BSOE PEER ADVISER
Pay Rate: $14.00
Weekly Schedule: to be arranged
Job Qualifications and Description
Skills Knowledge and Abilities Required:
- Comprehensive knowledge of BSoE academic coursework, programs and procedures sufficient to be able to provide front-line support services and specific information to students, answer BSoE major-related questions, make referrals, and participate alongside BSoE staff and other peer advisors in major-related activities (e.g. - new student orientations, major declaration workshops, meetings, discussions, events and other duties as assigned).
- Knowledge of campus policies and procedures sufficient to make referrals to a wide variety of campus services and resources.
- Ability to address a wide-range of student questions and concerns with objectivity (neutral viewpoint).
- Demonstrate excellent judgment and discretion, particularly with sensitive and confidential matters.
- Ability to interpret policies and procedures from both verbal and written sources.
- Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with diverse groups and individuals at various levels within the campus and BSOE academic community.
- Detail-oriented with ability to complete accurate reports and tasks as assigned by supervisor; good writing skills. (to produce clear and concise log sheets and other written assignments)
- Ability to work independently as well as to work effectively as a team member, and network with other peer advisors.
- Demonstrate leadership ability; dependable and friendly with a willingness to assist others.
- Good academic standing; currently enrolled as BSOE major.
Skills Knowledge and Abilities Preferred:
- Basic knowledge of BSOE programs with prior or related mentoring/advising experience is preferred.
- Familiarity with campus departments and navigating through campus resources.
Statement of Duties:
- Provide drop-in advising within the BSOE Undergraduate Student Affairs Office.
- Provide specific details to students about BSoE programs and procedures utilizing the General Catalog, various related handouts, including literature from other campus resources, and laptop computer access.
- Assist students with course information, scheduling concerns, and choosing a major; make appropriate referrals to campus services and resources.
- Participate in and attend all training and in-service meetings with other peer advisors; follow through on requests from the Coordinator in a timely manner; submit timesheets and forms by set deadlines.
- Participate in meetings with the Peer Advisor Program Coordinator and/or other Undergraduate Student Affairs staff as requested.
- Other duties as assigned.