Coach health science Job at Grayson College, Denison, TX

  • Grayson College
  • Denison, TX

Job Description


Welcome to Grayson College. Grayson College is in the heart of Grayson County and provides a vital link for higher education. GC offers small classes for personalized instruction, affordable tuition, caring, professional faculty, and the convenience of day, evening or online classes. The college serves approximately 5,000 students annually. Grayson’s reputation is highly respected by surrounding universities and industries as an excellent source of quality graduates who bring specialized, skilled and much-needed talents to the workplace.

Health Science Success Coach:
Supports health science students from enrollment through graduation through advising students about program and career options, teaching a college success course, and managing a caseload of students.

The salary range for this position is $44,673.56 to $67,010.34


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short & Long-term disability insurances available
  • Medical premiums covered by Grayson College for FT employee only
  • Vacation Accrual- 2 weeks per year
  • Sick Leave Accrual- 2 weeks per year
  • Personal Leave- 2 days for FT employees per year
  • Holidays- Labor Day, Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Spring Break, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, and Independence Day
  • Tuition-FT employees, their spouse & dependents are eligible for coverage of full Grayson College tuition amount.
  • 40% Manages a caseload of First Time in College Students; answers questions, monitors student progress, and advises students to improve student completion. This includes reviewing student data and developing action plans, assigning mentors to support learning objectives providing services for special populations, promote behavioral intervention strategies (BIT), and serving as a liaison between students, staff, faculty, and administrators.
  • 20% Advises students on college programs and career options.
  • 20% Teaches a zero hour college success course to help students develop habits for academic success. Works with students each week to provide instruction and answer questions as needed.
  • 10% Updates student information in the advising module as needed to maintain accurate records.
  • 5% Provides workshops to include but not limited to time management, study skills, and test-taking strategies.
  • 5% Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  • Demonstrates Viking Values of balance, clarity, gratitude, service, teamwork, and trust.
  • Creates and maintains effective relationship with students, faculty, and staff in order to provide a high level of quality service and support.
  • Provides quality instruction to students in the college success course.
  • Promotes the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion when assisting students or faculty.
  • Serves as a role model to students on the campus.
  • Maintains current knowledge of Grayson College programs and pathways.
  • Makes effective presentations.
  • Maintains acceptable record of timeliness and attendance.
  • Represents Grayson College well; serves as an ambassador for the college in the community.
  • Complies with all laws and regulations related to higher education.

This job description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.

  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • A Master's degree is preferred.
  • Six months to two years of similar or related experience.
  • Would prefer four years of similar or related experience.
  • A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.
  • Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or can be of a personal or sensitive nature.
  • Work may involve motivating or influencing others.
  • Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary and often requires the ability to influence and/or sell ideas or services to others.
  • Ability to use a computer and learn new software or applications to complete daily work.
  • Ability to establish rapport and develop relationships.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to make public presentations.
  • Ability to work independently to complete projects and meet objectives.

This position requires three professional references and submission of transcript copies. This position is considered a security sensitive position and will require a criminal background check.


The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact the human resources office at 903-463-8770 or

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Afternoon shift,

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