Academic Mentor

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere

Welcome and Introduction

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and we expect members of our community to be knowledgeable about – and to make a positive contribution to – our mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. The University is committed to the diversity of its faculty and staff so that our students, our disciplines and our community as a whole can benefit from the multiple perspectives it offers. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Open to: Internal and External Applicants

Full-Time or Part-Time Status


Staff Job Type


Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

This position will oversee a variety of academic support interventions for student-athletes. This is a part-time, 10-month position requiring effective verbal and written communication skills. The position provides individual educational support.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in conjunction with the ACE Director/Assistant Director to provide support to enhance the academic achievement of the student-athletes.
  • Provide proactive interventions and individualized academic support.
  • Develop and implement academic support plans for under-prepared and eligibility-risk student-athletes.
  • Prepare reports as requested in a timely manner (e.g. daily, weekly, etc.)
  • Coordinate tutoring requests and assist with scheduling appointments.
  • Provide basic technology support and assist student-athletes to develop computer skills.
  • Comply with all rules and regulations of the NCAA, Atlantic 10 and Saint Joseph’s University.
  • Other duties assigned by the Director

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

  • Ability to work around the class, practice and competition schedules of the student-athletes
  • In-person position located on the Hawk Hill campus.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 2 years professional experience with high school or college age students in an educational setting
  • Master’s degree and experience in teaching or learning support.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Areas of specialization helpful are special education, study strategies, learning styles, reading skills, tutoring foundations and teaching certification.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws including, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA.

Hiring Range


Union: None

Department: 341000 – Success Center

Open Until Filled: Yes

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