Position Description

Position Summary

The Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life & Student Activities is hiring students for the 2014 year. The goal of the Peer Mentor is to support and enhance leadership in our student organizations and fraternity and sorority community. The Staff Assistant will report to the Program Associate and Administrative Assistant in the Student Activities and Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Preference will be given to those applicants who are involved on campus and aware of the purpose of student organizations and involvement on campus.

Position Requirements

  • 10 hours per week.
  • Active membership and good standing with a student organization and general awareness of how student organizations receive recognition.
  • General knowledge of MAP and programs offered to students at Miami
  • General knowledge of the fraternity/sorority community and the function of the three governing councils (additional training will be provided)
  • Willingness to work in a team and collaborative environment

Primary Duties & Opportunities

  • Serve as a peer mentor to students looking to get involved on campus
  • Provide resources and support to student organizations
  • Meet with and review new student organizations
  • Meet with uninvolved students to help them strategically get involved on campus
  • Work on designated office programs and projects (i.e., public relations/marketing materials, organization of office resources, newsletters and publications)
  • Give presentations/workshops on various topics dealing with involvement and student organization life
  • Conduct meetings with student organizations
  • Assist with Student Engagement & Leadership (SEAL) Office Space Related Issues

Other Duties

  • Answer phones and provide high quality customer service from the info desk at the front of the office.
  • Assist with administrative tasks around the office
  • Responsible for the organization and the check out process of the Ethridge Leadership Library
  • Other duties as assigned provided they support the mission and vision of the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Student Activities.

Compensation

  • Starting wage is minimum wage per Miami University policy (Student Assistant)

Qualifications

  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must possess strong computer competence, including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications
  • Marketing and graphic design experience preferred
  • Willingness to work irregular hours including evenings and weekend