Academic Mentor

College Station, TX

Texas A&M University

Job Title
Academic Mentor

Agency
Texas A&M University

Department
Athletic Director

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
College Station, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

Texas A&M Athletics department is committed to building champions through academic achievement, athletic excellence, and national recognition of student-athletes, teams, and programs. We are a proud member of the Southeastern Conference, with more than 650 Texas A&M student-athletes competing at the NCAA Division 1-A level in 20 varsity sports .

What we want

The Academic Mentors will work with assigned student-athletes to develop a professional relationship to maximize their academic potential. T he selected candidates will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above . If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Multiple positions available.

Please note: This is a part-time, temporary position with non-standard hours.

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible. Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree
  • Experience working with students in an academic environment


Required Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
  • Must possess strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others


Other Requirements or Other Factors:
  • Willing to work non-standard hours


Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Masters degree
  • Experience in the education system


Responsibilities:
  • Work with assigned student-athletes to develop a professional relationship to maximize their academic potential.
  • Provide general instruction in study skills, note-taking skills, test-taking skills.
  • Guide student-athletes in the development of time management and in developing organizational skills.
  • Develop strategies for the student-athletes individual learning style.
  • Create daily progress reports using on-line system.
  • Collaborate with Scholastic Supervisors as needed


Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institutions verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institutions procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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Texas A & M Posted: 10/20/2021