EOP Student Advocate

  • Part Time
  • Temporary
  • Anywhere
  • Part Time
  • Temporary
  • Anywhere

Company Description:

Genesee Community College is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves
more than 6,000 students with 70 academic degrees and certificates, and seven campus locations in Western New York. GCC is proud of its
technological prowess that includes 80+ smart classrooms, 37 computer labs, seven distance learning labs and 18 science labs. In addition to
state-of-the-art onsite facilities, GCC also provides a robust online learning community. Both the onsite and online learning modalities
boast a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio giving students plenty of hands-on, one-to-one teaching and learning opportunities.

Genesee
Community College is a committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and
economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about Genesee Community College is available at www.genesee.edu and through Facebook and Twitter.

Job
Description:

The EOP Student Advocate is responsible for the daily support and monitoring of EOP students during their
initial few weeks on campus.  This position will provide assistance to EOP students with on campus navigation as well as daily independent
skills and decision making.  This work is performed under the direction of the EOP Director and collaborates with EOP and College Village
staff.  It requires the ability to be sensitive to participants’ needs and to provide appropriate direction.

Specific
Responsibilities:

  • Assist EOP students with navigation between residences and on campus locations.
  • Ensure EOP
    students wake up daily and are ready and prepared to attend classes.
  • Support EOP students in on campus navigation to ensure they
    effectively arrive to classes in a prepared and timely manner.
  • Guide EOP students between on campus locations and morning, afternoon
    and evening meal locations and times.
  • Provide constructive, positive and appropriate evening activities for EOP
    students.
  • Help EOP students regarding any and all EOP/Campus related questions.
  • Assist EOP support staff.
  • Performs
    other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Educational Background:

Associate’s
degree required

Experience:

Experience in customer service required.  Experience working with peer or youth
relations highly desired

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to relate effectively and work independently
with low income, first-generation college bound youth is required.

Ability to demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity is
essential.

Candidate must be knowledgeable of middle/high school level student behavior.

Candidate must have the ability to
communicate effectively and work independently.

Sound and appropriate decision making is required.

Preference given to
individuals having backgrounds similar to the target population, experience working for an EOP program, and/or are an EOP alum.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time temporary, three-week assignment from August 8/7/22 – 8/26/22.  This
position reports to the Director of EOP.  

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin
immediately and posting will remain open until filled.  Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for four references. 
GCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and
strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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