UAA Seeks Student Peer Advisers

Under the guidance of UAA Academic Advisers, Peer Advisers will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one drop-in advising to undergraduate students
  • Manage the office’s high-volume email account, responding to and fielding questions from current and prospective students
  • Help students navigate and gain awareness and understanding of UW registration policies, general degree requirements, and the Areas of Knowledge
  • Guide students in accessing the many academic resources available at the UW such as MyPlan, DARS, and Academic Support Services
  • Support students with course scheduling and registration
  • Provide appropriate referrals to departmental advisers and campus offices (such as Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, LiveWell, etc.)
  • Learn, understand, and interpret Federal, State, and University rules and regulations
  • Complete administrative responsibilities including the creation of marketing materials, presentations, and data entry
  • Special projects as assigned

Pay rate: Hourly Wage: $18.69 per hour

Hours:  Average of 6 – 10 hours per week.

  • Peer Advisers will each work an average of 6 – 10 hours per week with a weekly 1-hour staff meeting.
  • Schedules will vary from quarter to quarter based upon availability and class schedule.
  • Schedules are provided at the start of each quarter.

Work location: On-campus Operations: Mary Gates Hall 141

Job ID in Handshake: Job #7346347

Department Description

Undergraduate Academic Affairs Advising (UAA Advising) is a centralized advising office that serves all new and current pre-major UW students, returning UW students, and prospective transfer students. As educators, advisers guide and support students in exploring, questioning, and navigating the events and significance of their undergraduate education.

At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, and strive to create an inclusive learning environment with students.

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