Student Leadership

Engineering and Computer Science Leadership Opportunities

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! Preview the application to prepare your materials. Once you apply, email Emily Sandvall and Hannah Glisson to let us know you have successfully completed the application.

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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 for Engineering

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 students 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: Monday, May 6 9:00am – 12:00pm and Monday, August 26 5:30 – 7:30pm
  • 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 1301/EGR 1095 times will be discussed in the interview process.

Compensation

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

 
Undergraduate Teaching Fellow for Computer Science

Purpose

The School of Engineering and Computer Science is looking for engaged Computer Science and/or Bioinformatics majors to serve as mentors and teaching assistants in the Computer Science New Student Experience course (CSI 1095). This position is designed to assist new students through their transition during their first semester computer science classes. It is our hope that these Teaching Fellows will be individuals that incoming students can look to for guidance and support throughout their education in college.

Expectations

Each Computer Science Teaching Fellow will be assigned to a specific section of CSI 1095. Tasks would include assisting with the delivery of course content, taking attendance, and organizing class gatherings throughout the semester to encourage connection, community, and support. Meetings outside of class will also be scheduled with CSI 1095 instructors to prepare for collaborative work in the classroom. In addition, Teaching Fellows will be required to attend training to prepare for the experience.

Requirements

Computer Science Teaching Fellows are required to participate in the following:

  • Training: Monday, May 6 9:00am – 12:00pm and Tuesday, August 27 5:30 – 7:30pm
  • Attend CSI 1095 Class: Every Thursday from 4:30pm – 5:20pm {Fall 2019}
  • Meetings with CSI 1095 instructors: TBD based on CSTF schedules.

Compensation

We anticipate this position to work 3 - 5 hours/week at $8/hour for the 15 weeks of the Fall semester.

 
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: June 19
  • Line Camp Training: June 20 - 25
  • Line Camp: June 26 - 29
  • Move Out: June 30

Compensation

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

School of Engineering and Computer Science

School of Engineering
& Computer Science
One Bear Place #97356
Waco, TX 76798-7356
(254) 710-3871