Aseto’ne Mentor Coordinator

  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium
  • Alexandria, VA, USA
  • Oct 08, 2021
Full time Education Other

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.

 Great Opportunity to work with TCU Students and Faculty in a Full Time Position!”


The Coordinator will support the recruitment efforts of the Aseto’ne Networking Initiative’s Mentor program by developing key strategies to successfully promote and enlist 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) and Faculty from TCUs and partnering institutions
  • Post recruitment materials on social media and in newsletters
  • Collect task forms from participant peers and faculty mentors and follow-up with peers to ensure they are completing all outreach activities
  • Match Peer and Faculty Mentors to student participants and monitor the number of contacts they make with each other
  • Monitor discussion board contacts and encourage all mentors and participants to post weekly
  • Manage Peer Mentor’s presentation activities delivered within the learning platform
  • Draft agenda and materials for peer orientation including all onboarding activities
  • Collect, track, distribute and follow peer invoices through to payment
  • Compile monthly program reports for project director
  • Participate in weekly Zoom meetings with the Aseto’ne team
  • Other related duties as assigned

Required Experience and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 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 

Application Information
Please sent a current CV, 2 writing samples, and cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position.  Must be willing to consent to a background check. Send materials in to with the subject line Attn:  Aseto’ne Mentor Coordinator