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Peer Advising Fellow

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(applications close March 1, 2018)

Beginning in Fall 2018, a select group of PSI co-facilitators will be invited to serve as Peer Advising Fellows, to provide first-year students with peer-to-peer academic support. Working with the College Advising Center and the Pioneer Success Institute, Peer Advising Fellows will gain leadership experience by coordinating and supporting services related to registration, student-faculty programming, and resource access (read the PSI co-facilitator job description here). 

Peer Advising Fellow will:

  • Provide drop-in style advising in the College Advising Center
  • Help students to develop effective academic skills and guide students to academic resources, in individual consultations.
  • Assist students with online course registration
  • Facilitate collaborative events with CAC staff and L&C faculty
  • Run social media accounts and market events
  • Greet PSI tours through the CAC
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings

Qualifications

  • In good academic standing
  • Full-time L&C student
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
  • Available to attend mandatory bi-weekly staff meetings and training in spring 2018.
  • Has completed a grad plan and worked with a College Advisor
  • Serve as a positive role model and ambassador for the CAC and PSI.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flexible co-curricular schedule
  • Academic and/or co-curricular experience working with diverse populations
  • Experience with marketing and/or event planning
  • Comfortable with public speaking/group facilitation

Experience/Skills Gained:

  • Peer mentorship and leadership
  • Programming and event-planning
  • Marketing and community outreach
  • Serve as an ambassador for college initiatives pertaining to student development and the transition to college

Time Commitment: 

Each Peer Advising Fellow will hold 1.5 drop-in hours per week from September 4 through November 5 (10 weeks), except for two event-coordinator Peer Advising Fellows, who will miss two weeks of drop-in hours in lieu of those weeks’ events. This position also requires that students attend bi-weekly hour-long staff meetings, as well as a 3 hours training in spring 2018. The total time commitment per Peer Advising Fellow will be 23 hours.

Compensation

$275 (paid in the fall semester)

Questions? Contact Heather Miner at hminer@lclark.edu or Krystler Perkins at perkins@lclark.edu, in the College Advising Center.