Orientation Leaders have the primary responsibility of helping first-year students make a smooth transition to Long Island University by serving as a resource and role model. OL's are expected to have the interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with new students and parents. OL's serve as a guide for new students who are making the transition to the diverse academic, intellectual, and social culture of Long Island University. Approximately 1000+ students are expected to participate in orientation, which has a significant impact on their experience.
Brief Roles & Responsibilities
- Develop and conduct ice breakers
- Lead a group of 20-30 new students at orientation
- Assist with the administrative duties of all orientations, including: answering phones, photocopying, assembling mailings and social network management
- Contribute creatively to the design and personality of orientation days
- Answer questions from students and parents regarding campus and academic resources and the Brooklyn community
Minimum Qualifications to Apply
- Be in good academic standing (cumulative GPA of 2.5)
- Be an undergraduate student, with a minimum of 24 credits
- Must plan to return to LIU and be registered as a fulltime student for fall, 2012.
- Must attend all training sessions and orientation dates
- Cannot be registered for Summer Classes during the day (9am – 5pm)
- PAID, $10 an hour, up to 15hrs a week, 13hrs on average
- Receive a $500 stipend & $100 book voucher with successful completion of the orientation summer
- Receive free LIU Gear!
- Get to know staff and administrators
- Enjoy lots of free food
- Improve your leadership skills in the areas of public speaking, team building, communication and more.
- Consideration for future Leadership positions in FYP