The Student  Access and Success Committee (SASC) is accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Student Ambassador for Access Programs
  • Student Ambassador for Communications and Public Relations
  • Student Ambassador for Recruitment Programming
  • Student Ambassador for Student Engagement and Logistics
  • Student Ambassador for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education.

Eligible applicants must be in good academic standing and currently enrolled as a sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill. Selected candidates will serve in an elect capacity for the remainder of the 2019/2020 academic year and throughout the summer and will officially hold the position for the 2020/2021 academic year. Each position holds a one (1) year commitment and all positions are paid. A full description of available positions is below. To apply, please complete the application at the bottom of the page. The deadline to apply is October 21st at 11:59pm.

Student Ambassador for Access Programs 

The Student Ambassador for Access Programs assists with the planning and implementation of programs that provide access to higher education to students from underrepresented backgrounds. These programs will provide participants with a glimpse into the college experience and the tools and information to apply to college. These programs will also demonstrate concern for the well-being of the whole student, affirm cultural identities and advance inclusive excellence. The access programming schedule currently includes*:

  • Project Uplift
  • Tar Heel Preview Day
  • Carolina ADMIRES

The Project Uplift component will require the ambassador to be on campus for a retreat on December 13th and 14th and from May 13–June 13.

Preferred skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis in Word and Excel.
  • Experience with WordPress and website management.
  • Candidates should be well skilled in the following areas:
    • Critical thinking and creative problem solving.
    • Detail orientation and time management skills.
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
    • Public speaking skills.
    • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize plan, manage and coordinate activities and major functions.
    • Experience with data collection and analysis.
    • Ability to work with sensitive information.
    • Ability to work independently and with a group.

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a current sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill and in good academic standing.
  • Must be returning student in Fall 2020.
  • Interest and passion for providing access to higher education to underrepresented students.

*the programming schedule is subject to change as the needs of the office and the university evolves.

 

Student Ambassador for Communication and Public Relations

The Student Ambassador for Communication and Public Relations assists with the management of registration for all SASC programming and events as well as advertising events, volunteer opportunities, scholarship and job applications and more. The ambassador will advertise by crafting a weekly newsletter, designing flyers and social media posts and creating a communication plan.

The role of Student Ambassador for Communication and Public Relations also includes a summer component. The Student Ambassador for Communication and Public Relations will serve as the liaison for the Friday Night committee, as well as assist with the registration and social media for Diversity and Inclusion’s Project Uplift program. The Project Uplift component will require the ambassador to be on campus for a retreat on December 13 and 14 and from May 13–June 13.

Preferred skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis in Word and Excel.
  • Experience with WordPress and website management.
  • Candidates should be well skilled in the following areas:
    • Critical thinking and creative problem solving.
    • Detail orientation and time management skills.
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
    • Public speaking skills.
    • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize plan, manage, and coordinate activities and major functions.
    • Experience with data collection and analysis.
    • Ability to work with sensitive information.
    • Ability to work independently and with a group.

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a current sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill and in good academic standing.
  • Must be returning student in Fall 2020.
  • Interest and passion for access, recruitment and success for underrepresented students at UNC.

*the programming schedule is subject to change as the needs of the Office and the University evolve.

 

Student Ambassador for Recruitment Programs  

The Student Ambassador for Recruitment Programs assists with the planning and implementation of programs that focus on the recruitment and yield of students from underrepresented backgrounds. These programs will provide students with the necessary tools and information to apply to the University as well as promote the resources available and accolades earned at UNC-Chapel Hill. These programs will also demonstrate concern for the well-being of the whole student, affirm cultural identities and advance inclusive excellence. The recruitment programming schedule currently includes*:

  • Experience Carolina
  • Native Heels Day
  • Dia de Bienvenida

The Student Ambassador for Recruitment Programs assists with the development of creative recruitment methods for underrepresented students that involve current students and promote community building. The Student Ambassador for Recruitment Programs is a position that will be held by two students concurrently.

The role of Student Ambassador for Recruitment Programs also includes a summer component. The Student Ambassador for Recruitment Programs will serve as the liaison for the Recreation committee, as well as assist with the safety and early check out procedures for Diversity and Inclusion’s Project Uplift program. The Project Uplift component will require the ambassador to be on campus for a retreat on December 13 and 14 and from May 13–June 13.

Preferred skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis in Word and Excel.
  • Experience with WordPress and website management.
  • Candidates should be well skilled in the following areas:
    • Critical thinking and creative problem solving.
    • Detail orientation and time management skills.
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
    • Public speaking skills.
    • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize plan, manage, and coordinate activities and major functions.
    • Experience with data collection and analysis.
    • Ability to work with sensitive information.
    • Ability to work independently and with a group.

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a current sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill and in good academic standing.
  • Must be returning student in Fall 2020.
  • Interest and passion for recruitment of underrepresented students at UNC.

*the programming schedule is subject to change as the needs of the office and the university evolves.

 

Student Ambassador for Student Engagement and Logistics

The Student Ambassador for Student Engagement and Logistics assists with the management of the SASC premier volunteers and provides “day of” and logistical support for all SASC programming and events. The ambassador will assist with the selection, training and management of the SASC premier volunteers,  including but not limited to: assigning volunteers to give tours for families and small and large groups; assigning volunteers to sit on panels for events and hold volunteers accountable for meeting all requirements. The ambassador will also assist with recognizing the volunteers at the end of the academic year for their achievements. Logistical support includes reserving classrooms and breakout rooms and coordinating with vendors and event staff during SASC programming.

The role of Student Ambassador for Student Engagement and Logistics also includes a summer component. The Student Ambassador for Student Engagement and Logistics will serve as the liaison for the Souvenir committee, as well as assist with logistics for Diversity and Inclusion’s Project Uplift program. The Project Uplift component will require the ambassador to be on campus from May 13– June 13.

Preferred skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis in Word and Excel.
  • Experience with WordPress and website management, preferred.
  • Candidates should be well skilled in the following areas:
    • Critical thinking and creative problem solving.
    • Detail orientation and time management skills.
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
    • Public speaking skills.
    • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize plan, manage, and coordinate activities and major functions.
    • Experience with data collection and analysis.
    • Ability to work with sensitive information.
    • Ability to work independently and with a group.

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a current sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill and in good academic standing.
  • Must be returning student in Fall 2020.
  • Interest and passion for access, recruitment and success of underrepresented students at UNC.

*the programming schedule is subject to change as the needs of the office and the university evolves.

 

Student Ambassador for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education

The Student Ambassador for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education assists with the planning and implementation of programs that focus on diversity, equity and inclusion education. These programs will promote community building and advance inclusive excellence at UNC-Chapel Hill. These programs will serve faculty, staff and students. The Student Ambassador for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education will assist with garnering student interest and support in these programs as well as selecting student recipients for scholarships. The education programming schedule currently includes*:

  • Martin Luther King Jr Week of Celebration and Lecture
  • Unsung Hero Award
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
  • Harvey Beech Scholarship
  • NC DIP organization and events

The Student Ambassador for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education is a position that will be held by two students concurrently.

Preferred skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis in Word and Excel.
  • Experience with WordPress and website management.
  • Candidates should be well skilled in the following areas:
    • Critical thinking and creative problem solving.
    • Detail orientation and time management skills.
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
    • Public speaking skills.
    • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize plan, manage, and coordinate activities and major functions.
    • Experience with data collection and analysis.
    • Ability to work with sensitive information.
    • Ability to work independently and with a group.

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a current sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill and in good academic standing.
  • Must be returning student in Fall 2020.
  • Interest and passion for diversity, equity and inclusion education and community building.

*the programming schedule is subject to change as the needs of the office and the university evolves.