Apply to Be a SAL Peer Advisor
Our program of SAL student peer advisors provides a part-time student position to advise our student leaders and assist SAL staff to deliver advice and services for student organizations during the academic school year, with a minimum 3 quarter committment
What you would do:
- Advise: Provide one-on-one advising about event planning and funding on a drop-in basis and scheduled basis.
- Reach-out: Conduct regular outreach efforts and represent the office at various campus programs.
- Consult: Gather and synthesize information from peer institutions for policy/program assessment and make recommendations for staff
- Special Projects: Participate in special projects, such as The Stanford Fund Partnership (TSF), student advisory boards, benefit fundraising events and specific major events
- Participate: Actively participate in regular SAL staff projects and meetings.
What we’re looking for:
- A positive attitude with a strong work ethic.
- A set schedule of 9 hours of in-office work, plus 1 hour of email outside of work every week.
- Effective advising skills, including strong problem solving abilities and a collaborative interpersonal work style.
- Well-honed organization skills, attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple projects with prompt follow-through and a commitment to a regular, weekly work schedule.
- Interest and/or experience in student activities and student groups. Previous financial officers and events planners is a plus!
- Afternoon availability. Occasional night and weekend assignments.
- Active and regular participation in all aspects of a busy and dynamic office.
- Willing and ability to learn quickly.
- Students from all backgrounds and experiences, both undergraduate and graduate, are encouraged to apply. Work-study options are also available.
What we'll do for you:
- Actively involve you in all aspects of student activities work.
- Provide you an opportunity for peer advisor team projects.
- Work hard to ensure that you have a meaningful, ongoing, working with three experienced student affairs professionals.
Please submit a resume and your responses (1 paragraph each) to the following questions to Snehal Naik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Why do you want this job?
- What qualities would you bring to the office?
- What ideas do you have for the office?
- What are 2‐3 tips you might tell a new student leader?
- What specific and unique qualifications do you have that would be beneficial to SAL? (Video editing, Web design skills, Graphic Design, Photography)