The TRIO SSS (Student Support Services) and ACCESS Scholarship programs provide individualized, supportive, and engaging opportunities for interaction between the graduate mentor and first-year students from low income/first generation backgrounds.
- Serve as a mentor to 10-14 first year students and meet with each student once a week for 30 minutes (5-7 hours/week).
- Meet at least once every two weeks with your students' advisor (1 hour/biweekly).
- Supervise weekly APP Hours (group time) for your students (2 hours/week)
- Participate in bi-weekly trainings throughout the semester in the following areas (1.5 hours/biweekly).
The Lead Mentor has the following additional weekly requirements:
- Meet with all advisors as part of the programs' administrative meeting
- Meet with the Assistant Directors of ACCESS and TRIO SSS biweekly to plan trainings and discuss any concerns
- Lead biweekly trainings with the support of professional staff
- Help manage two social media accounts and create content and flyers as needed
- Update Google drive and calendar with reports, schedules, training materials, etc.
- Enrolled in a graduate degree program at Appalachian. Preference for graduate studies related to education, counseling, or student development
- Evidence of academic excellence
- Desire to get to know and help first year students
- Creativity, enthusiasm, and flexibility
- Ability to take initiative
- Ability to keep organized records
- Excellent communication skills
- Good managerial skills
- Strong interpersonal and intrapersonal skills
Lead Graduate Student Mentor earns ~$16.67/hr ($5000/semester) and the time commitment is approximately 20 hours/week.
How to apply:
Full Job Description:
Review of materials and interviews will occur mid-April 2023.
Friday, May 12, 2023