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Student Programming, Government and Ambassadors

Company: Tacoma Community College
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are
Note: This position is for currently enrolled TCC Students only. If not currently enrolled as a TCC Student please apply to the other listed positions and/or pools available on the TCC jobs/employment portal, thank you. Tacoma Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 14,000 students. We embrace our identity as a community college and strongly encourage applications from candidates who recognize and honor the important role that equity, diversity, and inclusion brings to an educational community. Our stated mission is to create meaningful and relevant learning, inspire greater equity, and celebrate success in our lives and in our communities. We are recognized nationally as an, Achieving the Dream "leader college" and our faculty are engaged in innovative work to improve student retention and program completion. According to the Community College Survey of Student Engagement, TCC ranks high on measures of active learning and academic challenge, thanks to our creative and scholarly faculty. We seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
Reflects the diversity of our community.Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.Is attracted by the campus mission promoting equitable access to educational opportunities.Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.Engages effectively with the community both within and outside of TCC.Regional Setting
For information on Tacoma and the surrounding area:
Position Summary for Student Government, Event Team, Titan Today, Peer Ambassadors & Representatives

  • Encourage student participation and involvement in extracurricular opportunities including activities, events, workshops, panels, clubs and organizations, on and off campus educational programming, etc.
  • Advertise and create marketing materials for events and student opportunities in multiple formats (online, print, expressive arts, etc.)
  • Identify and connect students to resources, supplies, equipment, and materials that promote student success
  • Perform word processing tasks and various clerical duties
  • Represent Tacoma Community College as a student leader
  • Participate in staff meetings, projects, and partnerships
  • Recruit and spark prospective students into leadership, internships, research and volunteering opportunities
  • Maintain an inclusive, vibrant, and clean environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
    This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur.
    Essential Functions
    MESA Peer Ambassadors:
  • Encourage student participation in MESA
  • Advertise and attend events sponsored by MESA
  • Ensure that all students sign in and out of the MESA Center
  • Represent the MESA program on and off-campus and at Outreach events
  • Explain MESA Program qualifications and program overviewOSE Peer Ambassadors:
  • Collaborate and work with the OSE Director to plan and facilitate the Identity, Culture, and Community (ICC) Workshops throughout the year.
  • Contact faculty to arrange class meetings, as well as other campus staff and faculty to ensure students and those who serve students are aware of OSE and other campus offerings, as well as to raise the student voice.
  • Reach out to nontraditional students for their input and feedback.
  • Staff the Collaboratory
  • Plan Alternative Spring Break and other service and volunteer programs and events.OSE Titan Today Journalist:
  • As the Titan Today/Challenge Contributor, you are charged with upholding, advocating, and representing the student voice and reporting on all events that are relevant to the student's time at TCC, their place in the community, city, state, nation, and beyond.
  • You will be writing articles, creating podcasts, forming social media content, and more to bring to light in a fair and balanced way, issues that affect the student.
  • You will work with the OSE Director, Program Specialist, the OSE Team to produce the material above to present it to the students, TCC, and the communities surrounding our school.
    Event Team Leaders:
  • Plan and Coordinate Physical and Virtual Events, Social Media Content, Marketing, and all other activities associated with events and content below.
  • Plan and Facilitate student-based events that discuss and promote community, student connection, equity, diversity, inclusion, health and wellness, recreation, and more through various mediums such as on campus and virtual events, artist & lecture series, workshops, panels, mail-out programs, class visits, participation in campus community meetings, and more!
  • Communicate and meet with team members to create and prepare budget plans, reach out to community partners or guest speakers, seek volunteers, design event layouts, and discuss other logistical duties.
  • Attend weekly team meetings and other planned training, answer and log phone calls and emails, check and respond to work email daily for incoming information, maintain office hours, submit time sheets, and provide stellar customer service to students requesting assistance.
  • Contact and create a student, school, and community network to utilize as resources when planning and coordinating events.Student Government Executive Board Elected Representatives:
  • Represent all currently enrolled Tacoma Community College Students
  • Coordinate student voice opportunities including forums, panels, and voter registration
  • Serve on College Council and other committees and groups as assigned
  • Collect feedback and input from students regarding their experience at TCC
  • Participate in student fee budget committees
  • Plan and market Civic Engagement events and Legislative participation activities Committee Representatives:
  • Take a paid student representative training
  • Attend assigned committee meetings on time and with consistency
  • Follow duties as assigned by Committee Chair
  • Track hours and report progress to Director of Student Engagement or designee
  • Willingness to act and think on behalf of the diverse student body of Tacoma Community College
  • Report to the Student Senate
    Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled TCC Student
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to produce college-level writing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Canvas, and Zoom
  • Dependability on the job: punctuality, commitment
  • Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion Preferred Qualifications
  • Commitment to multiple quarters is preferred. Conditions of Employment
  • Some positions require a minimum amount of TCC credits to have already been earned.
  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check prior to employment.
  • Commitment of 10-17 hours per week
  • Regular and predictable attendance The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate
  • Ethics, integrity and sound professional judgment.
  • Excellent customer service skills; including establishing, building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
  • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and students.
  • Skilled in building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to follow directions and meet the demands of the department.
  • Organizational and study skills.

    Application Process
    Application Material & Procedures Complete application packages must include the following:
  • Tacoma Community College online application which includes education and employment history and 3 professional references. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Cover letter. Terms of Employment
    These part-time hourly positions are bound by the provisions above and is scheduled to work 17 hours per week. The salary range is $16.28 - $20.00 per hour per hour DOE/DOQ. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet department needs. TCC Part-time hourly and student employees including work study students, will accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked. Hourly non-student employees may be applicable for comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance. Life and long- term disability insurance plans and retirement benefits are also provided. For more information, please visit our employment page/employment benefits:
    Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title VII and Title IX, Building 14, 253-566-5055; Kathryn Held, Section 504 Officer, Building 7, 253-566-5328. Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.
    Tacoma Community CollegeHuman Resources6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466

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