Mentor Job Descriptions

Mentor Job Descriptions



 
  SEEK Mentor  
  SEEK Lead Mentor  
  Data Specialist  
  OPERATIONS COORDINATOR  
  SITE DIRECTOR  
  ASSISTANT SITE DIRECTOR  

 



Position Title: SEEK Mentor

Position Description: SEEK Mentors are the foundation of the SEEK Program. In teams of 3 or 4, SEEK Mentors manage a classroom of 20-30 students, providing them introductory math, science and engineering skills. A SEEK Mentor is also a role model for his or her students, 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 2-3 pre-program conference calls in the Spring
  • Participate in ALL training and orientation activities (including parent orientation)
  • Commit to work full program hours (7am – 5pm) 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 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
  • Be at least 18 years old.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Education field
  • Have experience working young children
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Have leadership experience
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
Desired Traits:
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Patient
  • Creative
  • A Problem-Solver
  • Unafraid to take initiative
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Critical Problem Solver
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized
  • Servant Leader
  • Enthusiastic


Position Title: SEEK Lead Mentor

Position Description: SEEK Lead Mentors are the leaders within his or her classroom. They are directly responsible and accountable for any actions within his or her designated 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 2-3 pre-program conference calls in the Spring
  • Participate in the Leadership Training Day, prior to the training of the other mentors
  • Participate in ALL training and orientation activities
  • Develop lesson plans for Monday – Friday every week
  • Lead by example
  • Commit to work full program hours (7am – 5pm) through the duration of the program
  • Manage the pace of the classroom activities
  • Maintain the integrity of the curriculum within the classroom
  • Participate in ALL Mentor debrief meetings
  • Maintain full knowledge of all curriculum activities in classroom.
  • Support overall implementation of the SEEK program through additional duties as assigned.
Mandatory Qualifications:
  • Currently completing or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree
  • 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
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have current sophomore status or higher.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Have participated in SEEK for 1 or more years
  • Have leadership experience
  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Education field
  • Have experience working young children
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
Desired Traits:
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Patient
  • Creative
  • Unafraid to take initiative
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Critical Problem Solver
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized
  • Servant Leader
  • Enthusiastic


Position Title: Data Specialist

Position Description: Senior Data Specialist is directly responsible for collecting and processing all data within his or her site. Under the supervision of the site director, they will collect, compile, and publish all pertinent information to the WHQ Staff throughout the duration of the SEEK Program.

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
  • Commit to work full program hours (7am – 5pm) through the duration of the program
  • Assist in inventory of SEEK Supplies
  • Compile and manage daily student and mentor attendance
  • Compile and manage all student assessments
  • Compile and manage all required forms for SEEK students
  • Compile and manage all surveys for both mentors and parents
  • Submit all compiled data to NSBE WHQ Staff in an organized and timely manner
  • Provide daily status reports to the SEEK coordinators at NSBE WHQ
  • Participate in ALL Mentor debrief meetings
  • Be in contact with NSBE WHQ Staff for the 2 weeks following the SEEK Program
  • Support overall implementation of the SEEK program through additional duties as assigned.
Mandatory Qualifications:
  • Currently completing or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree
  • 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
  • Have experience working with large data sets
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or a Social Sciences field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in Google Sheets
Desired Traits:
  • Data Oriented
  • Meticulous
  • Prompt
  • Flexible
  • Adaptable
  • Unafraid to take initiative
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Critical Problem Solver
  • Organized
  • Enthusiastic
  • Servant Leader

 


Position Title: Operations Coordinator

Position Description: The Operations Coordinator’s role is to assist in the leadership staff in the overall management and operation of the SEEK Program.

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
  • Commit to work full program hours (7am – 5pm) through the duration of the program • Assist in inventory of SEEK Supplies
  • Assist in the management of the Parent Committee
  • Assist in the planning of the mentor appreciation event
  • 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 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 a Social Sciences field
  • Ability to multitask
  • Have participated in SEEK for 1 or more years
Desired Traits:
  • Meticulous
  • Prompt
  • Flexible
  • Adaptable
  • Unafraid to take initiative
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Critical Problem Solver
  • Organized
  • Enthusiastic
  • Servant Leader

 


Position Title: SEEK Site Director

Position Description: The Site Director is responsible for 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 within his or her program. He or she is the figurehead of their SEEK Site, under the supervision of the NSBE 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 on hired as instructed by SEEK WHQ staff
  • Have full knowledge of all aspects of SEEK program
  • Conduct 2-3 pre-program conference calls in the Spring
  • Be able to participate in several training calls in the Spring
  • Be able to participate in at least 3 planning calls with co-site director before the program
  • Participate in ALL training and orientation sessions
  • Teach, train, and inspire ALL members of the SEEK Program
  • Communicate with the school or facility around any necessary topics
  • Set overall general 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 location
  • Give appropriate feedback to parents if necessary
  • Maintain appropriate adult-child boundaries with students.
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with mentors, External Relations Coordinator, Assistant Site Director, WHQ Staff, sponsors, etc.
  • Execute daily debrief meetings with Assistant Site Director and Mentors
  • Document & Report ALL issues (no matter how small) to WHQ Staff
  • Complete and submit evaluations on all mentors and Co-Site Directors 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
  • Keep open Communication with all onsite SEEK Staff
  • Support Co-SD in personnel management as requested/ directed.
  • 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
  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Currently completing or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree
  • 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:
  • Personnel and/or Program Management experience
  • Teaching experience
  • The ability to supervise and manage a group of children of varying ages
  • The ability to support and lead a group of mentors
  • The ability to plan, organize, and conduct program activities.
  • Ability to motivate students to learn STEM concepts
  • Volunteer Coordination experience is a plus
  • The ability to plan, organize events.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely in front of Students, Mentors, Parents, Sponsors, and other external & internal constituents
  • Previous experience working with parents, corporations, and/ or higher level staff is a plus
  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Education field
Soft Skills:
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Problem-Solving
  • Initiative
  • Multi-tasking
  • Critical Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Stress management
  • Servant Leadership
  • Enthusiasm

 


Position Title: SEEK Assistant Site Director

Position Description: 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 will have the capacity to fill 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 on hired as instructed by SEEK WHQ staff
  • Have full knowledge of all aspects of SEEK program
  • Conduct 2-3 pre-program conference calls in the Spring
  • Be able to participate in several training calls in the Spring
  • Be able to participate in at least 3 planning calls with co-site director before the program
  • Participate in ALL training and orientation sessions
  • Teach, train, and inspire all mentors and admin staff
  • Communicate with the school or facility around any necessary 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 location
  • Give appropriate feedback to parents if necessary
  • Maintain appropriate adult-child boundaries with students.
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with mentors, Co-Site Directors, WHQ Staff, sponsors, etc.
  • Support site director in leading daily debrief meetings with Mentors
  • Document & Report ALL issues (no matter how small) 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
  • 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 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:
  • Personnel and/or Program Management experience
  • Teaching experience
  • The ability to supervise and manage a group of children of varying ages
  • The ability to support and lead a group of mentors
  • The ability to plan, organize, and conduct program activities.
  • Ability to motivate students to learn STEM concepts
  • Volunteer Coordination experience is a plus
  • The ability to plan, organize events.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely in front of Students, Mentors, Parents, Sponsors, and other external & internal constituents
  • Previous experience working with parents, corporations, and/ or higher level staff is a plus
  • Majoring in or have completed an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Education field
Soft Skills:
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Problem-Solving
  • Initiative
  • Multi-tasking
  • Critical Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Stress management
  • Servant Leadership
  • Enthusiasm
 

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