Want to be a MIAD Mentor? We are hiring!

The details… Leadership Position Announcement: MIAD MENTOR

MIAD is now hiring for the leadership position of MIAD Mentor for Fall 2011. Please read the attached position description. We encourage all interested and eligible candidates to apply.

Application Requirements:

• Complete On Campus Student Employment form, including two referents (one referent being MIAD faculty or staff)
• Current Resume
• Cover letter (including statement of intent for serving as Mentor)

• Application forms located on line https://zmail.miad.edu/home/rickyheldt@miad.edu/Katie%20Troeger%27s%20Supervisor%20Manual%20Forms/Application%20.pdf
and at the Student Service Help Desk in Room RL45.

Position Description:

A MIAD Mentor is a knowledgeable and experienced guide, a student advocate, and a caring role model. A MIAD Mentor possesses strong academic skills, in particular problem solving skills; is a good listener; is patient, compassionate, responsible; is enthusiastic and out-going; and is dedicated to helping other students discover their potential to succeed in college.

Eligibility: Candidates must be at least a sophomore (Fall 2011) and be a student in good standing with the college.

Mentor Position Responsibilities
• Mentor peers in transitioning to college life:
• Fostering a sense of belonging to the MIAD community
• Establishing healthy interpersonal relationships
• Maintaining personal health and wellness
• Exploring cultural, educational and social opportunities available on campus
• Lead and participate in orientation events
• Serve as teaching assistant in a UV1 course for the first 4 weeks of school (if work/school/internship schedules permit)
• Respond to student inquiries and refer students to appropriate campus resources and services.
• Mentors are required to attend all training sessions, participate in new student orientation, serve as teaching assistant in UV1 sessions (if possible), attend the mid semester mentor workshop, and keep communications with assigned mentees during fall semester.
• MIAD Mentors are knowledgeable in college and community resources.

This position pays $300.00 for training and orientation week, $100 for serving as teaching assistant in UV1 (first 4 wks), and a potential $50.00 bonus at the end of the semester for outstanding semester long mentoring. Supervisor determines bonus.

Responsibilities specific to orientation week
1. Establish and maintain a productive and rewarding Orientation Program
2. Serve as MIAD’s representative to incoming students and their parents
3. Lead orientation activities, tours and discussions
4. Greet and direct parents and new students
5. Meet your mentees and establish mentoring relationship. Effectively communicate through first-hand experience student life at MIAD
6. Maintain a positive and energetic personality through the entire Orientation Program
7. Serve on a panel in front of a large audience of parents and families
8. Help with move in day
9. Other miscellaneous duties as determined by the Orientation Staff Committee

Application Deadline: February 23, 2011

Submit completed application packet to
Jennifer Crandall, Associate Dean of Students

Please place paper application packets in Jennifer Crandall’s mailbox in the Faculty/Staff mailroom.

Contact email: jennifercrandall@miad.edu
Contact name: Jennifer Crandall
Weblink https://zmail.miad.edu/home/rickyheldt@miad.edu/Katie%20Troeger%27s%20Supervisor%20Manual%20Forms/Application%20.pdf

Eastcastle Place First Annual Art Gala

Date? TBD (Early April)
Time? 3pm-5pm
Where? Eastcastle Place 2505 E Bradford Ave
How Much? Free
The details… What it is: Art Show/Exhibition Opportunity
We’ll be hosting a small, intimate art show for local artists to showcase and sell their artwork. Artists will keep all proceeds from sales.

Where: Eastcastle Place 2505 E. Bradford Ave

When: Date and Time is TBD. (We’re hoping the 1st or 2nd Sunday in April between 3-5pm)

Who: We’re looking for local artists and art students who would like to showcase and possibly sell their work. Painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics, print etc is the type of medium we’re looking for. Artists should supply all their own materials to appropriately present their work and should be appropriately dressed for our event.

For additional information please call Alex @ 414-963-8486
or email at abruckner @eastcastleplace.com.

Contact email: abruckner@eastcastleplace.com
Contact name: Alexandra Bruckner