Job Positions

Academic Coach

Categories: South Central Region 7


College of Engineering


University of Arkansas- Fayetteville

Date Posted:

Jul 21 2021 10:00AM

Close Date:

Jul 26 2021

Position Description

The Academic Coach will provide individualized academic support to students (i.e. assist students with skills such as time management, critical thinking, test preparation, test anxiety, note-taking, metacognition, etc.), facilitate academic success workshops, and collaborate with faculty and staff in the College of Engineering and other retention initiatives on campus. Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


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Application Process

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Institution Information

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary. Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening. If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the OEOC website: Request an Accommodation. Appli­cants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied. For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.

Additional Information

Position open until filled.

Contact Information

Dawn Mabry, Assistant to Associate Dean's,


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education At least one year graduate and/or full-time experience with student services programs or advising students

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in counseling, career counseling, college student personnel, higher education administration, engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education
At least two years of full-time experience with student services programs or advising students
At least one year of experience advising or coaching at-risk students
At least one year of experience advising or coaching science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) students Familiarity with Academic Advising Tracking and course management software
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills for individual meetings and small or large group presentations
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated knowledge of student success and student persistence practices
Demonstrated knowledge of UA student resources