Work Study Peer Advocate
Non-Traditional Student Services
- Category: Work Study
- Position Type:
- Open until: filled
- Work Hours: 20 hours per week
- Wage: $10
- Location: Cedar City, UT
The Non-Traditional Work Study Peer Advocate is responsible for being able to put themselves in our students shoes and advocate for them as necessary.
- Be patient, empathetic, and 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, calls, or emails.
- 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.
- 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 center's 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.
This position is for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.
- Must qualify for work study through your 23-24 FASFA.
- Non-Traditional student 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.
- Ability to preserve confidentiality of student, staff, and faculty information.
- Demonstrate a sincere concern for others and their well-being.
- Ability to speak in a positive, engaging, and 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), Google Drive, with ability to create/design advertising materials.
- Excellent people and communication skills, as well as technical writing skills.