Peer Educator

PLEASE NOTE: You cannot work over 40 hours per week on-campus.

Requirements

  • Must have taken Freshman Seminar
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
  • Obtain no lower than a B in FDN111
  • Availability to co-teach the class on Tuesday
  • Recommendation from Faculty and Peer Educator

Weekly responsibilities

  • Attend designated class with instructor for the entire semester. (75 minutes per week)
  • Help students with problems – report concerns to Academic Enhancement Office.
  • Meet with your main professor each week to touch base on what to cover in the sessions.(time varies)
  • Attend bi-weekly meetings with Freshman Seminar Coordinator and all peer educators. (1 hour)

Responsibilities:

  • Co-teach freshman seminar
  • Lead programs on various topics during the fall semester.
  • Attend NEXUS events targeted for first year students
  • Attend planning sessions with instructor
  • Attend peer educator meetings throughout the semester with Freshman Seminar Coordinator
  • Serve as a freshman orientation leader
  • Lead class – Time Management, How to Prepare for Finals
  • Participate in Outside of Class Activities—Opening Convocation, Ropes Course, Service Project & Community Building
  • Read the selected novel and contribute during the book discussions
  • Assist instructors with reading and evaluating assignments and journals
  • Provide personal insight and experience within the small group setting as appropriate
  • Assist students in class with their transition to college
  • Serve as a liaison to your freshman seminar instructor, Dean for Academic Enhancement and Associate Director for Academic Enhancement
  • Actively assist in retaining your students in your class
  • Serve as a resource for your students

Payment

Each month, complete a time sheet and submit online (2nd working day of the month). You will complete time sheets for September, October, and November. You will be paid for (approximately) 2 hours per week, but not for orientation or training.

Supervisor: Jesse Farley

*Peer Educators cannot also hold positions in Residence Life



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