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Scholar in Action Position Description

The Scholar in Action program nurtures leaders in all fields of human endeavor and provides opportunities for Scripps students to combine academic and experiential study, helping to prepare all Scripps students to assume positions of leadership at the highest levels of achievement. The Scholars in Action are essential to keeping the Laspa Center for Leadership fully functional. This position’s greatest capacity is developing, moderating, and facilitating programming within committees throughout the year that align with the mission and vision of the Laspa Center. Through various programming, Scholars in Action students will gain a deeper understanding of leadership theories and skills. Laspa Scholars in Action should be good communicators who are interested in asset-based community development and in making a sustainable difference through their leadership.

The mission of the Laspa Center for Leadership is “to develop and support future generations of women leaders, providing them with the necessary attributes, knowledge, and skills to success in the 21st century.” Through Laspa, Scripps builds on its reputation as a leader in women’s influence, power, and impact on the global community

Applicant must be a Scripps Students, willing to commit 6-8 hours a week and available some evenings and weekends on occasion.