Working Warhawk II - UNIV Peer Mentor


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Classification Title
Position Title Working Warhawk II - UNIV Peer Mentor Job Description Preferred Qualifications
Department UNIV Student Success Program Number of Vacancies Job Open Date 07/12/2021 Job Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Time commitment for fall and spring semesters is five hours per week for 15 weeks during the semester (75 hours) and seven hours of training and workshops (five hours pre- semester and two hours during the semester in which you are employed). For summer semester, mentors will work nine hours per week for eight weeks and attend seven hours of training and workshops (five hours pre-semester workshop and two hours during the semester).

Mentors are paired with a UNIV professor and class based on their schedule and availability.

Mentors will be asked to participate in various activities during the summer semester, such as Orientation, Mentor/Mentee Meet & Greet, etc.

Please provide a copy of your course schedule for the semester in which you are employed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
UNIV Peer Mentors aid in the successful transition of new students to AUM by
connecting them with the AUM community and available resources.Duties:
Build community within the classroomUphold the mission of Auburn University at MontgomeryProvide a student perspective on UNIV class discussions (topics: healthy decision- making, AUM history and traditions, etc.)Encourage reflection and growth (journals and other writing/discussion assignments)Lead meaningful and engaging class activities/discussions (implementing active learning strategies, scheduling presentations/guest speakers, planning out of class activities, service-learning, study groups)Responsibilities:
Attend every UNIV class meeting for which you are assigned Meet with the instructor once per weekHold office hours (two hours per week) in the Library/WASCOrganize study and other educational activities as requested by instructorReinforce class concepts and provide a positive student perspectiveAttend scheduled training/meetings for Peer MentorsEncourage and coordinate meeting times for AUM events with the class and attend with the groupAssist students in making connections with appropriate staff and student groups on campusConnect students with AUM resources and services Model appropriate behavior in and out of the classroomMaintain confidentiality in accordance with FERPA, Title, IX, etc.Attend AUM sponsored events, such as New Student Orientation, New Student Convocation, and Warhawk Welcome, and engage with students and other internal and external customersOther tasks as directed by the instructorSubmit weekly peer mentor logs documenting your activities and interaction

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Dedicated to helping others succeed Confident in your ability to leadAble to speak in front of a classroom of studentsComfortable leading group discussions

Minimum Qualifications:
A current AUM student with a 2.5 GPA (minimum) and submit an unofficial transcriptHave taken and passed UNIVComplete the application process (answer supplemental questions, participate in an interview, and provide references from two of your AUM professors)Completed two semesters at AUM (full-time status) Quick Link https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/4846 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Professional Reference Sheet
  2. Student Schedule
Optional Documents

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