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Remember, all applications are due January 12, 2016 at 5:00 PM!
YouLead Info Sessions
Information sessions are for all positions. Those who attend will have an opportunity to learn more about the positions and ask questions. Attendance is highly recommended, but not mandatory. All applicants are welcome to attend any of the sessions based on availability.
Community Facilitators (CFs) are residential peer educators who serve as student members of staff teams in Residential Learning Communities (RLC). The CF position has been designed to support the University Strategic Plan and the Jesuit philosophy for integrated education. CFs contribute to the development of a community of scholars in their respective communities by assisting the academic and personal development of residents, and by promoting and supporting an inclusive environment in which differences are thoughtfully explored. Additionally, CFs are expected to know and uphold University policies and community standards, work collaboratively to build community, be available to mentor students, and encourage responsible citizenship in the RLC and on the SCU campus.
Neighborhood Representatives (NRs) are residential peer leaders who serve as student members of the staff team and work closely under the direction of the Area Coordinator and Assistant Area Coordinators. The Neighborhood Representative position has been designed to support community development and to provide an upper-class student presence to liaison between the students in their respective building and the community staff. Neighborhood Representatives contribute to the development of a community of scholars in their respective buildings through assisting with the personal development of residents, promoting and supporting an inclusive environment in which differences are thoughtfully explored and working collaboratively to build community. Additionally, they are expected to know and uphold University policies and community standards and encourage responsible citizenship in the community by modeling such.
Orientation Leaders (OLs) work with a broad range of students, staff, and faculty on projects and programs related to freshmen and transfer student Orientation and Welcome Weekend to create a cohesive experience for new students and their families. Orientation Leaders act as an ambassador for Santa Clara University by actively promoting and supporting the mission and values at all times; Serve as a guide, mentor, and role model to new students; Welcome and communicate community expectations and values to new students and their families; Assist with all programs associated with Summer Orientation, Transfer Orientation, and Welcome Weekend; Serve as a Community Facilitator during Summer Orientation sessions.
Neighborhood Ambassadors (NAs) function under the direction and guidance of the Off-Campus Area Coordinator, through the Office of Student Life. The Ambassadors’ primary responsibilities consist of serving as a liaison between students, Santa Clara University, City of Santa Clara residents and City of Santa Clara officials. This position allows greater transparency between SCU administration, Campus Safety, the Santa Clara Police Department, and students. We work with administrators of Student Life to discuss how this position allows us to make improvements in the community. Additionally, we work to further develop the community by serving off-campus students in larger capacities, which includes engaging in the transition to full adulthood and self-dependence.