Aseto’ne Peer Mentor Coordinator

  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium
  • Remote until post-COVID
  • Apr 19, 2021
Part time Education

Job Description

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) is the collective spirit and unifying voice of our nation's Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). AIHEC provides leadership and influences public policy on American Indian and Alaska Native higher education issues through advocacy, research, and programmatic initiatives; promotes and strengthens Indigenous languages, cultures, communities, lands, and tribal nations; and through its unique position, serves member institutions and emerging TCUs. The Tribal College Journal (TCJ) is AIHEC’s quarterly and online publication, recognized nationally as the premier publication on American Indian education.

Summary: Part time position/32-week assignment
The Coordinator will support the recruitment efforts of the Aseto’ne Networking Initiative’s Peer Mentor program by developing key strategies to successfully promote and enlist peer mentors from Tribal College Universities (TCU’s) and partnering institutions. This position also provides critical administrative support to the program and the program director.

Essential Functions:

  • Build, strengthen and maintain strong relationships with TCUs and partnering institutions
  • Draft strategies that result in the successful recruitment of peers (students) from TCUs and partnering institutions
  • Post recruitment materials on social media and in newsletters
  • Collect task forms from participant peers and follow-up with peers to ensure they are completing all outreach activities
  • Draft agenda and materials for peer orientation
  • Collect, track, distribute and follow peer invoices through to payment
  • Compile monthly program reports for project director
  • Participate in monthly Zoom meetings with the Aseto’ne team
  • Other related duties as assigned

Required Experience and Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Enjoy being part of a team
  • Works well independently
  • Strong social media skills: Facebook®, Instagram®, Twitter®
  • Knowledge of Tribal Colleges and Universities – preferred
  • Knowledge and experience working in Indian Country – preferred
  • Experience working with Native college students - preferred
  • Creative, self-starter with the desire to go above and beyond

This position reports to the Aseto’ne Program Director

Compensation: $15.00 per hour

This is a remote position and requires a strong, reliable internet connection.

Application Information
Please sent a current CV, 2 writing samples, and cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position. Send materials in PDF via email to jobs@aihec.org with the subject line Attn: Peer Mentor Coordinator