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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Fort pierce, Florida

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Job Description


  • Current enrollment as a student at a college or university;
  • Computer proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office and the Internet;
  • Ability to work independently as well as with others;
  • Ability to recognize and respond to individual differences of students from a culturally diverse student population;
  • Ability to interact with middle and high school students;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others both verbally and through written skills;
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment;
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail;
  • Ability to represent Educational Talent Search in a positive manner.


  • Creating a community environment conducive to the academic enhancement, personal growth, and development of Educational Talent Search students.
  • Providing individualized guidance and ongoing feedback for facilitated individual mentoring sessions with assigned mentees.
  • Mentoring efforts will be focused on the following topics and skill sets:
  • Academic and Personal Success Adjusting to the college environment Time Management and Study Skills Safety, Health and Wellness Independence and appropriate behavior.


  • Participate in preliminary and on-going trainings and team meetings;
  • Communicate training needs and/or student concerns to Near Peer Mentor supervisor;
  • Serve as a role model for mentees by maintaining a positive attitude and cultivating relationships;
  • Remain sensitive to subtle mood changes and erratic behavior that may be exhibited by students;
  • Assist in the process of identifying student needs and interests;
  • Guide students' in the management of their daily schedule of activities;
  • Monitor students during classes;
  • Disseminate on-going communication with all mentees through e-mails, mailings, phone calls, surveys, newsletters, flyers, etc.;
  • Document all mentoring sessions and maintain accurate records;
  • Provide timely and open communications with supervisor regarding mentee progress, issues and concerns;
  • Assist in the organization and production of mentee recognition;
  • Assist with check-in registration and check-out procedures;
  • Handle minor problems and referring all others to the appropriate ETS staff;
  • Oversee students at recreational activities, field trips, and outings;
  • Assist other Near Peer Mentors as needed;
  • Attend staff meetings with the Program Director and other staff to plan and evaluate program operations;
  • Maintain an awareness of current College and ETS policies and guidelines;
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director.


This position requires an ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, reach up, stoop, and carry items occasionally in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds. It also requires manual dexterity to operate standard office machines, such as, copier, fax, calculator, telephone, and other equipment as necessary. IRSC expects its employees to follow proper safety standards while employed by the College.

ClassificationStudent WorkersSupervisoryNoFLSA ExemptNoEmployment TypeStudent (Fixed Term)Compensation and Application DeadlineCommensurate with Degree/Experience Level | Adjunct positions at IRSC are filled on an as needed basis and are permanently posted. You will be contacted for an interview only if the related department has positions to fill. |