SA: Mediation & Restorative Justice Fellow (S9665C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

Mediation & Restorative Justice (MRJ) Fellows will serve a resource on campus to students and student groups in the areas of mediation and restorative practices. MRJ Fellows will proactively provide education and outreach to the Bates community, seeking to engage students, faculty, and staff in meaningful conversations that will strive to build community and establish mutual respect. These educational programs will have the overarching goal of helping individuals and communities develop the capacity to communicate effectively and work through conflict on their own. MRJ Fellows will also serve as resources to students and student groups who may be experiencing conflict of some kind. MRJ Fellows will facilitate mediations and restorative circles and conferences for student conflicts. MRJ Fellows report to the Associate Dean of Students for Student Support and Community Standards, who will provide ongoing mentorship and support for the Fellows.


Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

Education & Outreach (50%)

Facilitation (50%)

General Responsibilities

The Basics

Department: Student Affairs
Supervisor: Carl Steidel
Office Location: Lane Hall 103
Pay Grade: C
Hours: 10
Workers: 3

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


MRJ Fellows must have experience and or training in both mediation and the principles and practices of restorative justice. The college will periodically offer a Short Term course that will cover these areas. Students who are unable to take the Short Term course, but have prior training or experience will be considered.


MRJ Fellows report to the Associate Dean of Students for Student Support & Community Standards


No specific requirements.