Student Leadership Opportunities

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 NSE Leaders

UNK's Official Blue Gold Welcome Event Planner

The Blue Gold Welcome Student Coordinator plays a vital role in the success of all new students as they transition to college life at UNK during Blue & Gold Welcome (BGW). The BGW coordinator must be a dedicated UNK student, a proud Loper and someone who believes that they can be the reason why a student stays at UNK.  As the BGW coordinator you must:

  • Be detailed oriented and enjoy event planning—This position plans, manages, and executes all BGW activities.
  • Be able to lead a large group--You are in charge of all Loper Leaders (125-150 current student guides)
  • Be able to take direction—You will work as an assistant to the Assistant Director of First Year Program.
  • Work well with those who are different from you.
  • Be confident in conversation.  You will have to communicate with student, families, businesses, faculty, staff and other important campus and community people.
  • Show Loper pride.

Blue and Gold Welcome  Student Coordinator must be available to work 10-15 hours in the Spring semester leading up to summer 2018, live in Kearney for summer 2018 with the availability to work 20+ hours a week, and then have the option to continue working during the fall 2017. BGW Student Coordinator will be able to move in to their residence hall  early (if living on campus for fall 2018). Due to timing and job responsibilities Resident Assistants are ineligible to apply. Selected individual will be unable to be a New Student Enrollment Leader position.

Click here for the application: https://form.jotform.com/72816397386168

Need more information? 

Come to one of our informational forums,
November 7: 4:30pm, MSAB Sisler Room
November 8: 5:00pm, Office Multicultural Affairs
November 9: 4:30pm, Student Engagement Office, NSU 142

or contact, Brette Ensz, enszba@unk.edu

UNK's Official Student Welcoming Team

As a New Student Orientation Team Leader, you will be the face of the University.  You are integral in the successful transition to UNK, for not only students but also their families. This position requires a smile, Loper pride and the ability to think on your feet.

 Orientation Team Leaders will welcome students and their families to UNK by guiding them through the process of the New Student Enrollment day. Daily NSE tasks include:

  • Providing leadership with NSE set-up, check-in and tear-down each day.
  • Teaching students how to register for their classes using MyBlue.
  • Facilitating icebreakers and team building activities.
  • Creating & giving presentations to parents and students on their UNK experience. Which includes building and performing a daily skit, song, etc.
  • Initiating and maintaining positive and professional communications to prospective students and their families through social media, email, and phone calls.
  • Giving campus tours & preparing Admissions materials.
  • You will be required to work with others and take on the positions of a leader and a follower. 
  • You will be required to be a creative force by thinking on your feet and generating various activities for all UNK visitors.  

Other NSE day duties include:

  • Attending regularly scheduled team meetings. 
  • Working scheduled office hours in the Office of Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions on non-NSE days.  
  • Serving as Fall Orientation Leaders during the Blue/Gold Welcome Week Activities.
  • Participating in student staff training retreats;
  • Performing other duties as assigned  

Click here for the application: https://form.jotform.com/72816397386168

Need more information? 

Come to one of our informational forums,
November 7: 4:30pm, MSAB Sisler Room
November 8: 5:00pm, Office Multicultural Affairs
November 9: 4:30pm, Student Engagement Office, NSU 142

or contact, Brette Ensz, enszba@unk.edu, or Brad Green, greenbj@unk.edu

 

Blue Gold Welcome's Implementation Squad

The Office of First Year is in need of 5 stellar students to help make the Blue Gold Welcome one to remember.  

The Loper Squad will help the Blue Gold Welcome Coordinator and the Assistant Director of First Year Program:

  • facilitate and carry-out specific Blue Gold events
  • provide leadership to the Loper Leaders when needed
  • create and maintain social media campaigns through out Blue Gold Welcome

Loper Squad duties will start the week prior to BGW and end after the first weekend of school.  

Click here for the application: https://form.jotform.com/72816397386168

Need more information? 

Come to one of our informational forums,
November 7: 4:30pm, MSAB Sisler Room
November 8: 5:00pm, Office Multicultural Affairs
November 9: 4:30pm, Student Engagement Office, NSU 142

 or contact, Brette Ensz, enszba@unk.edu

 

UNK's Official Student Welcome Team

2017 Loper Leaders

  • Are you excited for Blue and Gold Welcome 2017?
  • Do you want to be surrounded by other UNK leaders?
  • Can you share your Loper Pride with incoming students?

Then we want YOU to apply to be a 2017 Welcome Weekend Loper Leader

For more information on being a Loper Leader, click here!