Loyola University Chicago

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Global Engagement Leadership

We want you to lead our programs!

Loyola's Office for International Programs (OIP) seeks motivated, enthusiastic, culturally competent students to help us lead our Global Engagement Programs. International students and domestic students, undergraduate, and graduate are encouraged to apply. The application for these positions is open to students who have participated in Global Engagement programs for at least one semester. These positions are excellent opportunities to improve leadership skills, boost your resume, and gain valuable experience in international education and student affairs.

Please read below for position descriptions for each of these roles.

If you have any questions, please contact us at iss@luc.edu.


Global Mentorship Program Executive Board

Position Description:

Loyola's Office for International Programs is seeking 4 motivated students to apply for our Executive Board for the Global Mentorship Program (GMP). Executive Board members will meet twice per month with the Global Engagement Graduate Assistant and will work together to organize GMP Facilitator and Participant Orientation and other GMP activities, including but not limited to: workshops, movie nights, potlucks and cultural events. Those selected for this position will also have the opportunity to assist with marketing and communications for the GMP, program facilitation, and group management. The tasks will be divided among the members according to each person’s skills and experience.

Time Commitment:

Applicants should be available for biweekly meetings with the GMP Coordinator, as well as regular meetings with other E-Board members for group projects and preparation for GMP events. Selected E-board members will commit to serving on the board for the duration of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Qualifications:

This position is open only to students who have participated in GMP in the past. Applicants therefore
should have strong intercultural communication skills and leadership abilities. Other preferred
qualifications include:

  • At least one semester of experience as a GMP facilitator
  • Experience or interest in event planning and/or workshop facilitation
  • Experience working with social media platforms, especially Facebook and Instagram
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Significant interest in other countries and cultures and improving Global English competency

Chai and Chat Student Facilitators

Position Description:

Loyola's Office for International Programs is seeking motivated students to apply to be student facilitators for Chai and Chat. We are looking for facilitators for both the Lakeshore Campus Chai and Chat and the  Water Tower Campus Chai and Chat. Those selected for these positions should be available for these weekly meetings (days/times for the 2019-2020 school year are not yet set and can be negotiated). These meetings typically last 1.5 hours.

Student Facilitators will be expected to work together with the Global Engagement Graduate Assistant to determine the schedule of topics for each semester, to prepare conversation starters each week, and to help facilitate the conversation to make sure that everyone has a chance to participate. Students will also work together to promote the Chai and Chat program.

Time Commitment:
Applicants should be available for weekly Chai & Conversation meetings. Selected student facilitators will commit to these roles for the duration of the academic year.

Qualifications:

This position is open only to students who have participated in Chai and Chat in the past.
Applicants, therefore, should have strong intercultural communication skills and leadership abilities. Other preferred qualifications include:

  • Regular attendance at Chai & Conversations
  • Experience or interest in education, communication, and/or other related fields
  • Significant interest in other countries and cultures and improving Global English competency

Exploring Chicago Neighborhoods Student Leaders

Position Description:

Loyola's Office for International Programs is seeking 2 students to apply for student leadership positions for the Exploring Chicago Neighborhoods program. Those selected for these positions will be expected to work with the Global Engagement Chaim to plan, promote, and lead these excursions once per month throughout the academic year. They will have the opportunity to contribute ideas for future excursions and help to organize the activities within each excursion.

Time Commitment:

Applicants should be available one Saturday per month to lead these trips. They should also plan to be available once more per month to help plan the event. Selected student leaders will commit to these roles for the duration of the academic year.

Qualifications:

This position is open only to students who have participated in Exploring Chicago Neighborhoods in the past. Applicants, therefore, should have strong intercultural communication skills and leadership abilities.

  • Other preferred qualifications include:
  • Regular attendance at Exploring Chicago Neighborhoods excursions.
  • Experience or interest in event planning, trip planning, communication.
  • Experience working with social media platforms, especially Facebook and Instagram
  • Professional and responsive email correspondence
  • Significant interest in other countries and cultures and improving Global English competency
  • Basic familiarity with the city of Chicago and public transportation