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CMA Hiring Peer Mentors for 2013-2014 Academic Year

CMA Peer Mentor 2013-2014 The Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) is now accepting applications for the position of Peer Mentors (Student Assistant I).  This position will provide peer to peer mentoring including helping students navigate the university system, provide resource and referrals, guidance on personal/social/cultural issues and present during orientation sessions.  Should possess knowledge of the policies and procedures related to the university setting, and have good multicultural and interpersonal skills.  Self-initiation, leadership and the ability to work collaboratively are highly recommended.  If you enjoy meeting people, are highly interested in multicultural and social justice work, we encourage you to apply!

The ideal candidate will possess qualities/knowledge/skills such as:

  • commitment to model and encourage the multicultural vision and framework of the Center;
  • ability to work with a diverse constituency;
  • friendly/outgoing and positive personality/demeanor;
  • strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills;
  • high energy, efficiency, and enthusiasm for performing job responsibilities;
  • solid knowledge of the resources/support networks/student organizations related to the university setting

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

1.  Please complete (type or print legibly) the attached application (page 3)

2.  Submit the following items with application:

  • Current resume
  • A list of at least three (3) references, which includes at least one work supervisor
  • Fall 2013 class schedule – indicate if schedule is final or if you will be making changes
  • Work-Study award (with amount) for Spring 2010 if applicable
  • A schedule of all times you are available to work (by day) Monday – Friday, 8a – 5p.

Application Submission Instructions:

Submit a complete application materials packet to:

Leslie Wong

Peer Mentor/Student Employee Supervisor

Center for Multicultural Affairs

Center for Community (C4C) – suite N320, 103 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309

FAX: 303-735-0321,   or electronically to:      Leslie.Wong@colorado.edu

Phone:  303-492-0444

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a regularly enrolled, full-time student at the University of Colorado-Boulder during the academic year
  • Work-study award highly preferred
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.50 (or above) is desired
  • Able to fully comply with university/department security and confidentiality policies and maintain high professional work standard
  • Basic knowledge of the policies and procedures related to the university setting
  • Demonstrated ability to manage academic, work, and extracurricular responsibilities
  • Experience working with diverse populations in leadership and social justice topics
  • Experience facilitating/co-facilitating training in diversity issues
  • Self-initiating, reliable, responsible, diligent, efficient
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills / Team player
  • Able to work independently or work on projects with specified instructions

Peer Application

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