DIVERSITY PEER 2019-2020 Recruitment

We are pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for the 2019-2020 IDEAL Diversity Peer cohort. Please review the content of this e-brochure and email ideal@temple.edu with any questions. All applications are due by February 15, 2019.
About the Position
The IDEAL Diversity Peer is a voluntary student leadership opportunity through Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership. This position is open to current undergraduate and graduate matriculating students enrolled at Temple University.

This role serves as an advocate for the Temple University student population in providing quality diversity and inclusive programs, dialogues, workshops and trainings. On average, peers spend approximately 3 hours per week towards the planning and implementation of the following:

  1. Educating the Temple community about IDEAL
  2. Customized workshop and presentations
  3. Facilitating Dialogues
  4. Large scale programming planning and implementation
  5. Hosting diversity consultations
  6. Attending necessary training and conferences
  7. Holding a minimum of 1 hour per week in the IDEAL office
  8. *moderating virtual affinity group(s)
Diversity Peer Requirements
The IDEAL Peer Position requires a basic level of understanding principles of diversity; however you will receive an extensive training to prepare you for speaking in front of large groups as well as developing intergroup dialogue skills. The list below are further requirements of this position:
  • Full or part time matriculating Temple University student enrolled in a course of study
  • Minimum of 2.75 Cumulative Grade Point Average
  • No outstanding student conduct violations
  • Good academic and financial standing with the university
  • Full completion of the IDEAL Diversity Peer application
  • Submit 1 professional reference
Time Commitment
The Diversity Peer role is designed to train student leaders on facilitating topics that have historically been difficult dialogues. As such, peers are expected to commit the following times during the FA and SPR semesters.
  1. Facilitate 1 Owl Talk Dialogue per semester
  2. *Become Safe Zone Certified (approx 5 hours)
  3. Moderate a virtual affinity group
  4. Present at least two 60-90 minute customized presentation as requested
  5. Plan and implement large scale programming
  6. Available on Tuesdays at 6:00pm-7:30pm
  7. FALL Training Dates: TBA
  8. SPR Training Date(s): TBA

*denotes this certification can take place before or after becoming a peer. Attendances at ALL meetings and trainings are required for consideration.

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