Academics for Student Athletes (ASA) Mentors assist student-athletes in developing the skills necessary to be a successful student and lifelong learners.
Goals include, but are not limited to:
- Enhancing time management and organizational skills
- Reinforcing best practices in studying
- Teaching Note taking and test taking skills
- Providing strategies for learning based on student-athlete's individual learning style
- Coordinating ASA resources to best target student needs
Mentor sessions will take place at least once per week (more if needed) and allow for the ASA staff to monitor progress and assist each student-athlete more efficiently.
The mentor should be viewed as a personal organizer, teacher, and guide. In essence, the mentor acts as the academic manager by providing academic guidance to the student-athlete to help mold an exemplary student. Mentors typically develop strong relationships with their mentees and are always a great resource for students.
Mentors responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Copying and reviewing all syllabi with their assigned students
- Tracking individual assignments for each class to promote student success
- Maintaining records of grades on assignments during term
- Compiling regular reports for ASA staff on student progress
- Attend regular training meetings
- Assigning goals to student-athlete during each session and following up on those goals
- Assist with time management as it pertains to studying for exams, writing papers, and all other class assignments
- Assigning tutorial services and study facilitation as necessary
- Ensure that students with disabilities are utilizing accommodations
- Assist student-athletes in best practices for approaching and communicating with university faculty
- Connect students with campus resources
- Daytime and evening flexibility
- Able to work up to 20 hours a week
- Senior standing
- Tutorial or related experience
- 3.0 GPA or higher
- Bachelor's degree
- Experience working with student athletes
- Tutor, academic mentor, coaching, or other related experience
This is a temporary position.
Email resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org