Title: NASNTI Peer Mentors
Department/Division: NASNTI Program
Date Prepared:October 14, 2013
Reports To: NASNTI Director
Under general supervision, the NASNTI Peer Mentor will oversee group mentoring sessions to the PASS Students at Seminole State College.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Mentor must encourage Mentees to engage in conversations
- Mentor must encourage students to have a relationship with their advisor, professors and peers in ALL classes
- Mentor will have available a Survival Guide Handbook to every mentoring session
- Mentor must have each student sign in and out on the attendance log
- Mentor must notify NASNTI Student Development Specialist about early warning signs they see with their Mentees
- Peer Mentor must be a good listener
- Peer Mentors must follow the Peer Mentoring Guidelines implemented by the NASNTI Student Development Specialist
- Peer Mentors must follow the Peer Mentoring Session Guides implemented by the NASNTI Student Development Specialist
- Peer Mentor must employ confidential ethics
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Peer Mentors will give personal experience during discussion of selected topics regarding personal and academic success skills (PASS) including but not limited to: note taking, study skills, and time management.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Applicants must show proficiency in applicable subject matter. Proficiency is proven with a grade of “B” or higher in specific college level math, science, and English courses. Applicants that have completed multiple math, science, and/or English courses are preferred.
Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication, customer service, organization, and time management skills. Prior tutoring experience and/or training, computer literacy, and experience working in an educational environment are highly desirable.
Applicants must have the ability to coach students on how to succeed in college to work with a diverse student population, to act professionally in the work environment, to maintain a good working relationship with NASNTI staff members and fellow peers and to initiate conversations with students.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by October 31 are assured of receiving full consideration. The salary is $10.50/hour.
Along with your application please submit a 1 page essay of what Peer Mentoring means to you, how you would facilitate a peer mentoring group and your involvement with social organizations and clubs throughout high school and college.
Applications are available in the NASNTI Office in the Boren Library. Completed applications can be returned to the NASNTI Office or mailed to the address below. Please provide a current high school and/or college transcript with your completed application.
Seminole State College
ATTN: NASNTI Program
P.O. Box 351
Seminole, OK 74818