Under the direction of the TRIO Student Support Services Coordinator, the Peer Academic Coach position provides a welcoming and supportive environment in CMC’s TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program for incoming and current SSS participants by assisting them in achieving their academic goals and linking them with successful role models. The Peer Academic Coach acts as both a tutor and mentor to TRIO SSS participants and reports to their campus SSS Coordinator.
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Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards):
Education and experience sufficient to meet the rigors of the position, must be an active students in Full-time or part-time enrolled students in good standing at CMC with at least 24 earned credits. Possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Active participant in the TRIO SSS program for at least 2 semesters. Excellent interpersonal communication skills required.
Knowledge of: variety of standard administrative and business methods and procedures; standard Microsoft Office software
Ability to: ability to interact with a diverse student population; read, write, speak, and understand English well; operate variety of office equipment; proficient in computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheets and electronic mail; multi-task; meet deadlines; strong verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities are preferred.
To apply: please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
External applicants: Apply Online
Internal Applicants: please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp for instructions on applying for a full time position as an internal applicant.