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:

 

Advising Services:

  • 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.

Administrative:

  • 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.