Full Job Description
Orientation Leaders serve as resources for students who are making the transition from their previous environment to the diverse academic, intellectual, and social culture of the University. Orientation Leaders are expected to possess a specific body of knowledge about the University acquired through training and experience. They must be interested and skillful in sharing this information with Orientation participants. Selection to the team of Orientation leaders is a unique honor and a rewarding opportunity for personal and professional growth.
An Orientation Leader will:
Attend and participate in training sessions for the spring and summer of 2022.
Serve as a positive representative of the University to new, transfer, and international students and their families.
Facilitate new, transfer, and international students’ introduction to the University by maintaining open and effective communication techniques.
Promote interaction among new, transfer, and international students during small group discussions, icebreakers, meals, and evening activities.
Answer student and parent questions about social and academic aspects of University life.
Facilitate small group interactions on various topics at Orientation.
Facilitate small activities for new students through direct involvement.
Supervise activities while living among new students attending Orientation sessions.
Work closely and cooperate with other Orientation Leaders and staff to develop, prepare, implement, and evaluate the Orientation programs.
Work closely with SDACA (Student Development and Campus Activities) professional staff to assist and support all aspects of the orientation program (including Convocation and other selected events held throughout the year.
All Orientation Leaders are required to provide administrative support for the program by maintaining office hours each week during employment at the Student Development and Campus Activities office.
All Orientation Leaders are required to actively participate in all committee work and meetings.
—Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet manner
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Reliable and patient with visitors
Office experience a plus
Ability to work independently
Strong customer service and organizational skills
Orientation Training and Meetings
Posting Detail Information
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant
PLEASE NOTE – In order to apply for this position you must have gone through the Orientation Leader selection process.
About the Institution
Ranked in the top 9% of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment, Pace University transforms the lives of its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. Currently, the University enrolls more than 13,000 students in more than 150 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. Pace University is at the forefront of creating opportunity. Through the convergence of strong academics, experiential learning, and dedicated advising, Pace University empowers its students and positively impacts its communities.
Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people of all gender identities are encouraged to apply.
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Pace is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the students, faculty, staff and visitors to the University. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University’s Safety and Security department publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which can be accessed here. The report contains information on security policies as well as crime and fire statistics for the University.
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