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Mobile Training Team - Fellow Unified 2022 

EOE StatementWarrior-Scholar Project organization is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
 
About the Organization Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) provides intensive, immersive, one and two-week college-preparatory academic boot camps at America's top universities to members currently serving in the military and veterans. These academic boot camps are offered at no cost. During programming, Warrior-Scholars are mentored by highly successful student-veterans who have transitioned from the military to college. Host institution faculty volunteer their time, and curricula are humanities, STEM, or business and entrepreneurship focused. Through faculty facilitated lectures, study skills workshops, writing assignments, and tutoring, Warrior-Scholars acquire the skills to succeed in higher education and navigate the cultural shift from active duty military service to academia.  
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Job Title: Mobile Training Team – Fellow (2022)

Location: Remote/In-Person

Pay: Salary/Non-Exempt/Biweekly Pay Frequency.

         Salary: $1,320 per pay period     Hourly Rate: $16.50.       Eligible for Overtime

Application Deadline: Rolling deadline until all positions are filled.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) provides intensive, immersive, one and two-week college-preparatory academic boot camps at America’s top universities to members currently serving in the military and veterans. These academic boot camps are offered at no cost. During programming, Warrior-Scholars are mentored by highly successful student-veterans who have transitioned from the military to college. Host institution faculty volunteer their time, and curricula are humanities, STEM, or business focused. Through faculty facilitated lectures, study skills workshops, writing assignments, problem sets, and tutoring, Warrior-Scholars acquire the skills to succeed in higher education and navigate the cultural shift from active duty military service to academia.

DESCRIPTION

Each WSP Mobile Training Team (MTT) consists of 2 to 4 successful student-veterans who are alumni of the WSP program. These fellows are employed for the duration of the summer to help execute the week- WSP programs. Fellows’ primary responsibilities vary depending on which type of team they are assigned to, but all WSP Fellows are responsible for teaching effective study habits, tutoring & mentoring program participants, as well as coordinating program implementation with WSP staff, campus faculty, and campus administrative staff in order to ensure that WSP programs are run according to established standards.  This is a paid position.

Please note that this position is open to WSP alumni only. This is a full-time seasonal position. WSP Fellows are expected to work from May 15-August 15, 2022. If you are interested in applying but know that you will be unavailable for short, specific durations during this window, please indicate in your application when you would be unavailable.

**Internship Opportunity:** This position may be offered as a paid internship should it meet university requirements and be in compliance with any state and local laws regarding paid internships. Contact our Director of Human Resources, Michelle MacNevin, at mmacnevin@warrior-scholar.org, for further information. Please review your institution's requirements before contacting us, and send them as an attachment to your initial email.

Pre-Program:

  • Study and have a strong understanding of the WSP subject-specific course curriculum in advance of the first program event. MTT Fellow Training will take place from May 29 – June 3, 2022.

  • Use Google Drive to coordinate and share info with all WSP staff members and university administrators; update and maintain Google Sheets and Google Docs

  • Set up personal travel arrangements with travel agency

  • Assist with pre-course coordination as needed, set up course websites and prepare shared electronic documents, inventory and assemble course materials, and attend pre-course calls/meetings and

Program Execution:

  • Administer the WSP course, adapting as necessary (in coordination with other WSP staff) based on participant needs and course developments

  • Mentor and support participants throughout the program and lead discussions on transitional topics for student veterans, tailoring discussion to meet the needs of participants

  • Attend evening study sessions and provide one-on-one tutoring when needed

  • Conduct student evaluation sessions and track the progress and development of participants

  • Administer pre- and post-course surveys, manage participant check-in and check-out procedures

  • Communicate program details to participants and MTT members and communicate program updates to other WSP staff as necessary

  • Attend and document daily lectures, workshops, speaker events, etc. and facilitate end-of-course reception, if required, Perform other related duties as assigned

Post-Course:

  • Invite program participants to WSP Alumni’s private social media pages as soon as the program ends

  • Identify and document participants interested in becoming Alumni Ambassadors

  • Collect and upload all relevant documentation to the WSP Google Drive

  • Create and submit personal expense reports

  • Complete MTT post-course assessments & survey

  • Archive submitted student assignments

DESIRED EXPERIENCE & BACKGROUND

  • Must be an alumnus/alumna of WSP and have at least one semester (or equivalent if on quarters or trimesters) of experience enrolled in a 4-year college

  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and belief in, the WSP curriculum, mission, and objectives and passionate about expanding educational opportunities for veterans; experience with and sensitivity to the difficulty of transitioning from the military to college

  • Perseverance in the face of challenges, ability to adapt to challenging environments, and a strong desire to do whatever it takes to improve and develop and respect for individuals' diverse experiences and the ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds

DESIRED COMPETENCIES

All WSP Fellows are assigned to either a Humanities (HUM), STEM, or Business & Entrepreneurship (BUS) team. While most required qualifications and desired competencies for these three teams are identical, there exist curriculum-specific provisions to be assigned to a given team. These provisions are listed at the end of this document. General competencies sought in WSP Fellows are as follows:

  • Strong leadership, mentorship abilities, public speaking skills, and a willingness to lead academic study groups or instruction

  • Strong critical thinking skills, organizational ability, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong academic performer (transcript will be requested) or marked improvement in academic performance (Experience tutoring recommended)

  • Must be team-oriented and with a focus on the success of the entire MTT and its mission

TIME COMMITMENT

  • Fellows must be available May 15-August 15, 2022 (when WSP courses run).

  • Each fellow will attend 4-5, 1-week courses and travel to each location. Fellows should expect to spend the time between courses accomplishing post-course tasks for previous courses and pre-course tasks for upcoming courses.

  • During the program, Fellows must stay on campus and be available from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM (working hours during each course day will vary and regular breaks will be provided). Due to the nature of the program, additional unforeseeable tasks may arise that could affect the approximate time commitment outlined.

  • All Fellows must be available for mandatory training which will take place in Connecticut (travel and lodging provided by WSP) from May 29– June 3, 2022. (Summer classes or other employment that may conflict with your duties are not allowed unless approved by WSP management.)

DESIRED COMPETENCIES – TEAM SPECIALIZATIONS

All WSP Fellows should have a strong interest in the subject matter they are teaching. Additional desired competencies are as follows:

Humanities:

  • Must have passed or placed out of a freshman composition or similar course

  • Experience tutoring in a humanities-related subject recommended

  • Humanities major strongly preferred

STEM:

  • Evidence of a strong mathematics and physics background related to the STEM curriculum, particularly in trigonometry and introductory mechanics

  • Must be comfortable tutoring or collaborating with other students on STEM-related coursework

  • Calculus and calculus-based physics coursework preferred, but not required

Business & Entrepreneurship:

  • Evidence of a strong background in a business-related subject

  • Experience tutoring recommended

  • Must have passed or placed out of a freshman composition or similar course

Warrior-Scholar Project organization is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

 

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