Peer Mentor

Blinn College
August 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:$15/hour
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor – Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2023054P

Position Title Peer Mentor Salary Range $15/hour DBM Rating A13 Job Type Part Time Job Category Professional/Staff Anticipated Start Date 06/05/2023 Campus Brenham, Bryan, Distance Education Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Non-Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours Will vary

Position Summary Information


Peer Mentors will provide academic support and information about resources to other students.

Required Quals Summary

High school graduate Currently enrolled Blinn College student or enrolled in Spring 2023 semester

Special Notes To Applicants

This is a temporary position, ending August 31,2023.

This position is 100% grant funded, therefore, this position is not permanent and will be eliminated once the grant funding is spent, grant ends or the fiscal year ends, whichever comes first. Grant end date is August 31, 2023.

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Position Details

Principal Accountabilities

Principal Accountabilities

Attend classes or special trainings with students being mentored

Principal Accountabilities

Meet with a faculty/staff mentor and mentees, as needed

Principal Accountabilities

Conduct study sessions with mentees in the Library, Learning Center, or in eCampus

Principal Accountabilities

Attend Peer Mentor training sessions

Principal Accountabilities

Communicate with student mentees regarding academic matters if requested to do so by faculty/staff mentor

Principal Accountabilities

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a currently enrolled Blinn College student or have been enrolled in Spring 2023 semester

Minimum Competencies

Minimum Competencies

Ability to interact in a positive and supportive manner with other students.

Minimum Competencies

Ability to model and teach study strategies to others

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above

Preferred Competencies

Working Conditions

Are there particular working conditions associated with this job that should be noted (I.E., working environment, hours of work, workspace, etc.)? No

If 'Yes', please explain

Physical and Mental Requirements

Physical and Mental Requirements: Writing, Counting, Reading, Light lifting, under 15 lbs., Light carrying, under 15 lbs., Simple grasping, Walking, Standing, Sitting, Climbing stairs, Operating office equipment

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Environmental Requirements

Environmental Requirements: Working closely with other

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you 18 years of age or older? If under the age of 18, you will need parental permission to apply for this position.
  • Yes
  • No
  • How well do you interact with other students. Please tell us about your experience interacting with others.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
  • Blinn Website
  • Blinn Employee
  • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
  • Indeed
  • Higher Ed Jobs
  • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • TACC - Texas Association of Community Colleges
  • Other (specify in next question below)
  • This position must have the ability to model and teach study strategies to others. Please tell us about your study strategies that you utilize to be successful in the classroom.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please choose all that apply below. If you answer yes to any below, please upload a copy of your DD214 or DD1300 in the optional documents section. For definition of claiming veteran's employment preference please see the following website:https:// www.
  • Yes, I am a veteran
  • Yes, I am a veteran's surviving spouse who has not remarried
  • Yes, I am an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty.
  • Yes, I am claiming veteran's employment preference.
  • No, to all the above
  • To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called "sponsorship" for an employment-based visa status.
  • Yes, I will now or in the future need H-1B visa sponsorship
  • No, I will not need sponsorship now or in the future for an H-1B visa
  • Are you employed part-time or full time in an overtime eligible position at another state agency or institution of higher education? Do you plan to continue your employment if hired at Blinn College?
  • Yes, I am in an overtime eligible position and Yes I plan to continue
  • Yes, I am in an overtime eligible position and No I do not plan to continue
  • No, I am not in an overtime eligible position and Yes I plan to continue
  • No, I am not in an overtime eligible position and No I do not plan to continue
  • I am not employed by another state agency or institution of higher education
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  • DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)
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