On-campus Job Opportunity (Student Success Mentor in Spring 2022 / $15 per hour)

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LaGuardia Community College is recruiting current LaGuardia students who are interested in a paid, in-person position as a Student Success Mentor (SSM). The deadline for application is Friday, December 3, 2021.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Attending and participating in required training sessions scheduled to take place in January and February
  • Facilitating the First Year Seminar Studio Hour in-person, on-campus.
  • Implementing ePortfolio-based assignments and helping students utilize LaGuardia’s digital tools, e.g., Degree Audit
  • Helping new-to-college students adjust to the challenges of college and take advantage of the many opportunities and resources at LaGuardia
  • Serving as a bridge between First Year Seminar college students and faculty
  • Providing support at First Year student events and contributing to the creation of First Year Seminar resources
  • Sharing one’s own student experiences and tips for success
  • Collaborating with other Peer Mentors to support First Year Students in areas such as advising, and technology support.


  • Be current LaGuardia Community College students who have completed a minimum of 24 credits and two semesters with a GPA of 3.0
  • Be proficient in English; proficiency in other languages is a plus
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Possess strong leadership skills as well as the ability to collaborate and work as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess knowledge of the following software & platforms: Digication, MS Office, Blackboard Collaborate, Zoom, Slack
  • Have previous experience developing their own ePortfolio
  • Have previous mentoring experience
  • Can articulate and demonstrate working proficiency and comfort with the above-mentioned technologies
  • Can commit to working for at least two full semesters

The application link is

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