Master's Peer Mentor

Stevens Institute Of Technology Hoboken , NJ 07030

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

Position Overview

The Master's Peer Mentor Program (MP2) is designed to connect new students with current Master's students to facilitate the transition to graduate life at Stevens Institute of Technology. Students who participate in this program will become better equipped to build more meaningful connections and benefit from essential peer-to-peer interaction in and out of the classroom experience. MP2 is not a substitute for clinical counseling, medical services, or academic advising. Peer mentors will be made aware of university resources and instructed to report concerns to the appropriate resources. Graduate Student Life acknowledges that the Peer Mentor is a student first and will work with the mentor to ensure their success. Peer Mentors are responsible for working alongside the Assistant Director to promote and demonstrate a genuine interest in the positive experience of graduate students with Graduate Student Life.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Complete & maintain digital mentor profile

  • Students may be matched with 2-3 mentees.

  • Continuous training throughout the program through the program software

  • Attend initial "Meet & Greet" event for mentors and mentees hosted by Graduate Student Life.

  • Maintain mentoring relationship for one semester

  • Meet with Mentee at least once per month

  • Attend a Graduate Student Life event as a group activity

  • Maintain digital communications throughout the semester

  • Submit notes following each meeting.

  • Engage in feedback sessions for program improvements.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled Master's students.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

  • No Student Code of Conduct/Academic Integrity violations

  • Ability to communicate professionally (written & oral)

  • Enthusiastic approach to new students and program engagement

  • Creativity and willingness to take an initiative

  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills

Dates of Service

  • Spring 2020 Semester

Compensation

  • Peer mentors will be provided with a $200 stipend

Department

Graduate Student Life

General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Jobs@Stevens.edu

EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure:

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