Campus Life Leadership Positions

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Campus Life provides leadership opportunities for students through various roles on campus. All positions contribute to individual and community development through relationship building and programming, though the specifics vary from role to role. The application process for 2019-2020 Viking Advisor, Viking Guide, and Welcome Week Committee positions has ended. All applicants were notified of hiring decisions on March 1, 2019.

New Applicant Info

Returning Applicant Info

Campus Life Mission Statement

Campus Life completes the student experience by providing essential programs, services, and activities that foster individual development, encourage involvement, and create an inclusive campus community.

New Applicants

New applicants are students who have not previously been a Viking Advisor, Viking Guide, or Welcome Week Committee member.

Application Process

  1. Attend one information session (dates listed in the important dates section below).
  2. Complete the online application form on Viking Central. Submit your application form by Sunday, February 10 at 12 pm.
  3. Attend 3 Student Leadership Development workshops in February. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the 3rd workshop. Sign up for a workshop series.

You are required to complete all steps in order to be considered for any Campus Life leadership position.

Important Dates

Information Sessions

  • December 3, 2018 Info session for new applicants at 9:30 p.m. in the Back Alley
  • December 4, 2018 Info session for new applicants at 9:30 p.m. in the Back Alley
  • January 14, 2019 Info session for new applicants at 9:30 p.m. in the Back Alley
  • January 24, 2019 Info session for new applicants at 9:30 p.m. in the Back Alley
  • February 7, 2019 Info session for new applicants at 9:30 p.m. in the Back Alley

Student Leadership Development Workshop Series

  • February 10-26, 2019 Various dates and times. 

Notifications

  • March 1, 2019 Notification for all hiring decisions

Other Important Dates

  • February 10, 2019 | 12 Noon | Applications due for new applicants
  • April 13, 2019 Spring Leadership Launch

Returning Applicants

Returning applicants are students who currently are or have previously been a Viking Advisor, Viking Guide, and/or Welcome Week Committee member.

Application Process

  1. Complete the online application form on Viking Central. Submit your application form by Thursday, February 7 at 11:45 pm.
  2. If you are an applicant who wants to be considered for different positions than what you've previously held, your next step is to contact Campus Life to setup a rehire conversation. You can do that by stopping by the office or calling 605-274-5215.
  3. If you are an applicant who wants to be considered for the same position(s) that you've previously held, you will be contacted for a rehire conversation if needed. 
  4. Current VAs who are applying to be a VA again in 2019-2020 need to complete a rehire reference form and conversation with their supervisor. 

Important Dates

  • December 1, 2018  Applications and position descriptions available
  • February 7, 2019 Applications due for returning applicants
  • March 1, 2019 Notification for all hiring decisions
  • April 13, 2019 Spring Leadership Launch

 

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