Video Peer Advisor Position

Video Peer Advisor Position
This position has already been filled. Applications are no longer being accepted.  The marketing position is still open.)

$12.00 per hour / 10 hours per week

Please note that the majority of the job duties will entail video projects.  Although student advising, office assistance and attendance at select meetings may be required, these will be kept to a minimum whenever possible.


The Video Peer Advisor will provide assistance to the UCSB Education Abroad Program (EAP) Staff in the following areas:

* Developing and implementing innovative video strategies and content for UCSB EAP with the goal of increasing the number and diversity of participants on study abroad programs offered through the University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP)

* Creating online video materials and ensuring consistent messaging

* Maintaining portions of the website that pertain to videos | maintaining the UCSB EAP Youtube Channel

Duties include:

* Creating videos from start to finish including videotaping and editing

* Organizing the UCSB EAP video collection via spreadsheets

* Communicating with UCSB EAP staff regarding video needs 

* Communicating with students to set-up times to videotape

* Updating videos on the UCSB EAP website/Youtube channel 

* Communicating and organizing projects with a team of video interns

* Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Please note that participation on a UCEAP program is NOT a requirement for this position.

In addition to the qualifications listed below, must also have the following:

* Experience with video editing software

* Experience with creating videos

* Ability to work independently AND be able to take direction / constructive feedback from the staff

* Ability to be flexible AND responsive to email communication and requests

Must have an interest in promoting the Education Abroad Program and be willing to learn as much as possible about all UCEAP locations.  Creativity, reliability, attention to detail, willingness to put in extra hours, and ability to take initiative are highly desirable.  Applicants with office work experience and/or fluency in a foreign language are also highly desirable but not required. Must be willing to use Gmail and Google Calendars for work purposes.   Represent UCSB EAP in a professional manner, including a mature and courteous attitude and a strict regard for student confidentiality.  When needed, also work with the reciprocal exchange students and should be culturally sensitive.

To be eligible for the position, you must be a full-time student registered for at least 12 units for the Fall 2019, Winter 2020 and Spring 2020 quarters. Your graduation date must be Spring 2020 or later. You will not be eligible for the position if you intend to graduate at the end of fall or winter quarter. To be eligible for the position, you must attend all of the training days listed below.

Important Dates

Application due date: Open until filled
Priority will be given to applications received by June 2.  Applications currently being reviewed.

If selected for an interview, you will be contacted.

Mandatory training: September 23, 24, 25
To be eligible for the position, you MUST attend all of these training days. Training may take place between 8am-8pm on these dates.

Regular fall quarter shift hours will begin: September 26 (first day of classes)

Application procedure:

Complete the online application.

Please note that the online application must be completed in one sitting, and it contains a required task that will take some time to address. At the bottom of the application, you will also be requested to upload your current resume and additional video materials that you created and would like to share with the hiring committee. Make sure to plan ahead and allow enough time to successfully complete the full application.

If you would like to be considered for the MARKETING Peer Advisor position in addition to the VIDEO Peer Advisor position, you must indicate in your application that you intend to apply for both positions. Please note that there is one shared application for both of these positions.

If you are a UCSB EAP returnee and would like to be considered for the regular Peer Advisor position in addition to the MARKETING and/or VIDEO Peer Advisor position, you must submit a separate additional application for the regular Peer Advisor position (two applications total).  Students may submit an application for the regular Peer Advisor position starting in July/August.