FLI Network Student Program Leaders

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The First-Generation, Limited-Income (FLI) Network engages students and graduates by connecting community members with shared identities. The network’s aim is to enhance student success by cultivating a sense of belonging, inclusion, encouragement, and resilience among first-generation and/or limited-income students, faculty, staff, alumni, and allies.

The FLI Network Student Program Leaders (SPL) will work with staff to increase awareness of the Johns Hopkins FLI experience, enhance FLI Network membership, coordinate events and create a strong and robust virtual FLI presence. This is a paid opportunity for those who wish to help foster a sense of belonging for FLI students.

The timeline is as follows:

Application deadline: Sunday, October 18th at 11:59PM EST
Review and selection process: Monday, October 19th – Thursday, October 22nd
Interview dates: Monday, October 26th to Thursday, October 29th
Decision: Tuesday, November 3rd

Start Date: 11/4/2020
End Date4/23/2020


  • Serve as brand ambassador for the FLI Network
  • Assist with promoting FLI events on social media networks
  • Moderate discussions/breakout groups during FLI sponsored events
  • Engage the FLI Network social media community via live events, discussions or podcasts
  • Assist with the coordination of the National First-Generation College Student Day (Friday, November 6, 2020) and other FLI signature events
  • Attend required strategy meetings and trainings


  1. Must be enrolled full-time and in good standing
  2. Available to work at least 5-10 hours per month
  3. Familiarity with the FLI experience and committed to the FLI network’s mission
  4. Membership in the FLI Network preferred
  5. Tech-Savvy including particularly social media and web applications, as well as MS Office Suite
  6. Exhibit a positive attitude
  7. Strong organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication with attention to detail
  8. Strong interpersonal skills and experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  9. Previous student leadership experience planning programs event and working with diverse student populations preferred

Core Competencies:

  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Oral/Written Communications
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Digital Technology
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic
  • Global/Intercultural Fluency

Additional Learning Component

  • Opportunity to learn about current trends and best practices for supporting the success of FLI college students