Staff Mentoring Program

Staff Mentoring Program

Go Beyond.  Join the Staff Mentoring Program. 

The Staff Mentoring Program presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion facilitates the partnership of early career professionals with mid-to-senior level campus administrators for one year. Mentees gain enhanced institutional knowledge, learn new approaches, and expand their network of colleagues.  Mentors gain new perspective and help shape Syracuse University’s future leaders.

Included in the Staff Mentoring Program:

One-hour meetings each month between mentor and mentee

Professional photography

Educational opportunities

Receptions and social gatherings

Mentorship resources

Programming and professional development funds for mentors

Mentee Qualifications:

Full-time, active staff members with zero to five years career experience

In good professional standing as confirmed by the Office of Human Resources

Not currently receiving mentorship as part of a formal Syracuse University program

Mentor Qualifications:

Full-time, active staff members with an associate director or above title, or equivalent responsibilities, and at least five years of professional experience

Combined full-time, active Syracuse University work history of no less than one year

In good professional standing as confirmed by the Office of Human Resources

Not currently providing mentorship as part of a formal Syracuse University program

Mentors and mentees can be nominated by others or can nominate themselves for the program.  Staff who are members of marginalized identities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The next Staff Mentoring Program cohort will be established in spring of 2025.

For additional questions please review the recording of the Staff Mentoring Program information session or contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.