Laramie County Community College

  • Peer Career Advisor - Federal Work Study (LCCC Students Only)

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 2 years ago(6/8/2017 1:18 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

     The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


    Job Summary:

    The Peer Career Advisor will assist students in various stages of career planning as well as provide customer service and marketing assistance to the Career Center.

    Core responsibilities of this position include:

    • Tasks may be assigned depending on the needs of the department and campus community


    Compensation: $10.03 per hour.


    Screening Date: 07/11/2016.


    Start Date: As soon after screening as practical.


    Essential Functions

    • Meet with students to provide resume help and job search assistance

    • Represent the Career Center during campus tabling events and career specific events
    • Assist with presenting basic career related workshops (topics include Career Center Overview, resumes, and job search)
    • Assist with Career Center marketing strategies (website, social media, videos, and print materials)
    • Assist with daily office tasks including answering phones, entering data, organizing files, and maintaining a clean and welcoming work environment

    Nonessential Functions:  

    • Occasional assistance needed with job postings and employer correspondence
    • Other projects as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Previous campus/community involvement (including student groups, departments, and/or community initiatives)
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly present information verbally and orally in individual or group settings
    • Experience managing and completing projects or events in work or school
    • Able to work independently as well as collaborate and share innovative ideas
    • History of following-through and seeing tasks to completion
    • Flexibility in scheduling so you can attend all important events, including but not limited to Career Fairs
    • Demonstrate time management skills
    • Desire to take initiative and creatively engage in projects
    • Strong computer and social media skills

     Physical/Mental Demands:

    • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work space as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
    • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged personal computer use which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
    • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
    • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds



    • Must be a current student at LCCC and eligible for Federal Work Study




    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,



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