Exercise Science Student Success Mentor
SCOPE OF WORK:
Assists ES Program Coordinator in developing and coordinating professional and civic engagement opportunities for all Exercise Science Students. Mentors
students in development of career goals and development of a plan to successfully reach them. This position shall report to the Exercise Science Program Coordinator.
•Serve as student advisor for Exercise Science Club, focusing on career pathways in Exercise Science Professions and how they relate to other academic and career option and coordinating civic engagement and college based outreach activities sponsored by the college.
•Establish initial meeting times and assists students with organizational and operational details of Exercise Science Club.
• Promotes and attends professional seminars and workshops with Exercise Science Club students.
•Develops and maintains ES career website/bulletin board to provide and assure currency of information related to departmental expectations and policies, career opportunities and civic engagement activities.
• Establishes study groups among ES students to assure understanding of specific course expectations.
•Coordinates open lab times for students to enhance and practice skills outside of class.
• Assist in coordinating service learning and visitations days with local public, career and technical schools with health science curriculums.
•Develops programs for ES student to enhance professional skills as resume writing and interviewing for internships and jobs.
• Assists Program Coordinating with Open House and advising days.
• Assists Program Coordinator in the development of new intern sites.
•Complies with all system, college, state and federal rules and regulations.
•Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with a major in exercise science. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience. Experience:
Two (2) years of professional or paraprofessional experience in a field or occupation relevant to
exercise science, with responsibility for planning, monitoring programs, or performing research.
Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
Experience in an academic institution preferred.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS:
Considerable knowledge of the organization and operations of the department or college
in which position is assigned. Considerable knowledge of the principles of administrative work. General knowledge of current literature in specialized field of work. Ability to write technical information. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with college officials, employees and the general public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the
college’s appointing authority.