This is a unique job opportunity for returning students who enjoy helping people and want to gain experience in public relations and student personnel services. This job involves assisting faculty and staff in a variety of student services areas.
Peer Leaders are employed by the Student Engagement Center at the Downtown Campus. Areas of assignments and responsibilities include the Academic Advisement Center, Orientation and Advisement and Registration Programs, Placement Testing, Peer Leader Help Desk, Career and Transfer Center, Student Services Front Desk, Financial Services, Telecommunications campaigns, and campus tours. A Peer Leader candidate should be outgoing, friendly and possess strong communication and leadership skills. A candidate must have a GPA of 2.25 or above, a basic knowledge and interest in campus programs and services, and a positive view of Monroe Community College.
Students employed in these positions must be available to work all assigned Orientation and Advisement and Registration activities (dates will be provided) and attend a training program. A paid training program for all Peer Leaders is held several days during June each year. Peer Leaders are paid a competitive wage per hour and are provided the opportunity to earn college credit through internship coursework.
Peer Assistant Network Training is a comprehensive student development program coordinated by DCC Student Services, the Brighton Advisement and Graduation Services, and the Brighton Student Center. During this training, students will explore and develop interpersonal, professional, and leadership skills that allow them to grow into exceptional student leaders. The program is designed to help Peer Leaders, Peer Advisors, and Peer Mentors gain specific knowledge about College policies and procedures, academic programs, co-curricular activities and organizations, and student life which will enable them to effectively and professionally assist the MCC student population.
Please contact the DCC Student Services Center on the 5th floor of the Sibley Building if you would like more information or if you are interested in becoming a Peer Leader.