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Orientation Leaders

We are currently hiring Orientation Leaders, Team Leaders, and Orientation Assistants. Please review the process below and if you have any questions, please contact orientation@lander.edu or 864-388-8910.

Student Leader staff work for the Office of Orientation Programs. The following qualifications are applicable to all vacant positions.

 

Qualifications

  • The ability to serve as a positive role model for your peers and new students and families.
  • Leadership potential and willingness to accept responsibility.
  • Good interpersonal skills and sensitivity to the diverse backgrounds of our campus community.
  • Genuine interest in helping and sharing your experiences with new students and families.
  • Good academic and conduct standing with the University.
  • An enthusiasm for the orientation program, a willingness to be friendly, and an expectation that the experience will be fun!
  • Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
  • Applicants must be a current Lander student with at least 12 full-time hours.

 

Application Process

All interested applicants (both new and returning) are expected to:

  • Review Applicant Expectations
  • Complete an Application
    • Applications open: September 11 at 8:00 am
    • Applications close: October 12 at 4:00 pm
  • All applicants must attend an Interest Session. The location for these sessions will be Learning Center room 274.
    • September 18 at 5:00 pm
    • September 20 at 5:00 pm
    • September 25 at 5:00 pm
    • September 28 at 5:00 pm
    • October 3 at 5:00 pm
  • Attend and participate in a Group Activity Session
    • Group Activity Sessions are October 16 and October 17
  • Attend and participate in an Individual Interview Session 
    • Individual Interviews will be conducted beginning October 18 closing October 24
    • Special note: RETURNERS will be asked to conduct a 10-minute presentation. You will receive information after the applicant review.
  • If an applicant does not attend both group and individual interview sessions, the applicant will be removed from the process.
  • Letters will go out to the applicant’s Lander email on October 25

 

Applicant Resources

 

2024-2025 Orientation Leaders

 

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Diamond Booker
Spartanburg, SC

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A'Jay Branham
Rock Hill, SC

 

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Wyatt Connelly
Batesburg-Leesville, SC

 

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Taylor Freeman
Ware Shoals, SC

 

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Lex Hiers
Greenwood, SC

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Jaleyah Holmes
Charleston, SC

  

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Heather James
Bishopville, SC 

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Bianca Justiniano
Graniteville, SC

 

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Sydney Lafayette
Charleston, SC 

 

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Autumn Lockhart
Chesnee, SC

 

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Andrea Martinez Montes
Greenville, SC

 

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Destiny Mays
Aiken, SC

 

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Key Mursier
Greenwood, SC 

 

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Madison Pigford
Fort Mill, SC 

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Lupe Rapp-DeFriese
Chattanooga, TN 

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Jasmine Scott
Powdersville, SC

 

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Kim Sipanela
Harare, Zimbabwe

 

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Jonathan Walker
Laurens, SC

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Jay Ware
Anderson, SC

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Alex White-Wamsley
Greenville, SC