Ignite Team Leader Applications Are Closed
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Ignite Team Leaders
Ignite Team Leaders serve as mentors to incoming students in their transition to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and in their leadership development. They introduce incoming students to life as a UT Volunteer and opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community.
The Ignite Team Leaders work with the following programs:
- Ignite 865
- Ignite Leadership Summit
- Ignite – The Transfer Experience (coming January 2024)
- Ignite Outdoors, coordinated by UT RecSports Outdoors Programs
The Ignite Team Leader position is incredibly competitive but also exceptionally rewarding. Applicants should ensure they meet the minimum qualifications and can fulfill the position’s responsibilities before applying.
Ignite Team Leaders develop the following skills and competencies:
- Student Leadership Competencies
- Mentoring and Empowerment
- Positive Attitude and Ethics
- Building Productive Relationships
- NACE Competencies
- Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
Ignite Team Leader Interest Sessions
Ignite TL Interest Sessions are highly encouraged for students wanting to pursue the position to learn more about the expectations, time commitments, and specific roles. These interest meetings will cover all the Ignite TL responsibilities and qualifications in depth. They are also the best place to get questions about the TL position answered!
2023 Interest Sessions:
- September 13 – 4pm – Haslam 440
- September 14 – 4pm – Haslam 440
Ignite Student Directors (Applications Closed)
The Ignite program has six Student Directors who help coordinate each Ignite session. Student Directors are former Ignite Team Leaders who help hire, mentor, train, and lead the Ignite Team Leaders and run logistics for the program. They are a crucial part of the Ignite program and its success!
To learn more about what is required to be an Ignite Student Director, check out the Ignite Student Director Position Description.
Ignite Student Directors develop the following skills and competencies: