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Peer Mentor - SOAR

OSU – Oklahoma City


Location:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
Date:
08/26/2017
2017-08-262038-01-18
Job Type:
Contract
Job Status:
Part Time
Categories:
  • Administrative / Office
  • Education Instruction
OSU – Oklahoma City
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Job Details

OSU – Oklahoma City, located in the heart of Oklahoma City, is looking for Peer Mentor - SOAR

 



Job Summary:

 

 Project SOAR Peer Mentors will assist in planning and delivering programming, and providing outreach within SOAR. The mentors must be continuing SSS-Project SOAR participants that are in good standing. The mentors will serve as role models, campus resource experts, and trusted points of contact for TRIO students and staff. These individuals will possess the skills and knowledge to provide support in academic, social, and personal areas as needed. In addition, these individuals will need to be able to work with a diverse group of students and be willing to participate in campus activities to help build relationships among departments and to be able to encourage mentees to participate in campus wide events. Must commit to this role for one semester.

 

 

 

Pay Rate:  $7.64 per hour

 



Requirements

 

Education:

 

Must have a 2.75 GPA or higher

 

Must be enrolled at least part - time

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Experience serving in a mentor capacity

 

Experience in campus resources

 

Campus or community involvement experience

 

 

 

Experience:

 

Continuing and active SSS-Project SOAR student

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Responsible, independent and mature and has ability to motivate others

 

Must be an individual who is honest, respectful, and has integrity

 

Clear understanding of what it takes to be a successful college student

 

Have a sincere desire to guide and support peers academically, professionally, and personally

 

Proficient use of technology, including office equipment, Microsoft Office software, Outlook, (social media)

 

Ability to handle confidentiality agreements

 

Strong problem solving skills

 

Self-starter

 

Understanding of OSU-OKC campus resources 

 

Understanding of cultural diversity

 

Passion for assisting students with educational endeavors and representing the OSU brand with positivity 

 

Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior

 

 

 

Working Conditions:

 

Works in an office environment. Requires extensive interaction with others, and use of computer. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.  Frequent local travel may be required.

 

 

 

Physical Requirements:

 

Must be able to lift/carry up to twenty pounds

 

 

 

 

Apply online at http://jobs.okstate.edu For questions call

405-945-3206.


Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

 

 

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

 

 

 

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