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Position Information

Posting Number:

Position Type:
Learn and Earn, Student Employment

Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Position Title:
Student Advocate STEM-CTE Hub LE

Employment Requirement

Mid-Valley STEM-CTE Hub

Albany Campus, Albany, OR

Job Summary:

Serves as an advocate for the STEM department and Mid-Valley STEM - CTE Hub providing outreach and information to community partners about the many opportunities and programs available in STEM and CTE in the Linn-Benton Community College service areas.
This position is excellent preparation for students planning to go into an education field.

Required Qualifications:

Must maintain enrollment in at least 6 credits at LBCC, maintain satisfactory academic progress throughout each term and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better to be eligible to work in a Learn & Earn student employee capacity at Linn-Benton Community College.

Knowledge and Skills:
Requires basic office operations knowledge and clerical skills and competencies using general office equipment including personal computers. Requires good communication, customer relations and phone skills, electronic communication, and writing skills. Familiarity with department policies and procedures is preferred.

Must have good organizational skills and be able to stay on task and complete tasks as assigned. Must be able to communicate clearly with diverse populations. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals from all cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Physical Skills and Abilities: Position involves periods sitting at a computer plus light to medium work, which includes, kneeling, and carrying and lifting of light to medium weight materials (10 to 25 pounds). Must be able to operate a computer and general office equipment. Requires ability to communicate effectively in person and over the phone.
Working Conditions: Work is normally performed in an office setting with little or no exposure to health and safety hazards. Some evening hours may be required. Occasional travel to offsite recruitment activities is required. Lifting, pushing, pulling and bending light to medium weight materials is often required for setting up and breaking down events. Considerable time is spent working at a computer.

Essential Duties:

1. Serves as an advocate and ambassador for MVSCH and responds to partners request and provide their requested information or resources.
2. Facilitates a work environment that encourages respect for all people involved, including promoting the development of knowledge and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
3. Prepares program materials and develop program and organizational resources (i.e. program flyers, STEM and CTE educational materials). Develops and maintains spreadsheets and databases, including multiple email lists.
4. Assists in coordination and planning of regional events.
5. Assists with community presentations and speaking engagements and represents MVSCH at schools and education programs (area preschools, after school programs, camps, and K-12 schools) on the LBCC campuses and in the community. Events include but are not limited to: campus tours, high school career fairs and college fairs, workshops, outreach at community and regional events, fairs, & area camps and clubs.
6. Facilitates special projects and program activities, including planning, organizing, and scheduling. Coordinate project data collection and analysis. Provides evaluation of project efforts, processes, operations, and results.
7. Job requires occasional travel to community events within Linn and Benton Counties
8. Works weekends and beyond normal business hours at times.
9. Position works with local youth and will require a background check.
10. Takes initiative to be knowledgeable about MVSCH and postsecondary programs (e.g. apprenticeships, certificates, associate degrees, transfer services, degree programs) and services such as, financial aid, scholarships, internships, mentorships, etc.
11. Maintains an effective working relationship with faculty and staff at area PK-20 schools and programs.
12. Helps advance MVSCH’s mission across the entire region by developing relationships with partner agencies and departments in the region’s STEM - CTE ecosystem
13. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Applicants must be an active and enrolled student at LBCC with an enrolment of 6 or more credits and a 2.0 GPA or higher.

Proposed Start Date:

Full-time or Part-time

Number of hours/week:

Work Schedule:

Posting Date:

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Open Until Filled:

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current LBCC student?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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