Specialist I, PACE Peer Mentor (Part Time)

Salt Lake Community College
September 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$15.00-$15
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist I, PACE Peer Mentor (Part Time)

Open Internally or Externally External If faculty, tenure track status Reports to (title) Assistant Director 3, PACE Department PACE Programs Requisition Number P24065 Position Type New position Job Category Part-Time Staff - Variable FT/PT Part-time Initial Work Location Multiple Locations Starting Salary $15.00-$15.49 Job Open Date 08/23/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Priority Review Date Job Summary

The PACE Scholarship Program seeks students interested in supporting PACE students as a mentor and peer leader. Our goal is to provide a productive, welcoming, and inclusive learning environment that will guide students toward study practices, success strategies and aides that help them excel in high school and college. We expect our new hires to embrace and practice our departmental values and culture. Our department also offers content-specific workshops and project/research-based learning opportunities. PACE Peers hold responsibilities such as being able to answer general student questions, attending peer leader meetings and trainings, perform outreach, provide customer service, and other duties as assigned. This is a pooled position, and the department reviews applications as positions become available.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Under the supervision of a PACE Advisor, Peer Mentors will:

  • Assist in recruitment efforts for the PACE Scholarship program
  • Mentor 9th – 12th grade PACE students through one-on-one interactions and group settings
  • Support the transition of PACE students to SLCC
  • Participate consistently in appropriate follow-up, documentation, and evaluation activities, including, but not limited to: checking and responding to email, text, phone calls and other communication means
  • Participate in PACE event planning and execution
  • Create a welcoming environment for students
  • Meet with supervisor on a recurring basis or as needed to go over completed peer mentor tasks
  • Attend all other scheduled activities, events, staff meetings and meetings related to the program.
  • Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued Minimum Qualifications

  • Current or prior SLCC student
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Preference will go to candidates who are:

  • Bilingual
  • Current or prior PACE Scholar
  • Granger High School Alum
  • Experience mentoring first-generation students
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 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

    Worksite will primarily be at Granger High School. Schedule is negotiable, between hours of 8:00am – 4:30pm Part-time, approximately 10-25 hours a week

    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 Hispanic Serving Institution, 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 Non-Exempt SLCC Information

    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.

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