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Work Study - Student Mentorship Program (Academic Advisement)

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Eastfield
Work Schedule: Varies (No more than 19.5 hours per week)

Job Title Code
S41

Salary Level
H41

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$11.54 per hour

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Position Type
Staff

Position Summary
Under direct supervision assist students at participating eligible institutions or help high school students in participating school districts. Mentor high school students at GO Centers or similar high school based recruiting centers designed to improve access to higher education. Be willing to learn and share information about Eastfield College, student life, campus resources. Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills. Display a willingness to learn about different cultures. Must have reliable transportation. Be self-motivated with a positive attitude.
Prefer students with a 2.7 GPA or higher.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The ability to effectively communicate and interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
To be eligible for employment in the Program, a student mentor shall: 1) be eligible to work in the United States determined in accordance to federal and state laws, 2) be enrolled for at least one-half of a full course load in a program of study, 3) establish financial need as set forth in approving document, 4) not receive an athletic scholarship or not be enrolled in a seminary or other program leading to ordination or licensure to preach for a religious sect or to be a member of a religious order, and 5) receive appropriate training as determined by the Commissioner or Board staff.  *** Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. *

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides mentoring to high school students at GO Centers or similar high school based recruiting centers designed to improve access to higher education.  Provides an overview and general information on the application process, admission, financial aid and scholarships to aid high school students in obtaining a higher education.  Facilitates small group mentoring sessions for specific groups of students.
Participates in workshops and programs that promote higher education.  Acts as a liaison to other support services and collaborates with other student services offices to develop relevant programming.  Performs other duties as assigned. 

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