Graduate Coordinator, Titan Mentors
Detroit, MI Residence Life, Dean of Students
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Position Type: Federal Work Study and Non-Work Study 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • The Titan Mentor Program is a pilot program aimed to impact the retention of some of our first year students.
  • Outline the requirements and expectations of the Titan Mentors.
  • Train the Titan Mentors.
  • Coordinate The Titan Mentor Program.
  • Supervisor the Titan Mentors.
  • Coordinate strategic events for the Titan Mentor Program (kick off, wrap up, etc.)
  • Track Peer Mentors Hours.
  • Meet with Peer Mentor Leads regularly.
  • Maintain a social media presence.
  • Hire, train, coordinate the Titan Mentors.
  • Follow up with Mentees that are in distress.
  • Optional - on campus housing with afterhours crisis response

Note:  We include remission for one graduate class. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in a Graduate Program at The University of Detroit Mercy. 
  • Eligible for student employment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Leadership, communication, the Microsoft Suite (forms, excel, outlook), Canva, Social Media

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with mentoring.
  • Student Leadership experience at the College/University level.

Anticipated Schedule: 

  • Varies, some weekend or evening hours.

Job Contact: Sandra Alef – (313) 993-1231 -


Special Instructions to Applicants

Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.

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