Peer Advisor - Student Assistant B

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Classification:Student Assistant B
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:Student Services
Location: Juneau
Categories: Student Affairs/Services, Academic Advising/Support, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

The UAS Student Resource Center (SRC) are seeking applicants to serve as a Peer Advisor during the spring 2018 semester. This is a great opportunity to obtain professional customer service experience, while attending classes. The SRC is an information center for the student advising, recruitment, counseling, and activities staff. A student assistant in this area will serve as an initial point of contact for appointment scheduling, student inquires, and other duties as assigned. Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis and filled as positions become available.


100Provide students with general information about UAS degree programs, course prerequisites, faculty expectations, etc. Teach students how to access UAOnline, UASOnline, DegreeWorks, and e-learning platforms. Assist students in accessing placement testing, academic advising, disability support services, mental health counseling, health clinic services, career advising, academic exchange and study abroad programs. Answer multiple phone lines, email accounts, and staff the front desk in the Student Resource Center; direct students to appropriate resources throughout UAS and the UA system. With training, peer advisors will assist the academic advising staff by providing para-professional peer advising services Assist with various projects as needed Provide primary scheduling support for professional staff in the Student Resource Center including academic advisors, health services, career services, counseling, and disability support services. Students will manage multiple calendars for these services, including setting appointments, making reminder phone calls, and making correct referrals to appropriate offices.Essential


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Dependability and ability to demonstrate professionalism on a regular basis
  • Previous website design and/or CMS experience is preferred

Student Employment Requirements:

  • Must be a UAS student enrolled in a maximum of six credit hours throughout employment period.
  • Must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA throughout employment period.

Applications must include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references.  For assistance with the online application or to submit a request for ADA accommodation please contact the UAS HR Office, 907-796-6263.

This is a part-time Student Assistant B ($10.50/hourly) position during academic year and the incumbent maybe provided the opportunity to work full-time during the summer.  This recruitment is to fill a position for the spring 2018 semester. Initial applicant review will take place on January 3rd, 2018.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.  All interested persons should apply online. For further assistance with the application process contact Human Resources at 907-796-6263 or email


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