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Executive Function Coach, Student Access Services

Bradley University

Bradley University

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
The Bradley University Student Support Center invites candidates for the 10-month, salaried position of Executive Function Coach serving the Moss Scholars Program.

The Executive Function Coach is responsible for the academic success and support of students in the Moss Scholars Program. The Executive Function Coach will teach students how to organize, plan, prioritize, manage time, maintain focus, self-assess, and study efficiently. The Executive Function Coach will provide: individual customized supports; document interactions and interventions; and issue student alerts. This person will coordinate with stakeholders, student's faculty and campus resources. In addition, the Executive Function Coach will help students identify, employ, and evaluate tools and strategies that address their specific needs.

The Executive Function Coach reports to the Assistant Director of Student Access Services, Moss Scholars Coordinator within the Division of Student Affairs.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • One on One Coaching (70% of time)
    • Academic case management o Assistance with coursework technology
    • Assistance with schedule registration and deadlines
    • Assistance with semester planning, weekly schedule, and weekly checklists
    • Check-ins and guidance (phone, text or teleconference)
    • Creation of to-do lists, rubrics, and teaching students how to break down large, complex assignments into smaller, more manageable tasks.
    • Developing student self-advocacy for appropriate resources and supports
    • Developing study habits
    • Facilitation of communication with advisors, instructors, and other campus resources
  • Administrative Duties (30% of time)
    • Communication with other Bradley University faculty and staff
    • Documentation of student interactions
    • Monitoring and supervision of student and student progress
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Participating in Moss Scholar Bridge program welcoming students onto campus
    • Participating in weekly staff meetings and committees as assigned
    • Referral to other supportive offices on campus
    • Some evening and weekend work

Qualified candidates must electronically submit a cover letter (<500 words) addressing their qualifications for the position, a current resume, and three professional references. Please submit all materials at the time of initial application.

The successful qualified candidate will identify and communicate;

  • A Bachelor's degree (master's preferred)
  • Previous experience working with neurodiverse students and students with executive function differences (preferred)
  • The ability to motivate students to reach their goals
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • A willingness to embrace change and build positive relationships within the Bradley University community Experience working with multiple students simultaneously
  • A commitment to the University and Student Affairs values of student success, knowledge & discovery, inclusiveness & connectivity, and excellence

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students' opportunities, choices, and resources to build their futures. Innovation, action, and collaboration drive Bradley students to generate ideas and create solutions that remake the world around them. Our comprehensive an-ay of undergraduate and graduate academic programs includes business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from under-represented groups.