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18 Oct 2019

Temporary Career Success Mentor

Student Activities – Posted by O. D Anywhere

Job Description

  • Complete paid training by employers and career preparation professionals to provide effective résumé, cover letter, interviewing, digital profile, etc. guidelines and coach students on these topics during 30-minute one-on-one appointments
  • Provide positive feedback and improvement suggestions to students
  • Assist with or lead program development projects (based program needs and your skills/interests)
  • Professional dress* and adherence to BYU-Idaho dress and grooming is required at all times

*Women: dress shirt/blouse, skirt/dress pants; Men: tie and dress shirt with suit pants

NOTE 1: Students hired must commit to serving in this position for two consecutive semesters

Required Qualifications

  • Strong command of English language; ability to write clearly and edit well (according to English spelling, grammar, etc. standards)
  • Teachable, conscientious, customer-centric, highly dependable, & punctual
  • Competent in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet research, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
    • Ability to connect well with students from a variety of backgrounds
    • Ability to give positive and corrective feedback to other students in clear ways that build and inspire
    • Ability to receive and implement corrective feedback from employers, supervisor, and other trainers
    • Ability to work well independently and in groups
  • Must be able to work one of the following shifts Monday – Friday:
  • 8 AM – 11 AM
  • 11 AM – 2 PM
  • 2 PM – 5 PM
  • Attend weekly training meetings, typically every Wednesday at 2 PM.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful completion of BUS 320: Advanced Writing in Professional Contexts (or other 300-level advanced writing course)
  • Successful office and/or customer services experience
  • Successful completion of a professional internship
  • Successful experience training/leading/mentoring others
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
  • Competent with Excel, databases, and/or social media platforms
  • Ability to quickly learn online tools such as Handshake, Portfolium, LinkedIn, I-Learn (Canvas), etc.

Paid Orientation Meetings (Attendance Required)

  • Attend start-of-semester orientation meetings on Tuesday, January 7. (Regular work shifts begin Wednesday, January 8)

BUS 100 Presentations

  • Sign up for at least two Business Career Development Presentation during the semester
  • There are a total of ten presentations usually at 11:00 AM or 5:30 PM

How to Apply

  • Please email résumé, cover letter, contact information for 3 professional references, and Winter 2020 work hour availability to cbccareermentor1@byui.edu by Thursday Ocober 31, at 8 AM.
  • Please label subject line ‘Winter 2020 Career Success Mentor Application from [Your Name]'

Job Categories: Jobs in Rexburg. Job Types: Temporary.

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