Job no: 499721
Work type: Part-time
Work Schedule: Varies (No more than 19.5 hours per week)
Job Title Code
Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$11.54 per hour
Under direct supervision assist students at participating eligible institutions or help high school students in participating school districts. Mentor high school students at GO Centers or similar high school based recruiting centers designed to improve access to higher education.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The ability to effectively communicate and interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
To be eligible for employment in the Program, a student mentor shall: 1) be eligible to work in the United States determined in accordance to federal and state laws, 2) be enrolled for at least one-half of a full course load in a program of study, 3) establish financial need as set forth in approving document, 4) not receive an athletic scholarship or not be enrolled in a seminary or other program leading to ordination or licensure to preach for a religious sect or to be a member of a religious order, and 5) receive appropriate training as determined by the Commissioner or Board staff. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. *
Additional/preferred skills: Reliable, good internet connection, maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher, be in good academic and conduct standing, commit to being a DCCCD student throughout fall and spring semesters (or 2 semesters from hiring), Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills, have a genuine desire to help your peers succeed, and be willing to learn and share information about Dallas College and campus resources.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides mentoring to high school students at GO Centers or similar high school based recruiting centers designed to improve access to higher education. Provides an overview and general information on the application process, admission, financial aid and scholarships to aid high school students in obtaining a higher education. Facilitates small group mentoring sessions for specific groups of students.
Participates in workshops and programs that promote higher education. Acts as a liaison to other support services and collaborates with other student services offices to develop relevant programming. Performs other duties as assigned.
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