Become a Coach

Info Sessions for 2022-2023

Information Sessions will be held via Zoom this semester.

Click here to join during the session! 

Friday, November 5th 1:00-2:00pm

Wednesday, November 10th 12:00-1:00pm

Tuesday, November 16th 6:00-7:00pm

 

Application Timeline

Applications will open Friday, November 19th at 4:00pm

The application deadline will be Friday, February 4th at 11:59pm. 

Interview schedules will be released soon! 

PAC Job Description 2022/2023

 

Job Description: Peer Academic Coaches (PACs) work with Cal State East Bay freshman both in the General Studies (GS) classrooms and in a one-on-one case management style to support students in developing good student skills. In the classroom, PACs act as student advocates and work to foster the classroom community.

Additionally, PACs support a small number of students individually to develop good student skills and implement independent learning skills. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be an enrolled student, eligible to work as a Student Assistant for the 2020/2021 Academic Year
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher OR GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last two consecutive terms
  • Must be able to attend our 6 pre-hire workshops on Fridays from 9:30am-11am (dates are 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15 & 4/22) and pre-hire required experience.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to track multiple students’ progress in courses
  • Applicants must be extremely reliable
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in understandable terms 
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with a variety of students and faculty
  • Applicants should be patient, friendly, positive and encouraging
  • Effective problem-solving ability
  • Familiarity with MyCSUEB, Google Calendar, BlackBoard, Horizon Email, Library systems and the various departments used by students on campus including Financial Aid, Admissions, Student Health and Counseling Services, etc. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience serving as a tutor, peer-mentor, or academic coach
  • Native CSU East Bay student with experience in Foundations of Success course
  • Sophomore or Junior standing at time of hire (2nd semester Freshman can apply)
Please Note
Students currently receiving coaching services through Peer Academic Coaching will not be considered. However, students who have worked with Peer Academic Coaches in the past and benefited from the service are strongly encouraged to apply!
Starting Salary is $15/hour

Transfer PAC Job Description

Job Description: Transfer Peer Academic Coaches (TPACs) work with Cal State East Bay new transfer students in a one-on-one case management style to support students in developing good student skills. TPACs support a small caseload of students one-on one to develop good student skills, foster independent learning skills and help students make a successful transition to East Bay. TPACs may also work alongside faculty in transfer specific courses to foster the classroom community and as student advocates. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be an enrolled student, eligible to work as a Student Assistant for the 2020/2021 Academic Year
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher OR GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last two consecutive terms
  • Must be able to attend our 6 pre-hire workshops on Fridays from 9:30am-11am(dates are 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15 & 4/22) and pre-hire required experience
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to track multiple students’ progress in courses
  • Applicants must be extremely reliable
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in understandable terms 
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with a variety of students and faculty
  • Applicants should be patient, friendly, positive and encouraging
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Familiarity with CSU East Bay Transfer processes, MYCSUEB, BlackBoard, Horizon Email, Library systems and the various departments used by students on campus including Financial Aid, Admissions, Student Health and Counseling Services, etc. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience serving as a tutor, peer-mentor, or academic coach
  • Junior standing at time of hire

Starting Salary 

$15/hour

  • "The thing I like the most about being a PAC is that it has allowed me the opportunity to meet so many great people and gave me a sense of belonging and community on campus." - Roxy
  • "Being a PAC for several years now has taught me the importance of community and resiliency. We have an amazing community that is always building each other up, and has helped me realize my own personal strength in serving our students in higher education. " - AJ
  • "PAC has taught how important it is to be organized. As a PAC staying organized helps you not fall behind and makes balancing being a student while also working a whole lot easier! " - Kindra
  • "I love getting to work with students and seeing them accomplish their goals after trying their best to achieve them. As we work together, I get to see them develop and personalize their methods in a way that benefits them. " - Jennifer
  • "The thing that I like most about PAC is the community. It may be a job but it does not feel like any other job I have ever had. The vibes and the energy that comes from the strongly bonded community are impeccable. It is easier to get to know your co-workers and boss, from the beginning they make sure you feel comfortable in a safe space without judgment and discrimination." - Santiago
  • "As a PAC, I have learned that organization is key. Being organized is not just a skill that is useful in academics, but also in life in general. " - Kathleen
  • "As a PAC, I love how self development goes both ways. I'm not only helping students grow, but I myself am growing into a better person along with them. " - Maryam
  • "I love being able to support students while they are adjusting to college. I know it can be a tough time transitioning. It makes me happy to know that I have helped students feel better about their transition to college. " - Amrita