Minneapolis College is seeking a part-time, limited Student Worker Paraprofessional in the TRIO Equal Opportunity Center. This position provides support to the EOC director, coordinator, staff and participants in areas of providing check-in services to new and current students, intake, data collections and entry. Direct services provided to participants, work with staff on outreach materials and support at workshops and staffing tabling events.
Expected Start Date: as soon as possible Expected End Date: May 15, 2024
This position may be eligible for telework according to the Minneapolis College's telework guidelines.
Must be enrolled in a post-secondary or graduate program.
If the student is enrolled at a credit-granting institution he or she must be carrying at least six semester (nine quarter) credits.
If enrolled at a non-credit granting institution or one that only offers one credit per class, the student must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter.
Graduate students shall be enrolled in at least two courses or making progress on a dissertation.
Correspondence or GED classes will generally not satisfy enrollment criteria.
Strong interpersonal communication skills, including telephone, scheduling, intake.
Experience with diverse low-income, first-generation students, and students with disabilities.
Demonstrated self-starter with good organizational and leadership skills.
Proficient with computer technology including Microsoft Office, e-mail, on-line databases, and internet.
Must be in good standing with Minneapolis College (MCTC).
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving students in credit and noncredit programs. Minneapolis College enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College's graduates.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country. Minnesota State is committed to ensuring access to an extraordinary education for all Minnesotans; being the partner of choice to meet Minnesota's workforce and community needs; and delivering to students, employers, communities and taxpayers the highest value, most affordable higher education option.
The safety of all members of the Minneapolis College campus community is of vital concern. Resources including the current Annual Compliance and Security Report are available at the link Minneapolis College Public Safety or go to https://minneapolis.edu/student-services/public-safety
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.