Diversity Student Ambassadors

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites students to apply for the inaugural cohort of Student Diversity Ambassadors for 2020-2021.

Application Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2020, 11:59 PM

Eligibility

Applicants must be full-time students at the time of their application and in academic good standing with a 3.0 GPA or higher, at the start fall 2020.

Positions

Student Ambassadors for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion are looking for 12 Student Ambassadors to increase student engagement with ODI and transform how all students experience Kennesaw State University. Each campus (Marietta & Kennesaw) will have 6 Student Ambassadors who will represent The Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Description

Ambassadors will assist in creating an inclusive, welcoming, and equitable learning and working community at Kennesaw State. Successful applicants will serve as an extension of ODI, helping to advance our mission through programming and leadership development. As an Ambassador, students will have the opportunity to innovate, collaborate, and become an important go-to resource and a voice for inclusion on campus.

Work Commitment

The Student Ambassadors will:

  • Serve as a student representative for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion;
  • Attend all required general meetings and trainings;
  • Develop an understanding of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s mission, resources, and inform all constituents about its services;
  • Promote the Office of Diversity and Inclusion events and programs to the campus and greater Atlanta community;
  • Maintain ongoing contact with RSO leaders and all ally and affinity groups at KSU;
  • Actively participate in committees to develop diversity program initiatives

Those unable to meet the above commitments should discuss, in advance, possible accommodations with the Chief Diversity Officer.

Award

Selected students will be awarded a financial stipend each semester for the academic year that they serve.

Requirements

  • Must be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA;
  • Must be a full-time student, undergraduate or graduate;
  • Must commit to participate in all designated training and select activities of the initiatives;
  • Must agree to promote all events and programs offered by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

To Apply

Applications include:

  1. A submission of the online application that will go live on ODI’s website from 11.22.2019 through 02.13.2020;
  2. An updated resume that includes campus and community involvement;
  3. Letter of recommendation from KSU Faculty or Staff;
  4. An official transcript should be sent via campus mail to MD #2702

Deadline to apply: Monday, February 13, 2020, 11:59 pm

Any questions should be submitted to Erica Brown, Diversity Specialist, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, ebrow192@kennesaw.edu 

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