MCS seeks applicants for Peer Advisors for the 2019-20 academic year!
Are you a driven MCS student with a demonstrated record of leadership, maturity, and academic excellence? Do you enjoy telling your friends about the MCS major?
Want to be a leader among your peers and assist them towards their goals? Want to make an impact that directly shapes the community of the MCS program?
If you think this describes you, then please see the position description below and submit your materials by the stated deadline of Friday, March 15th at 5pm, 2019. Interviews will begin at the start of spring quarter. If you will be abroad Spring 2019, please submit your materials early and let me know that you will be abroad so we can try to fit in an interview prior to your departure!
Please let me know if you have any questions not answered in the position description. I look forward to reading your applications!
If you’re interested, be sure to stop in and chat with our current Peer Advisors during their office hours!
Peer Advisor Position Description
The Mathematical & Computational Science program seeks 3 - 4 excellent, driven students to be leaders amongst their fellow MCS majors as peer advisors.
• Training (end of summer – 3-4 hours): Required to attend training before Autumn quarter begins (or at the very beginning of Autumn Quarter)
• Weekly Office Hours + Project time ~(2 - 4 hours): Hold minimum of 2 office hours per week (can be split) + meetings & events as needed.
• Be able to attend but not limited to (Majors’ Night in October, Inside Academic Departments during Admit Weekend)
Under the guidance of the MCS Program Administrator, Peer Advisors will:
• Hold weekly drop-in office hours (2) hours per week will be advertised to prospective and current majors as drop-in office hours in which you are available to offer student perspectives on courses, major requirements, and your academic experience
• Organize student and program events – be the student representative at campus- wide events including majors’ night and academic open houses. Also available to be at MCS Program sponsored events
• Coordinate student engagement projects
• Manage student communications
• Act as the student representative and liaison among students, staff, and faculty
• Report to and assist the MCS Program Administrator
• Currently declared MCS Major with Junior or Senior status as of Autumn 2019
• Current Statistics or Data Science Coterm/Master’s student who was a MCS undergrad
• Self-starter, motivated to help fellow students and improve major as a whole
• Able to work office hours + events as needed for the entire academic year
• No overseas study planned for 2019-2020 academic year
• Strong knowledge of the program and its major requirements
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Independent learner and worker
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Demonstrated record of leadership, maturity, and academic excellence
• Good organizational skills, dependable, responsible
Compensation: Students will be compensated $17/hour for their work
Please send resume & cover letter to Mason Perez, email@example.com by FRIDAY, March 15th 2019 at 5pm. Interviews will take place in early April.
**Interested students abroad during Spring 2019, please apply as soon as possible and we will try to work an interview in before your departure!**