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Assume leadership and supervision for small groups of high school students participating in a non-residential, pre-college, summer program (June 9, 2014 – August 1, 2014). Provides near-peer mentoring, individual and group academic, career and personal advisement to program participants. Mentors will escort students on campus at all times including classes, labs, meals, on and off campus field trips/activities; lead recreational activities and workshops; chaperon college tours. Duties will include but are not limited to: Attending classes with students and assisting instructors with classroom projects, instruction, and laboratory safety, assist students with homework assignments / special projects, supervising bus transportation to and from Stark State College, leading activities, and have the ability to enforce program policies, procedures, chaperoning college tours and monitor USDA regulations during meal times. Mentors are expected to share the responsibility for participant’s academic growth, development, and physical well-being. Also required: Attend pre-employment mentor training, all-staff orientation, daily mentor team meetings, weekly staff meetings, and attendance and participation at all program activities and events. One mentor will be compensated for the additional responsibility of serving as the bus monitor. Other duties as assigned.
High School graduate; Currently attending an accredited college or university with a minimum of two semesters completed or a recent graduate of an accredited college or university. Must have a minimum, cumulative grade-point average of 2.5.
Desire to work with a diverse group of first-generation, college-bound students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Must be a team-leader, yet possess the ability to work well within a team. High level of maturity, motivation, and responsibility is required. Ability to develop positive working relationships with students, faculty, and staff. Must be able to maintain a friendly, supportive, and professional representation of the pre-college programs with parents, families, and the public. Must be able to serve as a positive, near-peer role model for students. Will be required to complete FBI/BCI background clearance process.
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Valid Ohio Driver License
Applicants with lifeguard certification is a plus, but NOT required
Candidates who have overcome similar barriers and challenges as program participants (preference will be given to candidates with laboratory science experience and a background or degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Health field)
Completion of at least two semesters of post-secondary education
Ability to mentor diverse students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and
Must be able to effectively lead and mentor students, enforce program policies and assume responsibility for the well-being of minors.
Position requires a high level of student engagement and ‘going above and beyond’ for students.
FBI/BCI background check will be required.
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