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Job ID: 124159

Mentor - Education to Recovery Program-Central
Erie Community College

Date Posted Jun. 6, 2019
Title Mentor - Education to Recovery Program-Central
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling Services

Education to Recovery

$18.54 Hourly

Union/Position Status:

Posting Closing Date:
June 16, 2019

Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.



The work involves performing para-professional tasks assisting the faculty of a Community College.
Mentoring involves passing information or knowledge from the mentor to the students with the goal to
help students act independently while pursuing their academic and work-related goals. The
incumbent reports to a FFECC or AAECC member. Mentors responsibility includes planning, training,
problem solving, demonstrating, and collaboration. Mentors support students and faculty in
advisement and retention activities. Mentors respond to requests for assisting students in an academic
environment with guidance on a variety of issues. Mentors provide strategies to improve performance
in college in academic areas. Does related work as required.


  • Assists academic, financial, career, and personal advisement and case management for students in accordance with college policy and under the supervision of an academic unit;
  • Maintain accurate, comprehensive counseling records as necessary;
  • Participate in the decision making process related to academic instruction;
  • Assists with development of life skills essential for personal and educational growth;
  • Develop specialized programs specific to the needs of the EOP students i.e. workshops, seminars, orientations;
  • Collaborate with departments within the divisions of Academic and Students Affairs;
  • Assist students in conjunction with transfer counselors with completing applications to transfer to four-year colleges or universities;
  • Participate in student’s retention and persistence initiatives;
  • May participate on college committees which contribute to student success, personal growth;
  • Work with College personnel to identify students who are in need of academic assistance;
  • Works with of students and their tutors to overcome academic problems in Specific Subjects;
  • Administers assessment surveys and maintains mentoring records as assigned. Supports orientation and holistic advisement;
  • May assist disabled students with necessary with technology and other accommodations needed.


Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college in Social Science,
Counseling, Human Services, Career Education or/and a related field and four (4) years of
vocational or educational experience. Two years coaching or working with student athletics when
assigned to the Athletic Department. Bachelors or certification from NYS OASAS for Alcohol and
Substance Abuse or other appropriate certification specific to the Education to Recovery program.


Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-1118

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:
New York Office
United States Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,
New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
Tel (646) 428-3800; Email:

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