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TRIO P/T Tutor/Peer Mentor-TRIO Student Success Program

Bunker Hill CC
United States, Massachusetts, Boston
250 Rutherford Avenue (Show on map)
September 09, 2023

About Bunker Hill Community College:

is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

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Job Description:

TRIO Student Success Program

The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded program at BHCC intended to increase the retention and graduation rates of first-generation and low-income students as well as individuals with disabilities who are enrolled in the program. Reporting to the Director of the TRIO Student Success Program in the Division of Academic Support & College Pathway Programs, the Tutor/Peer Mentor will perform a variety of tutoring and mentoring duties which involve contact/meeting with students, assisting with tutoring, maintaining records, filing and reports.

TRIO P/T Tutor/Peer Mentor: Tutor/Peer Mentors will advise, tutor, guide, and be a resource to TRIO SSS students. The primary focus is to support the overall success of the student by providing goal setting, tutoring, professional development, and personal development. Candidate must demonstrate willingness, patience, and a passion for the student's advancement and retention. Other tasks assigned by director as deemed necessary.


  • Successful completion of college coursework
  • Ability to identify, communicate, and analyze problems
  • Time management skills and ability to plan and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to connect with non-traditional/at-risk students in a positive and professional manner
  • Clear understanding of FERPA and student confidentiality
  • Leadership ability, good communication & social skills, positive role model, and ability to relate to culturally diverse students
  • Preference is given to TRIO experience
  • Ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population

Additional Information:

Salary: $15-$17 per hour (hours vary, academic year) non-benefited, and grant funded.

Review Date: Open Until Filled

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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