Orientation Leader Applications Are Now Open


Role of the Orientation Leader (OL)

To serve as a positive role model while assisting new and transfer students in their adjustment to Lander University.


Qualifications for Selection

  • The ability to serve as a positive role model for new students.
  • Leadership potential and the willingness to accept responsibility.
  • Good interpersonal skills and sensitivity to the diverse backgrounds of our students.
  • Genuine interest in helping and sharing your experiences with new students.
  • 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!


Once selected, Orientation Leaders will be expected to:

  • Serve as good role models, maintain good academic, and conduct standing.
  • Must exhibit positive behaviors to staff, students, and family members that are: caring, enthusiastic, courteous, cooperative and approachable.
  • During summer training and Orientation, Orientation Leaders are to be available and refrain from working both on and off campus.
  • Orientation Leaders MUST be available to attend:
    • First Meeting: November 21, 2019 at 3:30 pm
    • Spring Training Sessions Tuesdays from 4:00-7:30 p.m. during the spring 2020 semester.
    • Orientation Retreat January 24-26, 2020
    • SROW March 13-15, 2020
    • Summer Orientation Review and Prep
    • All summer Orientation sessions
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.


Application Process:

Application Closes The application closes on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:45 pm.
Application Review On Monday, November 4, 2019, the Office of Student Activities will review applications.
Group and Individual Interviews By Wednesday, November 6, 2019, the Director of Student Activities will send out requests for sign ups of both individual and group interview times. All candidates must sign up for interviews which will be Friday, November 8, 2019-Sunday, November 10, 2019.
Notification Letters The Director of Student Activities by Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Acceptance letters are due to the Office of Student Activities by Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5 pm. 
First REQUIRED Meeting Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3:30 pm. Location will be announced. 


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