• Student Success Coach/Counselor

    Mitchell Technical College
    Job Description

    Mitchell Technical College is seeking a Student Success Coach/Counselor to join the Center for Student Success team beginning January 2022 or after.  This 10-month position will coach/counsel and support students requiring educational and personal assistance. Areas of assistance may include remediation for students displaying academic disadvantage through entrance testing; educational records; retention; academic progress; and attendance throughout the year.  The coach/counselor will help students meet their academic, personal and career goals through advising, counseling, and career coaching. 

    In addition, the position will provide personal counseling services for students in need of mental health support. The successful candidate will also teach in related areas (part-time) to include Student Success. Bachelor’s degree in a related area required. Master’s degree (college counseling/mental health) preferred. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; proficiency with technology; excellent computer skills. Experience communicating information; maintaining programming; and implementing initiatives to create a balanced focus on equity for students, faculty, and staff. Must maintain a high level of confidentiality.  Preference will be given to candidates with a degree and/or experience in college and/or mental health counseling. 

    Candidates must be able to pass a state and federal criminal background check. 

    Benefits include health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance program, and participation in the SD Retirement System.  

    Mitchell Technical College does not discriminate in its employment of policies and practices, or in its educational programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or ancestry, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by law.

    Applicants must complete the online application for employment and upload their résumé and cover letter to the application.  Apply at https://www.mitchelltech.edu/about/careers-at-mitchell-tech.  For information, contact Scott Fossum Dean of Student Success at 605.995.7178 or email scott.fossum@mitchelltech.edu. 

    Mitchell Technical College does not discriminate in its employment of policies and practices, or in its educational programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or ancestry, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by law.

     

    Annual Security Report/Campus Security Crime Statistics

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires that the college’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which includes crime statistics be made available to prospective employees and prospective students upon request. Mitchell Tech’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported Clery crimes that occurred on campus and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus safety and security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault prevention and response, timely warnings, emergency response, and other matters. You may obtain this information through the Mitchell Tech website at https://www.mitchelltech.edu/about/your-right-to-know   A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to the Vice President of Operations, Mitchell Technical College, 1800 E Spruce Mitchell, SD 57301 or by calling (605) 995-7204.

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