SSC: Academic Coach

Position Description

  • Academic Coach
  • Department
    Student Success Center
  • Location
    SSCB 3.101
  • Responsibilities

    Academic coaching is an academic support program to help students develop core academic skills for success at UHCL. These skills include

    • - time/task management
    • - note taking
    • - effective reading strategies
    • - test taking strategies
    • - public speaking
    • - organization

    Academic coaches develop a plan of study with students and use content material in the student’s classes to support skill development. Academic coaches carry a case load of students with whom they typically meet weekly. 

    Coaches often work with confidential information and must adhere to FERPA guidelines.

  • Qualifications or Preferences

    A candidate who does not meet the following criteria will not be considered and will not receive a response. The candidate must 

    • - be an exceptionally strong upper-level (Junior or senior) undergraduate or graduate student.
    • - have a a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
    • - have completed at least 2 semesters at UHCL.

    The academic coach must possess excellent communication skills and be able to work with a diverse student population with varied levels of academic skills.

    Paid training and support throughout the semester is provided.

  • Deadline
    Open until filled.
  • Start Date
  • Rate of Pay
  • Hours per Week
    Up to 20
  • Preferred Work Hours
    • Mon - Fri: anytime 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Fri: anytime 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Sat: Closed
    • Sun: anytime 1-6 p.m.

    Students, please indicate your availability on the application.

Application - SSC: Academic Coach

General Info
General Eligibility Requirement
To be eligible for this on-campus job, I acknowledge that I meet the following requirements for the semester in which I will be employed:
- I am a degree-seeking student.
- I am not on academic probation.
- I'm enrolled for at least 9 hours as an undergraduate OR at least 6 hours as a graduate.
- I have no Honesty Code violations on file or in-progress.
Job-Specific Qualifications
Your Availability
When are you available for work?
Your available work hours must not conflict with your regularly scheduled classes.
Finishing Up
When you submit your application:
- A Thank You message is displayed on the page when your application is sent successfully.
- No follow-up with Career Services or the employer is necessary.
- You will be contacted by the employer only if you are being considered for an interview.
  • Career Services

    Phone: 281-283-2590
    Fax: 281-283-2602

    SSCB 3109
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 332
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Regular office hours:
    Mon. - Thurs., 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.

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