Job Details

College of Southern Nevada
  • Position Number: 1619319
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Position Type: Student Affairs and Services

Part - TIme GEAR UP Specialist FY2020

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

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  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
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Job Description

Position Summary- grant funded

The GEAR UP Specialist for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness For Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) works up to 19.5 hours per week on the North Las Vegas Campus. Working under the direction of the CSN GEAR UP Ambassador, the specialist will support the Ambassador in providing first-year programming, college success skills workshops and academic support to a cohort of GEAR UP college freshman. This grant-funded position exists to enhance the college experience for at-risk, first-generation college, and disadvantaged students. The incumbent will assist in the planning and execution of on-campus GEAR UP activities and on-going mentorship opportunities.

Required Qualifications

  • Current CSN student
  • Experience working with first-generation college and at-risk youth
  • Excellent public speaking, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Detail-orientated
  • Ability to maintain positive relationships
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

Please include the following in your application:

  • Resume (your can include school/volunteer experience if you do not have prior job experience)
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript Showing your Fall 2019 and overall cumulative GPA

NOTE: Only complete applications with all required supporting documents will be eligible for an interview.


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Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

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About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

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