Job Details


First Year Student Mentor
Job ID 2333
Job Type On-Campus
Employer Student Life
Date Posted Jul 05, 2022
Category Miscellaneous/Other
Job Description

To ensure the successful transition to Prescott College for incoming students through personal support and advice from upperclassmen or graduate/professional students as well as a success coach to increase participation in higher education and positively affect the graduation rates at Prescott College. To operate successfully, the mentorship program would consist of a 3-tier structure: student mentees would be matched with an upperclassman or graduate student as well as a success coach, and a faculty/ staff advisor. The transition would occur once the student has confirmed attendance from admissions entering the mentor program being paired with a success coach and student mentor. 


To create and instill a sense of community and understanding in each participant

To empower both the Fellow and the mentors to be in control of their choices by providing the skills and support needed to effectively network with various campus units, student resources, and each other         

To assist in the retention of students on campus                                          

To develop the leadership skills of a student

To strengthen the students’ community at Prescott College

To create an intellectual community for students 

To collaborate with the campus and the community at large addressing issues and concerts as it pertains to the retention of students


To ensure a successful academic and social experience of the incoming students enrolled in the College. To tie the fellows to campus and community recourses that are essential to their success at Prescott College.


The Mentorship Program envisions the future in which all students: will graduate; will become empowered leaders of their respective community and the world; will share the positive images of a powerful higher education experience while appreciating the history, experiential learning, and culture of Prescott College; and will work together for the educational economic, and social betterment of students. 


The Mentor Program is designed to assist and empower students by providing  a mentorship program environment that will aid in:

? Organizing their personal and academic goals

?  Building their self-esteem

?  Building their cultural awareness

Serving as a resource unit to include:

? Prescott College services

? Prescott College resources

?  Career development and opportunities  

?  Scholarship and internship information

?  Community services and resources

?  Graduate school information

?   Faculty/staff committed to students of color and their success

?   Health resources/services

?  Technical resources/services

Job Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities

? Develop a personal relationship with 3 to 5 freshmen

?  Contacting students by telephone, email, regular mail, and in-person

? Maintaining a log of contacts with students 

? Answering or referring student questions

? Ensuring student questions are answered

? Participating in local events at the college

? Attending weekly staff meeting

? Administer entrance and exit surveys for students

? Recruit additional volunteers

Assisting other student leaders, student coordinators, and program staff

?  Other duties assigned Able to work 10 hours per week

Student organizers will be expected to work a minimum of 10 hours a week. Student leaders should be juniors or seniors. Students should be in good academic standing.

Available Openings 2
Work-Study Requirement? Preferred but not required
Hours 10.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $13.85/hour
Time Frame Academic Year
Contact Name Alexandria Christina Mattison
Contact Email
Work Location N/A
Phone 7163646584
Fax N/A

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