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First Year Mentor Position

Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services is currently accepting applications for the role of First Year Mentor for Fall 2015-Spring 2016 academic year.

Overview of First Year Mentor Position:

  • Attend and participate in a fall and spring training. Dates will be pre-determined and outlined in contract letter.
  • Attend and participate in staff meeting\training session during the Spring 2015 semester. Date\Time\Location are TBD.
  • Perform responsibilities during Welcome Week as identified during Fall training.
  • Attend weekly team meetings, time will be determined by supervisor based on team schedules. Typically Tuesday or Thursday during the "free hour" at 11:00 am.
  • Attend one on one meeting with the First Year Mentor Supervisor as needed. Times will be scheduled by supervisor and mentor.
  • Attend hall meetings with your hall staff on dates identified by FY Mentor Supervisor.
  • Meet biweekly with your hall Building Director. Times will be scheduled by Hall Director and mentor.
  • Meet one on one with your mentees a minimum of 2 times in the semester. 1st meeting before midterm and the 2nd before the end of the semester. Complete Roster Log as meetings occur.
  • Post and maintain 2 weekly office hours open for mentees.
  • Complete Mentor Builders as outlined in expectations at the beginning of each semester. Complete Mentor Builder form upon completion and submit at weekly staff meeting.
  • Complete 3 "Mentor" Newsletters per semester. Dates will be determined by FY Mentor Supervisor
  • Advertise and plan workshops\programs each semester. Programming requirements and details will be outlined in expectations at the beginning of each semester.
  • Assist with planning, advertising, and executing the First Year Residential Experience academic workshops.
  • Assist, plan, market and implement Large Scale FYRE initiatives.
  • Participate and assist with initiatives and programs sponsored or supports by Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services.
  • Perform duties during Family Day, Homecoming, HARLOween, Bearfest and other major Housing, Residence Life and Dining programs as assigned.
  • Attend a minimum of 2 continued training opportunities per semester as identified by the FY Mentor Supervisor.