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University of Utah Learning Abroad Marketing Peer Advisor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 03/12/2021

Requisition Number PRN11009N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Learning Abroad Marketing Peer Advisor

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 13 (up to 19 MAY be possible)

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Build a fixed/set schedule that works with your classes within normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm).

Please note that Learning Abroad student staff:

• Must provide a minimum of 15 hours/week of availability for scheduling purposes

• Must work at least 10 hours per week

• Must maintain set schedule the entire semester

• Are NOT required to work during finals, school breaks, or any days where class is not officially in session

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01541 - Office for Global Engagement

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $11.50 per hour (may increase up to $15/hr)

Close Date

Job Summary


The Learning Abroad Marketing Peer Advisor has a passion for all things international and has a strong desire to help students on campus find opportunities to grow and develop in new ways. Apply for this position if you love social media, using your creative skills to tell a story, and if you like to nerd out to data and analytics. All peer advisors work to help students find Learning Abroad experiences and navigate the application process. The Marketing Peer Advisor assists in developing, maintaining, and executing the Learning Abroad marketing strategy with the overall goal of enhancing brand awareness and bringing student perspectives to Learning Abroad’s digital and print marketing.


• Work in a supportive environment where you are always a student first

• Complete original projects to add to your resume/portfolio

• Build mentorship and leadership skills

• Improve intercultural communication skills

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement


• Maintain good standing and full-time status at the University of Utah

• Willing to commit to AT LEAST one academic year of employment (summer employment possible)

• Notify Learning Abroad if otherwise employed by any other office or department at the University of Utah



• Lead Learning Abroad 101 information sessions

• Assist students with initial advising at the front desk and in peer advisor appointments


• Serve as the first point of reference for students and community members at the front desk: Appointment scheduling and Answering phone calls and emails

• Complete administrative duties as needed: Application management, data entry, file creation, office organization, and restocking materials


• Work alongside our marketing team to curate our social media storytelling & the office newsletter, plan events, and help support other strategic initiatives as assigned

• Students with design skills will have many opportunities to complete both digital and print projects

Minimum Qualifications



• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

• Excellent organizational and time management skills

• Customer service oriented

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong analytical, creative, and decision-making skills to provide sound solutions to complex issues

• Interpersonal skills

• Self-motivated, self-directed, self-starter and willing to accept responsibility for results; committed to excellence: accuracy in work and attention to detail


• Major in Communications, Marketing, Graphic Design, Film and Media Arts, Entertainment Arts and Engineering, Photography, Illustration, or other relevant area

• Experience living in, studying in, or traveling to another country

• Passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion

• Experience with video editing and/or design software, especially Adobe Creative Suite

• Previous experience with Social Media management

• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Special Instructions Summary

New hires will begin training in August (before school starts). We will likely begin the interview process in May. Please contact Learning Abroad with any questions:

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.