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Rising Scholars-Student Worker

Company: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Rising Scholars-Student Worker

Department: University Admissions

Reports to: Mrs. Dimana Kornegay, Director of Admissions Opeations,

Hours per week: 15

Employment Period: Academic Year

Pay Rate: 11.00 - 11.00

Position Description:

Rising Scholars is a mentorship program, coupled with an on-campus work opportunity giving preference to incoming Newark residents. Rising Scholars will be paired with a mentor who will provide guidance on academic skills and college success. Mentoring will consist of 1-1 weekly meetings, tutoring, workshops and academic programs to enrich freshman year accllimation and ensure campus resources are known and utilized.

The Rising Scholars Program will follow these guidelines: The weekly student commitment will be a total of 15 hours per week 10 hours per week for work 5 hours per week for mentoring activities Mentoring activities consist of homework time, tutoring and/or 1-1 counseling. Students will be asked to regularly attend programming that helps one adjust to college life. The programming will count toward the mentoring required hours. A small budget of $20,000 will be provided for mentors to use positive reinforcements such as greeting cards of encouragement and a gift card to reward success and milestone achievements. Students will be paid $11 per hour for 15 hours per week from the allotted work study monies.

Please allow at least 24 hours for your application and eligibility to be processed. Thank you for your interest in student employment at NJIT!

Keywords: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark , Rising Scholars-Student Worker, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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