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Science Ambassador Leadership Team: Overview

2014-2015 Application Deadline:
April 11

Complete Online Application

An ideal SALT member is:
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, able to manage work with little oversight
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Able to excercise good judgement
  • Willing to interact with a diverse group of people
  • Proud to be a student in the School of Science at IUPUI
  • Passionate about science

The Science Ambassador Leadership Team (SALT), a group of 6 - 9 students, will provide leadership to the Science Ambassador program and support the overall undergraduate recruitment efforts of the School of Science by:

  • Representing the undergraduate student body and providing systematic and regular feedback on recruitment efforts
  • Managing projects related to undergraduate recruitment as assigned by staff or that arise from team discussion and activity
  • Recruiting new Science Ambassadors and assisting with volunteer management

Students are encouraged to volunteer as a Science Ambassador before applying to SALT.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to give back by assisting prospective students in their college selection process
  • The Science Ambassador Leadership Team members are paid an hourly rate of $10/hour for SALT office hours and leadership duties*
  • Training and experience in professional leadership
  • Improved connection to the School and IUPUI campus
  • Opportunity to engage with faculty, staff, and other members of the campus community\
  • Enhance resume and IUPUI Top 100 applications

*SALT Members are encouraged to volunteer as Science Ambassadors for tours, panels and outreach events.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Members of the leadership team must be able to commit to 24 to 30 hours per month* (4 office hours per week, 2 two-hour full team meetings per month and an additional 4 hours per month working on projects independently). Failure to comply with this requirement may result in removal from the team. Each member is expected to lead a project or area committee.

*SALT hours may be extended to 10 hours per week if the students schedule allows, upon approve by associate director of undergraduate recruitment.

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a full-time student currently enrolled in the School of Science at IUPUI, undergraduate students preferred
  • Must have completed two semesters at IUPUI
  • Must have a cumulative and semester GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Must be in good standing with the University

2014-2015 Application Deadline: April 11

Complete Online Application


Questions? Contact Nicole Amonette at (317) 274-4598 or namonett@iupui.edu