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Graduate adjunct - Graduate adjunct for STEPP Program:Rice University

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Academic Term/Year Fall 2022
Position Title Graduate adjunct - Graduate adjunct for STEPP Program
Posting Number 04540
Position Number 04540
Student Job Category Student - Graduate adjunct
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Description Scope of Position
STEPP Program mentors work closely with both students and all other STEPP team members. Mentors support the college transition process for students in the program both in systematic and informal ways. In addition to working with students to whom they are assigned, mentors will also be available in the office during set hours each week to assist any of the students in the program.

Focus: Direct Service to Students
   » Meet a minimum of one hour each week with each assigned mentee. During the meeting develop a everyday to-do list that reflects work in each course each day (as appropriate) and discuss other academic issues as significant. Maintain records on tasks accomplished and items discussed during all meetings.
   » Develop an office schedule to be on hand for students in STEPP. Follow that schedule consistently and act as the primary source of direct support for students in the office during those on-duty hours.
   » Provide various types of assistance (primarily related to academic tasks) and respond to student questions as needed during on-duty hours
   » Participate, as possible/appropriate, in STEPP activities that involve transition and program representation.
   » Develop and maintain appropriate boundaries with the students
   » Other tasks as assigned
Focus: Collaboration and Communication

Meet weekly with STEPP Senior Associate Director and other program mentors. (Weekly meeting time is TBD each semester.) Maintain continuing and open communication.

Share with STEPP Senior Associate Director and/or Director information about students that causes concern regarding their potential for academic progress and/or success at East Carolina University
Complete daily/weekly field notes detailing activities, requests for help from students, assistance provided, etc. Much of the field notes should contain objective information. A portion of the field notes can contain personal reflections/opinions, but they should be labeled as such.
In the event of office hours when direct student support is not needed, assist with STEPP activities (record keeping, clerical, data collection, organization, materials development, course development, etc.) as assigned
Other tasks as assigned

Preferred (Majors, practice, GPA, etc.)
Special Instructions to Applicant Dates of Employment & Compensation
Must be available to work a consistent schedule of either 15 or 20 hours per week in the STEPP office during traditional business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm). Individual schedules will be assigned located on availcapability and office coverage needs. income will be dependent upon practice and starts at $14.00 per hour
Must be able to attend a training session (date TBD) in early August and must be able to begin working on August 15th, 2022.
Application Process
Email your resume and list of three references to Adam Denney, E-Mail:

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Open Date 07/13/2022
Close Date 09/30/2022
Open Until Filled No

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Job Location: Houston, Texas
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 09/26/2022 / Viewed 225 times
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