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Orientation Leader

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please keep in mind that this is just the pre-application. Completing this application indicates to us that you meet the minimum required qualifications. Once completed, you may be notified with an invitation to sign up for an individual interview. This application should be completed after your OrgSync application has been completed.

Posting Details

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Position Information

Classification Title Special Assignment - Student Assistant
Job Code/BCAT SA - MISC
Position Type Student
Department Orientation
Position Title Orientation Leader
Position Number
Budget Position Number 540 00775
Pay Scale TBD
Nature of Work

• Operate as a program assistant for the summer 2018 Orientation sessions
• Serve as a positive role model for new students by displaying the responsibility and maturity as a student leader
• Assist in preparation for orientation activities
• Acquaint new students with their campus environment
• Encourage new students and guests to participate in all orientation activities by doing so yourself – lead by example!
• Serve as a mentor host, leader, networker, and motivator at all Orientation programs
• Live in provided campus housing during summer orientation sessions
• Perform reasonable tasks/assignments needed to make orientation successful
• Assist with the logistics and execution of Pack Premiere
• Other duties as assigned that meet program objectives.

Required Qualifications

• Must maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative and semester GPA and continue to be in good standing with the university.
• Must be enrolled in full time courses in Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and Fall 2018
• Attend weekly leadership workshops during the Spring 2018 semester
• Extra curricular activities, summer courses, and other employment should be scheduled around your role as an Orientation Leader during the summer
• You are required to use all uniform materials provided for you by the Office of New Student Programs (i.e. OL polo, backpack, nametag, and other materials)

Preferred Qualifications

• Minimum preferred 2.5 cumulative and semester GPA

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Orientation Leaders will find themselves navigating job duties, in outdoor & indoor settings for extended periods of time. The OL position requires walking and other semi-physical behaviors to accomplish program objectives. Orientation Leaders are expected to work late nights, early mornings, and will have some responsibilities on the weekends.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify.
Notice to Applicants

Please keep in mind that this is just the pre-application. Completing this application indicates to us that you meet the minimum required qualifications. Once completed, you may be notified with an invitation to sign up for an individual interview. This application should be completed after your OrgSync application has been completed.

Position Status Temporary - Part-Time
Position Notes

Special Assignment positions may include students that work outside a department’s normal operating hours, require extensive training, responsible for the safety and care of other students and/or deemed a one-time project.

Prior approval must be acquired from Student Employment to have a position classified as a Special Assignment.
Required Qualifications

Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise noted/indicated by the hiring department.

Number of Hires Requested for Position Title 45
Funding Source 14000-1028000-15200-41500

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST00911
Posting Date 09/11/2017
Closing Date 10/04/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please keep in mind that this is just the pre-application. Completing this application indicates to us that you meet the minimum required qualifications. Once completed, you may be notified with an invitation to sign up for an individual interview. This application should be completed after your OrgSync application has been completed.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage Of Total Time 2
Responsibility / Duty

Compliance training and professional development.

Percentage Of Total Time 28
Responsibility / Duty

• Operate as a program assistant for the summer 2018 Orientation sessions
• Serve as a positive role model for new students by displaying the responsibility and maturity as a student leader

Percentage Of Total Time 30
Responsibility / Duty

• Assist in preparation for orientation activities
• Acquaint new students with their campus environment
• Encourage new students and guests to participate in all orientation activities by doing so yourself – lead by example!

Percentage Of Total Time 30
Responsibility / Duty

• Serve as a mentor host, leader, networker, and motivator at all Orientation programs
• Live in provided campus housing during summer orientation sessions
• Perform reasonable tasks/assignments needed to make orientation successful

Percentage Of Total Time 10
Responsibility / Duty

• Other duties as assigned that meet program objectives.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you admitted to the University of West Georgia and enrolled for at least 6 credit hours?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Do you have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0 in all college course work attempted? (First semester freshmen and first semester graduate students should select yes).
    • YES
    • NO
  3. * How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume Approved By Career Services
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Class Schedule