Peer Advisor/Academic Success Tutor Job Description

Peer Advisor application

Title:             Peer Advisor 2
Reports to:    Tutoring Center Assistant Director and Coordinator
Salary:          Starts at minimum wage; this pay rate is within the Level 2 pay range as established by the Student Employment Center. .

Qualifications:

  • Strong GPA in college coursework
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adaptable to a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong interest in training and skills development
  • Ability to work with students one-on-one and in small groups
  • Available to work at least 6 hours per week during the academic year.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic support during assigned hours
  • Perform front desk activities, including scheduling, record-keeping, and tutoring-coordination
  • Develop a full working knowledge of academic skills development materials and strategies
  • Participate in outreach activities, e.g. presenting information regarding study skills and academic support available from the Tutoring Center and other campus organizations.
  • Through courteous, professional behavior, represent the Tutoring Center and support Western students using Tutoring Center services.
  • Participate in TC staff meetings and training sessions, including:
    • Approximately 2 hours per week of training during fall quarter
    • Two full days of training during week one of fall quarter, before classes begin.
    • Half-day staff meeting on the first Saturday after fall quarter classes begin
Page Updated 04.07.2015