The Franz Center is seeking 20 faculty and 20 staff members who want to learn more about becoming a leadership fellow as part of the Leadership Certificate Program, according to Pete Rooks, Franz Center. Prospective leadership fellows must be either full-time staff members or faculty members appointed at an adjunct level or higher.
A Dexheimer Leadership Coach will coach students through their developmental leadership journey (LDR 290) as part of the Leadership Certificate Program. Qualifications for the coach are completion of the Strengths Educator and Successful Strengths Coaching courses offered by Gallup (SE 100 and SSC 200) and appropriate leadership experience.
A Franz Leadership Teacher will teach the courses (LDR 225 and LDR 425) that make up the Leadership Certificate Program. Qualifications for the professor of record are a minimum of a masters degree, and at least one of the following:
- Scholarly study in leadership
- Significant professional experience in leadership
- Published scholarly research in leadership
After the training, leadership coaches and teachers will be recruited from the student affairs division, all five schools and colleges on campus (Engineering, Business, Education, Nursing, and Arts and Sciences), the library, admissions, athletics, and the Shepard Freshmen Resource Center. Leadership coaches and teachers will be selected based on alignment of the goals of the Franz Center with individual interests and capacity. The Franz Center will appoint leadership coaches and teachers for a one-year, 12-month term. Leadership coaches and teachers will receive a stipend of $2,500.
To learn more about becoming a leadership fellow please send notice of interest to your dean or director by May 14. To nominate a colleague to become a leadership coach or teacher, contact Pete Rooks by May 14 at email@example.com, or call 8914. To see more about the program go to http://www.up.edu/cfe/default.aspx?cid=13043&pid=7874.