Peer Adviser

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
Penn State Abington
Date Announced:
01/14/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
85079
Work Unit:
Penn State Abington
Department:
Advising Center

Description

Peer Advisers represent an integral part of The Advising Center team. Peer Advisers assist their peers with scheduling courses, understanding degree requirements, and navigating academic procedures. Peer Advisers have the opportunity to collaborate with professional advisers, work in a professional atmosphere, assist faculty members, represent The Advising Center at campus events, and create and implement programs that raise awareness of the Advising Center and its resources. This is an excellent opportunity for students who have an interest in the helping professions, education, customer/client services because you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills throughout the academic year. This is a paid position that allows students to become involved leaders on campus. Qualifications: You must be a Penn State Abington student who has completed at least 30 credits by the end of Spring 2019, with a minimum CGPA of 2.5. A minimum CGPA of 2.5 must also be maintained while serving as a Peer Adviser. Primary Responsibilities: The Peer Adviser position is a full-year commitment from Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Each Peer Adviser will be expected to work roughly 10 hours per week. Peer Advisers will be responsible for: Providing advising assistance to students who visit The Advising Center. Learning about the advising process, campus resources, and academic policies. Leading Advising Awareness events and programs around campus. Developing an individual project of interest to be executed during Spring 2020. Assisting The Advising Center staff in helping the office run smoothly. Seeking applicants with strong interpersonal skills, clear and consistent communication, empathy, problem-solving abilities, computer literacy, comfort in multi-tasking, respect for confidentiality, team-orientation, patience, creativity, and time management skills. This application is a two-part process. You must first complete an application via https://psu.jobs/ and then you will receive the second portion of the application via email.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088