Wildcat Scholars Peer Assistant

Weber State University
June 13, 2024
Offerd Salary:$11.00
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Position Details

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 Wildcat Scholars Peer Assistant

Requisition Number H00926P Position Category Hourly/Work Study Campus Location Weber State University - Ogden, UT Hours per week 8 - 15 Months per year 9 Alternate work schedule Pay Grade Salary Hourly Pay Rate $11.00 FLSA Job Summary/Basic Function

WSU students who help other students navigate course content and college success. Peer Assistants (PAs) provide both in classroom and out of classroom support by assisting faculty in facilitating classroom activities, providing one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, and providing general communication support.

The position may require flexible weekday, weekend, and evening hours as needed. PAs may be placed in courses to facilitate study groups, mentor their peers, and offer additional one-on-one meetings to discuss everything from how to study effectively to how to get referrals to campus and community resources. PAs may facilitate group activities and workshops with staff prior to enrollment for incoming Wildcat Scholars. PAs will assist with developing communication messages to students and assist with responding to student inquiries and needs.

Required Qualifications

- Must be enrolled at WSU with a minimum of 6 credits - Must have completed at least one semester at WSU - Earned a grade of “B” or higher in the assigned course - Have a prior semester WSU GPA of 2.7 or better - WSU faculty or staff member reference (include a name of a faculty or staff member in your application to be contacted as a reference) - Available for 8-15 hours weekly during fall and spring semester, and for the maximum weekly student employment (20 hours/week) during training and special event dates - Attend all required trainings that may occur prior to the semester - Attend all required meetings or professional training during the week or weekends and school breaks - Good appreciation for working with diverse populations - Ability to make connections with first generation students and their families - Strong communication skills - Strong work ethic, initiative, ability to work independently - Ability to work in groups and value collaboration - Maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme diligence with confidential information and materials - Enjoy talking about the program and course subjects - Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students - Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications

- Prior experience as a Wildcat Scholar at WSU Bi-lingual Spanish/English - Prior experience teaching, tutoring, or mentoring - Strong organizational skills - Knowledgeable of (or able to obtain information about) student relevant dates and policies such as add/drop dates, financial aid, academic standing, etc. - Knowledgeable of other student support services that Wildcat Scholar students can access (training will be provided to supplement existing knowledge of WSU resources)

Background Check? Yes

Posting Detail Information

Job Open Date 06/13/2023

Review Date 06/15/2023 Job Close Date 06/13/2024 Open Until Filled Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // jobs.weber.edu/postings/11003 Notes to Applicant

To apply, complete the online application and the contact information for three references.

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.

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals who have worked in a salaried capacity for Weber State University are ineligible to be hired as an hourly or adjunct employee at Weber State for six months.

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 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. 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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