Peer Mentor Application

Position Summary: 

The Peer Mentor program is a free peer-to-peer service that introduces students to more effective learning and study strategies. As a Peer Mentor you are modeling to students how to successfully manage and navigate the academic demands of being a college student. You will meet with individual students and groups from the campus community to present effective strategies in support of academic success through 1:1s, facilitating workshops, and hosting tabling events. 

Essential Tasks:  

Provide individual support for students in the areas of study skills, time management and organizational tools; facilitate academic success workshops; support community outreach efforts within the Academic Success Center; have knowledge of, and make referrals to RIT student support services; maintain accurate records regarding student meetings; meet regularly with ASC supervisor and peer staff and communicate with supervisor about student needs/progress.

Non-essential tasks:   

Managing your Kronos Timecard

Assist with input and maintenance of assessment tools;

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Special Skills Required:   

Minimum 2.8 GPA to be considered

Excellent interpersonal skills

Strong time management skills

Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience with Microsoft Office

Awareness of confidentiality issues

Knowledge of RIT and the RIT community


Qualifications/Special Skills Preferred:   

Previous leadership experience

Familiarity with the Academic Success Center