• Student Leader Selection 2014

    The Selection Process for 2014 is now closed. If you have questions about a position please contact the appropriate office for that position.

    Student Leader Positions:

    • HU-Programming Board (multiple positions)
    • First Year New Student Mentor
    • Transfer New Student Mentor
    • Sophomore Experience Intern (Events, and Marketing)
    • Summer 2014 Resident Advisor
    • Resident Advisor (Residence Halls/Apartments)
    • Residential Housing Association: RHA
    • Summer Campus and Conference Staff
    • Tour Guide
    • Leadership Intern (Blue Print 319, and Special Programs)
    • Student Diversity Ambassador

    Applications due Monday, February 17 by 4pm

    Thank you for your interest in Student Leader positions at Hamline. As you go through the application process, we know you may have many questions. Please read this page, the job descriptions and requirements of each position very carefully before applying to make sure you not only qualify for these positions, but also have a genuine interest in these positions.

    When you go through the application, please be mindful that you must start and finish this application at one time. This application does not have the ability to be saved and continued at a later time. Below you will find the essay questions for the application. We encourage you to write your answers to these questions in Microsoft Word and at the time of applying copy and paste your answers into the fields provided. By doing this, you not only finish the application without losing information, but you also you have the opportunity to grammatically check your writing before submission.

    You will be asked these questions:

    • Why are you interested in the student leader position(s) yo have applied for?
    • What do you consider to be the most pressing issues Hamline students face ?
    • How would you, as a student leader, challenge yourself and others to think critically about diversity-related topics?
    • What does being a role model mean to you? How would you apply this philosophy to your position as a student leader?

    Below you will find links to the various student leader position descriptions. These are printable documents that we suggest you either save or print for future reference. In the online application, you will be asked to choose which position(s) you wish to apply for.

    In addition to the job-related duties outlined in the position descriptions, below are characteristics and requirements we seek in student leader candidates:

    • Enthusiastic
    • Dependable
    • Open minded to difference
    • Ability to balance priorities
    • Hard working
    • Dedicated to position
    • Pride in Hamline University
    • Organized
    • Ability to hold people accountable
    • Ability to work with a variety of individuals and audiences
    • Comfortable speaking in front of small and larger groups
    • Cumulative 2.5 GPA

    After applying you will be provided information and links to sign up for interviews. Each positions has it's own interview process, so be sure to read carefully and contact the appropriate office(s) with questions you might have. 

    If you have any questions during the application process, please contact the following people per position:

    Resident Advisor (Residence Halls/Apartments), Summer Campus and Conference, RHA:
    Javier Gutierrez jgutierrez@hamline.edu
    Director, Housing and Residential Life

    First Year New Student Mentor: 
    Becky Kaarbo  rkaarbo01@hamline.edu
    Director, Orientation and First Year Programs

    Sophomore Experience Interns:
    Catherine Haines  chaines02@hamline.edu
    Graduate Assistant, Student Success and Transition

    Transfer New Student Mentor:
    Cathy Carter  ccarter01@hamline.edu
    Transfer Specialist, Academic Success Center

    HU-Programming Board:
    Lacey Squier  lsquier01@hamline.edu
    Coordinator, Campus Programs

    Leadership Intern:
    Wendy Burns -  wburns@hamline.edu
    Director, Student Activities and Leadership Development

    Student Diversity Ambassador:
    Carlos Sneed  csneed@hamline.edu
    Director, Hedgeman Center

    Tour Guide:
    Alexa Tennyson  atennyson01@hamline.edu
    Senior Associate Director, Admissions



    Again, thank you for your interest in these positions! Good luck!

    Applications will re-open in Spring 2015