Position Descriptions

Admissions & Access Peer Mentor

Admissions & Access Peer Mentors guide prospective students and families through Guttman’s unique admissions process. These Peer Mentors coordinate and implement Admissions events including group information sessions, individual meetings, and campus tours. This includes weekly shifts, occasional evenings and select Saturdays. Individuals who enjoy public speaking, event management, with strong customer service skills, and desire a career in counseling, advising, communications or public relations are well suited for the Admissions role.

First Year Experience (FYE) Peer Mentor

FYE Peer Mentors assist first-year students with study skills, time management, organization, collaboration strategies, general academic competencies, and using online resources. FYE Peer Mentors are available for one-on-one and small group meetings in the Den (Room 105). They also participate in weekly in-class Studio and/or LaBSS sessions that are designed to build academic, professional, and leadership skills. Individuals who enjoy public speaking, facilitation, collaborative group work, and desire a career in teaching or education are well suited for the FYE role.

Meet-Up Peer Mentor

Meet-Up Peer Mentors attend specific course sessions, facilitate in-class group work and present pieces of classroom lessons. Outside of the classroom, these Peer Mentors lead weekly group study sessions (Meet-Ups) to provide academic support in the areas of Algebra, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Precalculus, Reading/ Writing, and Statistics. Individuals who are good communicators, patient, appreciative of different learning styles, have strong academic backgrounds, and desire a career in education or helping professions are well suited for the Meet-Up role.

Transfer Peer Mentor

Transfer Peer Mentors design and facilitate Transfer Bridge workshops and Alumni Transition Touch Points for Guttman graduates who have transferred to Baruch, Brooklyn, City Tech, Hunter, and Lehman College. These workshops/touch points cover tips on navigating academic and administrative matters at the senior college, time management and organizational skills, and getting involved on campus. Guttman alumni who currently attend one of the above listed senior colleges, who are involved in campus life, who possess strong communication skills, and desire a career in education or helping professions are well suited for the Transfer role.