RESPONSIBILITIES: The Student Support Services (SSS) Student Peer Mentor position is a part-time position. The SSS Student Peer Mentor will work one-on-one with a diverse population of SSS participants to help them access resources on and off campus. SSS Student Peer Mentors identify and help resolve possible obstacles to student success, work flexible hours to meet students’ schedules, are well organized, and maintain clear and concise documentation on each mentee. SSS Student Peer Mentors attend monthly meetings and training, participate in activities designed to build students’ skills needed to achieve success in a university setting, and are a positive role model for new students joining the SSS Program.
Position is contingent upon receipt of Title IV (TRIO) Federal Funds.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate student or undergraduate student with at least 30 credit hours completed and an overall GPA of 3.0. Student Peer Mentor must be enrolled full-time (undergraduate students: 12 or more credit hours; graduate students: 6 or more hours). The SSS Student Peer Mentor must agree to commit to working with students on a one-on-one basis for a minimum of one (1) school year and to attend monthly group meetings and training to learn activities designed to help first-time freshmen students build skills needed to achieve success in a university setting. The SSS Student Peer Mentor must be well organized in maintaining accurate documentation pertaining to mentoring activities and be able to communicate effectively with a diverse student population. The SSS Student Peer Mentor must maintain accurate documentation of in-person, phone calls, and email contacts.
Preference will be given to students with experience working with SSS student populations.
SALARY RANGE: $8.50/Hour
INSTITUTION:Cameron University (www.cameron.edu) is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at www.cameron.edu/ops .
APPLYING: Attachments should include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), names and telephone numbers of three professional references.
DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by October 1, 2018 are assured of receiving full consideration.
JOB # H2630P
Lawton, Oklahoma, United States