EMCC Jobs and Employment

PALS (Personal Allies for Learning Success)

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Career and Educational Planning (CEP)
Salary Range: 
Benefits Eligible: 
Job End Date: 
May 10th 2024
Application Due Date: 
Friday, December 15, 2023
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 individually with students to identify challenges, make connections to resources, and provide encouragement and guidance for success. PALS present workshops on success topics and engage in efforts to develop students' sense of belonging on campus. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions: 
  • 40%- Meets individually with currently enrolled students, virtually and in-person; presents workshops; participate and support CEP sponsored events 

  • 40%- Outreaches to current students to engage them with PALS 

  • 10%- Attends staff meetings; participates in trainings/professional development 

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

  • 5%-   Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Must be a current degree-seeking student at EMCC enrolled in a FOI (Business Entrepreneurialism and Management or Education, Computer and Information Technology, STEM or Applied Technology) in Fall 2023

  • 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

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. 

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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.

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