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PALS Program Student Ally

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Department: 
Title V
Hours: 
12-15 (Monday - Friday, mornings and afternoons)
Salary Range: 
$12.50/hour
Benefits Eligible: 
No
Job End Date: 
05/27/2022 This is an academic year position. Applicants must commit to work the entire academic year, Fall 2021 through Spring 2022, if selected for the position.
Application Due Date: 
Friday, September 10, 2021
All applications are due by 11:59PM (Arizona time) on the day listed above.
Job Summary: 

PALS (Personal Allies for Learning Success) help students within their FOI (Field of Interest)navigate college life, learn about college academic expectations, and experience a sense of belonging at EMCC. PALS facilitate FOI group meetings and meet individually with students to identify challenges, make connections to resources, and provide encouragement and guidance for success. At the direction of faculty in their FOI, PALS support classroom activities that promote inclusion. PALS present workshops on success topics and engage in outreach activities. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions: 
  • 45%- Engages and supports currently enrolled students in same FOI (Field of Interest), virtually and in-person; presents workshops; attends events

  • 35%- Conducts individual meetings with students 

  • 10%- Attends professional development/staff meetings weekly

  • 5%-   Maintains records on job-related activities weekly

  • 5%-   Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Must be a current degree-seeking student at EMCC enrolled in a FOI in Fall 2021

  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA 

  • Completed 12+ credit hours (15+ preferred)

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and a positive attitude

  • Desire to help EMCC students succeed 

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

  • Effective time management and organizational skills

Desired Qualifications: 
  • Awareness and appreciation of diversity

  • Experience overcoming personal and/or academic challenges

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

  • Leadership, community involvement or volunteer experience

  • Competency with social media

Special Working Conditions: 

Must be able to commit to working Fall 2021 through Spring 2022. 

Must be able to participate in mandatory training, August 9 - August 13, 2021.

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; and 4) a copy of your Unofficial Transcript. 

Please put your full name on all attachments.


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