Ancillary Services is looking for Off Campus Student Advisors (OCSAs) for the 2019-2020 academic year. OCSAs play an important role in ensuring student success at the Dutch Inn off campus housing location.
Off Campus Student Advisors will be peer-supporters, advisors, activity planners, administrators, and educators. OCSAs must work together with the Off Campus Housing Coordinator and the Dutch Inn Staff, their fellow Dutch Inn residents, Director of Ancillary Services, departmental staff, and other university staff to support students living at the Dutch Inn.
Individuals selected as OCSAs are those who demonstrate leadership, maturity, dependability, and involvement in their community, as well as sensitivity and concern for others. They must be committed to their own personal growth, taking care to budget personal time for study, work, relaxation, and continuous learning. OCSAs must have a commitment, which extends beyond specific job responsibilities.
Once chosen, the OCSAs are provided with additional training and support services, which enhance their effectiveness in their job responsibilities.
- Assisting and peer-advising students on academic, personal and social matters
- Completing room assessments, assisting with public relations, ensuring maintenance is complete, keeping residents informed, acting as supervisors for safety exercises, serving as liaisons, and assisting with other administrative duties as required
- Attending and participating in developmental sessions Planning, implementing, and evaluating developmental programs (both academic and non-academic)
- Educating residents about the guidelines of living at the Dutch Inn to ensure the safety and security of all residents
OCSLAs will be invited to sessions throughout the academic year to continuously develop their skills
- Full-time student status
- Satisfactory academic standing (minimum 65% average). (Each applicant must submit a copy of his/her unofficial degree audit with the application package. [This information is kept in confidence by the Selection Committee]
- Ability to serve as a positive role model
- Sound knowledge of the university, campus services, and different student activities
Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the Procedures manual.