Skip to Content
Seton Hall University
Search by keyword or location

e.g. "Administrator, Professor, Technology, etc."

Full time / Part time



Already Applied?

Update your details and view your application progress.



Keep informed about job opportunities at Seton Hall University

Job Alert

Careers at Seton Hall

Thank you for your interest in working with Seton Hall University. All applicants must create an online application to be considered for any open position. Please note, employment is contingent upon satisfactory criminal and other relevant background investigations. The determination of satisfactory is at the sole discretion of Seton Hall University.

Resumes received outside of the online application process will not be accepted. If special accommodations are needed in order to apply for a position, please contact the Department of Human Resources.

2024 - 2025 Peer Advisor

Apply now Job no: 496222
Full time/Part time: Part-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Student Employment


Peer Advisors are paraprofessional staff members of the Center for Academic Success. PAs work with a plethora of areas to ensure the success of the University's new student and family orientation programs during the summer. PA's assist first year students with adjustments to University life by helping them become familiar with the policies and procedures stated in both the Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook.


Peer Advisors assist new students and family members. The position requires flexibility, adaptability, enthusiasm and commitment as he/she is called upon to respond to changing needs and situations. The successful PA develops interpersonal relationships with and between first-year students. PAs professionally conduct themselves and model positive behavior consistent with the Catholic mission of the University, community life, and academic success. A PA is responsible for 1-2 University Life classes of first-year students during the student's first academic year. A PA may assist the Admissions Office with prospective student and family programs by providing campus tours and assisting with information sessions, open houses, etc.

  • Work days, nights and weekends.
  • Ability to effectively handle administrative tasks such as appropriate phone etiquette, filing, copying, etc.
  • Ability to respect confidential information.
  • Be familiar with various University offices, departments and resources.
  • Disseminate appropriate information effectively and in a timely fashion.
  • Enforce University policies. Serve as a role model both on and off campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Be familiar with the Village of South Orange community.
  • Help new students get acquainted with their peer group and follow up with individual first-year students regularly.
  • Wear the assigned PA uniform and name tag when appropriate.
  • Participate in a performance evaluation process.
  • Coordinate informal study groups.
  • Assist in the Center for Academic Success, ARC, TSC, and Pirate Pathway offices.
  • Assist Mentors with office responsibilities (filing, copying, etc.)


  • Must be available to work:
  • Successfully completed 30 credits by May 15, 2024.
  • Be registered for a full time course (12 cr.) load for Fall 2024.
  • Be in good academic standing by May 15, 2024.
  • Be in good judicial standing.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience as evidenced by participation in extra-curricular activities.
  • Be responsible, able to take initiative, be flexible and problem solve.
  • Ability to work with diverse people.
  • Available to work fall and spring semesters 2024-2025


Must have already met with administrative team in order to apply.


Heather Brito (



Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Back to top