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Academic Peer Mentor – Federal Work Study

Position Title: Academic Peer Mentor

Department: WPU Football

Number of Vacancies: 6+

Work Location: WPU

Purpose of Position: To ensure accountability of student athletes academic progression

Description of Duties & Responsibilities:

The mission of the peer mentorship is to assist all student athletes in obtaining their academic goals as well recognizing their full academic potential. In order to help student athletes, the peer mentorship provides academic support, monitoring of the student athlete’s academic progress; while if qualified, tutoring, mentoring, and providing other on campus resources i.e. writing center, student success center to help them become successful while at WPU. These resources on campus provide each and every student athlete the opportunity to be successful at WPU in pursuit of their career path.

Required Qualifications: 

  • In good academic standing with WPU
  • Discretion of WPU football academic coordinator Jay Burns


Work Schedule (Days & Times): 

  • Monday – Thursday
  • Times will vary but are flexible


Hourly Wage: $10.00

Employment Start Date: 01/15/2024
Employment End Date: 05/03/2024

Application for Employment

Job Supervisor & Contact:

Jay Burns
(816) 379-8490