Job Positions

Associate Director of Success Coaching and Programming

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Center for Academic Success and Accessibility Services


Southern Connecticut State University

Date Posted:

Oct 6 2021 7:22PM

Close Date:

Nov 1 2021

Position Description

A recent merger of the Academic Success Center and the Disability Resource Center led to the launch of the Center for Academic Success and Accessibility Services. The Associate Director of Success Coaching and Programming is an exciting outcome of this merger. Recognizing the value of a more integrated approach to the academic success of students, the Associate Director will work closely with teammates to develop a robust offering of programs and initiatives that enhance support and promote self-advocacy, helping students gain confidence and independence throughout their collegiate journey.


Reporting to the Center Director, the Associate Director provides leadership, planning and supervision over the success coaching, mentoring and advocacy initiatives, and other programming/educational initiatives that promote academic enrichment as well as nonacademic needs and support for students. The Associate Director will lead from a holistic lens of student development and understand how to successfully fuse and integrate accessibility services into coaching. The candidate will contribute to a positive work environment where no student leaves without receiving the support they need.

Application Process

For additional information on the position including a more complete list of job responsibilities and a full set of required and preferred qualifications, visit the SCSU employment website at For full consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references to Shabrell Sherrod at For full consideration, please submit application materials no later than November 1, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

Institution Information

Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent St
New Haven CT 06515

Additional Information


Contact Information

Shabrell Sherrod -


Required Qualifications

Required qualifications for this position include a master’s degree in education or related field (i.e., higher education, psychology, counseling, social work) and four years of knowledge and experience working with college students who face barriers in pursuit of their educational goals are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Other requirements include demonstrated expertise in success coaching, mentoring or program development; experience supervising students and/or staff; ability to make data-informed decisions; and, demonstrated commitment to creating a just and inclusive community, intercultural competency, and enthusiasm for working at an institution committed to social justice.