Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Iakhiienawá:se’ Sénha Aioianerénhake ne Enióhrhen’ne

Helping Build a Better Tomorrow

Career Pathways Program Mentor

Division: Education, Higher Education

Job Code: 39-9032

Status: May - August (seasonal)

SUMMARY: Duties include development and implementation of educational and career discovery activities with groups of students entering grades 9-12 and college bound seniors. Successful candidates will be able to identify and meet the academic, social, and emotional demands of the students they are serving.


  • Establish and enforce program regulations in order to maintain and ensure safety for students and staff.
  • Attend programming and interact with student participants at all times.
  • Administer first aid according to prescribed procedures and notify emergency personnel when necessary. (Will be trained if not certified)
  • Supervise field trips to college campuses and other locations.
  • Report and document any illness/injury or rule violation to Coordinator.
  • Seek assistance or advice from Program Coordinator as needed.
  • Encourage creativity, healthy development among students, personal development, social development, self-confidence, independence, positivity, motivation, and having fun!
  • Exhibit dependability, patience, teamwork, self-control, creativity, and enthusiasm.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible to supervise, plan and implement daily activities for students.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A current and/ or returning student enrolled in an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program. Experience working with students preferred.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Be a team leader, be organized, and be able to handle groups of students.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of daily situations.

Must be at least 18 years of ­age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

Job Closing Date: May 05, 2017

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Status Card or letter) by email to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.

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