Pre-College Programs Summer Mentors - Stark State College of Technology in North Canton Ohio

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Stark State College of Technology

North Canton, Ohio 44720

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Position Summary:

Assume leadership and supervision for small groups of high school students participating in a non-residential, pre-college, summer program (June 1, 2015 – July 31, 2015). 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 daily bus monitor for UBMS. Other duties as assigned.

It is the policy of Stark State College to ensure equal employment opportunity in accordance with Ohio Revised Code and all applicable federal regulations and guidelines. Employment discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, military status, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, or sexual orientation is illegal.

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:

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.

Experience/Qualifications Requirements:

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.

Licensure or Certification Requirements:

Valid Ohio Driver License

Applicants with First Aid/CPR and lifeguard certification is a plus, but NOT required

Preferred Qualification:

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 Experience mentoring and providing academic support that is culturally relevant to African-American male students.

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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Keyword Phrases

  • Pre-College Programs Summer Mentors
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: High School
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume