Peer Mentor

Employer
Bay College - Main Campus
Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Position Title Peer Mentor Pay Grade Level FLSA Benefits Department TRiO Campus Location Escanaba Min Salary Max Salary FTE
.20 Position Type Student Job Summary/Basic Function
The primary responsibility of this temporary position is to provide peer mentoring and staff support for TRIO Student Support Service students at the Bay College Escanaba campus during the 2021-2022 school year.

TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded program that works with first-generation, income-eligible, and disabled students at Bay College. Through SSS staff guidance, peer mentors provide academic and non-academic support, as well as professional development and social engagement opportunities for the TRIO cohort Minimum Qualifications
* Must be a Bay College Student at time of employment
* Must plan to attend Bay College for 2 academic years
* Leadership and/ or community service experience
* Good interpersonal communication skills (both verbal and written).
* Ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds.
* Demonstrated level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality.
* Demonstrated appropriate and professional behavior.
* Ability to work virtually from home if needed. Preferred Qualifications
* Students enrolled full-time will be given preference Months Per Year Work Hours 4 - 20 regularly scheduled hours per week M – F during the Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 semesters based on need and availability. Supervision Exercised
N/A Supervision Received
Works under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of TRIO . Work Environment
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations. Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel; crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Mobility around the campus is a normal part of the position’s functions.

Job Duties

Job Duty
Attend training prior to the start of the semester and regular staff meetings.

Job Duty
Provide services to TRIO students utilizing the Student Success Center and Student Food Pantry during scheduled hours.

Job Duty
Develop and implement TRIO Peer Mentor-led social events and workshops. Job Duty
Connect with TRIO students via outreach initiatives. Job Duty
Mentor and advise TRIO students on ancillary topics such as referring them to other needed support services available within the college.

Job Duty
Attend staff-led TRIO workshops, luncheons, events, and trips. Job Duty
Promote TRIO services and events through a variety of methods. Job Duty
Create a comfortable and supportive environment for TRIO students in both the Student Success Center and Student Food Pantry.

Job Duty
Teach both academic and non-academic skills to TRIO students in a variety of settings.

Job Duty
Assist TRIO staff in stocking and maintaining the Student Food Pantry

Job Duty
Assist TRIO staff with social media posts and presence. Job Duty
Assist TRIO staff with other retention and accountability programming. Job Duty
Assist TRIO staff with general office tasks. Job Duty
Record student contacts in Student Access Database. Job Duty
Attend regular training sessions provided by college staff
Contact(s)
Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Melissa VanBrocklin, Human Resources Specialist Contact Phone/Extension 906-217-4016 Contact Email hr@baycollege.edu Contact Fax 906-217-1625
Posting Number Posting Date 07/27/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Internal Postings https://careers.baycollege.edu/postings/770 Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position requires you to be a student of Bay College. Do you intend to be a student of Bay College at time the tutoring position would begin?
    • Yes
    • No


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