College of St. Scholastica

Access Assistant & Peer Mentor

United States

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Position Information

Position Information

Responsible Hiring Manager Sadie LaPlante, Jessica Johnston

Job Title Access Assistant & Peer Mentor Job Group Student Job Type No Response Indicate specific days and hours to be worked. Campus Location Duluth Posting Specifications Open to all qualified candidates Department/Discipline Equal Access Pay Rate $11.75 Job Start Date Fall 2023 Hours Per Week 10-18 Purpose/Description

A student employment position for up to 10-18 hours a week to serve as a resource for students with disabilities and assist with day-to-day operations in the Center for Equal Access (CEA). Job activities may include ensuring access in the classroom which may include note-taking, sighted-guide, or lab assistance. Other duties included in this position are proctoring exams in the Testing Center, captioning Youtube videos as assigned, and other office projects. This position is not a personal care attendant. This student will also serve as a Mentor in the CEA Peer Mentor Program (CEAPMP).

Job Duties

CEA Departmental Duties:

  • Provide assistance to students as indicated by The Center for Equal Access
  • Proctor exams in the Testing Center
  • Facilitate tasks and activities independently as assigned by The Center for Equal
  • Access
  • Caption YouTube videos as assigned
  • Attend team meetings and training as needed
  • Complete access agreement and accompanying FERPA training
  • Proctor exams in the Testing Center throughout the academic year – including during finals week (except when in personal finals)
  • CEA Peer Mentor Duties:

  • Schedule and coordinate meetings with students
  • Meet one on one with assigned students
  • Assist students in understanding how to access their accommodations
  • Connecting students to resources on campus and in the community
  • Periodically conduct email check-ins with assigned students
  • Meet with staff advisor (Access Specialist) for case consults
  • Complete meeting logs after scheduled meetings
  • Assist in coordinating events related to CEAPMP and disability advocacy
  • Required Qualifications

  • Must be a current CSS student registered with the Center for Equal Access
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of campus resources
  • Ability to work possible evening and weekend hours
  • Ability to perform in a diverse work environment
  • Demonstrated experience with diverse populations and/or people with disabilities
  • Interest in learning new assistive technology
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and appropriate decision-making skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and direct
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference is given to those who qualify for Federal Work study
  • History of or demonstrated ability to support fellow students through the academic year
  • Ability to have creative, problem-solving, and “out of the box” thinking
  • Preferred Qualifications Preference is given to those who qualify for Federal Work study
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Must be a current CSS student registered with the Center for Equal Access
  • Resume and cover letter submissions required
  • Letter of reference submissions optional
  • Open Until Filled Yes EEO Statement:

    The College of St. Scholastica is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, sex identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. To learn more about how St. Scholastica supports diversity and inclusion throughout the College, visit our Inclusive Excellence page.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you qualify for Federal Work Study? (To find out, check on your award letter. You qualify if “Work Options, Estimated Student Employment” is present on your award letter. If you are still unsure, email [email protected])
  • No
  • Don't Know
  • Yes
  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Job details


    Access Assistant & Peer Mentor


    College of St. Scholastica


    United States


    May 26, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type




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