[ugrads] FW: Additional Diversity Peer Leader Position Information
fasshauer at iit.edu
Fri Oct 26 16:32:50 CDT 2007
Here's more info about the Diversity Peer Leader position...
Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Subject: Additional Diversity Peer Leader Position Information
Below is more information on the position. It includes what we're
looking for in candidates and a job description. I am also attaching
a copy of the application in the event any of your students are in
I would like to take the time to thank you all for your support. It
is truly appreciated!
Thank you and have a great weekend,
OMSS Graduate Intern
General Qualifications/ Characteristics
. Advocate for diversity with aspiration to work toward positive
. Understands and supports diversity in all areas.
. Ability to plan and facilitate diversity programs.
. Non-judgmental of diverse situations and populations.
. Creative, energetic and works well as a team member.
. Possesses time management and organizing skills.
. The ability to maintain confidentiality.
. Great listening skills.
. Holds at least a sophomore standing.
. Good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 cumulative and
. Full-time student status with no academic overload.
Diversity Peer Leader (DPL) Responsibilities:
Selected Diversity Peer Leaders are expected to fulfill the following
. Plan events during the academic semester/year to help IIT
students better understand and appreciate the value of diversity.
. Assistant in Diversity planned events by peers and by WSDE/
. Be knowledgeable of all on campus and several off campus
resources related to diversity education and awareness.
. Participate in mandatory ambassador training sessions, weekly
meetings and discussion groups.
. Work with student organizations and departments to increase
and facilitate diversity awareness.
. Actively communicate with DPL team members via the online
diversity forum, internet, e-mail and/ or phone.
. Work with students on an interpersonal level to ensure no
student is left out of activities and help students feel comfortable
with discussions on diversity and multiculturalism.
. Work with other DPLs and the administration to ensure
. Evaluate the program so that constant improvements can be made.
. Work to build the group's trust, acceptance, and good feelings.
. Be enthusiastic while working on the program and supporting
the program, team members and participants.
. Adhere to the University's rules and regulations.
. To be creative, knowledgeable, and resourceful in event
. Attendance at ALL Diversity events during the semester.
. To strive to engage students in discussions on topics
concerning diversity and multiculturalism.
. To be committed to learning about diversity and
. To work as a community not only with fellow team members, but
also with the students of IIT.
*All DPLs will receive a budget of $150 to implement their programming
in Spring 2008*
*DPLs will be compensated with a $350 Stipend*
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