Student Development Coach


Student Development Coach – BBA Program

Job Title: Student Development Coach

Reports To: Director of Student Development Coaching

The Person

Are you passionate about working with international students to support them in their education? Are you skilled at coaching young adults to navigate and succeed in university life and education? Do you have a calling to help young adults identify who they are and who they want to become as independent adults and professionals?

The Opportunity

The Student Development Coach supports undergraduate students through their program. In this role, the Student Development Coach provides holistic guidance on students’ academic progress as well as the opportunities available during the program to build experience through on campus and off campus activities. As the student progresses through the program, the coach supports the student to reflect on learnings, skills, and experiences to help guide them towards their career goals. This process ultimately culminates in the final year when the student takes the next steps on the path to post graduate work (job search, post graduate internship) or to further graduate level education (post graduate degree).   

The Student Development Coach role consists of three major parts.  50% of your time in the role will be allocated to actively coaching our students. This includes 1:1 and team coaching. Additionally, Student Development Coaches are expected to spend 25% of their time maintaining thorough records of coaching students, with the final 25% spent delivering workshops both as part of the academic curriculum and extracurricular activities.

The Student Development Coach is the main point of contact dedicated to supporting the student to maximize their learning and development during their time at Hult. In support of this goal, the coach will actively engage students in owning their personal and professional development while also helping the students to understand the program, adjust to life as student, adapt to another country and culture, and support them through interpersonal and team conflicts and challenges that may arise during the program.

The Student Development Coach is directly responsible for:

  • Ensuring their students are thriving in the undergraduate program
  • Supporting students to integrate to life as a student and to the program
  • Helping students to identify their strengths and areas for development and guiding them on how to develop their skills
  • Coaching students to identify and set goals based on personal development needs and future professional/career aspirations
  • Collaborate with Hult’s Career teams to help support students in their career search, identifying key skills and strengths as a result of their studies
  • Empowering students to build independence
  • Identifying “at risk” students and connect the students to support resources within the Hult ecosystem
  • Collaborate with Hult’s Wellbeing and Safeguarding teams to raise welfare concerns and support students holistically
  • Create and maintain records of student meetings
  • Collaborate with Hult’s Faculty to deliver a world-class classroom experience, both supporting and delivering classroom sessions
  • Developing workshop materials and delivering group workshops
  • Working alongside other campus team members to support extracurricular activities from Orientation to Graduation
  • Supporting administraive duties across the campus as and when required

Key skills required:

  • Active listener
  • Effective communication
  • Self-awareness
  • Able to provide constructive feedback
  • Sets boundaries
  • Sets goals and expectations
  • Understands the social, economic, and vocational challenges of young adults (or early adult hood)
  • 1:1 and team coaching skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong record keeper
  • Small group facilitation capabilities a plus

Key strengths required:

  • Builds relationships
  • Service oriented
  • Empathic and caring
  • Takes responsibility
  • Curious
  • Interest in working with young adults

Application close date: Until filled

About us 

Hult is a new kind of non-profit business school that constantly innovates to meet the needs of students, employers, and society in a world that is changing faster than ever before. More than a business school, Hult is a dynamic and multicultural community that educates, inspires, and connects some of the most forward-thinking business talents from around the world. 

What we do 

Hult International Business School is a non-profit educational pioneer and the first triple-accredited US business school. Ranked by the Financial Times, Economist, Forbes, and Bloomberg Businessweek, Hult offers undergraduate, graduate, and executive education programs across its global campuses in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai, and New York. The school’s philosophy is that business skills can only truly be learned by doing. By immersing students from all over the world in practical, hands-on experiences from day one, this fresh approach to education is creating a global community of confident, entrepreneurially minded graduates, ready to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

Solving problems and overcoming challenges is what our students do: all year, every year. We bring together creative, open-minded people from all over the world to find solutions to the world’s most pressing issues by doing business, not just studying it. So, they graduate with the skills and the mindset to be ready for anything.

And now we’re looking for a talented workforce that thinks the same way. 

We seek to promote an environment for our students, faculty, and staff that welcomes people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, races, religions, genders, sexual identities, abilities, and personal circumstances in a spirit of inclusivity and belonging. At Hult, we believe that it’s through our diversity that we find our strength.

Mission statement

We strive to be the most relevant business school in the world. By using our global reach and always being creative, entrepreneurial, and on the cutting edge, we aim to have a positive impact on individuals and organizations by transforming their management practices. In so doing, we hope to be the business school of choice for existing and aspiring leaders. We will contribute to sustainable growth, helping leaders to integrate commercial success and societal well-being.

Equal opportunities at Hult

Hult is dedicated to actively creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing opportunities regardless of gender, religion, race, color, sexual identity, disability, ethnicity, age, and all the individual identities that make us unique. If you require any accommodation to assist you in the interview process, please submit this with your inquiry.

Hult offers competitive salaries and benefits in a global, empathetic, and highly multicultural working environment. If you are motivated by the prospect of an international career with a dynamic and forward-thinking school, we’d love to hear from you. 


Hult International Business School is a 501©(3) non-profit educational organization registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) to award U.S. degrees. Students are awarded a joint U.S. and U.K. degree on successful completion of the program. The U.K. degree is awarded by the Ashridge (Bonar Law Memorial) Trust, known as Ashridge, with which Hult has a strategic alliance.

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