Casual Employee - Peer Mentor

Benedictine University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Casual Employee - Peer Mentor

Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Title: Casual Employee – Peer mentors

Department: Biological Sciences

Reports to: Program Director

Status: Temporary, Non-Benefit Eligible

Location: Lisle Campus

Position Summary: Alumni of MSIP program will assist with tutoring, grading and peer-mentoring and will be aid in class room activities and proctor exams.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

1. Assist with classroom activities

2. Hold study sessions

3. Assist with grading assignments, papers and exams based on a rubric

4. Serve as peer mentors and help students proof read their application and statements. Also help with standardized test preparations.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Master's Degree Required in Integrative Physiology

Experience: Previously a student in the course that they wish to serve as an assistant

Specific Skills: B or better in the course that they wish to be a GA

Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications: N/A

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. Use of computer screen, phone and customer service. May require bending, or sitting for long periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Per Gov. Pritzker’s Executive Order proof of vaccination or weekly COVID-19 testing is required.

Travel (If applicable): No

Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): No

Working Conditions: In classroom or online

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Per Gov. Pritzker’s Executive Order proof of vaccination or weekly COVID-19 testing is required.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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