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Apply to be a Peer Advisor!

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Knowledge of:

  1. Appropriate office behavior in a professional setting.
  2. Appreciation and respect for cultural differences among people.
  3. When to refer student to a staff member.

Ability to:

  1. Communicate complex information to our students in individual and group settings.
  2. Work independently and accomplish goals without close supervision.
  3. Provide superior customer service to students in a busy office.
  4. Maintain confidentiality and follow laws pertaining to Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Experience:

  1. Use of MyCSUSM Advising tools: Academic Requirements Report, Degree Planner and Schedule Assistant
  2. Interacting with students and faculty
  3. Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook 
  4. Social media

Education:

  1. Current CSUSM student with 30 – 60 units
  2. 2.70 GPA or higher.

Other Requirements:

  1. One academic year commitment (through graduation preferred) starting in the summer
  2. Attend ALL mandatory trainings (to be determined based on students’ spring 2018 class schedule; will be held early May)
  3. Attend a minimum of 12 orientation dates in summer 2018 (see dates in application)