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Academic mentors will serve as the front-line contact with a designated group of student-athletes throughout the semester. All mentors will report directly to the Mentor Coordinator. Weekly time commitment will vary depending upon the individual's availability (these are part-time positions). Duties include monitoring weekly academic progress of mentees, assisting in the creation of goals and deadlines, assisting with study skills and time management as well as constant written and oral communication with the athletic academic advisors and possible interaction with tutors. This job requires a certain level of academic assistance and therefore it is desired that mentors be qualified to tutor.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • High scholastic achievements
  • Ability to supervise peers
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Demonstrated mature behavior
  • Ability to clarify information to a student's level of understanding
  • Graduate students preferred; exceptional undergraduates will be considered on a very limited basis (must be at least junior level and demonstrate a high level of maturity)
  • Salary will vary based on experience and educational background.

    If interested, please fill out the below application and availability sheet, and turn it in either via email (AC4A@uab.edu) or in person to Room 105 in the Bell Building.

     

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    Mentor Application in PDF format
    Availability Form in PDF format
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