Team Leader for Governor's School for Entrepreneurs

Industry: 
Education
Classification: 
Full-time
Company: 
Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation,
200 W. Vine Street,
Lexington,
Kentucky
40507
Contact Person: 
Christine Wildes
Contact E-mail Address: 
cwildes@kstc.com
Contact Phone Number: 
(859) 2463229
Description/Responsibilities: 
Some specific duties of Team Leaders include: 1. To develop and maintain an ongoing relationship with students. 2. To initiate contacts, stimulate conversation and excitement among students, to assist in supervision of team sessions, activities and field trips, and to be involved in all aspects of delivering the core content of the program to students. 3. To mentor and coach student teams to help them develop their ideas to the fullest potential and understand the components of a business model. To help prepare teams to give a live presentation of their product and business model to a mock panel of investors. 4. To stimulate creative and divergent thinking among the students. 5. To attend all staff meetings and a mandatory weekend training and planning session the week prior to opening day. 6. To work cooperatively with other program Faculty, Team Leaders and Resident Advisors to create a collaborative community of leadership for the students.
Requirements/Qualifications: 
Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs will be held from June 22nd- July 12th on the campus of Georgetown College. Team Leaders report for duty on June 16th , prior to opening day. June 16th-21st are mandatory training and planning days. The GSE program is designed to teach high school students how to turn an idea for a product or service into a business opportunity. The program is a hands-on, immersive creative experience for students. Activities will include guest lecturers, field trips to startup companies and large production facilities, team building exercises and recreational activities. The spirit of the program is to foster and encourage collaborative learning through teamwork and positive social interactions. There will be five or six Team Leader positions for 2014. Team Leaders will work together collaboratively and each will be responsible for supervising 1-3 teams of students. Each student team will have from 2-5 members. A minimum of 50 students will be selected through a competitive application process to attend GSE.
Application Instructions: 
Please visit this page to apply :http://gse.kstc.com/index.php/summerprogrammenu/aboutmenu-summerstaff/aboutmenu-summerstaff-teamleader