2019 orientation leaders

Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders are the fun, knowledgable, and VERY enthusiastic Cardinals who will be waiting to guide you through your Orientation program!

Interested in Becoming an Orientation Leader?

Are you enthusiastic, positive, and looking for a meaningful job that can also be a lot of fun? We are searching for a staff of knowledgeable, friendly Student Orientation Leaders to help new Cardinals and families in their transition to SVSU!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Sharing your SVSU experience and Red Pride!
  • Facilitating group interactions and guiding students through scheduled orientation activities!
  • Assisting parents and family members at Parent Orientation. 
  • Explaining academic opportunities and procedures.
  • Assisting with the online course registration process.
  • Participating with and supporting fellow Student Orientation Leaders as part of a diverse team.
  • Attending the full 4-day Orientation Leader Training/Retreat (including overnight stays and evening social events).

Benefits:

  • Gain leadership experience!
  • Improve your group and individual communication skills!
  • Develop professional relationships with faculty, staff, & other students!
  • Meet new people, and make a difference in a new college student’s life!
  • Earn income while working with an amazing team of Leaders!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled, with a minimum of 12 credit hours earned at SVSU.
  • Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the University.
  • Demonstrated involvement in campus organizations and activities.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm about SVSU.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.
  • Knowledge of the mySVSU portal registration process, and the ability to troubleshoot if needed.
  • Availability to attend the full 4-day Training/Retreat including overnight stays from May 5-8 and at least 12 of the 15 of the SOAR dates (listed below), plus Fresh Start on Thursday-Friday, August 27-28.

    2020 SOAR Dates:
    Thursday, 5/14
    Tuesday, 5/19
    Thursday, 5/21
    Wednesday, 5/27
    Friday, 5/29
    Wednesday, 6/3
    Friday, 6/5
    Thursday, 6/11
    Tuesday, 6/16
    Thursday, 6/18
    Tuesday, 6/23
    Friday, 6/26
    Friday, 7/17
    Thursday, 7/23
    Tuesday, 8/18

    Fresh Start: Thursday-Friday 8/27-8/28

Ready to Apply?

Submit your resume and cover letter to the Cardinal Career Network (Job ID: 69638).

In addition to your resume and cover letter, please also upload your typed responses to the following questions in one page or less:

  • Why do you want to be an Orientation Leader?
  • In your opinion, what is the most important part of Orientation?
  • If selected, what would you be hoping to accomplish through this experience?

Questions?

Contact us at orientation@svsu.edu or call 989-964-4070.

CONTACT US.


Orientation
Wickes 117
orientation@svsu.edu
(989) 964-4070

International Programs
Wickes 230
intadmit@svsu.edu
(989) 964-4473