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Specialist I, II, or III, Thayne Center Leadership (Work Study)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

- Must have federal work study award through SLCC’s Financial Aid Office to Apply for this job. - Must be enrolled in 6 credit hours per semester. WHAT IS WORK STUDY: Work study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work study positions. Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist I, II, or III, Thayne Center Leadership (Work Study)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Coordinator, Community Work Study
Department Thayne Center
Requisition Number W17048
Position Type One Year Temporary
Job Category Work Study - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Starting Salary $10.86 - $14.44
Job Open Date 08/22/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

The Thayne Center for Service & Learning provides a supportive and inclusive office for students to explore community involvement, leadership, and volunteerism. By providing opportunities in conjunction with local nonprofits we cultivate an environment to test our student’s interests and area of study while assisting them to realize they have the knowledge and skills to affect positive change in our community. The Leadership Specialists will amplify Thayne Center’s presence at SLCC by building internal capacity and coordinating new outreach opportunities. They will develop the leadership skills necessary to bring about social change. These skills empower them to raise awareness, inspire others to become engaged, and become agents of change.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

- Weekly meetings on Wednesdays 10 am-12 pm

- Commit 15-20 hours per week for fall and spring semester

- Mandatory on-boarding process (starting August, dates and times TBD)

- Commit to developing leadership skills to affect positive change in your community

- Participate in organizing and implementing one group service project per semester

- Class visits, tabling, and presentations to promote Thayne Center programming

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

- Create Word, Excel, Prezi documents as needed

- Regularly check and respond to email

- Effectively communicate and maintain a regular schedule, including time for meetings with supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

- Must have an SLCC Federal work-study award through SLCC’s Financial Aid office.

- Must work at least 4 hours and no more than 20 a week during the semester

- Must be enrolled in 6 credit hours per semester

- Must be comfortable talking with students, staff, and faculty.

- Must have basic computer skills.

- Attend all related Thayne Center orientations and trainings.

- Excellent oral communication.

- High level of customer service.

-High attention to detail.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

- Be able to learn about and promote the details of the Thayne Center programs and events

- Familiarity with nonprofits

- Phone etiquette

- Interpersonal skills

- Must be experienced with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Prezi

- Preferred: Ability to speak multiple languages, basic office phone etiquette, filing and organizational skills, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, familiarity with Slack

- Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Assist with other duties as assigned

Special Instructions

- Must have federal work study award through SLCC’s Financial Aid Office to Apply for this job.
- Must be enrolled in 6 credit hours per semester.

WHAT IS WORK STUDY:
Work study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work study positions.

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Work-Study award from SLCC's Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know what work-study is

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc