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 of these leadership experiences we offer in the School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS).
If you have any questions, please reach out to Nathan Heatherly, Program Director of Teal Residential College, at Nathan_Heatherly@baylor.edu.
Undergraduate Teaching Fellow
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 various courses within Engineering. It is our hope that Teaching Fellows will be individuals that students can look to for guidance and support throughout their engineering education at Baylor.
Each Undergraduate Teaching Fellow will be assigned to a specific section of a course. Tasks include assisting with the delivery of course content, helping with in-class activities/labs, grading, and holding evening office/lab hours.
Undergraduate Teaching Fellows are required to participate in the following:
- ECS Teaching Fellow Training: Dates/Times TBD
- Attend lectures and labs*: TBD based on UTF schedules
- Evening office/lab hours: TBD based on UTF schedules
- Meetings instructors: TBD based on UTF schedules
*Course times are listed in the application and will be discussed in the interview process. .
We are hiring for the following courses:
EGR 1101 New Student Experience*
EGR 1301 Introduction to Engineering*
EGR1302 Intro to Engineering Analysis
ME 2345 Thermodynamics
ME 2320 Statics
ELC 2137 Digital Logic Design Lab
ELC 2330 Electrical Circuit Theory for non ECE
*EGR 1101 and EGR 1301 are joint courses, therefore, teaching fellows wanting to apply for those courses will need to show availability for both, as they will attend both courses.
We anticipate students in this position to work 8 hours/week at $8/hour for the 15 weeks of the spring semester.
ECS Line Camp Leader
ECS Line camp Leaders play a crucial role in welcoming new engineering and computer science students into the Baylor Family. Leaders will journey with small groups of students throughout Baylor Line camp, cultivating rich friendships and introducing new bears to cherished Baylor values and traditions.
- Serve as a positive ambassador for Baylor University during Baylor Line Camp to incoming Baylor Students and guests.
- Facilitate an excellent introduction to Baylor for new students by maintaining a helpful attitude and using effective communication techniques. Aners questions about both social and academic aspects of life at Baylor.
- Promote interactions among new students during icebreakers, meals, and other Line camp activities.
- Demonstrate a capacity for adaptability, teachability, and a willingness to serve others Lead a small group of 10-15 new students through the Baylor Line Camp experience.
- Facilitate small group conversations with students about strengths, friendship, tradition, meaningful service, and discovering one's unique calling Serve on a team and seek to build community with 45-50 of your peers
- Assist with the staffing and facilitation of various Baylor Line Camp events (Independence, Sing, Large Group Sessions, etc.).
- Attend and fully participate in all BLC Leader training and activities.
- Develop and demonstrate skills in facilitating small and large groups.
- Work with office staff to prepare all orientation programming materials.
- Actively participate in other NSP programming in both assigned and unassigned roles.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Leaders are required to successfully complete a 3-hour Leadership Development Class in the spring prior to serving in the summer.
- Leaders must be a full-time, undergraduate student who will graduate in December 2023 or later.
- Leaders must be available for all training and program dates as outlined below. Leaders must maintain a 2.5 GPA overall as well as a 2.0 GPA minimum during the spring semester before employment begins.
- Leaders must live on- campus for the term of their employment.
- Leaders will not be allowed to work any other job due to their leadership commitment.
- Leaders will not be able to take summer classes, at Baylor or any other institution (including online classes), due to their leadership commitment and federal law.
- Leaders must affirm New Student Program’s Diversity and Faith Qualification statements.
- Leaders are expected to embody attitudes and behaviors consistent with a Christian community, constantly striving to mirror the life of Jesus Christ (Philippians 2:3-11).
- Leaders will commit to serve, with a heart of love and hospitality, fellow leaders, incoming Baylor students, and all those they come in contact with during their employment.
- Leaders agree to abide by all aspects of the University's Student Conduct Code for the duration of their employment.
- If for any reason, from the time a leader is selected to serve with New Student Programs until they end of their service, a leader is in violation of the Student Conduct Code, they must inform the Assistant Director for Leadership & Curriculum within 48 hours of the violation.
- Leaders will agree to and abide by all NSP Student Leader Expectations. Leaders are expected to sign this agreement before they accept this leadership position.
- It is strongly desired that leaders respond with maturity throughout their employment when faced with challenges - mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and relational.
- If leaders need accommodation in dealing with any issues arising from these challenges over the summer, they should contact NSP professional staff members directly.
- Leaders should possess the ability to be flexible and responsible as they will be given a wide variety of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: arriving at prescribed locations on time, working in a professional environment, living responsibly in community, completing tasks and assignments given by the program leader(s), and facilitating a camp experience for incoming Baylor students.
- Leaders should possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion as show value and care for each individual student and guest.
- At times, leaders may be required to engage in a fair amount of physical activity in excessive heat. Temperatures can consistently reach over 100 degrees in Waco during the summer. Leaders, with or without assistance, will need to li" 15 pounds and, at times, carry their possessions on their person (typically in a backpack). If a leader needs accommodation regarding these requirements, he or she should reach out to NSP staff members directly.
Dates of Employment
- June 14th – June 24th.
- Leaders will need to arrive for training by 10am the morning of the 14th.
- *if leaders would like to arrive before the 13th please reach out to staff directly. Leaders are welcome to stay until the 25th.
- Leaders will be paid hourly ($7.25) for their employment. *Time and a half is given for working hours over 40 hours a week.
- Housing and program meals will be provided during the term of employment.
- Baylor Line Camp uniforms are provided for work related activities and programs.
- A typical pay period (2 weeks) would consist of over 100 scheduled work hours.