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Summer 2024 Job Opportunities

Indigenous Pathways

Summer Program for Native High School Students
June 23–26, 2024

Apply to be an Indigenous Pathways Program Mentor or Overnight RA this
summer.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion seeks two overnight RAs, two daytime Mentors and two evening Mentors. Share your college experience with Native American high school students from around the country. More about the Indigenous Pathways Program.

Application closes March 31 at 12:01 am.

Job Descriptions

Overnight Resident Advisor

Undergrad Hourly $14 per hr.

Function

Serve as night/early morning monitor and facilitator in residence hall for participants of the Indigenous Pathways Program. This program will host American Indian Sophomore and Junior high school students for a campus visit June 23 – June 26, 2024. Represent the Indigenous Pathways Program and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Shift

9 p.m. – 8 a.m.

Main responsibilities include

  • Overnight availability to be a resource for any needs or questions that arise while on-site.
  • Assisting visiting students with questions about the program, how to begin planning for college, and/or navigating campus in general.
  • Serving as the after-hours point of contact/liaison between guests, Program Director, and Program Coordinator.
  • Ensure student safety, monitor student well-being, and enforce policies and procedures.
  • Available for training June 20, 2024.

Resident Advisors will stay on campus at the Illinois Street Residence Hall (ISR) for the duration of the on-campus experience.

Summer Mentor (Daytime and Evening Shifts)

Undergrad Hourly: $14 per hr.

Function

The Summer Mentor for the Indigenous Pathways Program serves as a peer mentor and guide to American Indian Sophomore and Junior high school students participating in a summer campus visit June 23 – June 26, 2024.

Available Shifts

  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Main responsibilities include

  • Work in tandem with the Program Director and Program Coordinator.
  • Guiding groups to/from various locations on campus during activities by walking or operating University vehicles.
  • Assist with familiarizing students with campus and answering questions about opportunities for involvement and enrichment.
  • Providing guidance and support for navigating campus resources.
  • Ensure student safety, monitor student well-being, and enforce policies and procedures.
  • Available for training June 20, 2024.

If you have any additional questions please contact Jenna Wombles-Jagodzinski at womski@illiniois.edu.

For more on student eligibility requirements, please see the Office of Student Financial Aid Guidelines & Policies page.

Undergraduate student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign wearing a t-shirt that reads Strong Resilient Indigenous.