Job Description 

The primary goal of and SOSer is to introduce new students and their families to the resources that help create smooth transitions to the university. SOSers provide a welcoming and engaging atmosphere through small group facilitation and activities designed to answer the questions of incoming students and get them in touch with their community here at the UO.

Application Procedure

  1. Complete the online application before January 24, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. 
  2. If completed by January 13, 2020, you will be eligible for our priority deadline, allowing for early access to group interview registration. 
  3. You will receive an email with notice of your application decision within two weeks of the nearest deadline (priority or final). 


Qualified applicants are undergraduate students, carry a minimum of 8 academic credits, and are well-rounded individuals who can speak to their experiences in multiple areas of campus life. Strong candidates will typically: 

  • Have leadership skills and applicable experiences. 
  • Have been involved in various aspects of student life, such as clubs, organizations, cultural groups, work-study, research, student government. 
  • Have familiarity with various academic and student resources on campus. 
  • Be confident in their abilities to effectively present the positive attributes of the University of Oregon. 


SOSers will make around $2,500 before taxes, on average. 


There is required training for SOSers during the spring term prior to employment. Attendance is mandatory at these trainings.

Apply to be an SOSer