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Orientation Leader Job Description

 

Position Title: 
Orientation Leader

Department:  
Student Activities and Leadership Development

Reports To: 
Director, Assistant Director, Office Coordinator, Student Managers, Orientation Coordinators

Length of Position:

·      Training April and/or May

·      Outreach May - August

·      Training Sunday, August 20, 2017 - August 23, 2017

·      Orientation August 24, 2017 - August 27, 2017

·      Ongoing August 31, 2017 - October 30, 2017

Summary:  
Orientation Leaders will work with the staff of the department of Student Activities and Leadership Development with the duties and responsibilities of implementing Student Orientation for Academic Year 2017-2018. Orientation Leaders will develop leadership, facilitation, communication, and public relation skills by assisting new and transfer students in their transition to the CSB/SJU community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·     Assist in the implementation of orientation programs for new and transfer students and their parents

·     Serve as a role model for incoming students and peers

·     Facilitate and lead group discussions with first year students prior to the commencement

·     Support and participate in faculty group meetings

·     Guide tours of first year students and parents

·     Assist in the set-up and take down for orientation events

·     Attend training sessions for student orientation leaders

·     Coordinate, facilitate, and maintain an orientation group's involvement with the community's broader welcoming and social programming events, as well as small group activities,          during the first ten weeks of the fall semester

·     Adhere to the Orientation Leader Contract in regards to policies, personal and professional conduct, and attitude

·     Ability to communicate with your orientation group during the spring, summer, and fall

·    Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

·   Ability to understand and effectively communicate the mission of CSB/SJU

·   Familiarity with CSB/SJU resources, programs, and organizations

·   Availability to participate fully in all orientation programs, including training sessions

·   Ability to manage time and information in a high paced environment

·   Ability to maintain a positive, flexible and adaptable working style

·   Ability to accept and respond to constructive feedback

·   Effective interpersonal skills: assertive, helpful, sensitive and tactful in working with others

·   Strong verbal and written communication skills

Additional Requests:

·   Project a positive image of service which represents department and division

·   A willingness to maintain a high level of competence. Discreet judgment and confidentiality are   expected.

·   Actively supports the mission, goals, program, and coordinate nature of CSB/SJU

·   Model good stewardship of institutional resources

·   Incorporate the Catholic Mission and Benedictine Values with work

 

Contact

SALD – (320)-363-5254

Email: [email protected]

Please apply by using the 2017 Orientation Leader Application


The Orientation Leader position will be a highly involved, creative, and task oriented employment for the department of Student Activities and Leadership Development. Through this process, we, as a department, will plan to foster your personal development as well as your contributions to the greater good of CSB/SJU.