The Office of Intercultural Engagement and Leadership will hire two live-in House Monitors for 2014-2015. Kimbo BCC Monitors will be employed as essential Student Staff for the department. The two monitors will have a highly visible role as campus liaisons and serve as CBS or Kotoko student leaders.
Kimbo BCC live-in House Monitors will impact the student learning community while enhancing cultural capital and community engagement. BCC Monitors are required to serve as PCPOP Mentors and attend bi-weekly MLC meetings for the full year. Academic success models and educational diversity workshops are the primary tools used to strengthen CBS and the ACSU black diaspora at Grinnell.
The live-in House Monitors will:
- Be in good academic standing
- Sustain the rich legacy and the proud heritage established in 1969 for the BCC
- Exhibit strong leadership competency skills and serve as a positive role model
- Design, plan, implement, and maintain study space, cultural and academic programs/activities tutorial sessions.
- Be cognitive, responsible and advocate for the needs of students of color, first gen and PCPOP Mentors/Mentees
- Maintain updated Kimbo BCC program calendar, coordinate and schedule all KBCC program /activities with various members of the Grinnell campus
- Meet regularly with the Director of Intercultural Engagement and Leadership
- Keep the KBCC very clean for visitors, tours & report maintenance problems
- Develop and disseminate a quarterly newsletter and keep web page updated
- Submit all original receipts to the Intercultural Intern for processing.
- Promote full usage of the KBCC by all multicultural students and encourage inclusion and strong networking among the Grinnell community at large
- Accounting must have all bills and expense documentation within 48 hours
- Oversee the quality, attendance, and dissemination of KBCC programs
- Participate in diversity and social advocacy work, enrich cultural competency skills, coordinate and plan educational activities w/students, faculty and staff
- KBCC Monitors are required to return to campus early for PCPOP training
- Participate as a CBS member and take advantage of professional development
- Order and purchase refreshments/food for the KBCC and for various programs as requested and approved
- Other duties as assigned by the Advisor and/or the Intercultural supervisor.
The House Monitor shall receive $900 in compensation for the year. $450 will be applied to the student's account each semester. The House Monitor will be able to choose a full board plan, a reduced board plan or no board plan. BCC Monitors Must be available to welcome and/or host students in the Kimbo BCC and campus guests as necessary. (Special Programs and weekend work is required to enhance diversity programming at the college)