in conducting the academic standing assignment for Dietrich undergraduates and other administrative duties in support of Study Lab programs. The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building a culturally diverse staff.

Application Process

Interested candidates must apply online: and include a resume and cover letter along with their application.

Institution Information

An international leader in learning and research, the University of Pittsburgh is also a dynamic workplace offering plenty of opportunities for career growth. Our salaries are competitive, our benefits package ranks among the region’s best, and we vigorously promote a healthy work-life balance.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Mary Napoli 412-648-1203


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience is required. 2 years of relevant experience in academic advising, counseling, student services, and/or academic support programs is required. Employee must be able to work with a diverse population of students.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of academic success programs, retention strategies, and data collection and analysis is preferred. Master's degree preferred.