Peer Leader Consultant Application 2013-2014
Title of position: Peer Leadership Consultant
Reports to: Emily Hess, Graduate Student Assistant in Student Programs Office
Hours per week: 4-6 hours/week + special programs
Position start and end date: September 6, 2013 through May 3, 2014
Application Deadline: February 28, 2013
Objectives of position:
Our philosophy is leadership is a practice, not a position. We believe all students can model effective leadership practices if given the tools.
This position is designed to provide current BC Students who have demonstrated significant leadership ability the opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and share their talents with other students on campus. Primary responsibilities include (1) assisting the SPO leadership team in creating, delivering, and evaluating the “BC Leaders for Others” program and (2) creating, delivering, and evaluating customized leadership trainings to student groups across campus. The PLC’s may also collaborate with the SPO leadership team on other leadership programs, such as the Student Leadership Symposium.
• Assist in planning and delivering workshops in the “BC Leaders for Others” program, including but not limited to
o meeting with the PLC advisor to review possible materials,
o developing learning outcomes,
o teaching leadership theory and effective practice,
o reviewing evaluations to make adjustments for future trainings
• Assist in planning and delivering customized leadership development workshops for campus student groups
• Attend all necessary training sessions and weekly meetings
• Work closely with graduate interns and Student Programs staff members
• Assist with the development and delivery of other leadership programs, including the one-day Leadership Symposium
• Assist with the assessment of leadership programs and services
• Provide design and implementation feedback for the structure of the 2014-15 Peer Leadership Consultant Program
Students must demonstrate interest in leadership development, involvement in their community, and a desire to be involved in the creation of a peer leadership program. Additional proficiencies include: Strong communication and interpersonal skills; strong organizational and motivational skills; ability to work independently and effectively on multiple tasks and be detail-oriented; creativity, initiative, and flexibility; willingness to work as part of a team; and understand issues of diversity.