Summer Orientation Leader Position Description
Summer Orientation Leader Application Packet
Applications are available on the Campus Life main page.
Role Description - The Orientation Leader is a paraprofessional who is expected to assume leadership
responsibility for the success of the orientation program.
Dates of Employment - Orientation Leaders will work from June 14 - July 17, 2009
- Be in good academic and disciplinary standing
- Have a thorough knowledge of the campus
- Must reside on campus and be "on call" 24-hours-a-day during Orientation sessions.
Other employment commitments are not permitted during this time.
- Must be available on June 15, 2009 for training.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Orientation Leaders will be paid a salary of $1200 for the six weeks. Room and telephone
will be included. Meals are provided during all Orientation sessions and a $200 food
stipend is included for other meals between sessions.
- Training Obligations - Orientation Leaders will be required to attend all training
functions prior to the scheduled orientation sessions.
- Other Obligations - Orientation Leaders are expected to participate in all of the
planning sessions and pre-orientation preparations.
- Employment Termination - An Orientation Leader's employment may be terminated if it
is determined that he/she is not maintaining ethics befitting a paraprofessional.
WHAT DO ORIENTATION LEADERS DO?
- Talk to new students, parents, and their families and guests
- Inform new students of campus policies and procedures
- Promote a positive image of Fredonia and the Orientation program
- Sit desk coverage and be "on call" 24-hours-a-day during orientation (rotation basis)
- Sign in students and parents into the residence halls
- Attend all social activities
- Prepare the residence halls for arrival of new student and parents; decorate hall
lobby and bulletin boards
- Collate and individualize orientation folders for all new students and parents attending
- Lead a group (25-30) of students to various activities and programs
- Assist new students with course selection
- Answer questions about the campus, classes, activities, etc.
- Reside in the residence hall throughout the Orientation program
- Smile, be friendly, pleasant and hospitable during all sessions
Have Lots of Fun!