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Academic/Student Support 1

(Peer Job Coach)

Womens Center

Open for Recruitment:  December 13, 2013 - Open until further notice
Announcement #:  27101037679
Pay Rate:  $7.25 - $10.00+DOE/ Hour
Full or Part Time:  Part Time
Shift:  10 Per Week
Location: Moscow

This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.

Materials Required:
    Online Application
    Letter of Qualification
    Job References

This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.


The Peer Job Coach will work one-on-one with a blind student intern at the Womenís Center to ensure the studentís success in day-to-day tasks at the Center, including, but not limited to: assisting the student with developing professional skills that will foster greater independence; providing mobility assistance within and outside the Center; assisting the student with familiarizing themselves with the Centerís space and resources; assisting the student intern with learning the Centerís phone, copying, faxing, and scanning facilities; assisting the student intern with special projects as needed; participating as an essential team member in Center activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  % of Time Essential/Marginal

Provide individualized support services by: 85% Essential

         Attending all work shifts as assigned;

         Adapting to studentís individual needs and learning style;

         Contributing to furthering studentís independence and professional success;

         Fostering active learning and independent thinking;

         Aiding in execution of office tasks and special projects;

         Modeling appropriate service-oriented attitude and behaviors;

         Maintaining positive, appropriate, professional interactions with students, staff and faculty.

 Establish and maintain program requirements by: 10% Essential

         Completion of mandatory pre-service trainings and orientations;

         Timely and complete submission of required paperwork for payroll and record-keeping (Web-time entry, verification forms);

         Participating in required weekly student staff meetings and bi-monthly supervisory meetings.

Contribute to team effort by:  5% Marginal

         Behaving in a professional manner as a representative of the Womenís Center and the University of Idaho;

         Performing related tasks and other duties as assigned;

         Completing and undergoing evaluation and assessment at the end of each semester.


Must possess:

         Must successfully complete employer provided trainings and orientations;

         Strong computer skills;

         Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills;

         Excellent organizational skills;

         Demonstrated dependability and punctuality;

         Ability to maintain confidentiality.


         Experience working with people with disabilities and/or with disability support services;

         Knowledge of assistive technology;

         Related major/area of study, including vocational rehabilitation, counseling, special education, psychology, sociology, etc.

         Some knowledge of gender equity and womenís issues, dynamics of oppression, and social justice/social change;

         Familiarity with Womenís Center programs and services.


To enrich education through diversity, the University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.