Posted by Tim on February 19, 2020 in Job Opportunity, Paid Student Experience
Office of Academic Integrity Student Ambassadors (OAISAs) are undergraduate and graduate students who work with the Office of Academic Integrity and exemplify the values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility and courage in the learning and research processes.
OAISAs play an integral role in promoting academic integrity on campus and professional integrity in the work field. The OAISA is a paid position. The Office will only consider completed applications. Completed applications have both a resume and a document with application question responses.
Deadline for applications is March 13, 2020 at 5 PM.
OAISAs are students who:
Have UB Pride
Understand the importance of having integrity, academically and professionally
Want the opportunity to be involved on campus
Are professional and can provide mentorship to peer-students
Can maintain strict confidentiality
Can commit up to 5 hours/week to the position
Must be able to commit for a full academic year (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)
Must be available for an orientation during Spring 2020 semester and training the week before Fall 2020 semester begins (Dates: TBD)
2.5 GPA minimum
As a result of being an OAI Student Ambassador, students will gain:
Opportunities to practice and improve their critical thinking abilities
Hands-on practical experience (communication, outreach, event planning, writing/citation)
Insight into the application of academic policy in higher education
Student Ambassador Roles and Responsibilities:
Participate in OAISA orientation and training
Attend regularly-scheduled meetings
Promote academic integrity at student move-in, welcome week, and exam time
Develop and execute promotional campaigns to improve the awareness of academic and professional integrity on campus
Engage with students through the OAI’s social media accounts
Communicate to students about the value of integrity at UB and beyond (e.g., speak to classes, chalk the campus at exam time, coordinate study breaks with integrity messaging, etc.)
Plan events around student needs related to academic integrity (e.g., time management workshops, stress reduction, limits of collaboration presentations, etc.)
Provide 1-on-1 and group assistance to students on topics such as proper citation techniques (APA, MLA, Chicago), paraphrasing, referencing, and more
Serve on adjudication committees to consider student appeals
Present to groups and/or meet with students about the policy and corresponding processes
Model integrity for peers both on and off campus
All applications will be submitted on UB Bullseye powered by Handshake.
An updated resume
A Word document with answers to the following questions:
- Why do you want to become an OAI Student Ambassador?
- What experiences do you feel have prepared you to be an OAI Student Ambassador?
In the response, please specify what roles and responsibilities most interest you and why.
- With an unlimited budget, briefly describe one program or idea to promote academic integrity on campus?