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Transfer Peer Mentor

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Department: Retention Services
Work type: Student Assistant
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Excluded

    • Position Summary
    • Four (4) temporary hourly-intermittent Student Assistant positions in the Academic Success Center.  

    • Start Date
    • Position available on or after October 19, 2020 and ending on or before May 28, 2021. Possibility of reappointment based on budget, department needs, and job performance.

    • Job Description/Duties
    •  Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Assist in supporting transfer students throughout their first academic year as they begin their academic and social adjustment to Stan State.
      • Assist in meeting with assigned mentees individually or in groups.
      • Assist in maintaining regular contact with mentees.
      • Assist in educating mentees about campus services and resources.
      • Assist in creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all mentees.
      • Assist mentees with developing student success strategies like effective time management, studying, note-taking, test-taking, critical thinking, listening, reading, communication, stress management and other life skills.
      • Assist mentees with personal situations such as listening, offering advice and referring to appropriate program staff and/or campus departments as appropriate.
      • Assist with coordinating, facilitating and encouraging mentee attendance at Stockton Campus events.
      • Participate in meetings, trainings, and activities as directed.

      Other duties as assigned.

    • Qualifications
    • Preferred Qualifications:
      • Demonstrates a maintained GPA of 3.0 or higher.
      • Demonstrates the availability to work the following dates: 1/6/2020-1/10/2020 and 1/14/2020.
      • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills for contacting students, faculty, staff, and answering telephones, and completing necessary documentation.
      • Demonstrates the capacity to be mature, reliable and display good interpersonal skills.
      • Demonstrates the ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
      • Demonstrates the capacity to be willing to serve as an enthusiastic/positive representative of the program at all times.
      • Demonstrates a desire to help others while maintaining a non-judgmental attitude.
      • Demonstrates strong organizational skills.
      • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
      • Demonstrates the ability to work occasional nights and weekends for special events.
      • Demonstrates above-average creative problem- solving, critical thinking, patience, leadership and decision-making skills.
      • Demonstrates the capacity to be self-motivated, a willingness to accept supervision and constructive feedback, and the ability to implement recommendations for improvement as directed.
      • Transfer student from a junior/community college, preferred.

      Required Qualifications:
      • Undergraduate students must be registered/enrolled in a minimum of six (6) Fall/Spring units.
      • Post-baccalaureate students in a graduate program must be registered in a minimum of four (4) Fall/Spring units.
    • Salary Range
    • $14.00 per hour 
    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.
    • Application Deadline
    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
    • Additional Information
    • Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. 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, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.

      Exceptions to minimum eligibility qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the University



Transfer student from a junior/community college, preferred

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