College Peer Advisor/Tutor - Job Description

College Peer Advisor/Tutors may perform any combination of the following at the school site:

• Motivate student to consider postsecondary educational opportunities and continue in college preparatory course of study throughout high school

• Provide academic support via tutorial assistance to students primarily in grades 9-12

• Help find information for students on colleges of interest

• Help students complete college and financial aid applications

• Follow-up on admission and financial aid applications with students

• Discuss educational opportunities and student’s academic achievement with parents and/or teachers

• Discuss the nature of the collegiate experience with students and encourage high academic achievement

• Perform other duties, within the above framework, as assigned by Site Coordinator and Cal-SOAP Field Advisor

• Keep accurate data and records of students who receive Cal-SOAP services

Responsibilities—College Peer Advisor/Tutors are expected to do the following:

• Perform duties in a responsible manner

• Attend all Cal-SOAP training sessions, meetings and events

• Report to the school site in accordance with the established hours of work, which are agreed upon with the employee, Cal-SOAP Field Advisor and school Site Coordinator

• Keep updated, organized, and accurate records of student contacts and progress in accordance with Cal-SOAP instructions

• Report absences in a prescribed manner

• Attend parent and college informational nights if available and at the site’s request

• Cooperate fully with Site Coordinator, teachers and administrators

• Participate in programs sponsored and/or supported by Cal-SOAP including I’m Going To College, Transfer: Making It Happen, College: Making It Happen, Cash for College, Kern County College Night, Career & Technical Education Program, etc.)


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