7229 Summer Bridge Residential Peer Mentor (Special Consultant), Educational Opportunity Programs & Ethnic Affairs (7229)

  • San Diego
  • San Diego, California
  • Jun 01, 2020
Education and Training

Job Description

Position Summary

The EOP Summer Bridge Program is an intensive academic preparation program designed to provide students a successful transition to the university, enhance their educational achievement, and timely progress towards degree. This is achieved by working collaboratively with faculty and staff in providing students with the fundamental academic skills, necessary connections, and personal development essential to their success at SDSU.

Under the direction of the EOP Associate Director, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with the coordination of Summer Bridge events. This is a residential position, with the expectation that the incumbent will live on campus and will serve as a role model for program participants.

The incumbent is responsible for the implementation of peer-led workshop activities and assisting with the supervision of Summer Bridge participants during off-campus enrichment activities. The incumbent will assist residential advisors in the residence halls as needed.

For more information regarding Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs, click here: http://studentaffairs.sdsu.edu/EOP/

There are six (6) positions available. All positions are hourly intermittent, temporary positions anticipated to end on or before 08/07/2020. These positions are designated exempt under FLSA and are not eligible for overtime compensation. Incumbents will be required to reside full-time in an assigned residence hall throughout the five-week program, including weekends, with rotated duties for night monitoring.

Education and Experience

Upper division SDSU student in good academic standing with a 2.75 cumulative GPA or recent SDSU graduate.
Experience from either a position or situation that required the awareness of the needs of culturally diverse, low-income (often first-generation) college students.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience handling stressful situations effectively.
Experience working in a mentoring capacity.

Specialized Skills

This position requires the availability to work during evenings and weekends. Incumbents will be required to reside full-time in assigned residence hall throughout the five-week program, including weekends, with rotated duties for evenings and weekends.
The incumbent may not work another job or attend summer school during the program.
Successful completion of an intensive training program will be required.

Preferred Qualifications

A graduate level student in student support related programs (Student Affairs, Counseling and Higher Education)
Experience with summer bridge program (can be as a participant)
Prior experience working as a resident advisor.
Knowledge of campus student support services.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $104 per day. CSU Classification Salary Range: $104 - $1,250 per day. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on April 10, 2020. To receive full consideration, apply by April 9, 2020.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here: https://smokefree.sdsu.edu/

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Recruiter at 619-594-6390.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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