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ECS Leadership Experiences

Do you love to serve? Would you like to build your resume and enhance your leadership skills? If the answer is yes, please consider applying for one (or more) of the many leadership experiences we offer in the School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS). Below you will find position descriptions for these excellent opportunities!


General Expectations

There are a variety of qualities that our ECS Student Leaders must possess:

  • Team centered attitude
  • Leadership development potential
  • Positive work ethic
  • Positive communication skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • A desire to work with students, family, faculty, and staff
  • Integrity
  • Good academic standing (at least 2.5 overall g.p.a.)
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Sensitivity to diversity in all of its forms
  • Demonstrated faith
  • Willingness to learn and to serve
  • Understanding and belief in mission of Baylor University

Undergraduate Teaching Fellow

Purpose

The School of Engineering and Computer Science is looking for engaged Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and/or Engineering majors to serve as mentors and teaching assistants in the Intro to Engineering (EGR 1301) and Engineering New Student Experience (EGR 1095) classes. This position is designed to assist new students through their transition in their first semester engineering classes. It is our hope that these Teaching Fellows will be individuals that incoming pre-engineering can look to for guidance and support throughout their engineering education in college.

Expectations

Each Undergraduate Teaching Fellow will be assigned to a specific section of EGR 1301 and EGR 1095 (these classes are linked). Tasks would include assisting with the delivery of course content, operating 3D printers, helping with in-class activities/labs, grading, and holding evening office/lab hours. Meetings outside of class will also be scheduled with both EGR 1301 and EGR 1095 instructors. In addition, Teaching Fellows will be encouraged to plan several class gatherings throughout the semester to encourage connection, community, and support.

Requirements

Undergraduate Teaching Fellows are required to participate in the following:

  • EGR 1095 Training: TBD based on UTF schedules
  • Attend EGR 1095 Class*: TBD based on UTF schedules
  • Attend EGR 1301 lectures and labs*: TBD based on UTF schedules
  • Evening office/lab hours: TBD based on UTF schedules
  • Meetings with EGR 1301/EGR 1095 instructors: TBD based on UTF schedules

*EGR 1095 Class Dates/Times (all classes held in Teal 102):

  • 1095 N1: W 9:05am – 9:55am
  • 1095 N2: W 10:10am – 11:00am
  • 1095 N3: W 11:15am – 12:05pm
  • 1095 N4: W 12:20pm – 1:10pm
  • 1095 N5: W 1:25pm – 2:15pm
  • 1095 N6: W 2:30pm – 3:20pm

*EGR 1301 Lecture and Lab Dates/Times (all classes held in Teal 102):

  • 1301.01 MF 9:05am – 9:55am (lecture) T 11:45am – 1:45pm (lab)
  • 1301.02 MF 10:10am – 11:00am (lecture) R 11:45am – 1:45pm (lab)
  • 1301.03 MF 11:15am – 12:05pm (lecture) T 2:00pm – 4:00pm (lab)
  • 1301.04 MF 12:20pm – 1:10pm (lecture) R 2:00pm – 4:00pm (lab)
  • 1301.05 MF 1:25pm – 2:15pm (lecture) T 9:30am – 11:30am (lab)
  • 1301.06 MF 2:30pm – 3:20pm (lecture) R 9:30am – 11:30am (lab)

Compensation

We anticipate this position to work 8 hours/week at $8/hour for the 15 weeks of the Fall semester.


Application and Interview Process

The application for this position is now closed. Please email Emily Sandvall, Director of Undergraduate Programs with any questions!!



Computer Science Mentor

Purpose

The Department of Computer Science is looking for engaged Computer Science and/or Bioinformatics majors to serve as mentors to incoming students. This position is designed to assist new students through their transition in the first year of their major. It is our hope that these mentors will be individuals that incoming computer science and bioinformatics majors can look to for guidance and support throughout their academic journey in college.

Expectations

Each mentor will serve as a point-of-contact for 8-10 incoming ECS students through their first semester. Mentors will be required to meet with each of their mentees for thirty minutes, every other week. Mentor/mentee meetings can include one-on-one interactions, attending various programming that is put on specifically for the mentorship program, or any activity that provides a meaningful interaction between mentor and mentee. During these meetings, mentors will focus on helping students make connections with other students, faculty, staff, and resources on campus in addition to serving as a sounding board for any transition issues that may arise during the first year. In addition, Mentors may be asked to lead out on curricular topics during the CSI 1095 course.

Requirements

Mentors are required to participate in the following:

  • CSI Mentor Training: TBD based on Mentor schedules
  • One-on-One Meetings with Mentees: TBD based on student schedules
  • Check-In Meetings with Faculty: TBD based on mentor schedules
  • CSI 1095: Thursdays; 5:00pm – 6:15pm (Hankamer H101) *It will be important to have this block of time free although the class will not meet every week.
  • Estimated Start/End Dates: (s) Thursday, August 23, 2018 (e) Monday, December 3, 2018

Compensation

Mentors will be paid hourly for their employment at the rate of $7.25/hour at an average of 7.5 hours a week.


Application and Interview Process

The application for this position is now closed. Please email Emily Sandvall, Director of Undergraduate Programs with any questions!!



ECS Baylor Line Camp Leader

Purpose

The Line Camp Leader position is designed to warmly welcome new students to the Baylor community by serving as a small group leader during Baylor Line Camp. Line Camp Leaders are committed to fostering meaningful relationships with new students and preparing new students to be successful at Baylor as they discover a sense of belonging through their experience at Baylor Line Camp.

Expectations

Line Camp Leaders will be charged to lead a small group of 10-12 new students through the Line Camp experience. Leaders must possess and develop the ability to facilitate conversations with students about strengths, friendship, tradition, meaningful service, and discovering ones unique calling. Baylor Line Camp Leaders must commit to serving new students through this experience as well as be willing to assist with all activities at camp. In addition, leaders will serve as representatives of the School of Engineering and Computer Science and be expected to communicate the needs, hopes, and desires of the School for its students.

Requirements

Line Camp Leaders are required to participate in the following:

  • Spring Gathering: April/May TBA
  • Move In for Line Camp: Wednesday, June 20
  • Line Camp Training: June 21 - 25
  • Line Camp: June 27 - 30
  • Move Out: Sunday, July 1

Compensation

Leaders will be paid hourly for their employment. In addition, housing and program meals will be provided.

Application and Interview Process

Students interested in applying for ECS Line Camp must complete an application and schedule an individual interview. These positions are OPEN until filled! Please email Emily Sandvall, Director of Undergraduate Programs with any questions!


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