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STEM Peer mentor
Non Work-study

Hiring Information
Hiring Unit: CRSN/Oakes College
Pay Rate: 15.00
Final Filing Date: 6/13/19 or
Until Filled
Employment Date: TO 2019-06-13 00:0
Hours: 5-10
Schedule:
Job Description
Skills Required: Rachel Carson College invites applications for a new program through which continuing STEM students will provide peer assistance and mentorship to first and second year proposed and declared STEM majors who are enrolled in or have taken CRSN 15 "Strategies to Jump Start your STEM Learning." STEM Peer Mentors will work with preceptors and advisors in the college to learn the basic skills of student-student peer mentoring. Mentors will assume college leadership roles in developing advising strategies, identifying STEM student needs in particular courses, and training future Mentors. Mentors will also work closely with CRSN 15 instructors to help students make the transition to University-level work, advising them on strategies for effective time management, studying, note-taking and test taking, participate in classes and group sessions (as required) and hold office hours to provide students with experiential knowledge specific to STEM fields.

Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Must be comfortable speaking in front of large groups of people
• Junior or senior standing preferred
• Declared in a STEM major
• 3.0 or higher UCSC grade point average
• Knowledge of and/or experience with academic resources for STEM students


Skills Preferred: Affiliated with Rachel Carson College

1. Have taken CRSN 15, are declared in a STEM major and maintaining academic standing in STEM courses.
2. Record of high academic achievements in area or areas in which mentoring is offered.
2. Ability to relate materials in a sensitive and effective manner and general understanding of mentoring dynamics.
3. Experience working with students from multi-cultural and multi-ethnic backgrounds, students with disabilities, and/or economically disadvantaged students.

Percentage of Time Duty
75% Under the direction of the CRSN 15 instructors and Rachel Carson College preceptors, the STEM Peer Mentors will be responsible for:

Meeting with small groups of students and/or individual students from CRSN 15 at least once per quarter according to an agreed upon schedule.

Meeting with Rachel Carson College STEM proposed and declared majors in regular office hours to discuss class experiences and counsel on learning strategies.

Assisting students to develop effective STEM success strategies including but not limited to improving their course-related learning and study strategies; improving their study skills; increasing their comfort and effectiveness communicating with professors during office hours and via email, etc.; becoming familiar with the demands and opportunities of their intended major; engaging in peer learning with other students; seeking clarifications/explanations from professors, Teaching Assistants, and you, their mentor, when there is confusion

10% Maintaining accurate records of mentoring sessions according to the guidelines provided by RCC staff
10% Meeting periodically with CRSN 15 instructors and Rachel Carson College preceptors coordinating the STEM Peer Mentor program during the quarter and, as needed, reporting any non-mentor related problems or concerns or any notable personal difficulties being experienced by student mentees to staff.
5% Assisting in the coordination and implementation of special projects and events for proposed and declared STEM majors in the College
Courses Required:
Checklist:
Computer Keyboarding Filing Alpha
Macintosh Numerical
Windows Color
Unix Driving Car
HTML Van
Word Processing Truck
Spreadsheet Other Lifting
Databases Fingerprinting Required
Other Hazardous Substances
Special Comments: The goal of the RCC STEM Peer Mentor program is provide assistance to all proposed and declared STEM majors at the College and to promote diversity and facilitate the retention and graduation of a diverse population of students-especially groups which continue to remain the most underrepresented in STEM disciplines.

All STEM Peer Mentors should have successfully passed CRSN 15 or will be expected to attend without credit if they have not taken the class.

If you are not already active in the payroll system, you will complete new hire paperwork at the Career Center.

Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=11001- 12000&file=11164-11174.3 More Information

Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=11001- 12000&file=11164-11174.3 More Information

Payroll Information
Service Team: SHR Operations
Hiring Supervisior: Hein, Stella
Supervisor Phone: 831-459-3530
Supervisor Email: sthein@ucsc.edu
Account Numbers: 7-402201-2628-36146-2
Home Department: 000357
Classification: Assistant IV
Title Code: 4919
Date Approved: 4-3-2019


  


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