Student Organization Suite Desk Attendants (SODAs) will provide support to all student organizations and the Assistant Director of Student Activities. They oversee the daily operations of the Student Organization Suite, including the office spaces, conference rooms and computer lab. SODA members are responsible for answering questions about student organizations, working on projects to help grow and develop student organizations and for providing support to the Assistant Director on special projects as assigned. SODA members must be able to work independently and communicate well with students and professional staff members. Student employees are expected to attend bi-weekly meetings.
As a result of serving as a Student Organization Suite Desk Attendant participants will be able to:
Primary supervisor is the Assistant Director of Student Activities, with all student employees reporting to the Assistant Director of the Harre Union.
Each student employee will be assigned hours and shifts that work around their academic commitment. Most SODA workers receive between 6-10 hours weekly. Late night hours are possible.
The staff member must hold and maintain a minimum of a 2.25 cumulative GPA.
The staff member must have completed at least one semester as a full-time student at Valparaiso University. Two semesters is preferred.
Must be in good standing with the University.
Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as a member of team
Average computer skills including but not limited to: internet, Google Docs, Microsoft software
Displays quality attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multi-task. 8. Ability to retain knowledge of student organization
Effective communication skills
Willingness to work and learn
Positive attitude and sense of humor