Returning Orientation Leader Job Description Each summer, 8,000

Returning Orientation Leader Job Description
Each summer, 8,000 new students and 3,000 parents attend New Student Orientation at Sacramento
State. Orientation assists new students with their transition to campus by providing programs and
services that outline the University's academic requirements as well as social and developmental
opportunities. In addition, Orientation provides parents with an understanding of University
expectations and policies required of their student. Orientation Leaders are knowledgeable about
academic policies, campus programs and serve as a resource to new students and their parents.
Returning Orientation Leaders serve as a role model and mentor to new leaders.
Minimum Qualifications:
 Enrolled in a least six units during Spring 2016
 Minimum 2.7 GPA
Conditions of Employment:
 Minimum 2.7 overall and Sac State GPA and good academic standing at the end
of Spring 2016
 Attendance at specified times during ID 197 (ex: first/last class, GE updates)
 Attend all training sessions (paid)
 Position begins late May and concludes in early-August (some Saturdays)
 Completion of online discrimination and sexual harassment tutorial (in May)
 This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal
Background Check. We reserve the right to make the employment offer contingent
upon the successful completion of the Criminal Background Check.
Rate of Pay:
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Serve as a knowledgeable, friendly, welcoming representative of Sac State
 Advise students on General Education and graduation requirements
 Evaluate college and AP credits for GE equivalencies
 Assist students with schedule planning and course registration
 Serve as a resource for campus programs and services
 Portray Sac State, its policies, services and programs in a professional manner
 Coordinate morale activities for entire Orientation staff
 Conduct large and small group presentations for students and parents
 Facilitate group activities during the FROSH Night program
 Lead campus tours
 Develop/facilitate training presentation
Skill Development:
Time Management
Academic Advising
Multi-Tasking/Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Public Speaking
Customer Service
Returning Orientation Leader Application
Summer 2016
All application materials must be typed
Student ID #
Street Address
City, State, Zip Code
Academic Information
Units Completed as of Fall
Expected Graduation Date:
Cumulative GPA:
By signing this document I hereby certify that all information provided is accurate and
complete to the best of my knowledge and that I understand the conditions of
Applicant Signature
For your application:
1. Submit a resume
2. Submit a cover letter that conveys your skills and abilities to be rehired as an
Orientation Leader for summer 2016. Cover letters are normally 3-5 paragraphs and
are your opportunity to highlight aspects of your resume that demonstrate your
qualifications for the position. A well written cover letter will motivate the employer to
interview you.
3. Attach a written statement that addresses the following question: What is the value of
having returning orientation leaders on staff and what impact do they l have on new
leader success, team morale and overall success of the orientation program?
Attach your cover letter and resume to the previous page and submit no later than Monday,
October 12th @ 5pm.
FOR MORE INFO CONTACT: OR CALL: Amy or Chelsea (916) 278-5082
DUE: Monday, OCTOBER 12, 2015 no later than 5pm