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Academic Coach (Science/Math) - Sacramento

Academic Coach (Science/Math) - Sacramento

Job Description

Carrington College California is looking for an Academic Coach with an emphasis in Science and Math.

The Academic Coach is responsible for providing exceptional academic coaching and is accountable for attaining performance goals associated with new, continuing and resuming students while upholding academic integrity. In addition, this position is responsible for executing all elements of a proactive student outreach strategy, including face to face meetings, phone conversations, and e-mails. The Academic Coach will assist students in online and on-ground courses and may be responsible for specific content areas.

Job Requirements

  • Provides proactive outreach and academic coaching for students and helps them to persist by addressing individual learning needs.
  • Conducts orientations and seminars for new and continuing students.
  • Coaches students in general content areas (basic math, writing skills) as well as assigned content areas (e.g. chemistry, intermediate algebra, anatomy).
  • Helps students develop specific skills related to academic work such as time management, study skills, note taking, and test taking strategies.
  • Facilitates the successful transition of new students into their online courses including participation in new student orientations.
  • Responds timely, empathetically and accurately to student inquiries. Meets established service level agreements. 
  • Documents student interactions in appropriate College systems accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Monitors online student attendance and academic progress and intervenes appropriately.
  • May assist Student Success Manager with special projects or assignments.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Science, Math, English or a medical related discipline.  Master’s degree a plus. 
  • Knowledge of Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry and/or Biology is helpful.
  • 1 to 3 years of education related work experience preferred. 
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching/tutoring required. 
  • Strong PC skills. 
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of APA format, online research and basic math/algebra.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in an accurate, understandable, and succinct manner while adapting communication style to the audience.
  • Proactively solves problems though asking questions, listening to responses, verifying information, considering alternate conclusions and staying solution-focused.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.


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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Seasonal/Temp
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 1 to 2 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 18089945
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Academic Coach (Science/Math) - Sacramento


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