University of St. Thomas

ELL and Student Success Support Coach

Title V CHART Grant Project 2022-2027

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, holidays, tuition waiver, and retirement plan participation.

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu ) is Houston’s Catholic University, committed to the religious, ethical, and intellectual traditions of Catholic higher education. Located in Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth largest city, the campus is just steps from downtown, Museum District, Innovation Corridor, and the famed Texas Medical Center. UST is a diverse and vibrant urban environment with professional opportunities and we are currently seeking an ELL and Student Success Support Coach for the Title V CHART grant.

This position reports to the Project Manager and Lead Student Success Support Coach. The ELL and Student Success Coach will be bilingual and experienced in providing writing and academic support to students struggling with writing at the college level with issues stemming from ELL issues. This coach will provide writing support, manage a student caseload and deliver hands-on, intrusive, proactive student support influenced by the coaching theory of Bettinger and Baker and the cultural wealth and cultural awareness theories of Nora, Rendon, et. al. The coach will possess ELL training and experience and be trained to provide and demonstrate wrap-around support to UST students and foster and nurture collaborations with other student service providers on campus.


Scheduling and coaching all Freshmen and Sophomore students who self-refer for services and/or are referred by faculty and staff for coaching support.
Provide referrals to wrap-around support services for Hispanic and low-income students
Coach students and track and report usage of other wrap-around services as appropriate
Offer specialized writing support services for students that are struggling with ELL issues.
Will work with the Project Director, Program Managers, other Success Coaches, and Peer Mentors to ensure all Title V project goals and objectives are completed on time and within budget.
Other duties as required.


MA/MS in Advising or a related discipline.
Three years of experience coaching and providing ELL support to low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students at the college level.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Bilingual skills

This is a federally funded, five-year, full-time, year-round, benefit-eligible professional position.

Funded by the US Department of Education OPE Title V CHART Program, 2022-2027.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


About University of St. Thomas

Company Mission:

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.


Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission