Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Multicultural Services (MCS) Assistant Director, the Lead Mentor position supports all efforts of the Multicultural Peer to Peer Mentoring Program. The MCS Peer to Peer Mentoring Program is a student success program. The Lead Mentor is responsible for preparing and distributing information, overseeing the social media accounts, organizing and facilitating mentor meetings. Additionally Lead Mentor will be responsible for taking notes, assisting with mentor/mentee trainings and providing guidance and supporting mentors. They will develop and create activities to bring Mentors and Mentee together, and maintaining the events calendar for the program. The Lead Mentor Coordinator is expected to work with mentors to help and support mentees as they enter and navigate the college, connect with peers and student organizations, and connect them to campus resources. Finally, the Lead Mentor plays an integrate role in supporting the goals and objectives of the MCS Department.
This is a project based-temporary position contingent on grant funding. The Lead Mentor is expected to work closely with the Assistant Director developing, managing and executing the Multicultural Peer to Peer Mentoring Program.
The successful candidate is expected to work 10-15 hours weekly until the end of the quarter or when the project funding ends.
Candidates must be full time Bellevue College students in good academic standing, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidates should be students with strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and team building skills who are committed to diversity and inclusion.