Biology Peer Mentor

Campus/Location:
Penn State Abington
Date Announced:
12/20/2017
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
76078
Work Unit:
Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Abington
Department:
Science Engineering

Description

The Division of Science Engineering at Penn State Abington is seeking two undergraduate student leaders at the Abington campus to serve as Peer Mentors for BIOL 110 for spring semester 2018. The Peer Mentors will play an important role in helping first-year students transition to college science courses. Primary responsibilities will include providing guidance to students enrolled in BIOL 110; answering student questions; providing assistance to students and instructors during labs; facilitating communication between instructors and students; and maintaining regular mentoring sessions. Peer Mentors will actively engage with students while providing information, instruction, and a welcoming atmosphere. Strong applicants will possess maturity, sound judgement, and good problem solving skills and be personable and organized. It is expected that Peer Mentors are able to work with a diverse group of students. Second year or advanced standing status required at time of application. Successful completion of BIOL 110 and at least one of BIOL 220W, 230W, or 240W or the equivalent is required. Peer Mentors must be available during at least one of the following time periods: Friday 8:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m., Friday 10:10 a.m. - 12:05 p.m., Thursday 10:35 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Thursday 3:35 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Peer Mentors will receive a $1,000 stipend for the semester. Interested applicants should submit an application and brief statement of interest. Review of materials will begin upon receipt and will continue until the positions are filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Les Murray (ldm12@psu.edu).

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

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088