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Student Success Coach - Nursing

Student Success Coach - Nursing

Student Success Coach - Nursing

Job ID: 271818

Location: GHC - Heritage Hall Inst. Site

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, and Dallas. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor's degree options both in the classroom and online.

We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees. This includes our most recent honor of being recognized as one of the semifinalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

Job Summary

The Nursing Academic Success Coach will provide personalized guidance and support tailored to the student's individual needs and assist the student to navigate academic challenges and develop effective study strategies.

Note: This is a grant funded position and is dependent upon grant funding to remain an active position.


Is responsible to understand, support, and carry out the college's mission, vision, and values and comply with mandates and regulations of government and accrediting bodies.

Individualized Coaching

• Provide one-on-one coaching sessions with nursing students to assess their academic needs, set goals, and develop personalized success plans.

• Collaborate with students to identify strengths and areas for improvement, offering guidance on study techniques, time management, and test-taking strategies.

• Provide weekly time in the campus lab to assist students with skills practice and remediation.

Academic Resource Navigation

• Assist students in navigating academic resources, including online platforms, libraries, and research databases.

• Guide on accessing supplementary learning materials and support services relevant to nursing education.

Progress Monitoring

• Collaborate with faculty to regularly monitor students' academic progress and performance, identifying early signs of challenges or obstacles.

• Skill Development Workshops: Organize and conduct monthly workshops on study skills, time management, effective communication, and stress management tailored to the needs of nursing students.

Data Analysis and Reporting

• Utilize data analytics tools to assess the effectiveness of academic support initiatives and make data-driven recommendations for improvement to the faculty.

• Prepare regular reports on student success metrics, identifying trends and areas for enhancement.

Professional Development

• Stay current with developments in nursing education, instructional methodologies, and academic support strategies.

• Engage in continuous professional development to enhance coaching skills and knowledge of best practices.

Required Qualifications

• Associate degree in nursing

• Previous experience in academic coaching, student advising, or related roles.

Proposed Salary

$55,000 annually

Required Documents to Attach

• Resume

• Cover Letter

• Attach unofficial transcripts with your application. Official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Strong understanding of nursing education, curriculum, and academic challenges faced by students

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to guide and support students to navigate academic challenges, etc.

• Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and administrative staff

• Familiarity with data analytics and proficiency in Microsoft Office or similar tools

Apply Before Date

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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