UAA Peer Advising — HIRING!

Are you an organized individual? Do you like helping out other students? Are you interested in advising or becoming an adviser one day?

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The Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA) Advising team is looking to hire Peer Advisers for the 2017-2018 academic year! Application Due February 3rd at 11:59PM

Department Description:

UAA Advising is a centralized advising office that serves all new and current UW students, returning UW students, and prospective transfer students. As educators, advisers in the office guide and support students in exploring, questioning, and navigating the events and significance of their undergraduate education.

Peer Adviser Responsibilities:

UAA Advising seeks to hire undergraduate Peer Advisers for the 2017-2018 academic year. Diversity is a core value and foundational concept in our unit, and we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse staff and student community. Under the guidance of UAA Academic Advisers, Peer Advisers will:

  • Work in close collaboration with academic advising staff to support students in Undergraduate Academic Affairs Advising
  • Provide one-on-one drop in advising to pre-major students
  • Manage the office’s advising email account
  • Help students navigate and gain awareness of the UW’s registration policies, general degree requirements, and the Areas of Knowledge
  • Guide students in accessing the many academic resources available at the UW such as MyPlan, DARS, and academic support services
  • Support students with course scheduling
  • Provide appropriate referrals to departmental advisers and campus offices (such as Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, Health and Wellness, etc.)
  • Prepare and facilitate academic support workshops focusing on the exploration of majors, registration, and pre-professional (pre-health, pre-law, pre-nursing) preparation
  • Support the office’s social media presence
  • Learn, understand, and interpret Federal, State, and University rules and regulations
  • Complete administrative responsibilities including the creation of marketing materials, presentations, and data entry
  • Special projects as assigned

 

Position Hours and Pay Rate: 

  • $15/hour
  • Work Study Students eligible to apply
  • 6-10 hours per week
  • September 2017 – June 2018

Upcoming Information Sessions: 

  • January 12, 4-5 pm in MGH 258
  • January 18, 4-5pm in MGH 258
  • January 23, 4-5pm in MGH 258

To Apply: Submit application via Catalyst. Mandatory Group Interview: Feb. 16th-24th. Individual Interviews will take place Feb. 21st-24th. Read the full job announcement here: uaa_peer_advising

Questions? Contact Kyla Krueger, kylaek@uw.edu

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