Student Affairs

Academic Success Coach

SUNY Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, NY United States

About Our College: SUNY Plattsburgh, home of the Cardinals, is part of the largest comprehensive university system in the United States. The university offers a diverse selection of more than 60 academic programs across three schools – Arts & Sciences, Business & Economics, and Education, Health & Human Services. Many of these programs are highly ranked and carry strong national and regional reputations that allow students to work with highly skilled faculty who prepare them to excel in their chosen fields and industries upon graduation. Our campus prioritizes enrollment growth and stabilization, student success, equity and inclusion, and engagement with our North Country region as our four pillars of success. And we are committed to providing each and every Cardinal student a high quality liberal arts education grounded in academic excellence and a well-rounded college experience.

About The Position: The Enrollment and Student Success division supports a student’s entire collegiate experience from the point of admission through to graduation. We partner with students, faculty and staff to provide a network of opportunities and services that lead to student success. Collectively, the division of Enrollment and Student Success positively influences the health, safety and well-being of the student body. The Cardinal Achievement Program (CAP) is designed to help our students succeed and ease the transition from high school to college. As an Academic Success Coach, the successful candidate will help students with a variety of topics including academic progress, course advisement, financial literacy, time management, study skills and test taking strategies, among others. Specific responsibilities are expected to include, but are not limited to, the assessment of academic progress of individuals within CAP; advising and counseling selected participants regarding academic, financial aid, career, and personal topics in group and/or individual sessions; planning and supervising educational sessions; teaching Career and Life Planning (CLP 101); and working with other offices to provide advocacy and other services to program students. As SUNY Plattsburgh is an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity, inclusion, and equity-minded policies, programs and practices.

SUNY Plattsburgh is an AA/EEO/ADA/VEVRAA employer committed to excellence through diversity and supporting an inclusive environment for all.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 2 - 4 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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