• Student Leader Selection 

    Student Leader Selection is a collaboration between multiple Student Affairs offices to identify and hire students for various leadership positions across campus. These are paid student employee positions through which students have the chance to impact campus in real and positive ways with leadership and campus community engagement. Student Leader Selection allows students to complete one application to indicate interest in multiple positions. 

    2019-2020 SELECTION TIMELINE:

    January 30 | Online application becomes available
    February 13 | Online applications are due at 5:00pm (applications are now closed). 
    March 6 | Decision letters will be sent to each applicant via email.

    APPLICATIONs CLOSED 

    As you go through the application process, we know you may have many questions. Before you apply ensure you are qualified and genuinely interested by carefully reading: this page and the job descriptions & requirements of each position you are applying for. Additionally, please submit all documents in PDF form. 


    Student Leader Positions for 2019-2020

    Below you will find a list of student leader positions available through the Student Leader Selection process. Descriptions of each position will become available in January. Please note students may apply for multiple positions but will only be selected for 1 position. Contact the identified person for additional information with specific questions. 

    POSITION OFFICE / PROGRAM AREA CONTACT
    Campus Rec: Fitness and Club Coordinator Campus Recreation  John Guetter 
    Campus Rec: Intramural Coordinator  Campus Recreation John Guetter
    Campus Rec: Marketing Coordinator  Campus Recreation John Guetter
    Campus Rec: Operations Manager  Campus Recreation John Guetter
    Campus Rec: Spirit Coordinator  Campus Recreation John Guetter
    Commuter Student Coordinators  New Student Programs Staff page
    HUPB- Collaborations Programmer  Student Activities/Programming Board (HUPB) Beth Decker
    HUPB- Development & Outreach Coordinator   Student Activities/Programming Board (HUPB) Beth Decker
    HUPB- Films & Off Campus Programmer    Student Activities/Programming Board (HUPB)  Beth Decker
    HUPB- Graphics Coordinator  Student Activities/Programming Board (HUPB)  Beth Decker 
    HUPB- Homegrown Programmer   Student Activities/Programming Board (HUPB)  Beth Decker 
    HUPB- Late Night Programmer  Student Activities/Programming Board (HUPB)  Beth Decker
    HUPB- Marketing Coordinator    Student Activities/Programming Board (HUPB) Beth Decker
    HUPB- Special Events Programmer   Student Activities/Programming Board (HUPB) Beth Decker
    IAS Student Advisors (Institute for Academic Success)  Dean of Students Office Carlos Sneed 
    New Student Mentors (First Year and Transfer)  New Student Programs Becky Kaarbo
    Peer Wellness Educators      Counseling & Health Services  Katy Rimstad
    Resident Assistant (RAs)  Residential Life Yolanda Armstrong
    Summer Resident Assistant (Summer RAs) Residential Life Yolanda Armstrong
    Summer Assistant Area Coordinator (AAC) Residential Life Yolanda Armstrong


    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 

    Application NOW CLOSED

    As you go through the application process, we know you may have many questions. Before you apply ensure you are qualified and genuinely interested by carefully reading: 
    -this webpage
    -the job descriptions and requirements of each position you are applying for

    Be prepared to complete the application once you have started. This application DOES NOT have the ability to be saved and continued at a later timeWe 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.

    Below you will find the essay questions for the application:

  • Why are you interested in the student leadership position(s) for which you have applied? 
  • How will you use a leadership position to impact the campus community in a positive way? 
  • How will you challenge yourself to learn and grow in regards to diversity and social justice?
  • Often student leaders are role models on campus, what does being a role model mean to you?   
  • You are also encouraged to prepare a resume, as you will be required to upload a current resume as part of your application. Please consider contacting the Career Development Center for assistance with developing your resume and your interview skills. 

    Interviews 

    Although you will complete a single online application form for all of the positions available through the selection process, each Office/Program area will be conducting their own separate interviews. This is important to note because the interview process may differ greatly for each position that you apply. For example, one position may require you to participate in a group process interview and an individual interview, while another position may only schedule an individual interview for the top applicants. Be sure to take your time and note the specific requirements for EACH position, prior to submitting your application. 

    Additionally, please note that you are not guaranteed an interview upon submitting your application. Once applications have been submitted, students will be contacted with with information regarding how to sign up for an interview time or a note confirming they are not being advanced to the next round in the process.