Peer Mentor- DC Student Affairs 2023-2024

Pima Community College
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$13.85
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Position Title: DC Student Affairs Peer Mentor 2023-2024 (Temporary, Part-Time, up to 19.5 hours per week)

Department: Downtown Campus- Student Affairs

Rate of Pay: $13.85/hour

Closed Date: June 4, 2023; 5:00PM Arizona Time

Position Summary:

Student Affairs is looking for Peer Mentors to work in the Student Services Centers Welcome Desk. At the Welcome Desk, Peer Mentors will be responsible for greeting students in person or by phone and will help direct students to the appropriate service at the center's Self-Service, First Year and Returning Student Enrollment Advising, or Program Advising Appointments.

PCC students who serve as Peer Mentors will be expected to attend and participate in Student Affairs training prior to the start of their work assignments. Peer Mentors may also be asked to support other Student Affairs programming as needed (such as New Student Orientation, High School Outreach, etc.) or other Student Services initiatives for new students throughout the semester.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Peer Mentors will assist with the following, which may include but is not limited to:

  • Greeting students professionally in person or by phone in the Student Services Centers or at other Student Affairs programming events
  • Helping students navigate college processes, such as how to set up and use MyPima, how to navigate the New Student Checklist, how to complete college paperwork, how to connect with an advisor, counselor or student life coordinator, etc.
  • Contacting students to register, confirm and/or reschedule participation in a New Student Orientation or Group Advising, or Registration Sessions.
  • Providing check-in and registration during programming events
  • Providing tours of the PCC campuses
  • Helping students navigate their first steps in preparing for college, including answering questions about resources and the student experience at Pima
  • Assisting students in setting up various digital resources like MyPima, D2L, etc.
  • Following up with students after Student Affairs programming events to answer questions
  • Knowing about and sharing with students the opportunities to build connections to the College such as through student life, student clubs and organizations, leadership opportunities, how to get involved, and the value of student engagement
  • Leadership and Civic Engagement

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of Student Affairs programming events
  • Assist in developing and facilitating leadership training opportunities for students as peer mentors during co-curricular programming events
  • Assist with the assessment and evaluation of programming events
  • General Office Duties

  • Answer phones and reply to emails
  • Schedule appointments
  • Database entry
  • Greet students
  • Hand out information to students
  • Call students to remind them about New Student Orientation, Student Life or other Students Affairs programming events
  • Be responsible for supplies for the Student Services Centers and Student Life areas and restock as needed
  • Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
  • Registered for at least 6 credits at PCC the prior semester, Spring 2023 (or Summer 2023)
  • Achieve satisfactory academic progress (2.5 GPA or higher preferred)
  • Register for at least 6 credits at PCC the upcoming semester, Fall 2023
  • No violations of the Student Code Of Conduct
  • Available to work flexible shifts and at multiple campus locations, when needed
  • The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Enthusiasm to positively represent Pima Community College
  • Experience in student leadership opportunities, service learning projects, college work experience, and/or experience working with high school or college students; OR customer service experience
  • Dependability
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication in one-on-one and group settings
  • Ability to provide superior customer service
  • Ability to work with diverse groups
  • Work coordination and prioritization while performing multiple tasks
  • Ability to adhere to College standards and practices
  • Development of positive and cooperative interpersonal relationships
  • Manage own time and work independently
  • Technical competence using virtual meeting platforms (Example: Zoom, Google Hangouts, Discord)
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    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: Pima is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. The College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected status consistent with applicable federal and state law and College policy. The College encourages all interested individuals to apply.

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