Co-op Team Leader
Title: Sauv CommUNITY Co-op Team Leader
By joining the Sauvignon CommUNITY, students seek and commit to active involvement in cooperative (Co-op) teams, which are designed to foster positive community, investment, and pride in the students' living environment. Students choosing to live in the Sauvignon CommUNITY will be required to participate as a member of a Co-op Team. The Co-op Team Leader will work in a specific building in conjunction with the Community Service Advisors and one or two other Co-op Team Leaders. This team of CSAs and Co-op Team Leaders play a critical role in helping residents to realize ownership of their community. To effectively implement and manage the Sauvignon CommUNITY, each Co-op Team Leader will work with their students to educate them about their respective Co-op Team and to put on programs for their community. Co-op Team Leaders will work approximately 7- 9 hours per week with their respective Co-op Teams to oversee student participation and to facilitate programs.
In each building within the Sauvignon CommUNITY, residents will actively participate in one of the following Co-op Teams:
Each Co-Op Team Leader will lead a team of students in one or two of these focus areas. This is a year-long commitment. Co-op Team Leaders must be available in late August and for on-going training as determined by supervisor. Co-op Team Leaders must also be available to meet from 1 pm-3 pm on Fridays.
1. Advise Co-op Team
2. Coordinate with Community Development Coordinator
3. Work Collaboratively With Community Service Advisors (CSAs)
5. Build Community
6. Selection and Recruitment
Mature, self-motivated, quick learner, able to work independently with minimum supervision and in teams. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills needed. Extensive knowledge of the Sonoma State University campus and programs. Must be able to work with diverse populations. Satisfactory completion of University 238 course (B or better.) Minimum cumulative, and semesterly, GPA of 2.5 at time of application and must maintain 2.5 GPA throughout employment. Must have the ability to be available in the residential community on a regular basis. Good judicial standing with Residential Life and the University.
Must keep Fridays 1 pm-3 pm open for In-Service
Minimum of 2 semesters completed at SSU by Fall 2013. Basic knowledge of computers (Excel and Microsoft Word), SSU e-mail, and other campus computer systems. Prior on-campus living experience.
Programming and Supervision of Co-op students (organizing and leading meetings, check-ins, planning and attending programs, etc); 3-4 hours
Administrative (emails, tracking students progress); 1-2 hours
Meetings with Supervisor/Staff; 2-3 hours
Total: 7-9 hours a week
How to Apply for this Position:
1. Applications will be available online beginning November 1st - to find the application, go to www.sonoma.edu/saem/leadership
2. Attend an Information Session. Dates are listed online at the website listed above.
3. Sign up for the Foundations of Leadership Class, UNIV 238.
4. Submit the application online by 4:30pm on Friday, January 25, 2013
5. Sign up January 29-31, 2013 on-line for group process and individual interviews.
Direct questions about the Co-op Team Leader position to: