Responsible for student recruitment by identifying high school juniors, seniors, or graduates who are college-bound.
Advising for Retention and Persistence
Provide one-on-one coaching that:
• Supports college attainment and career exploration
• Complements services that may be available through high school, college, or the community including college exploration services, admissions processes, financial aid and scholarship resources, course selection and advising, academic tutoring, development of an academic career plan, and resume and job interview preparation.
• Utilize community resources that support student access and success in college.
Develop and convene regularly scheduled small group sessions for students throughout the academic year. These sessions are structured as informal group check-ins and as workshops designed to help students navigate the college environment, access resources, and build a network of peer support. (i.e. program specific groups, financial aid workshops, ACT & SAT information, ACCUPLACER information)
Enroll students in dual credit courses, input SAT/ACT scores, input GPA, etc.
May provide support for employer partnerships.
Coach students on the transitions from high school to college to work.
Implement student career workshops, which may involve on-campus activities, tours, industry visits, and other experiential learning opportunities.
Develop and deliver annual orientation for new student participants and a summer series of college preparation and team building workshops.
Program Reporting, Research, and Evaluation
Maintains accurate records and collects and enters required information and case notes for each student in the coaching cohort, including regularly updated student contact information, and academic progress. Develops required reports.
Participate in ongoing tracking of outcomes, evaluation of services, and program development as part of the postsecondary team and the EVSC.
Must stay current with Ivy Tech programs, admission and registration processes, career and higher education trends, and requirements of the Indiana Department of Education.
The Coach will attend Ivy Tech meetings, training sessions and other activities as necessary.
The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.