Become a Village Mentor

Join the Village Mentor Team for the 2022 – 2023 Academic Year  

Village Mentors engage residents around common learning experiences through curricular and co-curricular experiences. Village Mentors foster deeper exploration of their assigned Village’s academic, cultural/identity, or theme-based vision. Village Mentors establish a peer-to-peer relationship with participants to provide support, spark curiosity, and promote the development of knowledge and skills. Through specialized training, Village Mentors will engage residents through activities, events, and programs that provide village thematic learning and support.

 

Ready to learn more? Follow these simple steps: 

  • Review the Village Mentor Position Description to learn about Village Mentors’’ functions and responsibilities. 
  • Submit the Village Mentor Application by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 11, 2022. The application is available at https://ncsu.erezlife.com.

 


Employment Eligibility and Qualifications

To be eligible and qualified for the Village Mentor position, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • Credit Hours: Enrolled in at least 12 undergraduate credit hours, or 9 graduate credit hours during the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Grade Point Average: A minimum of a 2.8 cumulative grade point average at the time of appointment, and once employed, maintain a minimum 2.8 cumulative and semester grade point average.  
  • University Disciplinary Charges or Sanctions: Students are not eligible for the Village Mentor position if; at the time of the employment offer, the start of employment, and during employment the student: 
    • Is on Academic Integrity Probation for less than one full Fall or Spring semester related to academic misconduct under the Code of Student Conduct; or, 
    • Has any active sanctions related to non-academic misconduct under the Code of Student Conduct. 
  • Housing Application and Agreement: Complete the 2022 – 2023 Housing Application, which includes accepting the Housing Agreement.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the employment eligibility and required qualifications, the Village Mentor position includes preferred qualifications. 

  • Grade Point Average: Academic-affiliated living and learning villages may require a cumulative and semester grade point average above 2.8 to support Village membership requirements to be eligible and qualified for the Village Mentor position. 
  • Living and Learning Village Participation: Academic-affiliated living and learning villages may require current or previous participation in a living and learning village at NC State or experience within a living and learning community at another college or university.

Application Information – New Applicants  

New Applicants: Any student NEVER employed as a Village Mentor. 

Steps for New Applicants: 

  • Step 1: Apply online by visiting https://ncsu.erezlife.com
  • Step 2: Watch the Village Mentor informational video shared with all applicants who successfully complete the GPA and student conduct check. 
  • Step 3: Participate in an interview. Applicants will schedule interviews after submitting a completed application. 
  • Step 4: Complete the Housing Selection Application once live. 

New Applicant Timeline: 

  • Monday, January 24, 2022: Application reopens for new and returning applicants
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2022: Monday, February 14, 2022: Participate in a pre-scheduled interview. 
  • Friday, February 11, 2022: Application closes at 11:59 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, February 15: Employment notifications sent to applicants. 
  • Friday, February 18: Deadline to accept or decline employment if offered employment.

Application Information – Returning Applicants

Returning Applicants: Any student EMPLOYED as a Village Mentor during the 2021 – 2022 Academic Year. 

Steps for Returning Applicants: 

  • Step 1: Apply online by visiting https://ncsu.erezlife.com.
  • Step 2: Complete the Housing Selection Application once live. 

Returning Applicant Timeline: 

  • Monday, January 24, 2022: Application reopens for new and returning applicants
  • Friday, February 11, 2022: Application closes at 11:59 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, February 15: Employment notifications sent to applicants. 
  • Friday, February 18: Deadline to accept or decline employment if offered employment.

Compensation and Resources for Employment

Village Mentors receive a stipend, technology, and credit for their housing costs based on the functions and responsibilities of the position. A breakdown of the compensation includes:

  Amount / Value  Note
Stipend  $2,000 The stipend is taxable income paid biweekly. 
     
Housing Credit $3,000 Village Mentors receive a $3,000 housing credit. The housing credit is applied to the Village Mentors student account in two installments, $1,500 for the Fall and Spring semesters. Village Mentors are responsible for their balance of the housing cost after the housing credit is applied to their student account.
Value of Technology  $372 Mentors receive ResNet/Internet and Streaming/Cable TV services during their employment. The value of technology is: $186 ($140 for ResNet/Internet and $46 for Streaming/Cable TV) for the Fall semester and $186 ($140 for ResNet/Internet and $46 for Streaming/Cable TV) for the Spring semester. 

Note: Compensation and resources for the position are based on the official employment start date identified in the Terms and Conditions of employment. All compensation and resources for employment are prorated for individuals beginning employment after the official employment start date or concluding employment before the official employment end date.

 

Village Mentor Applicant Resources

To learn more about the Village Mentor position, review the applicant resources: