Facilitator Information

Application deadline September 15, 2023

Responsibilities for Facilitators:

As a facilitator, your responsibilities include:

  1. Attending a virtual facilitator training in September 21 and October 5, 2023.
  2. Facilitating a virtual conversation meeting once a week for the Fall 2023 to the Spring 2024.
  3. Provide 45 minutes meeting and spend 15 minutes after each meeting to formally reflect in writing.
  4. Providing a final project as a resource for future facilitators.
  5. Completing a culminating, self-reflexive project addressed to future facilitators.
  6. Setting up a virtual meeting platform (Zoom or WebEx).
  7. Sending out email about the date, time, conversation topic and venue of the weekly conversation meetings.
  8. Gaining a deeper understanding from others through equitable and meaningful cross-cultural and professional conversation.
  9. Responding to survey questionnaires and comments about the program.


  1. Establishing professional networking within the different schools at UMB.
  2. Communicating your professional and academic work to participants in other professions.
  3. Gaining leadership experience.
  4. Developing practical time management and logistic skills.
  5. Improving your critical or strategical thinking.
  6. Having fun.
  7. Learning new perspectives that enhance your worldview.

*Please read Guidelines for Conversation, Academic integrityTitle IX and Family Educaional Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) before submitting your application.

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