B.E.S.T Application

Thank you for your interest in joining our amazing and dynamic student staff!

B.E.S.T Job Components to Consider

  • Must have at least a 2.25 GPA to apply/continue working and be in good academic standing for the year
  • Be able to attend mandatory weekly staff meetings (Thursdays at 7:45am – 9:15am)
  • Must be in attendance for the duration of Fall Staff Training (August)
  • Available to work up to 8 hours a week
    • Pay Rate: $12/hr
  • Must have access to Workstudy (Need/Merit)

B.E.S.T Job Descriptions

  • Be organized and Accountable
  • Self-Motivated
  • Demonstrate leadership skills as well as critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Have worked in the office for at least one full year
  • Mentor and Lead student staff, become a resource for their growth
  1. Attend weekly meeting with Professional Staff
  2. Attend weekly B/AACC office meeting (Thursdays 7:45am – 9:15am)
  3. Meet weekly with ROP mentors
  4. Assist with ROP class planning
  5. Collect and review mentor logs
  6. Lead team building activities on retreat and at all staff meetings
  7. Coordinate staff dinners/outings
  8. Coordinate ROP outings/meetings
  9. 1st point of contact for BEST staff in general
  10. Assess office for efficiency
  11. Conduct office usage and climate surveys
  12. Coordinate the collection of data for selected programs
  13. Organize and Maintain the U:Drive…delegate this task and monitor
  14. Assist in developing and implementing programs and office plans
  15. Maintain confidentiality
  1. Assist professional staff with coordination and implementation of B/AACC office programming
  2. Attend all Staff Trainings (Fall & Spring Semester)
  3. Attend weekly B/AACC office meeting (Thursdays 7:45am – 9:15am)
  4. Assist in maintaining inclusive and welcoming office environment
  5. Become familiar with important program details
  6. Serve as the liaison for all student initiated programs for the B/AACC office
  7. Must be able to work on more than one project at a time and complete the assigned tasks on schedule
  8. Attend B/AACC office programs
  9. Clerical Duties as assigned
  10. Clean office daily (after lunch and at end of the day)
  11. Abide by office expectations
  1. Attend the weekly Rites of Passage Leadership peer mentor class: 1 Credit Course (Mondays from 5pm – 6pm)
  2. Attend Rites of Passage retreat and all outings for the year
  3. Assist with the coordination and administrative details of the Peer Mentoring program including making recommendations for program changes
  4. Maintain weekly contact logs
  5. Communicate weekly with mentees
  6. Assist mentees with questions and concerns
  7. Other duties as assigned
  1. Attend the weekly Rites of Passage Leadership peer mentor class: 1 Credit Course (Mondays from 5pm – 6pm)
  2. Attend Rites of Passage retreat and all outings for the year
  3. Assist with the coordination and administrative details of the Peer Mentoring program including making recommendations for program changes.
  4. Attend all Staff Trainings (Fall & Spring Semester)
  5. Attend weekly B/AACC office meeting (Thursdays 7:45am – 9:15am)
  6. Maintain weekly contact logs
  7. Communicate weekly with mentees
  8. Assist mentees with questions and concerns
  9. Attend other B/AACC office programs
  10. Other duties as assigned
  11. Abide by office expectations
  1. Assist professional staff with coordination and implementation of B/AACC office programming.
  2. Attend weekly B/AACC office meeting (Thursdays 7:45am – 9:15am)
  3. Demonstrable multimedia graphic design skills with a portfolio
  4. Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, etc.)
  5. Create all B/AACC print and online advertising materials and update all advertising on website, social media outlets, and posters/handbills/brochures
  6. Update the design of the GRIOT and complete each issue once all articles are received in partnership with the GRIOT Editor
  7. Help create and maintain fresh and up-to-date social media presence on multiple platforms
  8. Abide by office expectations
  9. Clean office daily (after lunch and at end of the day)
  10. Clerical duties as assigned
  1. Assist professional staff with coordination and implementation of B/AACC office programming.
  2. Attend weekly B/AACC office meeting (Thursdays 7:45am – 9:15am)
  3. Organize staff article assignment and edit all articles for each issue of the GRIOT
  4. Update the design of the GRIOT and complete each issue once all articles and photos are received
  5. Abide by office expectations
  6. Clean office daily (after lunch and at end of the day)
  7. Clerical duties as assigned
  • Please provide an email address you check often.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, doc.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    Include your work experiences, understanding of intersectionality, understanding of Black/African American Cultural Center Mission and Purpose, and how your strengths support the mission of the Center.