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MLEAD ACADEMY

MLEAD Academy is a weeklong leadership experience for incoming and returning undergraduate students living in University Housing. If you participate in MLEAD, you’ll move in early and attend leadership training, workshops and special programs. You’ll also welcome other residential students and help at move-in. MLEAD Academy is part of the M-LEAD collaborative of leadership programs for students, and it is connected to M-Lead’s Collective Impact Framework and competencies.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

  • Move in early.

  • Gain skills and knowledge of the following competencies: Adaptability, Building Relationships, Feedback, Meaning-making

  • Meet new people and make friends before the start of classes.

  • Get to know your way around campus and learn about campus resources.

  • Gain valuable leadership experience through intentional training and service.

  • Serve the Housing community and be a role model.

  • Receive free meals and a T-shirt.

IMPORTANT DATES

FALL MLEAD MOVE-IN

August 25, 2019

MLEAD PROGAM COMMITMENT

August 25, 2019-August 30, 2019

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MLEAD ACADEMY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Participant

We welcome all students that will be living in Housing to participate in this enriching experience. Through leadership workshops and volunteerism, you will have the opportunity to build relationships, develop a vision for your upcoming year and gain a deeper understanding of campus resources.

Leadership Positions

The Academy’s leadership positions are a 3 tier structure, which includes various levels of team facilitation, organizational management, and motivated support. Leadership positions are open to both housing and off-campus undergraduate students entering their 2nd year and above.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must participate in all of the important dates outlined above
  • Must have lived at least two semesters in University Housing
  • Must be in good standing with Housing and the University
  • Previous experience in the MLEAD program preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR MLEAD AREA LEADERS:

  • A desire to oversee team and make a positive influence on new students
  • Coordinate and guide Building Leaders
  • Act as Liaison for Building Leaders and professional housing staff
  • Seek answers for all questions asked
  • Refer parent inquiries to professional staff
  • Wear the designated Move-In t-shirt during all scheduled shifts
  • Maintain a positive attitude and disposition at all times
  • Attend all required meetings and training
  • Distribute and discuss the MLEAD Guidelines and Responsibilities
  • Assign specific duties for Building, Team, and MLEADERS
  • Provide onsite check-ins with Building, Team, and MLEADERS on a regular basis
  • Be knowledgeable of the University Move in and Welcome Week schedule
  • Schedule and manage Building Leader and Team Leader shifts
  • Host and introduce the MLEAD Keynote speaker
  • Utilize problem-solving skills to resolve issues and concerns during Move-In
  • Oversee team and make a positive influence on new students
  • Act in accordance with University policies, the Statement and Community Living Standards, University Values, and Federal/State laws

BENEFITS:

  • Positively impact the transition of new students to campus
  • Create lasting relationships with incoming and current students
  • Develop leadership and communication skills
  • Give back to the University of Michigan community
  • Meals provided during the program and Blue Bucks allowance

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must participate in all of the important dates outlined above
  • Must be in good standing with Housing and the University
  • Previous experience in the MLEAD program preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR MLEAD BUILDING LEADERS:

  • A desire to oversee team and make a positive influence on new students
  • Coordinate and guide Team and MLEADER(s)
  • Act as Liaison for Building Leaders and professional housing staff
  • Facilitate a small group (15-25) of new students during move-in
  • Seek answers for all questions asked
  • Refer parent inquiries to professional staff
  • Wear the designated Move-In t-shirt during all scheduled shifts
  • Maintain a positive attitude and disposition at all times
  • Attend and engage all required meetings and training
  • Distribute and discuss the MLEAD Guidelines and Responsibilities
  • Assign specific duties and schedule shifts for Team and MLeaders
  • Provide onsite check-ins with Team, and MLEADERS on a regular basis
  • Be knowledgeable of the University Move in and Welcome Week schedule
  • Meet with the Hall Director, Community Center Manager, and Building Facilities Manager
  • Work with the building leadership to make and label keys and Move-In packets
  • Provide onsite management of MLEADERS distribution
  • Manage shift changes, reassigning blue bins, communicating updates
  • Oversee team and make a positive influence on new students
  • Act in accordance with University policies, the Statement and Community Living Standards, University Values, and Federal/State laws

BENEFITS:

  • Positively impact the transition of new students to campus
  • Create lasting relationships with incoming and current students
  • Develop leadership and communication skills
  • Give back to the University of Michigan community
  • Meals provided during the program and Blue Bucks allowancAct as a liaison between Team Leader, MLEADER, and professional housing staff

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must participate in all of the important dates outlined above
  • Must be in good standing with Housing and the University
  • Previous experience in the MLEAD program preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR MLEAD TEAM LEADERS:

  • Act as a first contact and university ambassador with parents and students
  • Act as liaison between Building Leader and MLEADER(s)
  • Lead a small group (15-25) of new students during move-in
  • Serve as a resource for your student group throughout move-in
  • Be knowledgeable of the University Move in and Welcome Week schedule
  • Collaborate with Building Leaders to provide instruction for MLEADERS
  • Act as liaison for MLEADERS and seek answers for all questions asked
  • Wear the designated Move-In t-shirt during all scheduled shifts
  • Maintain a positive attitude and disposition at all times
  • Attend and engage all required meetings and training
  • Refer parent inquiries to professional staff
  • Work with the building leadership to make and label keys and Move-In packets
  • Monitor and track equipment and supplies including blue bin management
  • Act in accordance with University policies, the Statement and Community Living Standards, University Values, and Federal/State laws

BENEFITS:

  • Positively impact the transition of new students to campus
  • Create lasting relationships with incoming and current students
  • Develop leadership and communication skills
  • Opportunity to share your love and excitement for the University of Michigan
  • Great way to give back to the University of Michigan community
  • Meals provided during the program and Blue Bucks allowance

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must live in the Residence Hall/ Northwood Community Apartments
  • Must be in good standing with Housing and the University
  • Previous experience in the MLead program preferred

Responsibilities for MLEAD Participant:

  • Attend and engage with all required meetings, trainings, and seminars
  • Act as a first contact and university ambassador for parents and students
  • Refer parent inquiries to professional staff or MLEAD building leader
  • Work with the building leadership to help move-in residents at assigned Residence Hall
  • Be knowledgeable about the University Move-In for your assigned Residence Hall
  • Maintain a positive attitude and disposition at all times
  • Act as liaison for MLEAD Academy and seek answers for all questions asked
  • Wear the designated Move-In t-shirt during all scheduled shifts
  • Act in accordance with University policies, the Statement and Community Living Standards, University Values, and Federal/State laws 
Benefits
  • Positively impact the transition of new students to campus
  • Create lasting relationships with incoming and current students
  • Give back to the University of Michigan community
  • Meet new people and make friends before the start of classes
  • Get to know your way around campus and learn about campus resources
  • Gain valuable leadership experience through intentional training and service
  • Serve the Housing community and be a role model
  • Meals provided during the program
  • Receive free a T-shirt
  • Move in early
 

HOW TO APPLY

Please note that if you are in a Michigan Learning Community (MLC), you must check with your MLC BEFORE signing up as there are often scheduling conflicts.

MLEAD PARTICIPANT

To apply to be a participant, undergrad residents living on campus for fall are able to log into the Housing Portal and click on the MLEAD Academy button below to apply.

MLEAD ACADEMY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

To apply for an MLEAD Academy Leadership positions, please see the full position descriptions above and apply below.

Questions? Contact the MLEAD Team.

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