The Center for Mentoring is now a part of our Career Development Office. It connects with students through various programs that engage the campus and the local community, enhancing each student's ability to succeed in college.
The Center for Mentoring provides students with mentors who are dedicated advocates for any student enrolled at IU Southeast. These relationships assist and encourage students as they develop academically, personally, and experience career development opportunities.
University faculty, staff, alumni, community members, and peer mentors are paired with students to assist in guiding them from their first year through graduation. Mentors serve in various roles and work with students in their personal, academic, and career development. Mentors serve as guides, advocates, supporters, teachers, coaches, and various other roles.
Develops and implements programs and initiatives geared at enhancing and reinforcing the academic engagement and experiential learning capacity of the student experience. Projects programming outcomes at the program, department/division, or campus level.
Interfaces directly with students, attending student programming events and gathering satisfaction feedback from student participants to implement into future student programming initiatives and objectives.
Collaborates with staff in own department and other departments, as well as academic and campus leaders, on shared student programming goals, often coordinating funding to sponsor student programs.
Measures and evaluates effectiveness of student programs against projected outcomes. Regularly prepares reports on impact to students and budget and may present to stakeholders on effectiveness and to secure funding for initiatives moving forward.
Serves on committees and performs student programming research across the field of higher education and at peer institutions to identify and recommend best practices.
Plans and coordinates communications for student programming initiatives to ensure student participation and inclusion.
May provide guidance to other Student Programming Specialists. Makes process recommendations to manager for improved delivery of service.
Other department responsibilities:
The Mentoring Coordinator has the responsibility for overseeing the University Mentoring Program, including the Access to Success Program, which is designed to assist first-year students in their transition to the university.
Responsible for the recruitment, training, and monitoring of the university mentors, peer mentors, and student participants.
Other duties include the planning and development retention initiatives and events aimed at improving retention of university students.
Bachelor's degree in education, social work, public affairs, counseling, business, or a related field.
Master's degree in higher education student affairs or a related field.
Two years of experiencee in student services, higher education, or a related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Develops and delivers effective presentations.
Demonstrated customer service skills.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information.
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills.
Demonstrates excellent judgment, tact, and diplomacy.
Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency.
Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departments.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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