Summer Bridge Program 2014 Peer Leader Job Description
Title: Summer Bridge Peer Leader
Summer Bridge Peer Leaders provide support and guidance to students participating in SSU's Summer Bridge Program. This week long program provides students the opportunity to develop and experience the formation of a collaborative learning/social community while developing skills to help their transition from high school to college. It also includes academic advising and course registration for Fall semester. Program participants are first-generation and historically low-income students preparing to attend SSU in the Fall. Work schedule will include night and weekend work during the program. On-campus living is required throughout the training and the program.
1. Supervision of Student Residential Experience
2. Facilitating the Development of Community Among Students
3. Introducing Students to Campus Resources
Mature, self-motivated, quick learner, able to work in a team environment and at times, with minimum supervision. Must have experience working with students of diverse ethnic and/or low-income backgrounds. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills needed. Must possess knowledge of campus programs and services. Must have mobility to work in a multiple story complex without an elevator. Minimum overall GPA of 2.0, with at least 24 units completed at SSU. Satisfactory completion of UNIV 238 (Foundations of Leadership) or the equivalent, achieving a grade of B or better, or comparable leadership experience.
Must also be available to attend Spring Pre-Service on April 25, 3-6pm.
Bilingual in English/Spanish. Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
How to Apply for this Position:
Questions about the Summer Bridge Leader position should be addressed to the following coordinator: