Buddy Press Corporate Theme - jQuery Welcom slider help

Has anyone tried implementing this on the Corporate theme?

http://www.bp-tricks.com/design/creating-a-jquery-welcome-slider-for-your-buddypress-homepage/

I've tried and I can't get it to work. I am not sure if I am putting the code in the right place i guess. I would like it above all three widgets on the main page. Any ides, Thanks!