Facilitator

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MLEAD Facilitators lead experiential learning activities, guide conversations and synthesize group ideas, effectively shaping experiences for participants. Each semester, we look for facilitators to join our Terrapin Leadership Institute (TLI) and Leadership Conferences.

Interested in Facilitating?

  • Click the link below and log in to Terplink.
  • Fill out the MLEAD Facilitator 21-22 Interest Form at stamp.umd.edu/Facilitate21
  • Once the interest form has been received, an MLEAD staff will reach out for informational meeting about the position to answer any of the students’ questions.
  • Following the informational meeting, MLEAD staff may reach back out to students for an interview style conversation.
  • Within 1-2 weeks, the interested student will be notified if they are selected or not for a position.

Applicants will be notified via email after each step in the process notifying them if they are advancing to the next round. Be sure to check your email regularly for details.

Role Details

Program Team:

Facilitators will facilitate both Terrapin Leadership Institute and Maryland Leadership Conference. You don't have to have previously participated in a program to be selected as a facilitator; however, it is certainly beneficial.

Facilitator Responsibilities:

Terrapin Leadership Institute (TLI)5-week workshop series that takes place on campus. Sessions take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. 

  • Review and deliver curriculum including experiential activities and discussion for a group of 15-25 participants. 
  • Work closely with 1 co-facilitator to plan and implement weekly 90-minute sessions, manage session logistics, organize participant communication, and build community among participants 
  • Provide feedback on program curriculum and structure

Maryland Leadership ConferencesOne day program that will take place on campus. 

  • Review and deliver curriculum including experiential activities and discussion for a small group of 10-15 participants for the conference program
  • Work closely with 1 co-facilitator to plan curriculum, assist with program management, and build community among participants 
  • Provide feedback on program curriculum and structure

and

  • Actively promote MLEAD opportunities and share marketing materials via email, social media, and at least 1 event per semester. 

Facilitators should review class, employment, student organization, family, and other commitments to ensure availability for these mandatory training dates and times: 

Fall Schedule 

Learning Communities - Fridays 2-4pm (September 10th - November 19th)

LCSL Annual Student Leader Retreat - August (TBA)

Fall TLI: 1 session on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evening over 5 weeks (September 27th - October 25th)

Mosaic (Optional but recommended)*

 

Spring Schedule

HESI 318F/Learning Communities - Fridays 2-4pm  (begins January 28th)

LCSL Mid Year Event - January (TBA)

Spring TLI: 1 session on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evening over 5 weeks (February 21 - March 30)

Maryland Leadership Conference (April 9th-10th)

Activation Academy (Optional but recommended)*

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