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Peer Advising Fellow

Position Description

The purpose of this position is to provide first-year students with peer-to-peer academic support. In coordination with the College Advising Center. Peer Advising Fellows will gain leadership experience by coordinating and supporting services related to academics, registration, and resource access.

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 bi-weekly staff meetings and trainings

Qualifications

  • In good academic standing
  • Full-time L&C student
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
  • Has completed a grad plan and worked with a College Advisor
  • Serve as a positive role model and ambassador for the CAC

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Junior standing
  • 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

Work Schedule Summary

Each Peer Advising Fellow will hold 1.5 drop-in hours per week, and participate in two student events, over 10 weeks in the fall semester. This position also requires that students attend bi-weekly staff meetings, as well as a 3 hours training in spring 2019. The total time commitment per Peer Advising Fellow will be 23 hours.

Compensation

$280 (paid in the fall semester)

Questions? Email Heather Miner at hminer@lclark.edu

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