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Peer Advisor/Student Assistant

Date Posted: May. 6, 2014
Position Start Date: Sep. 15, 2014
Apply by: May. 27, 2014
Campus location A&S 230
Department contact person Pandora Fontes
Title Senior Administrative Assistant
Department A&S 230
Phone 408-554-4508
Student job title Peer Advisor/Student Assistant
Work Study Required? no
Hourly Wage 10
Days of Week M-F
Hours of day Varied
Shift Duration varies
How to apply
  • E-mail resume
  • Department description
    Qualifications Requirements ? Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. ? Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, good attention to detail, and an ability to maintain confidentiality. ? Must be on campus from September through June commencement (no study abroad. If graduating early, must continue in position through commencement.). ? Work Study preferred ? Rising Sophomore preferred ? Political Science major preferred
    Duties and responsibilities Job Description In partnership with the department administrator and faculty advisors, a trained Peer Advisor will work with Political Science students to help them answer academic questions necessary to course planning and graduation requirements. Peer advisors will provide administrative support to the department. Specific responsibilities include: ? Communicate/meet with students on regular basis during the year, as a means of helping them navigate scheduling/registration issues, understand core requirements and academic regulations, and understand university resources. ? Attend and participate in Peer Advisor Training in the week prior to the start of fall quarter and throughout the year. ? Represent the department and university to potential students and their families. ? Become familiar with academic regulations, and university and department requirements, and other university resources for referral purposes. ? Be available to work at least 10 hours/week during the academic year.

    Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

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