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Job Summary

TRIO Student Support Services Tutor / Mentor

 

Job Description: SSS TRIO Tutor / Mentor students by assessing needs and developing a course of action, academic counseling, financial aid consultation, goal/motivation guidance, presentation preparation and delivery, public speaking, assist with career exploration, recruit and track students, promotion of services, telephone conferencing. Accurate, complete, and timely documentation/case notes and data entry are mandatory. Confidentiality and sensitivity are required. Additionally, successful candidate will work with a variety of students from diverse backgrounds and have a working knowledge of campus and community resources. Other duties as assigned.

Starting pay is $12.00 / hour

Responsibilities:

• Academic Counseling

• Financial Aid Consultation

• Goal Setting

• Workshops: Time Management, Note Taking, Budgeting, Study Skills, Structured Study Schedules, etc.

• Career Exploration

• Knowledge of Campus and Community Resources

• Accurate, complete, and Timely documentation/Case Notes, and Data Entry are MANDATORY

• Confidentiality and Sensitivity are required

• Contact assigned mentees and scheduling mutually convenient mentoring sessions

• Notify mentees as soon as possible if scheduled meetings must be cancelled or changed

• Arrive punctually at scheduled work times

• Provide encouragement to students to help improve academic performance

• Check email and voicemail regularly and respond to mentees in a timely manner

• Communicate regularly with the Academic Counselor about mentees’ progress

• Demonstrate understanding and acceptance of student diversity

• Follow the highest standard of ethical conduct as outlined in the MSUB General Bulletin

Qualifications: A successful candidate will work with a variety of students from diverse backgrounds. While a junior or senior status is preferred, students with other class standings will be considered. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Work – study eligibility is preferred.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.