LEAP Mentor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
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Office of the President
Office for Summer Session


A LEAP Mentor is an upper-class undergraduate student who assists incoming first-year students enrolled in the LEAP program with their transition to Penn State’s University Park campus during Summer Session II. Mentors provide academic support and plan enriching social activities for LEAP participants throughout the program. Mentors also work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and fellow Mentors to provide LEAP students with a rewarding and memorable Penn State experience. The Mentor position is a challenging, yet rewarding and is suitable for students who want to build their leadership skills and have a desire to positively affect the lives of incoming first-year students. Do you have what it takes to be a LEAP Mentor? If so, apply! Information Sessions: 10/5/17 – 104 Thomas Building 4:30 p.m., 10/16/17 – 104 Thomas Building 6:30 p.m., 11/15/17 – 201 Thomas Building 6:00 p.m., 11/28/17 – 104 Thomas Building 5:00 p.m., 12/4/17 – 104 Thomas Building 7:00 p.m. Application Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. LEAP Mentor interviews will take place between January 29 and February 16, 2018. Selection Process: Applications will be evaluated by the Office for Summer Session. Selected applicants will be contacted by January 22, 2018 to arrange an interview time. All applicants will be notified of final decisions by spring break. Criteria for Selection: To be considered, you must be a full-time student at University Park and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 at the time of application and at the end of the spring 2018 semester. You must also be available to work during Summer Session II (June 24-August 11, 2018), attend weekly staff meetings, commit to 10 hours of work per week, participate in evening and weekend activities, attend one information session (see dates above), attend the Mentor Spring Training Session on April 14, 2018 and mandatory Summer Mentor Training from June 20-23, 2018. Finally, you must be highly motivated, enthusiastic, dependable, and sincere in representing Penn State the LEAP Program. Application Process: To apply, submit an online application which includes uploading a resume and cover letter. You must also submit your fall 2017 advising/unofficial transcript from LionPATH as an attachment to LEAP@psu.edu after you receive your grades for the fall 2017 semester and before January 2, 2018. Please contact LEAP@psu.edu with questions.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088