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Federal Work Study III - Student Ambassador (Reynoldsburg) (Autumn)

Employer
Columbus State Community College
Location
Columbus, OH
Closing date
Jul 6, 2021
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Job Details

Requisition ID: req3188

Job Title: Federal Work Study III - Student Ambassador (Reynoldsburg) (Autumn)

Department: Regional Learning Centers

Location: Reynoldsburg High School

Employment Type: Student Employment

Employment Status: Student Employment

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation Range: $12.00

Schedule: TBD by the needs of department and student schedule between hours of Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 20 hrs. max/week.
Current work plan: Work will be mix of Remote/Virtual and On-Site. On-Site work would only begin once approved by College Leadership.

End Date(if applicable): 8/13/2022

Job Description: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements. 

Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.

Student Ambassadors at the Reynoldsburg RLC help with the college’s student retention efforts through current and prospective student events. The goal is to help students remove barriers to persistence and to reinforce success-oriented behaviors that lead to certificate and degree completion. Student Ambassadors will:

1) Hold weekly office hours and serve as a campus liaison to help students one-on-one with navigating college processes, developing time management and study skills, and accessing campus, community and service learning resources.

2) Connect students to campus and community resources such as: Campus Cupboards, Mid-Ohio Market, applying for federal programs etc.

3) Provide content and represent Reynoldsburg RLC through social media: Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. 

4) Provide campus tours to campus visitors and assists with prospective and current student events

5) Serve as Columbus State student representative at events and practices professionalism both on and off campus. 

6) Contribute to campus life by demonstrating sincerity, enthusiasm, credibility, interest, and helpfulness.

7) Attend trainings, workshops, and monthly meetings. 

8) Conduct outreach activities to inform students of college deadlines and events to promote and support retention.

9) Create and engage with Student Engagement Events and department programming. 

10) Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Knowledge of: Columbus State campus, programs, services, and opportunities for student engagement. Must be interested in learning about college and community resources for referrals.

Skill in: Student Ambassadors need to possess strong leadership abilities, empathetic and active listening and communication skills, an aptitude for problem solving and group work, comfort with public speaking, an ability to work with diverse populations, and the motivation to learn and help others in the Columbus State community.

Ability to: Operate a computer (including fundamental understanding of Microsoft Office). Must be able to navigate Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires applicants to have Federal Work Study as part of their current Financial Aid package with Columbus State. You must also be enrolled in SIX or more credit hours in a degree or certificate program. Click here for a full explanation of eligibility requirements or visit Nestor Hall 113 to request Federal Work Study if you were not awarded it already. Any applicants without Federal Work Study eligibility will not be considered for this position.

Applicants must have received a high school diploma or a certificate of attendance from an accredited secondary school or a certificate of high school equivalence and be exempt from Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4109. 

Must have reliable transportation or other means to get to work and service learning opportunities.

Students enrolled as Transient, College Credit Plus, Undecided, or otherwise non degree-seeking are not considered eligible for Student Employment. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Prefer applicants who have successfully completed a least one recent (within the last two years) semester at Columbus State
• Prefer applicants who have successfully completed COLS 1100 (First Year Experience Seminar) or COLS 1101 (College Success Skills) course
• Strongly prefer applicants who are available for employment the full academic year
• Experienced using social media
• Have some experiences engaging in service, working with others, and taking on leadership roles 

Other Comments: 
Position/training to begin shortly before Autumn 2021 semester.
Student Ambassadors would be expected to attend a CLCO Conference over a Friday and Saturday in November.


Student Employee Professional Development

Students employed by Columbus State are exposed to professional work environments where they develop many of the important transferable skills necessary for future success in the workforce. We are dedicated to helping students set the stage for professional life through their participation in the following program(s):

  • CSTATE GROW (Guided Reflections on Work)
    • The program consists of brief, structured conversations between supervisor and student to reflect on and integrate what they are learning.
    • Effective Autumn 2020, all student employees and their functional supervisors will participate.
  • Career and Leadership Development Program (CLDP)
    • The program consists of paid competencies-based career and leadership development activities designed by Career Services.
    • Effective Autumn 2020, all Tier/Level III Positions will participate.

Career competencies you can expect to learn through Student Employment:

Career & Self Development Critical Thinking Leadership Teamwork Communication Equity & Inclusion Professionalism Technology

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About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.

Locations

Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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