College Fund Career Opportunities

Student Success Coach

Job Details

Job Title:                       Student Success Coach

FLSA:                            Non-exempt

Position Type:               Full-time

Reports To:                   Director of Student Success Services

Location:                      Denver, CO

Date Modified:              February 6, 2019 


The Student Success Coach coordinates and implements programmatic components of scholarship and student success programs to ensure that goals, objectives and criteria specified by the donor and the College Fund are accomplished in accordance with College Fund policies.


Responsibilities include implementation, assessment, and development of donor funded program components that will result in improvements in persistence, degree completion, and career readiness through the guidance and support of the College Fund Signature Scholarship Programming. Additionally, responsibilities include collaboration across departments to implement public recognition/donor stewardship activities, student ambassador development, and program/event planning.  This position will actively work with team members in student success services, resource development, and public education to develop, execute, and report on scholarship and student success programming.


Essential Job Functions

  • Plans, coordinates, and executes programmatic components of scholarship and student success programs.
  • In collaboration with the SSS team and Resource Development the Program Coordinator will support the design and development of the College Fund’s Signature Scholarship program.
  • Serves at the team lead for the Student Ambassador program, developing and supporting the success of the program.
  • Provides information and support for public awareness, donor cultivation, stewardship, and reporting.
  • Assists with student recruitment for internship and other student involvement opportunities.
  • Assists in researching, developing, and implementing innovative ideas to improve and increase Student Success Services team programming related to student success objectives.
  • Continually evaluates the use of online college success resources provided by the College Fund and makes recommendations to the Directors of SSS and Resource Development on retaining, enhancing, and replacing resources to better serve scholars.
  • Monitors and manages student database entries, student documents, and associated reports with a focus on data-driven analysis to measure effectiveness.
  • Provides proactive communications connecting recipients to intentional intervention and student support services provided by the College Fund, their college, or their community.
  • Communicates on a regular basis with scholars regarding upcoming deadlines, requirements, and expectations associated with their scholarship award.
  • Engages students in educational and career planning activities to help guide them to achieve their graduation and career readiness goals.
  • Supports other Student Success Services and College Fund initiatives.



Job Requirements


  • Proficient IT skills particularly with databases and Microsoft Office products
  • Demonstrated initiative and creativity
  • Ability to develop and enhance relationships
  • Ability to meet deadlines for a wide variety of job assignments
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks and/or projects at one time
  • Attention to and tolerance for detail
  • Experience in working with underrepresented populations
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Ability to work collaboratively within and across departments as well as with external partners
  • Proven ability to accomplish defined goals and objectives
  • Ability to work within budgets
  • Experience presenting for small and large groups
  • Willingness to travel extensively during certain periods


Education/ Experience

  • Required Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a college or university student services area; experience working with tribal colleges and/or American Indian students


Work Environment and Physical Activities

  • Professional office setting
  • Significant air and car travel
  • Multi-tasking with a variety of different responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Background check required
  • Frequent keyboarding
  • Lifting up to 35 pounds

Note:    The intent is not to provide an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position.  Incumbent may perform other duties as assigned.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and your resume to  Put your name and the job title in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

The American Indian College Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking to find a place where your contributions make a difference? Have you some free time to lend a hand? Looking to find a place where you can develop your job skills in a fun and learning environment?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then we would like to meet you.

The American Indian College Fund currently has volunteer opportunities available. We are seeking a civic minded individual/s who can lend their skills in the following area: Office or clerical support – answer phone, file, data entry.

Contact Info:
Human Resources

Resumes can be sent to:
American Indian
College Fund
Human Resources
8333 Greenwood Blvd. Denver, CO 80221

The American Indian College Fund is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The American Indian College Fund is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.