University of Alaska Temporary Clerical Seasonal in Anchorage, Alaska

Temporary Clerical Seasonal

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Classification:Temporary Clerical Seasonal

Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 75

Work type:Temporary

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:College of Health

Location:Anchorage

Categories:Other

Position Summary:We have the perfect summer job! UAA Center for Human Development Tapestry Program is recruiting a Peer Mentor for part time summer employment. This program will run for about 8 weeks. The mentor will assist and support Tapestry Summer Academy Work Experience participants in the classroom and at work experience placement sites to develop pre-employment readiness skills, research career interests, develop a career plan, and complete a work experience placement with community host “employers”.

Duties:

100The Peer Mentor will assist participants with career exploration activities, developing individual career plans, and facilitating successful work experience placements in community host employer businesses. Specific activities may include transportation support (bus training, scheduling, etc.), employee – supervisor communication strategies, time management, personal hygiene, social interactions with co-workers, etc. The Peer Mentor will assist with work experience placement monitoring and evaluation. All assigned activities will be related to directly supporting participants of the Summer Academy Work Experience individually or in related group activities.Essential

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be between the ages of 18 – 24

  • Must have access to reliable transportation

  • Must be willing to support participants who experience disabilities in the classroom and community work experience sites

  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgement and discretion and maintain confidentiality

Required Experience:

6 months to 1 year related experience or equivalent knowledge/skills

Experience working with computers; preferably with Windows operating system

Typical Education or Training:

High School Graduation or the equivalent

Special Conditions of Employment:

Background check for working with minors will be required before being hired.

Protection of Minors Training will be required at the time of hire.

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to non-discrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of non-discrimination available atwww.alaska.edu/titleIXcompliance/nondiscrimination.

Advertised:04 May 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

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