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 guests 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 guests. Minimum Qualifications: Enrolled in at least six units in Spring 2015 (May 2015 graduates are eligible) Minimum 2.7 GPA Enroll in ID 197 (3 unit, upper-division class) Wednesday nights 5:30-8:20pm during the Spring 2015 semester Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of ID 197: Training and Leadership for Orientation Leaders 12 hours of advising in the Academic Advising Center during the Spring 2015 semester Minimum 2.7 GPA and good academic standing at the end of the Spring 2015 40 hours/week beginning late May until mid-August (some Saturdays) Attend all training sessions (paid) Rate of Pay: $11.00/hour 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 Orientation staff Conduct large and small group presentations for students and parents Facilitate group activities during the FROSH Night program Lead campus tours Skill Development: Time Management Academic Advising Professionalism Multi-Tasking Problem Solving Public Speaking Initiative Customer Service Critical Thinking Orientation Leader Application Summer 2015 All applicant materials must be typed Name Student ID# Phone E-mail Street Address City, State, Zip Code Answer below if you TRANSFERRED to Sac State When did you enroll at Sac State? (ex. Fall 2014) Answer below if you started Sac State as a FRESHMAN When did you enroll at Sac State? (ex. Fall 2014) List fluent languages other than English List fluent languages other than English Which schools did you attend? What is your hometown? Expected Graduation Date (ex. Fall 2015) Expected Graduation Date (ex. Fall 2015) What is your major? What is your major? GPA GPA Sac State GPA: Sac State GPA: (if this is your first semester at Sac State, write: NA) (if this is your first semester at Sac State, write: NA) Transfer GPA: How did you hear about the position? Please specify: _____________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ Please share your prior employment history with us. If you wish to attach a resume feel free to do so. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Employer Job Title Dates of Employment Duties Employer Job Title Dates of Employment Duties EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Tell us about your involvement in any Sac State programs or activities as well as off-campus involvement (Ex: sorority/fraternity, departmental club, little league coach, Girl Scout leader). PERSONAL STATEMENT Orientation Leaders are required to take initiative, think on their feet, work with others, and be a selfstarter. For your application, type and attach a personal statement (no longer than two pages) that addresses the following questions: 1. What motivated you to apply for this position at this point in your Sac State career? 2. Tell us how your experiences (clubs, classes, work history, volunteer experiences, athletics…etc.) have prepared you to be successful in this position. 3. Share one of the challenges you faced during your first month at Sac State. What did you learn from this experience? By signing this document I hereby certify that all information provided is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. ______________________________ Applicant Signature ______________ Date SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION OFFICE, LASSEN HALL 1010 DUE: Friday, October 24, 2014 no later than 5pm. We will not accept application materials that are not typed.