Student Strengths Coaches

Student Strengths Coaches

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CHALLENGE PEOPLE TO BE THEIR BEST

Do you excel at inspiring and empowering others? Are you great at conversation and seeing the strengths of others? Do you desire to be part of a groundbreaking approach to impact student success?

Apply to be a Student Strengths Coach and work with first-year business students in Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111) for the first eight weeks of the fall 2021 semester. You will be trained and certified as a student strengths coach and will work with a team of equally talented peers to help students understand and apply their strengths to be more engaged in school and have higher life well-being.

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Application Open in Fall 2020

BY THE NUMBERS

STRENGTHS-BASED
CULTURE

In a cutting-edge work environment that reflects the Clifton Strengths Institute’s classes and programs, you’ll develop your strengths and your engagement with the students you lead and coach.

Your Role and Responsibilities

You’ll be trained and certified as a student strengths coach and work with a team of equally talented peers to help students understand and apply their strengths to be more engaged in school and have higher life well-being.

• Lead a 50-minute team meeting of 8-10 students once a week for eight weeks
• Lead two 30-minute, one-on-one strengths coaching sessions with each member of your team
• Attend a one-hour coach meeting per week for continued training
• Monitor your students’ progress through your gradebook in Canvas
• Successfully complete the Students Strengths Coach Training Course (MNGT 451, 3 credit hours, Tuesdays 3:30-6:20 p.m.)

Qualifications

• Open to ALL majors and colleges
• Engaged and energized by helping students understand and apply their strengths to be successful
• Commit to the semester-long Strengths Coach Training Course (MNGT 451)
• Available to work up to six hours a week during the first eight weeks of the fall semester
• Must be at least a part-time student at UNL
• Must maintain a 2.5 grade point average or above to be eligible for MNGT 451 and coaching
• Cannot be on academic probation during MNGT 451 or coaching

Professional Development

• Learn about a student development approach grounded in positive psychology used on 900 campuses
• Leverage your own CliftonStrengths themes to create a positive environment for students to grow
• Develop leadership skills
• Be trained and certified as a student strengths coach on the CliftonStrengths Assessment
• Undergraduates are paid hourly for their work in the eight weeks



APPLICATION TIMELINE

August 1: Application Opens
October 1: Application Closes
Mid-October: Finalists Notified
End of October: Interviews

Ready to Become a Student Strengths Coach?

Apply

CONTACT

Clifton Strengths Institute
cliftonstrengths@unl.edu
HLH 115
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
402-472-2035