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EOP Lead Peer Mentor

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

    • Position Summary
    • One temporary hourly-intermittent Bridge Student Assistant position in the Educational Opportunity Program.  

    • Days/Hours
    • Weekly hours during summer dates included below are up to 40 hours/week.  Weekly hours during academic year are 17-20 hours/week.

    • Start Date
    • Position available on or after June 10, 2024 and ending on or before August 31, 2024.  Possibility of reappointment based on budget, department needs, and job performance.

    • Job Description/Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Serve on the Peer Mentor program leadership team.   
      • Provide guidance and support to new and returning Peer Mentors.
      • Assist with developing programming and activities for the Peer Mentor program.
      • Assist with facilitating meetings and trainings, adding and revising mentor resources.
      • Assist with program reports, surveys and other special tasks.
      • Assist with EOP Instagram content ideas.
      • Assist with drafting program communications and sharing appropriate information with program staff and mentors.
      • Participate in Summer Bridge Training from June 10 – June 21, 2024 – 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
      • Live on campus and be available to maintain flexible hours during employment.
      • Relay any concerns about students to the appropriate individual(s).
      • Serve as a positive role model to guide, support, and empower EOP students. throughout their first academic year as they begin their academic and social adjustment to Stan State.
      • Meet with assigned mentees individually or in groups on a regular basis.
      • Maintain regular contact with mentees through Stan State email and Warrior Connect.
      • Create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all assigned mentees.
      • Monitor assigned mentee progress academically and personally as they transition to Stan State.
      • Educate mentees about and refer to campus services and resources.
      • Assist mentees with academic planning tools, resources, forms, policies and procedures.
      • Assist mentees with developing student success strategies such as effective time management, studying, note-taking, test-taking, critical thinking, listening, reading, communication, stress management, balancing work and school and other life skills.
      • Assist mentees with personal situations by listening, offering advice and referring to appropriate program staff and/or campus departments as appropriate.
      • Assist with coordinating, promoting, and facilitating EOP events.
      • Participate in weekly staff meetings and regular trainings, and activities as directed.
      • Collaborate with EOP staff and mentors.
      • Abide by and enforce all program and University policies and procedures.
      • Assist with the development and implementation of Summer Bridge.
      • Live on campus through the duration of Summer Bridge.
      • Assist with preparing and facilitating Summer Bridge mentor workshops and activities.
      • Maintain professional and encouraging communication with Summer Bridge participants and staff providing exemplary representation of EOP and Stan State.
      • Monitor mentee behavior and engagement and communicate with Summer Bridge staff regarding any concerns.
      • Attend and actively participate in all Summer Bridge trainings.
      • Assist with planning and facilitating mentor activities for MDIS 1040 First Year Experience course as assigned.
      • Serve as EOP representative at University events as needed.
      • Complete administrative tasks such as tracking/reporting mentee information, complete appropriate forms and logs.
      • Participate in and complete other tasks as assigned.


    • Qualifications

    • Preferred Qualifications:
      • It is preferred, but not required, that the incumbent is enrolled as an EOP student with at least 45 completed units and be willing to commit to employment through May 2025.
      • Demonstrates two or more semesters of mentoring or relevant experience (on or off campus) by the end of the Spring 2024 semester.
      • Demonstrates and maintains a minimum grade point average of 3.0 throughout employment.
      • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills for contacting students, faculty, staff, making phone calls, and completing necessary documentation.
      • Demonstrates the ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
      • Demonstrates capacity be willing to serve as an enthusiastic/positive representative of the EOP program at all times.
      • Demonstrates the willingness to maintain an open and willing disposition to work effectively with diverse, economically disadvantaged students.
      • Demonstrates the willingness 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 flexibility and the ability to adapt to a variety of situations while maintaining a growth mindset contributing to the development of solutions to address obstacles to EOP student success.
      • Demonstrates the availability to work occasional nights and weekends for special events.
      • Demonstrates above-average creative problem- solving, critical thinking, patience, leadership, team-building and decision-making skills.
      • Demonstrates the capacity to be reliable, display good interpersonal skills, and be able to make sound judgments.
      • Demonstrates self-motivation, a willingness to accept supervision and constructive feedback, and the ability to implement recommendations for improvement as directed.

      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.
    • Special Conditions

    • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at
    • Salary Range

    • $17.00 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
    • April 12, 2024
    • 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:  Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      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



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