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University of Utah ISSS Peer Advisor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 03/09/2021

Requisition Number PRN10991N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title ISSS Peer Advisor

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

. Up to19 hours per week during fall, spring and summer semesters; additional hours may be available during the summer as needed

. Hours will be scheduled between 8:00-5:00, Monday-Friday

. Some evening and weekend work may be required

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 02074 - Intl Student and Scholar Srvcs

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $9.62

Close Date

Job Summary

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the International Student and Scholar Services office if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.

The ISSS Peer Advisor is a part-time position for current University of Utah students to work in the International Student & Scholar Services office to support and assist international students, scholars, and the campus community. Provides front office support, basic information and student peer advising. Must commit to at least one academic year of employment (fall, spring and summer semesters).


1. Serves as the first point of contact for students, scholars and community members at the ISSS front desk

2. Answers telephones, providing assistance and directing students and scholars to the correct person or office

3. Schedules appointments and arranges meetings

4. Provides basic immigration peer advising to the international student community

5. Answers questions about the organization and associated activities

6. Manages general email accounts

7. Assists with word processing and data entry projects

8. Processes and distributes mail

9. Contributes to ISSS’ social media presence

10. Contributes to the ISSS Monthly Newsletter

11. Other reception, clerical, and office duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications


. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

. Ability to work with frequent interruptions

. Experience working with diverse and/or international populations

. Interest in government policy and regulations

. Interest in the profession of international education exchange or related professions

. Be able to take initiative and work independently

. Show passion for international student issues

. Ability to speak one or more languages in addition to English preferred

. Availability Requirement: Commit to at least one academic year is required (fall, spring, summer semesters)

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: “” or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: “” .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.