Mentor Job Descriptions

Mentor Job Descriptions



 

Site Director

Position Description: The Site Director is responsible for the overall management of his or her SEEK Program and is responsible for all stakeholders including: personnel, participants, and external constituents (parents, sponsors, etc.). The Site Director is the direct supervisor of the Assistant Site Director and is responsible for the personal/professional development of all mentors assigned to his or her site. He or she is the immediate point of contact for their SEEK site, under the supervision of the SEEK WHQ staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand and support the NSBE Mission
  • Understand and support the philosophy and objectives of SEEK
  • Attend the Site Leadership Training Summit in the Spring
  • Promote and adhere to the rules and regulations of SEEK as outlined in the Mentor Manual and Code of Conduct
  • Be able to assist with the mentor recruitment & interview process as instructed by SEEK WHQ staff
  • Have full knowledge of all aspects of the SEEK program
  • Be able to participate in several training calls in the Spring
  • Be able to participate in at least 3 program planning calls with Assistant Site Director and Operations Coordinator
  • Participate in all training and orientation sessions
  • Teach, train, and inspire all members of the SEEK Program
  • Communicate with host site officials regarding any necessary on-site topics
  • Set overall guidelines and tone for SEEK program as approved by SEEK WHQ staff
  • Live in campus provided housing for the duration of the program
  • Must arrive onsite before mentors on a daily basis and be the last to depart
  • Give appropriate feedback to parents if necessary
  • Maintain appropriate adult-child boundaries with students
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with mentors, Assistant Site Director, WHQ staff, sponsors, etc.
  • Execute daily debrief meetings with Assistant Site Director and mentors
  • Document & Report all issues using appropriate channels (incident/disciplinary forms) to WHQ staff
  • Complete and submit evaluations on all SEEK staff in a timely fashion
  • Keep WHQ staff informed of all developments with mentors, parents, students, volunteers, sponsors, etc.
  • Be available and willing to speak to parents, sponsors, mentors, WHQ staff, etc. at all times.
  • Provide immediate updates on urgent program matters to WHQ staff
  • Support Assistant Site Director in personnel management
  • Produce and submit weekly updates to WHQ staff on the outstanding events of your SEEK site
  • Maintain full knowledge of all curriculum activities in classroom
  • Support overall implementation of the SEEK program through additional duties as directed

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Previous SEEK experience as a mentor or higher
  • Currently completing or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Be an active NSBE member in good standing
  • Be willing to undergo a criminal background check
  • Have leadership experience
  • Be a consummate professional
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Be able to communicate effectively with subordinates, peers, and students
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with Google Drive: Docs, Sheets, Forms, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Education field
  • Personnel and/or Program Management experience
  • Professional teaching experience
  • Ability to supervise and manage a group of children of varying ages
  • Ability to support and lead a group of mentors
  • Ability to plan, organize, and conduct program activities/events
  • Ability to motivate students to learn STEM concepts
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely in front of students, mentors, parents, sponsors, and other external & internal constituents
  • Volunteer Coordination experience is a plus
  • Previous experience working with parents, corporations, and/or higher level staff is a plus

Soft Skills

  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Initiative driven
  • Multi-tasking
  • Critical Problem Solving
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Servant Leadership
  • Enthusiasm

Assistant Site Director

Position Description:

Duties and Responsibilities In accordance with the vision of the Site Director, the Assistant Site Director is responsible for execution of all directives regarding his or her SEEK Program. Should the need arise; he or she has the capacity to assume the role of the Site Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand and support the NSBE Mission
  • Understand and support the philosophy and objectives of SEEK
  • Attend the Site Leadership Training Summit in the Spring
  • Promote and adhere to the rules and regulations of SEEK as outlined in the Mentor Manual and Code of Conduct
  • Be able to assist with the mentor recruitment & interview process as instructed by SEEK WHQ staff
  • Have full knowledge of all aspects of the SEEK program
  • Be able to participate in several training calls in the Spring
  • Be able to participate in at least 3 program planning calls with Site Director and Operations Coordinator
  • Participate in all training and orientation sessions
  • Teach, train, and inspire all mentors and admin staff
  • Communicate with host site officials regarding any necessary on-site topics
  • Support guidelines and tone set by Site Director for SEEK program as approved by SEEK WHQ staff
  • Live in campus provided housing for the duration of the program
  • Must arrive onsite before mentors on a daily basis and be the last to depart
  • Give appropriate feedback to parents if necessary
  • Maintain appropriate adult-child boundaries with students
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with mentors, Site Director, WHQ staff, sponsors, etc.
  • Support Site Director in leading daily debrief meetings with mentors
  • Document & Report all issues using appropriate channels (incident/disciplinary forms) to WHQ staff
  • Complete and submit evaluations on all SEEK staff in a timely fashion
  • Keep WHQ staff informed of all developments with mentors, parents, students, volunteers, sponsors, etc.
  • Review and approve all lesson plans submitted by the Lead Mentors
  • Be available and willing to speak to parents, sponsors, mentors, WHQ staff, etc. at all times
  • Provide immediate updates on urgent program matters to WHQ staff
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  • Keep open communication with all onsite SEEK staff
  • Support Site Director in personnel management as requested/directed
  • Produce and submit weekly updates to WHQ Staff on the outstanding events of your SEEK site
  • Support overall implementation of the SEEK program through additional duties as directed

