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JALC Ambassador (Temporary)

Job Type: Operational Staff


Provide support to students as a peer mentor; work with diverse populations to provide advice on how to be a successful college student; address student concerns and questions regarding the college onboarding process; assist the College Readiness Coordinator and College Readiness Navigators with cohort recruitment, retention, and programming; serve as a regular presence in JALC district high schools.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop an expanded knowledge of John A. Logan College and its programs
  • Assist the College Readiness Coordinator with scheduling and program development
  • Assist cohort students in registering for JALC events, including, but not limited to: Applied Technology Day, STEM Day, Technology Day, the Healthcare and Public Service Showcase, and New Student Orientation Days
  • Assist cohort students in completing college-related tasks, including, but not limited to: admissions applications, placement test scheduling, financial aid and scholarship applications, and program applications
  • Work with district high schools and school counselors to identify students for the cohort
  • Build prospective student perception of JALC as a top choice in higher education by linking student’s interest, career, and educational goals to academic programs at the college
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with the Illinois community college system and John A. Logan College district

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree from John A. Logan College or other Illinois community college
  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and leadership skills that can be used to work with multiple team members to accomplish goals in a fast-paced environment

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled 

Type of Position: Part-time; Temporary; Grant; Operational 

Hours: Up to 20 hours per week 

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Send a John A. Logan College operational application, resume, and copy of all transcripts to or to the address listed below.

John A. Logan College
Attn: Office of Human Resources (C116)
700 Logan College Drive
Carterville, IL 62918