Duke University, Office of the Dean, Pratt School of Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-FacultyResearchMento-AR360 [#21683]
Position Title: Associate in Research - 360 Coaching
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: STEM Discipline or STEM Education / STEM Education
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/04/25, finished 2022/07/21, listed until 2022/06/17)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Dean’s Office in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University (Durham, NC) invites applications for an Associate in Research to act as a coaching fellow.

The primary goal of this Coaching Fellows Program is to help reimagine the advising experience for Pratt undergraduates by providing a 360 (whole student) Coach to each first-year student to substantially enhance their transition to university life and beyond. They will help students become successful self-regulating and self-actuating Duke engineering undergraduates. This will also enable us to promote a more organized and transparent “network of advisors” for students to assist them in finding the right resources for their specific needs. Simultaneously it will build a supportive and knowledgeable Coaching Corps with expertise and experience to provide continuity in advising. 

The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in student well-being, the coaching fellows will be expected to develop knowledge and skills including: 
  • basic knowledge about the Duke engineering majors that are available to students 
  • basic knowledge of common career paths and how they intersect with engineering majors 
  • knowledge of university resources and established contacts in major areas 
  • a basic knowledge of co-curricular opportunities and resources 
  • experience, and eventual expertise, in identifying and addressing common 1st -year issues 
  • empathy, strong listening skills, have a genuine interest to advise students, and the ability to provide honest, kind, and constructive feedback to students

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas - an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Pratt School of Engineering, Office of the Dean
110 Science Drive, Teer Bldg 305
Box 90271
Durham, NC 27708