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Responsibilities*

Intergroup Dialogue Facilitators (IDFs) serve as upper-class peer mentors to students enrolled the Intergroup Dialogue sections of UNV 100. Intergroup Dialogue Facilitators attend both large and small group meetings, supervision sessions with course instructors, facilitate discussion and activities during small group meetings, offer guidance on class projects and papers, provide feedback on journals, and verify attendance. However, they are NOT teaching assistants and do not grade student performance. Intergroup Dialogue Facilitators will help introduce new students to the university as a place of higher learning emphasizing the importance of the universitys general education program. They will serve as an academic role model and educational coach both inside and outside of the classroom encouraging students to take responsibility for their educational success. Ideally, the Intergroup Dialogue Facilitators are experienced students who have taken the course successfully in the past and/or received training in group facilitation.

Required Qualifications*

University of Michigan-Flint Student.  University of Michigan-Flint faculty recommendation.  Minimum GPA 2.50.  Familiarity with campus resources.  Attend Intergroup Dialogue Class, UNV 100-07 (Friday 9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.)

Desired Qualifications*

Experience working with first year students.  Experience working with faculty.  Successful completion of UM-Flint's UNV 100.  FYE faculty recommendation.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of three calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.