Peer Mentor Fall 2019/ Spring 2020

Penn State University

Penn State Altoona
Campus City:
Altoona, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
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Penn State Altoona


Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) mentors are responsible for assisting first-year CSP students adjust to college life. Mentors will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and will be expected to set a good example for their mentees through their efficient study habits, excellent academic performance, and responsible personal behavior. Peer Mentors will be expected to help new students learn how to succeed at Penn State by working with them to locate and to utilize campus resources. Mentors will also learn to be trained to recognize students in distress and refer them to appropriate campus resources. Mentors are also responsible for documenting the progress of first-year students. Peer Mentors will initiate interaction with the assigned mentees (3-4) on a regular basis during the fall semester of the academic year, beginning in the fall of 2019. Applicants must be a current sophomore, junior, or senior, have at least a 2.75 Cumulative Grade Point Average. Mentor training is required before starting this position. This is a part-time position beginning fall semester; 6 hours per week for 14 weeks, with the possibility of renewal into the spring semester. Mentors will be required to complete a background check, grade check, and student conduct record check. Applicants must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 and must be available to participate in mentor training prior to assuming the role. All applicants must submit a resume for consideration. For additional question please contact CSP Coordinator, Donovin Lindsay. Email: Phone: 814-949-5542.

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