Remote | Part-time
Herzing University

Academic Coach – Online Medical Coding

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Herzing University’s Online program is looking for an experienced medical coder to be a part-time Academic Coach to tutor our Online Medical Coding program students. This is a flexible work-from-home position and hours may vary. Coaches are asked to have a schedule of availability 20 hours per week Sunday through Saturday.

This role is critical to the level of support we offer our students, and will have the ability to directly impact both student retention and success!


  • Associate’s degree in Medical Coding and Billing
  • One of the following certifications: CCP, CCP-I, CCS, or CCS-P
  • 2+ years experience teaching or tutoring students using an online learning management system (Canvas preferred)
  • 2+ years medical coding experience

The ideal candidate will be someone who wants to use their education and experience to encourage and mentor our engaged students as they start or further their nursing careers. Successful applicants will also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Flexibility to meet the needs of our career-focused students where they are, both personally and academically
  • The ability to assume a supportive role with a focus on student retention

This is not a Faculty position, however, if you are interested in teaching in Herzing’s Nursing program additional opportunities may arise in the future.

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement: Herzing University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and is dedicated to fostering a culture and atmosphere of mutual respect. It provides an inclusive and collegial community where individuals are valued, heard and empowered to contribute to the effectiveness of the institution.