College Retention Coach

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College Retention Coach

Full Time Exempt Professional

Columbia State Community College

Job Description
Plans and coordinates Ayers Foundation program for students graduating from
participating High Schools in Tennessee. Counsel students and lead Ayers
Foundation Program where limited standardization might exist to accomplish
mission and goals.
Essential Responsibilities:
● Responsible for individual, group, and/or guardian counseling to prepare
students to enter and remain in the highest post- secondary education attainable.
● Communicate with financial aid officers to assure benefit in relationships.
● Coordinate group and/or individual college tours and visits
● Assist with finding financial aid, scholarships, and grants.
● Keep knowledge and database systems updated, including all unique and hard to
find tuition assistance.
● Track enrollment of all students in post-secondary school.
● Help students and families apply for financial aid annually.
● Manage budgets, seeking ways to reduce costs without affecting key services.
● Coordinate transcripts and college applications.
● Continue to communicate with students and post-secondary institutions to ensure
each student is successful.