Student Success Peer Mentor

Loughborough University
July 12, 2024
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Offerd Salary:£23088 to £23144
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Job title

Student Success Peer Mentor

Job reference

REQ240510

Date posted

13/06/2024

Application closing date

12/07/2024

Location

Loughborough

Package

Claims Atypical grade 3 from £23088 to £23144 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

Open to Second and Final Year undergraduate students from Loughborough University.

Careers Network

Casual (Zero Hour) Work

Part time (up to an estimated 35 hours work overall for the duration of employment) commencing October 2024

Careers Network has a rewarding opportunity for up to 24 Second and Final Year students (with 3 recruited from each academic school) to deliver in-person group mentoring to Foundation, Part A and Part B students. Peer mentors will co-design, facilitate and deliver Get Ahead Together Sessions to Part A and B students to answer their questions, develop their skills and knowledge on areas such as time management and handling challenges, and support them with the transition into university and life at Loughborough. Support can also be offered to Part B students to assist them with how they can secure a placement opportunity. This includes the provision of timely and accurate information on Student Services and support, Careers and Academic Success Coaching, and relevant university events, as well as sharing your own experiences and tips or learnings gained during your own university journey.

The post holders should expect to work throughout October - December 2024 with opportunity for optional shifts during February - April 2025.

You will be expected to work most Wednesdays and some other weekdays as needed. A compulsory training session will be held in October 2024. You will be paid for your attendance at this.

Informal enquiries should be made to the Student Success Academy inbox ([email protected]) with “Get Ahead Together Mentor” in the subject line, and one of the team will get back to you to answer your question.

Application closing date: Friday 12 th July 2024.

Interview will be held via Microsoft Teams, date to be confirmed.

This role is open to students who will be in at least their second year of study at Loughborough University during the 2024-25 academic year, though preference will be given to final year students. This role is a Positive Action initiative (Section 158, Equality Act 2010) to address the gap in degree attainment between black, South Asian and white students at Loughborough University and is permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Because of this, preference will also be given to Loughborough University students who identify as black African, black Caribbean, Indian, Pakistani or Bangladeshi.

For more information refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

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