Bishop ACCESS Academic Coach

Date Posted
July 7, 2022
Job Description

Ohio Wesleyan University is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles North of Columbus. The Sagan Academic Resource Center invites applications for an Academic Coaching Position in the Bishop ACCESS program.  Bishop ACCESS is a fee-based academic coaching program designed for students who would benefit from an additional level of academic support.  An assigned Academic Coach will work one-on-one and in small groups with students to help them navigate university life, enhance study skills, and complete school work that requires planning, goal setting, and self-management. This position will run through the academic year from Mid-August through early May. There are three open positions that range from 20 to 30 available hours.

Main Responsibilities

  • Meet weekly with assigned Bishop ACCESS students
  • Maintain student records
  • Communicate regularly with students’ success networks
  • Oversee study and tutoring sessions
  • Conduct and develop program workshops
  • Learn accessible technology and software applications

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, frequently changing work environment in a flexible and calm manner
  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities and constituents
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Commitment to customer service
  • Knowledge of OWU Campus, policies, procedures, and resources
  • Complete and pass background check 
  • Bachelor’s degree 

Completed application packets will include:

  1. Cover Letter with salary requirements 
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae 
  3. The names, titles, and contact information for three professional references


Ohio Wesleyan University offers a rewarding place to work!  To discover why this should be your next work home, visit our website. Learn more about our benefits at Discover our Benefits.

As an equal opportunity institution, OWU has a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. We do not discriminate on any basis including: race, religion, color, culture, national origin, sex and/or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, economic barriers, or any other legally protected factor.

NOTE: Employment sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States. OWU requires COVID-19 vaccination of all employees. Candidates who accept offers of employment must be able to provide proof of their vaccination status before their employment can be processed.