BlockU Employment Opportunities

BLOCKU SUMMER LEADER

The BlockU Program hires Summer BlockU Orientation Leaders to help with summer orientation and the registering of next fall’s BlockU students. Current BlockU students or past or current Peer Advisors are eligible to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Tabling and answering questions about the BlockU Program
  • Helping students in the computer labs to register for classes
  • BlockU Summer Orientation Leaders are the key to registering an informed and excited fall BlockU cohort!

Work schedule

  1. May 31: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  2. June 5: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  3. June 7: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  4. June 12: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  5. June 14: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  6. June 18: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  7. June 21: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  8. June 25: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  9. June 27: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  10. July 9: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  11. July 12: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  12. July 16: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  13. July 18: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  14. July 25: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  15. July 30: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
  16. August 1: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
Employment Term:  Summer semester of 2018
Hours: 5-10 hours per week
Pay: $12.00 per hour

Selection Criteria:

  • Ability to attend at least 8 of the 16 dates listed above
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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Applications must be submitted by 4:00PM on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

 


PEER ADVISOR

Students who complete fall & spring semester of the BlockU experience (3 core classes each semester) are eligible to apply for the position of BlockU Peer Advisor. If selected as Peer Advisor, you will be assigned to mentor the freshman entering your specific BlockU area.

Mandatory Peer Advisor commitments include:

  • Attend BlockU Learning Community Course each time it meets fall and spring semester and check in with Learning Community Course faculty regularly
  • Attend twice-a-month peer adviser meetings, held on Tuesdays at 3:00 PM
  • Assist in at least 13 of the 16 freshman summer orientations listed below; you will receive additional pay for every orientation you attend
    1. May 31: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    2. June 5: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    3. June 7: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    4. June 12: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    5. June 14: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    6. June 18: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    7. June 21: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    8. June 25: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    9. June 27: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    10. July 9: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    11. July 12: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    12. July 16: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    13. July 18: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    14. July 25: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    15. July 30: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    16. August 1: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM

General Peer Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Help BlockU students with their transition to the University
  • Be available to BlockU students outside the classroom setting
  • Organize and lead study groups
  • Assist the professor in workshops and discussions, reading and commenting on student papers in draft stage, and occasionally present class material
  • Participate in BlockU projects and activities outside of class
  Employment Term:  Fall and Spring semesters of 2018-2019 academic year
  Hours: 8-10 hours per week
  Salary: $1,000 per semester

Selection Criteria:

  • GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Full-time student (15 or more credit hours)
  • Strong writer
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to participate in class discussions and facilitate group work
  • Student who models good citizenship behavior
  • Responsible and able to meet deadlines
  • Can commit to being a Peer Advisor for the entire year

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Applications must be submitted by 4:00PM on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

 


SENIOR PEER ADVISOR

Students who have completed a full year as a BlockU Peer Advisor are eligible to apply for the position of Sr. Peer Advisor. As a Sr. Peer Advisor, you will be responsible for co-teaching/facilitating a bi-weekly one-hour seminar to all BlockU Peer Advisors. This seminar meets during fall and spring semesters.
 

Mandatory Sr. Peer Adviser commitments include:

  • Lead bi-weekly peer mentor meetings on Tuesday at 3:00 PM
  • Assist in at least 11 of the 16 freshman summer orientations listed below; you will receive additional pay for every orientation you attend
    1. May 31: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    2. June 5: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    3. June 7: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    4. June 12: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    5. June 14: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    6. June 18: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    7. June 21: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    8. June 25: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    9. June 27: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    10. July 9: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    11. July 12: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    12. July 16: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    13. July 18: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    14. July 25: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    15. July 30: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM
    16. August 1: 10:45-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM

General Sr. Peer Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Support peer advisors with regards to their mentoring responsibilities
  • Be available to peer advisors outside the classroom setting
  • Initiate activities and projects that will help peer advisors be successful in their mentoring and in their classes.
  Employment Term:  Fall and Spring semesters of 2018-2019 academic year
  Hours: 8-10 hours per week
  Salary: $1,000 per semester

Selection Criteria:

  • GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Full-time student
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent teaching or facilitation skills
  • Willingness to participate in class discussions and facilitate group work
  • Student who models good citizenship behavior
  • Responsible and able to meet deadlines
  • Can commit to being a Sr. Peer Advisor for the entire year

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Applications must be submitted by 4:00PM on Wednesday, March 14, 2018