Peer Assistant

Weber State University
July 27, 2024
Offerd Salary:$11 start
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WSU's Commitment to Diversity

Weber State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive environment by welcoming all individuals, including culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body. WSU values every individual by embracing all identities through the promotion of belonging, creativity, and uniqueness. We strive to create environments which are welcoming, inclusive, and equitable for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected categories, such as disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, national origin, veterans status, or others, as required by law and university policy (see Weber State University's Policy and Procedure Manual 3-32).

Position Information

Position Title Peer Assistant

Requisition Number H01231P Position Category Hourly/Work Study Campus Location Weber State University - Ogden, UT Hours per week 20 Months per year Alternate work schedule Pay Grade Salary Hourly Pay Rate $11 starting, with possibility for raises FLSA Job Summary/Basic Function

The Access & Diversity Peer Assistant is responsible for providing service to students and guests by preparing them to meet with Advisors, answering questions about services, opportunities and other student needs, and providing support with processes like FAFSA, applications, forms, etc. Peer Assistants also represent A&D on and off campus events as needed. Peer Assistants serve as a personal resource for students.

Job Duties:

Equity in Access student support duties, such as: -Working with students one on one to address their concerns -Assist students with service that they may need assistance with -Answering questions about services, opportunities or needs -Refer students to appropriate Weber State services or departments when applicable -Following up on student concerns -Set appointments for Advisors when students want to meet with them Outreach duties such as: -Staffing E in A booths at events when necessary -Calling students to follow up on questions, appointments, etc. -Create small posters and handouts when necessary

Clerical duties for Equity in Access such as: -Answer Phones -Schedule Appointments via Gmail calendar or Starfish (CME) -Make copies, scans, prints of documents for staff -Fax documents to appropriate personnel when requested -Check in with supervisor at beginning of shift to receive tasks or updated information. and any additional duties assigned Leadership development such as: -Attend regular meetings and trainings when scheduled by supervisor -Attend university training when appropriate (Peer Mentor training, financial aid, student support training, etc.) -Assist with planning and executing of events and programs and any additional duties assigned

Required Qualifications

-Undergraduate student working towards their first degree

-Enrolled full time (12 credits or more) or part-time (6 credits or more)

-2.0 GPA or higher

-FAFSA: Federal Work-Study preferred.

-Must work well with persons of diverse racial, ethnic, gender, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals who are differently-abled.

-Use of email and calendar for communication and organizational purposes

-Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, PPT)

-Interpersonal and communication skills

-Customer service and interpersonal skills will be continually developed to better serve students and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

-Organization skills

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


-Autonomous and proactive

Background Check? Yes

Posting Detail Information

Job Open Date 07/27/2023

Review Date 07/29/2023 Job Close Date 07/27/2024 Open Until Filled Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // Notes to Applicant

To apply, complete the online application and attach a resume and reference sheet with at least three (3) references from faculty, staff, former employers or counselors.

If you are hired, please keep in mind that you will need to complete the appropriate Payroll and HR documents prior to beginning work.

The screening of applicants will begin immediately.

Criminal Background check is required as a condition of employment.

This is a pooled position. Applicants are selected from the pool as positions become available. After a period of time, the pool will expire and applicants will be notified.

ADA Essential Job Function

ADA Essential Job Function

Physical Activity of this position Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction., Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time. , Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another., Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever., Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work. Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision. Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading. The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position. None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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