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Senior Commuter Life Leader – Team Lead
Commuter Life Leaders
Effective Date
Monday, August 26, 2024
$2000 stipend for the academic year. Paid half of the stipend at the end of each semester.
Position Summary

As part of the Student Life team, the Senior Commuter Life Leader (SCLL) is crucial in establishing a community environment within the Watkins Commuter Collegium that is conducive to academic, spiritual, and social development, primarily through a leadership role of support to both the CLL’s & the Collegium.

The SCLL is to be a student who displays an authentic and growing relationship with Jesus and has a desire to support holistic growth in the lives of others. The SCLL plays a vital role in assisting and supervising the CLL’s as they seek to engage commuter students.

Duties and Responsibilities

The SCLL must commit to this position for the full academic year (end of August – April).

  • Focus on the CLL team development and supervising the program areas that each CLL has been assigned to.
  • Meet with the Director of Community Life bi-weekly for supervision and collaboration.
  • Lead and facilitate weekly Commuter Life meetings.
  • Purchase groceries for the Collegium.
  • Maintain a clean and welcoming environment within the collegium and complete administrative and housekeeping duties as assigned to your shift.
  • Meet with individual CLL’s for support & encouragement as needed.
  • Supervise the planning and implementation of commuter events and activities in collaboration with Commuter Life, CL Director, Residence Life and Student Council.
  • Be a campus resource; aware of campus programs and services, providing referrals as needed.
  • Ensure all team & program receipts get passed onto the DCL for the reconciling of the Ambrose visa statement.
  • To act as a liaison between students and Student Life regarding needs, problems & concerns.
  • To attend and encourage others to attend chapel.
  • Attend and assist in leadership of the Fall and Winter Student Leadership Retreat and be available for on campus training and preparation.
  • Participate in new student orientation in Fall and Winter semesters in roles that help integrate new students into the life of Ambrose University.

Duties and responsibilities performed within one's capabilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Director of Community Life
Supervision given: Commuter Life Leaders

Job Standards and Requirements

Be a mature, responsible student, who is respected within the Ambrose community

Current Ambrose commuter student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours to a maximum of 15 per semester.

Exhibit the following traits & attitudes:

  • Commitment to the Christian mission of Ambrose University and Student Life
  • Committed to facilitating hospitality among commuter students though intentional conversation and collegium management
  • Leadership ability; initiator, friendly, inclusive, respectful and sensitive to the needs around them, as well as an ability to support both student staff and facility
  • Natural ability for interpersonal relationships: outgoing & friendly, easily initiate and engage in conversation with students as a means of growing community and modeling skills for the CLL’s
  • Honours the Community Life Standards
  • Collaborative; willing to be a part of and provide leadership in the Commuter Life Team (flexible & cooperative in covering shifts & duties)
  • Maintain life/work/study balance
  • Strong work ethic: reliable, punctual and willing to put best effort into work