Specialist I, Peer Mentor, Taylorsville Campus (Part - Time)
Salt Lake Community CollegePosition Title:
Specialist I, Peer Mentor, Taylorsville Campus (Part - Time)Open Internally or Externally:
ExternalIf faculty, tenure track status: Reports to (title):
OSS Taylorsville Coordinator CoordinatorDepartment:
Orientation & Student Success-4B6Requisition Number:
Part-Time Staff - VariableFT/PT:
Part-timeInitial Work Location:
Taylorsville Redwood CampusStarting Salary:
$15.00 - $15.49Job Open Date:
06/29/2023Job Close Date: Open Until Filled:
YesPriority 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 participate in various activities throughout the school year.Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Participate as a team member of the Orientation & Student Success (OSS) Office by:
Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued: Minimum Qualifications:
- Continuous follow-up with students in the Bruin Scholars program to assist them in locating needed resources.
- Researching and creating activities to encourage learning and involvement in SLCC
- Assisting in recruitment efforts for the Bruin Scholars program
- Being familiar with SLCC enrollment and registration process.
- Being able to articulate the purpose of SLCC’s general education classes and teach new students how to register for classes.
- Being familiar with Banner to locate needed information and assist the office with Orientation enrollment and holds.
- Participating in event planning and execution.
- The ability to motivate and excite new students.
- Creating a welcoming environment for new students.
- Assisting OSS and other departments in outreach activities for new students.
- 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
Preference will go to candidates who are:BilingualDemonstrate strong public speaking skillsProfessional in manner and appearanceA current and active Bruin ScholarKnowledge, 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:
This is a part-time position, approximately 10-20 hours per week.Schedule is negotiable, between hours of 8:00AM – 6:00PMPlease indicate on your resume if your experience is full time or part time.SLCC Highlights:
Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.FLSA:
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/55951Copyright ©2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.
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