Global Institute of Theology is committed to serving the students to its best ability. Consequently, a student representative is the correct person to share and/or express the students’ needs with the Board and the director. Since the number of students is limited, one student representative will meet the needs. Preferably the student will be an active student. However, an Alumni will also fit the purpose. In the future, both may be needed. As the school grows in numbers, the number of student representatives will increase. Ideally, a representative for every MQF level taught at GIT.Nominations for the Student Representatives will be made by any member of the board and seconded by another member of the council. However, the Director can veto the nomination if he sees fit.
The Roles of Student Representatives are:
1. be a member of the Board of Trustees.2. mediate between students and GIT Director and other administrators3. bring any matters that need attention to the director and administration during board meetings4. communicate necessary information from the administration to the students5. suggest, develop and implement solutions to that may arise6. encourage students that may become dishearted with their studies.7. Serve as a prayer partner whenever needed.8. When needed, communicate with other student representatives for advice and direction.
Criteria for student representatives:
1. Be an exemplary Christian2. Have an excellent verbal and written communication skills3. Possess organizational and planning skills4. Able to take minutes of meetings with students and board members5. Able to solve life’s problems.6. Possess human relationship skills.7. Ability to negotiate and remain impartial8. Flexible to work with students’ timetable.9. Is an active Student10. Could be an Alumni