Work Study-Peer Advocate #35627

Non-Traditional Student Services

Work Study

Details:

Category: Work Study

Position Type: Student Hourly-Work Study

Open until Fri, December 31, 2021

Work Hours: 20

Wage: $8/hr

Location: Cedar City, UT

Description:

The Non-Traditional Peer Advocate is responsible for being able to put themselves in our student’s shoes and advocate for them as necessary. Be patient, empathetic, and be passionately communicative. Excellent service standards are crucial to our organization. Exemplify personality with a dynamic professional attitude towards our students and provide friendly service and solid student support. Be confident at troubleshooting and investigate if they do not have enough information to resolve the problem. Always make sure we are greeting and acknowledging anyone who walks through the door. This position is responsible for ensuring that all tasks relating to the office and the programs we offer are completed accurately and in a timely manner, and requires coordinating with various individuals and organizations both on and off campus. Position Responsibilities:

Independently organize and prioritize responsibilities with consistency and positive results Ability to be interrupted by priority items and return to previous tasks without losing focus Knowledge of the centers' programs, resources, and scholarships, as well as non-traditional student needs and SUU Standards Must provide mentorship and support to students and staff, demonstrate the 'SUU Way', and help ensure student success and retention Ability to contribute to the development of programs and office ideas Responsible for other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Non-Traditional/Junior/Senior preferred
  • Current enrollment at Southern Utah University
  • Dedicated, hardworking individual who is enthusiastic in demonstrating the 'SUU Way' as well as ensuring the success and retention of non-traditional students
  • Ability to articulate ideas and facts and be informative to others about the programs and resources offered
  • Demonstrate a sincere concern for others and their well-being
  • Ability to speak in a positive, engaging, interactive manner
  • Ability to function in a group, both as a leader and a supportive team member
  • Computer and word processing skills with efficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel/Word) with ability to create/design advertising materials
  • Excellent people and communication skills, as well as technical writing skills

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