Quantitative Literacy Student Success Coach - Unity College
August 4, 2018
Location: Unity, ME Category: Professional Posted On: Sun Jun 17 2018 Job Description:
KEES has been exclusively retained by Unity College in its search for a new Quantitative Literacy Student Success Coach.
Unity College is a leader in sustainability science, educating responsible, optimistic individuals committed to solving the world's most pressing environmental problems.
Unity College's Department of Academic Support is seeking a creative, flexible and compassionate educator for the role of Quantitative Literacy Student Success Coach (Coach). This is the perfect opportunity for an individual who enjoys teaching in both small group and one-on-one settings to ensure the success of Unity students. The Coach will be not only empowered but encouraged to envision, design and execute new initiatives related to Student Success, working across departments to bring instruction and co-curricular learning into alignment. Serving two main functions as a student advisor and a specialist in teaching quantitative competency, the Coach will have the opportunity to support individual students with quantitative coursework and to teach Unity Experience courses for incoming students.
Unity College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.
Specific Requirements Include:
- Understanding of and passion for the higher education sector. - 1-3 years of experience providing quantitative literacy education, academic advising, and/or student success programs in a post-secondary education environment. Experience in more than one of these areas is preferred. - Must enjoy teaching small group courses and supporting students one-on-one. - Excellent communication and people skills are required. - Satisfactory completion of post-secondary coursework in quantitative analysis including statistics, biometry, calculus, and algebra. - Basic crisis intervention skills or the desire to learn (self-harm, sexual assault, substance abuse, etc.) - Must have valid driver's license and good driving record. - Bachelor's Degree in Counseling, Education, STEM field, or a related discipline required, Master's degree highly preferred.
KEES is a retained search and consulting firm dedicated to building transformative teams and leaders in the nonprofit and public sectors.
Internal Number: 99020
About Unity College
Unity College, a private college in rural Maine, provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education emphasizing the environment, natural resources, and the emerging framework of sustainability science. A common interest in developing sustainable solutions to environmental problems unites our students, staff, and faculty. Recently named to the top 30 of the Washington Monthly college rankings and Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll, Unity is rapidly becoming recognized as a national leader in sustainability science. Unity College has just finalized its five-year strategic plan designed to transform Unity College into the “A National Beacon” for Sustainability Science, with Distance Programming as a critical objective.Unity College is an Equal Opportunity Employer; applicants from under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.Unity College seeks to attract employees who share a commitment to the environment and to human diversity, and who have an interest in helping students develop an understanding of the richness and complexity of individuals and society.