MCC: Mentoring Resource Associate (S9979X)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

This is a 10 week, full-time position for the summer. The Mentoring Resource Associate (MRA) will fund, apply, and communicate research about high school completion. He or she will also conduct research on effective approaches for advising and mentoring high school students about college access and success. In addition, the MRA will gather and evaluate resources for advising for college access and success, and organize the resources for dissemination via the web.

We would like the MRA to conduct a literature review on the following topics:

We would then like the student to gather resources on the following and evaluate the usefulness of these resources based on the results of their literature reviews: Resources for the college application process 

The student will distill elements of effective programs from the literature review, and select resources for programs that demonstrate those elements. In some cases, the student will prepare Power Points or other forms of communication to organize and share the research and resources. We would then like the student to organize resources in a way for AmeriCorps members and partners to access them easily on our website.


The Basics


Department: Maine Campus Compact
Supervisor: Sally Slovenski
Office Location: 220 College Street
Email: sslovens
Pay Grade: X
Hours:
Workers: 1

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


The MRA must have completed at least one year of college. He or she must also have mentoring and/or tutoring experience, and be familiar with internet and library research.

Reporting


The MRA reports to Sally Slovenski, and works closely with Cati Mitchell.

Responsibilities


The MRA works within an office setting on the second floor of a building without an elevator. He or she will often use phones and computers to work.