The CAMP/OMA Retention Specialist will provide direct service to multicultural students, and also students coming from a migrant/seasonal farmworking backgrounds that participate in the CAMP/OMA Scholars Programs focusing on academic success, leadership training and community building. General responsibilities include: meeting weekly with scholars to monitor academic progress; assessing and providing academic tutoring opportunities for students; overseeing study table sessions; guiding and mentoring students in career exploration and coursework; advising/mentoring students on personal, financial, career, social, cultural, and academic related matters; facilitating workshops and cultural/social activities; and collaborating with a wide variety of university resources and personnel to provide students with comprehensive and culturally appropriate services. The Retention Specialist will provide support to the Peer Advising on the College Experience (PACE) mentors and PACE program activities. The CAMP/OMA Retention Specialist is expected to work closely with the staff in the Academic Support Programs, Career Services, Advising Center, Student Support Services, Counseling and Testing Center, and other departments to provide the support services needed for the retention and completion of the students’ undergraduate degree. The position will complete other duties as assigned by the College Assistance Migrant Program, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs Directors.
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