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Previous SEEK experience as a mentor or higher
  • Currently completing or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Be an active NSBE member in good standing
  • Be willing to undergo a criminal background check
  • Have leadership experience
  • Be a consummate professional
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Be able to communicate effectively with subordinates, peers, and students
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with Google Drive: Docs, Sheets, Forms, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Education field
  • Personnel and/or Program Management experience
  • Professional teaching experience
  • Ability to supervise and manage a group of children of varying ages
  • Ability to support and lead a group of mentors
  • Ability to plan, organize, and conduct program activities/events
  • Ability to motivate students to learn STEM concepts
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely in front of students, mentors, parents, sponsors, and other external & internal constituents
  • Volunteer Coordination experience is a plus
  • Previous experience working with parents, corporations, and/or higher level staff is a plus

Soft Skills

  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Initiative driven
  • Multi-tasking
  • Critical Problem Solving
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Servant Leadership
  • Enthusiasm

Operations Coordinator

Position Description: The Operations Coordinator’s role is to assist the Site Director and Assistant Site Director with the overall management of the SEEK Program. Additionally, under the supervision of the SD and ASD, the Operations Coordinator serves as a liaison for their SEEK site’s parent and corporate volunteers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand and support the NSBE Mission
  • Understand and support the philosophy and objectives of SEEK
  • Promote and adhere to the rules and regulations of SEEK as outlined in the Mentor Manual and Code of Conduct
  • Be able to participate in at least 3 program planning calls with Site Director and Assistant Site Director
  • Participate in all training and orientation activities
  • Commit to full mentor hours (7:45am – 5pm) through the duration of the SEEK program
  • Supervises the inventory of all SEEK supplies assigned for his or her site
  • Assist Site Director and Assistant Site Director in the planning of mentor appreciation and team building events
  • Participate in all mentor debrief meetings
  • Support overall implementation of the SEEK program through additional duties as assigned

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Currently completing or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be an active NSBE member in good standing
  • Be willing to undergo a criminal background check
  • Be a consummate professional
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Be able to communicate effectively with peers and students

Preferred Qualifications

  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or an Education field
  • Previous SEEK experience as a mentor or higher
  • Ability to plan, organize, and conduct program activities/events
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely in front of students, mentors, parents, sponsors, and other external & internal constituents
  • Multi-tasking
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with Google Drive: Docs, Sheets, Forms, etc.
  • Previous experience working with parents, corporations, and/or higher level staff is a plus

Desired Traits

  • Meticulous
  • Prompt
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Initiative driven
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Critical Problem Solving
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized
  • Servant Leadership
  • Enthusiasm

Lead Mentor

Position Description: The SEEK Lead Mentor is the leader within his or her classroom. He or she is directly responsible and accountable for any actions within his or her assigned classroom, both positive and negative. The Lead Mentor is the direct supervisor for the 2 or 3 mentors in his or her classroom, and will manage the learning process within the classroom. A SEEK Lead Mentor is also a role model for both his or her students and the mentors under his/her supervision--serving as an ethical leader within the classroom strongly committed to the ideals of the National Society of Black Engineers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand and support the NSBE Mission
  • Understand and support the philosophy and objectives of SEEK
  • Promote and adhere to the rules and regulations of SEEK as outlined in the Mentor Manual and Code of Conduct
  • Participate in a Lead Mentor training session during training week
  • Participate in all training and orientation activities
  • Develop weekly lesson plans for assigned classroom
  • Commit to full mentor hours (7:45am – 5:00pm) through the duration of the program (may be required to stay later on select days)
  • Manage the pace of classroom activities
  • Maintain the integrity of the curriculum within the classroom
  • Participate in all mentor debrief meetings
  • Have full knowledge of all curriculum activities in classroom
  • Support overall implementation of the SEEK program through additional duties as assigned.f

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Currently completing or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be an active NSBE member in good standing
  • Be willing to undergo a criminal background check
  • Be a consummate professional
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Be able to communicate effectively with peers and students
  • Current sophomore status or higher 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Education field
  • Previous SEEK experience as a mentor or higher
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience working with young children
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Desired Traits

  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Initiative driven
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Critical Problem Solving
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized
  • Servant Leadership
  • Enthusiasm

Mentor

Position Description: SEEK Mentors are the foundation of the SEEK Program. In teams of three or four, SEEK Mentors manage a classroom of twenty to thirty students, providing them introductory math, science, and engineering skills. SEEK Mentors also serve as role models for their students--serving as ethical leaders within the classroom strongly committed to the ideals of the National Society of Black Engineers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand and support the NSBE Mission
  • Understand and support the philosophy and objectives of SEEK
  • Promote and adhere to the rules and regulations of SEEK as outlined in the Mentor Manual and Code of Conduct
  • Participate in all training and orientation activities (including Parent Orientation)
  • Commit to full mentor hours (7:45am – 5:00pm) through the duration of the program (may be required to stay later on select days)
  • Participate in all mentor debrief meetings
  • Support overall implementation of the SEEK program through additional duties as assigned

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Currently completing or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be an active NSBE member in good standing
  • Be willing to undergo a criminal background check
  • Be a consummate professional
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Be able to communicate effectively with peers and students

Qualifications

  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Education field
  • Experience working with young children
  • Leadership experience
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Traits

  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Initiative driven
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Critical Problem Solving
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized
  • Servant Leadership
  • Enthusiasm

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