Communication Coach

12 Month Salaried FT


The Communication Coach is primarily responsible for the successful execution of the SCAD’s mission by supporting faculty in improving the delivery of presentations and in constructing engaged learning environments. The position is responsible to develop out-of-class learning opportunities focusing on vocabulary, writing, and public speaking. They also will offer monthly out-of-class workshops on specific topics to support in-class learning and provide advanced training. This role is expected to improve language for public speaking and writing skills to improve overall academic achievements as well as develop and implement co-curricular programs. The communication coach will also mentor faculty in the art of communicating ideas in front of executives, board members, business-sector leads, project managers, in the classroom and to peers.

SCAD Atlanta seeks an energetic communications coach to support remarkable students as they work to improve their presentation abilities across formal and informal contexts.

In this full-time position, you will guide students as they grow their interpersonal and verbal communication skills through out-of-class workshops and one-on-one and small-group coaching sessions. You will develop presentation materials to support classroom visits and established SCADamp workshops as well as support faculty and staff training programs. Among other duties, you will also mentor faculty and staff in the art of communication when in front of executives, board members, business sector leads, project managers, in the classroom, and to their peers.

The successful candidate is a spectacular written and verbal communicator who uses these abilities to deliver dazzling presentations. The candidate thrives in fast-paced environments and can use their quick thinking and presentation prowess to strengthen SCADamp’s reach across the university. The ability to independently prioritize and manage projects with efficiency is essential, as is the capacity to think critically and remain organized. The candidate should have applied international experience in communications situations and be enthusiastic about working with diverse student, faculty, and staff populations.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, drama, or a related discipline
  • Proficiency in multiple presentation platforms like Keynote and PowerPoint
  • Strong project management and public speaking skills
  • Significant acting or performance experience preferred

Certificates, licenses and registrations: Valid drivers license

Work Hours:The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions