Fall 2021 New Chemistry Workshop Leaders

Job description

Job Title: Fall 2021 New Chemistry Workshop Leaders
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 225606
About Us

Just west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is a second home for more than 1,800 faculty and staff members dedicated to transforming lives and changing perspectives. With over 13,200 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 90 programs of study, we’re a university of anything’s possible. We embrace diversity. We value community. We drive growth. We engage – as students, faculty and staff – and work collectively to be the best comprehensive university in America, sought after as the best place to work, learn and succeed. Join our pack and get a front seat to history in the making. Special things happen when you Go West. Come see for yourself. For more information about UWG, visit https://www.westga.edu/about-uwg/

Job Summary

• Read and prepare for weekly leaders meetings (to help prepare you for the workshop session).

• Attend the weekly leaders’ meetings (based around the availability of the new leader’s schedule).

• Lead a workshop of approximately fifteen students. While in the workshop, the new leader facilitates collaboration among group members.

• Keep accurate report records of each workshop meeting enrolled in the workshop session.

• Turn in report forms to supervisor in a timely manner. • Act as coach and cheerleader as group is molded into problem solving team.

• Maintains healthy group dynamics and productive group discussion.

• Check email, text, and phone messages at least once in each 24-hour period.

• Perform any additional duties specified by the workshop coordinator.

Required Qualifications

A successful applicant must • have completed the CHEM course for which leadership is sought (or equivalent), with a grade of B or better.

• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, confidentiality, and commitment to the workshop program. • Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise noted/indicated by the hiring department.

• Superior customer service skills, positive and friendly attitude. Willingness to work cooperatively with others. Ability to handle confidential information with care and ability to prioritize duties. Basic computer skills and knowledge, attentiveness to details, and good organizational skills and initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to exercise independent judgment.

• Be able to work effectively with other students.

• Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work cooperatively.

• Good verbal and written communication skills.

• Keep a positive and friendly attitude.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

A successful applicant must • have completed the CHEM course for which leadership is sought (or equivalent), with a grade of B or better.

Ability to maintain focus for 1.5-2 hour at a time.

Other Information

Student Learning Outcomes for the Fall 2021 New Chemistry Workshop Leaders:

• Students will be able to improved critical thinking skills as demonstrated through effective problem solving for students.

• Students will be able to practice professional communication skills developed through addressing students in a professional manner.

• Students will be able to gain the ability to collaborate with other peer leaders and their supervising professors to accomplish tasks.

• Students will be able to utilize PowerPoint to provide learning games for their workshop. • Students will be able to demonstrate increased awareness of professionalism through arriving to each shift early or on-time.

• Students will be able to demonstrate sensitivity and respect to those of different backgrounds.

• Students will be able to cope with challenges with the no answer key policy. • Students will learn to be a better communicator, effective problem solver, how to mentor, and many other fundamentals of leadership.

• Students will cope with challenges of multitasking (managing their school assignments along with preparing for a PLTL workshop or session).

NACE Career Readiness Compentencies expected to learn:

Critical Thinking, Oral and Written Communication, Teamwork/Collaboration, Digital Technology, Leadership, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Career Management, and Global/Intercultural Fluency.

Special Applicant Instructions

New leaders are enrolled in a leadership course, XIDS 2002, What Do You Know About Leadership, for 2 hours academic credit. Part of this course consists of training to take place over a three-day period prior to the start of classes. To be a new leader you MUST be present for the complete training.

Note: Academic records are normally checked, and instructor recommendations sought, evaluating applicants for leadership positions. You will be asked permission for your records to be examined.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 7/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time