Student Leadership Opportunities for 2014-2015
How to GUARENTEE your student gets the FULL Collegiate Experience!
Do you remember those energetic, knowledgeable Connections Links? How about meeting your student’s Resident Assistant on move-in day? What about the student who toured you around campus during your visit?
Applications are currently available on the Student Activities myPCT portal site for students to apply. Once at the portal site, scroll down to Job Opportunities on the left hand menu.
We have found that MOST students who become Penn College student leaders grow, develop, and take away an experience that is “life changing!”
Prior leadership experience is not required. So encourage your student to apply for for one or more of these exciting opportunities. If selected, the training conducted for each one of these positions is extensive, educational, and informative. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 10, 2014.
Presidential Student Ambassador
Student Ambassadors are student leaders who work in the Admissions Office and promote Penn College to prospective students and their families, guests, alumni, business partners, and friends of the College. Ambassadors provide campus tours, clerical support for the Admissions Office, and assist other department’s campus wide. Student Ambassadors are selected for their demonstration of leadership, campus involvement, academic achievement, and Penn College pride.
Benefits, which are for the academic year (August 2014 through May 2015), include uniform (a polo shirt, long sleeve shirt, and coat), $7.25 per hour, great resume building experience, and an opportunity to attend special donor events and receptions.
Contact: Elizabeth Verbos, Admissions Representative
Community & Commuter Assistant
Community & Commuter Assistants (CAs) are student leaders who serve as a resource to our off-campus and commuter students. They plan programs and activities for students and act as a link between the College administration and the off-campus and commuter population. CAs serve as role models and provide leadership and guidance to their fellow students.
Benefits, which are for the academic semester year (August 2014 through May 2015), include a $2,000 scholarship to be distributed in four $500 installments (two each semester).
Contact: Katie Mackey, Coordinator of Off-Campus Living & Commuter Services
Links are Penn College students hired to assist with the coordination and implementation of the Connections program, Penn College’s orientation program. They also work during Welcome Weekend for new students in both the fall and spring semesters. Through small and large group interactions, Links help prepare first-year, transfer, and nontraditional students and their guests to become members of the Penn College community.
Benefits, which are for the summer ((May 2014 – August 2015), include on-campus housing, food while Connections and Welcome Weekends are in session, Fitness Center membership, and full-time pay with occasional overtime wages during the Connections sessions.
Contact: Sara Hillis Ousby, Associate Director of Student Activities
Resident Assistants are student leaders who work in our on-campus residence halls, bringing a sense of community and serving as positive role models to our resident population. RAs serve as peer advisers through interactions with residents and peer educators through programming initiatives.
Benefits, which are for the academic semester year ((August 2014 through May 2015), include a room accommodation in the residence hall, 14 board meals per week with $200 flex and 5 guest meals each semester, waived Residence Life activity fee, and $200 College Store credit ($100 per semester).
Contact: Michael Penwell, Coordinator of Residence Life