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PALS Program Peer Success Mentor

Title V
10-15 hours, Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm
Salary Range: 
$12.80 p/hour
Benefits Eligible: 
Job End Date: 
May 2023
Application Due Date: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
All applications are due by 11:59PM (Arizona time) on the day listed above.
Job Summary: 

PALS (Personal Allies for Learning Success) help students navigate college life, learn about college academic expectations, and experience a sense of belonging at EMCC. PALS meet with students to answer questions, make connections to resources, and provide encouragement and guidance for success. PALS present workshops on success topics and engage in outreach activities. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions: 
  • 50%- Meet individually with currently enrolled students, virtually and in-person; present workshops; attend events

  • 30%- Outreach to current students to engage them with PALS, share success tips, highlight engagement opportunities 

  • 10%- Attend weekly staff meetings; participate in training/professional development activities

  • 5%-   Maintain records on job-related activities 

  • 5%-   Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Be an EMCC student in a degree pathway program and enrolled in Fall 2022 or be an EMCC graduate

  • Have selected a Field of Interest (FOI) (Business Entrepreneurialism & Management, Computer & Information Technology, Behavioral Science & Human Services, Health Sciences, Applied Technology, Education, Culture & Society and Visual & Performing Arts) 

  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA 

  • Completed 12+ credit hours (at least 6 credits at EMCC)

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and a positive attitude

  • Desire to help EMCC students succeed 

  • Effective time management and organizational skills

Desired Qualifications: 
  • Awareness and appreciation of diversity

  • Experience overcoming personal and/or academic challenges

  • Desire to promote a sense of belonging and inclusion for all EMCC students 

  • Experience delivering presentations (in class, at work, etc.)

  • Leadership, community involvement or volunteer experience

Special Working Conditions: 

Special Notes: 

Application must include: 1)Resume with job titles, dates of employment, leadership/volunteer activities and dates, and brief description of duties for each; 2)Cover Letter that shows how you meet the minimum and/or desired qualifications for the position; and 3) the names and contact information of (2) professional references including one EMCC faculty member. 

Please put your full name on ALL attachments.

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program or activities.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

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