Specialist I, Peer Mentor Jordan Campus (Part - Time)

  • Salt Lake Community College
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • May 18, 2024
Part time / Adjunct

Job Description


Specialist I, Peer Mentor Jordan Campus (Part - Time)

Salt Lake Community College

Position Title: Specialist I, Peer Mentor Jordan Campus (Part - Time)

Open Internally or Externally: External

If faculty, tenure track status:

Reports to (title): OSS Jordan Campus Coordinator

Department: Orientation & Student Success-4B6

Requisition Number: P24174

Position Type: Replacement

Job Category: Part-Time Staff - Variable

FT/PT: Part-time

Initial Work Location: Jordan Campus

Starting Salary: $15.00 - $15.49

Job Open Date: 02/15/2024

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Review Date:

Job Summary: Peer mentors support the transition of students to SLCC, specifically first-generation, undocumented, transitioning-out-of-foster care, nontraditional students, and student who need help who are involved in the Bruin Scholars cohort, a program designed for students to have a smooth transition and support system in college.Peer Mentors in various activities throughout the school year.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Participate as a team member of the Orientation & Student Success (OSS) Office by:
  1. Continuous follow-up with students in the Bruin Scholars program to assist them in locating needed resources.
  2. Researching and creating activities to encourage learning and involvement in SLCC
  3. Assisting in recruitment efforts for the Bruin Scholars program
  4. Being familiar with SLCC enrollment and registration process.
  5. Being able to articulate the purpose of SLCC’s general education classes and teach new students how to register for classes.
  6. Being familiar with Banner to locate needed information and assist the office with Orientation enrollment and holds.
  7. Participating in event planning and execution.
  8. The ability to motivate and excite new students.
  9. Creating a welcoming environment for new students.
  10. Assisting OSS and other departments in outreach activities for new students.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher (3.0 or higher is preferred).
  • Must be a current or recently graduated (within 1 semester) student of SLCC.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will go to candidates who are:BilingualDemonstrate strong public speaking skillsProfessional in manner and appearanceA current and active Bruin Scholar

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Peer Mentors must:Communicate effectively (in writing and verbally) with a wide range of diverse individuals.Demonstrate excellent customer service skills, cultural competencies, and sensibilities.Work collaboratively with other office staff, a variety of campus departments and community personnel.Gather, process, and organize large amounts of information accurately.Utilize basic computer operating systems and SLCC’s computer systems (Banner, DegreeWorks).Demonstrate professionalism.Knowledge of HB 144 and other Undocumented Student resources.Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Special Instructions: Part-time, approximately 10-20 hours per week.Schedule is negotiable, between hours of 8:00am – 4:30pmPlease indicate on your resume if your experience is full time or part time.

SLCC Highlights:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/58139

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