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Job # 2012 - 524 UNIV 1010 - EDGE Mentor

Employer Jeb Branin - University College
Posting Date 4/29/2013
Description The UNIV 1010 - EDGE Mentor will help students and assist in grading and running in the UNIV 1010 Intro to the EDGE course The Mentor will be a resource for students who are in the process of deciding on an EDGE Project (part of the University EDGE Program graduation requirement). The mentor will be available to meet with students and help them brainstorm and develop viable ideas for projects. The mentor will promote EDGE engagement and brainstorming through various outreach methods including social media and proven marketing approaches for SUU students (i.e tables in the mall, flyers). The mentor will represent the EDGE program and meet with students at fairs and conferences The mentor will collaborate with faculty, staff, community members, and organizations to identify opportunities for EDGE Projects The mentor will actively find new EDGE project opportunities and make students and the EDGE team members aware of them. Required Skills and Attributes: Be able to utilize social media (e.g. Twitter/Facebook) Have professional interpersonal skills and be able to connect with people Be curious, creative, and enthusiastic Be able to work independently and proactively under limited supervision Be able to enthusiastically work as a member of a team Be a capable representative for SUU Design brochures and other materials related to the promotion of EDGE Project planning Be able to creatively take ideas and explore options for developing EDGE Projects in various types of engaged learning including outdoor engagement, creative engagement, community engagement, leadership engagement, and global engagement.
Number of Openings 1 - 3
Salary/Wage 8/hour
Work Hours 10-15 hours per week
Qualifications Have gone through the first two EDGE program courses (UNIV 1010 and 3925) and have completed (or be completing) their own project. Demonstrable past involved at the university (clubs, organizations, leadership, etc.)
Application Procedure /
Contact Information
An SUU student application, a resume, and a letter of interest need to be turned in to the Associate Dean of University College, Jeb Branin, in ADMIN 304 either in person or via email to The interview for the position will involve mock consultations where the candidate will be asked to brainstorm project ideas with interviewers playing the role of students. Questions about this process can be directed to Associate Dean Branin.
Additional Information  
Closing Date 8/10/2013