Johnson County Community College
Student Success & Strategy
Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt
Number of openings
Work Schedule, Hours per week
Varies, 12 hours per week
$11.63-$14.53 (actual pay depends on qualifications)
Overland Park Main Campus
Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated
to transforming lives and strengthening communities through
learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a
national reputation for educational excellence and student success
for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller
class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture - not to
mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular
experiences that transcend the norm.
The CONNECT for Success Mentor serves as a peer support for
students enrolled in the CONNECT supported education program. The
mentor position is key to the success of CONNECT students learning
to navigate the campus, learning social skills and becoming
connected with the resources of JCCC. Similar positions would
include student ambassadors.
Job duties include but are not limited to:
- Assist assigned mentees with creating a weekly campus
involvement/academic plan- Meet with mentees on a weekly basis to
explore activities and interests of the CONNECT student. Assist
mentees in making connections to campus clubs and organizations.
This may include attending classes, events and clubs with the
mentee as requested and/or available.
- Model appropriate social interactions for students - Act as a
role model for students in classroom and social situations and
assist students in becoming comfortable with program routine and
campus life. Student concerns and/or issues are addressed with
guidance from the CONNECT Coordinator.
- Assist the CONNECT Coordinator in documenting campus
involvement hours- CONNECT for Success mentors will meet with the
CONNECT Coordinator on a weekly basis to report each mentees weekly
schedule and provide documentation of campus involvement hours
Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may
be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of
management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.
Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at
any time, as required by business necessity.
High school diploma or equivalent
Current JCCC student
Basic computer knowledge and ability to operate standard office
Ability to work with students with varying degrees of
Knowledge of the JCCC buildings and campus
Six months experience working with individuals with intellectual
disabilities or enrolled in a social service-related field
Required application documents
Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of
the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating
professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in
constructive conflict resolution, when needed.
In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position
will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual
hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment
tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the
applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those
selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees
obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to
apply prior to the review date listed in posting.
Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities
to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age,
religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic
If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable
accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office
of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For a summary of all disclosures (Background Check, Clery Act, ADA,
EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our
To apply, please visit: https://careers.jccc.edu/en-us/job/494738/connect-mentor