Summer Advisor Application

Job Announcement for Summer 2019 Orientation Advisors

University of Connecticut

Employment Announcement

 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Academic Services Center

 CLAS Summer Advisors — Summer 2019

 We are seeking graduate students interested in working with both incoming first-year and transfer undergraduates. This is an exciting time for new students, and CLAS provides this service as part of UConn’s Summer Orientation Program.

Temporary position: Monday, May 13, 2019 – Tuesday, July 23, 2019

  • Summer Orientation will be held Wednesday, May 22nd- Tuesday, July 23rd.
  • The weekly schedule will be as follows:
    • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays, including a one hour lunch.
    • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
    • Please note that some weeks may vary.
  • Training will be provided to successful candidates for CLAS general education requirements, CLAS major requirements, PeopleSoft registration procedures, and advising expectations.
    • Candidates must be available the week of May 13th, as well as the week of May 20th for training dates that are to be determined.
  • Selected Summer Advisors will receive a stipend of $1,800.

The following information is provided as a brief overview of Summer Advisor expectations:

  • One-on-One Meetings: Answer students’ questions about specific CLAS majors, campus resources, etc.
  • Registration: Guide CLAS students through the on-line registration process via the PeopleSoft Student Administration System.

 The CLAS summer advising/registration program is educational in nature, and requires a strong commitment to working with undergraduates. CLAS Summer Advisors’ duties are varied, yet all positions require patience, a genuine concern for students, strong interpersonal skills and flexibility.

 Application Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019

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