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Department of Undergraduate Studies Summer Academic Consultant

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Division of Undergraduate Studies


Penn State, University Park Campus

Date Posted:

Jan 18 2022 2:25PM

Close Date:

Mar 4 2022

Position Description

As one of the largest enrollment units for first- and second-year students at the Pennsylvania State University, the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) seeks a student-centered individual to join its summer academic consultant program to assist with the 2022 New Student Orientation (NSO). The Division of Undergraduate Studies embraces community and aims to create a collaborative, inclusive workplace. We embrace individual uniqueness, value the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them succeed.


In this position, you will:
- Play an essential role in the delivery of academic advising at New Student Orientation.
- Assist with selecting courses for appropriate first-semester schedules based on students’ placements, goals, and interests.
- Aid students in the course registration process.
- Participate in professional development opportunities.

Application Process

Apply through Penn State Jobs at

Institution Information

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Additional Information

Review of materials will begin on February 14, 2022. For more information about the Division of Undergraduate Studies see: Employment will require successful completion of a background check in accordance with University policies.

Contact Information

Questions can be directed to Tanja St. Pierre at


Required Qualifications

- Interest in working with exploratory students.
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
- Commitment to diversity.
- Requires a master’s degree or higher. Applicants with significant progress toward a master’s degree and experience working with college students will also be considered.
- Availability for all training days (May 19-20 and May 23-24, 2022); 1:00 -5:00 pm.
- Availability for all NSO programs (May 25-July 22, 2022; 1:00-5:00 pm Monday through Friday, with some exceptions.

Preferred Qualifications

- Possibility of additional employment opportunities from August 15-19, 2022.