CBS Student Services is hiring for a Peer Advisor position. This is a clerical PA position, and the salary is $9 per hour. Please email your résumé and cover letter to Aya Maruyama by January 4, 2016. Starting date for this position will be the first week of the spring 2016 semester. This position description includes:
Dates/Times: Typical hours for this position will range from 8-12 during fall and spring semesters and 8-20 hours during the summer. Peer Advisors are expected to work over winter, spring, and summer breaks. Exact hours will be determined based on all Peer Advisors’ availability.
Responsibilities: The Peer Advisor (PA) plays a crucial role in CBS Student Services by performing a wide variety of tasks that support the office’s mission. These responsibilities include:
Provide exceptional customer service while acting as the first point of contact for CBS Student Services for students, faculty, and other community members. Schedule appointments for professional staff and maintain a friendly, clean environment.
Guide students with straightforward advising questions related to declaring 2nd majors/minors, filling out petition forms, add/drop deadlines, and/or the registration system. Provide proper referrals to campus resources.
Student Record Management
All Peer Advisors will be required to attend one half day of training before the beginning of each semester. Additionally, they will attend bi-weekly trainings throughout the academic year. These trainings will include information updates and skill development, as well as activities that will build toward learning outcomes.
While Peer Advisors contribute to the mission of CBS Student Services, they also benefit as the department views student employment as an opportunity for students to grow personally and professionally.
In line with the Office of Student Affairs’ Student Development Outcomes, Peer Advisors will exhibit growth in the following areas:
These outcomes will be evident in the quality of service and support provided to CBS Students and student services staff.
The ideal candidate: