• Orientation Ambassador (Student Employee)

    Job Location(s) US-MI-Mt. Pleasant | US-MI-Harrison
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/11/2018 11:43 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1477
    Category
    Education
    Type
    Student Worker/College Work Study (Part-time)
    Pay/Salary (Min)
    USD $9.25/Hr.
  • Overview

    MMCC seeks individuals who: value collegiality and mutual respect; use data in decision making; are innovative; are service minded; are goal oriented; strive to continually improve themselves and their work processes; are willing to collaborate and seek to add value in every interaction.

     

    The Mid Michigan Community College Student Mentoring & Retention Department seeks multiple students who will assist with the execution of new student orientation sessions. Students in this position will provide excellent customer service to new students and their families and must feel comfortable speaking in front of large groups. Due to the scheduling of orientation sessions, hours for this position will be variable and mainly concentrated during certain times of the year (October-December; April-August). During these periods, Orientation Ambassadors will work roughly 4-10 hours every 1-2 weeks.

    Responsibilities

    • Deliver a 30-minute “Student Success Workshop” presentation that includes facilitating small group work, presenting information about MMCC policies, and sharing academic and personal success strategies.
    • Greet orientation attendees and direct them to assigned locations; provide general information and answer inquiries as needed.
    • Schedule advising appointments.
    • Assist with day-of management of orientation sessions to ensure a successful event, including keeping to a time-sensitive schedule.
    • Set up iPads and laptops and assist students with the basic operation of these devices, such as navigating the MMCC website, logging into the Portal, and completing surveys.
    • Prepare and distribute orientation materials, which could include preparing folders, nametags, and/or giveaways.
    • Attend training sessions and staff meetings.
    • Other orientation-related duties as they arise.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Consistent dependability and punctuality
    • Must feel comfortable speaking in front of large groups of people.
    • Ability to work on both Mount Pleasant and Harrison campuses preferred.
    • Willingness to work in a “seasonal” capacity with amount of hours varying from month-to-month
    • Students already employed by other MMCC departments may apply for this position but may not work more than a total of 29 hours per week.

    Education, Certifications, Licensure:

    • Must be currently enrolled at MMCC.
    • Must have completed at least 12 MMCC credits with a 3.25 cumulative GPA or higher. MMCC credits earned as a dual-enrolled high school student do count towards this minimum.

    Experience:

    • No Specific Experience Needed

    Working Environment:

     

    • The job responsibilities of this position are performed in and around the College campus.
    • Some outdoor work required.
    • There may be occasional travel to other college locations.
    • Duties are performed in an independent and team atmosphere. Continuous collaboration with team and supervisor will occur.  
    • The job requires minimal physical exertion, such as walking, standing, stooping, bending, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward (5- 25 pounds).
    • Minimal discomfort due to heat, dust and noise may occur.
    • Work schedule can vary based on needs. 

    Note: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.  Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.

     

    MMCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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