New Student Services: Orientation Student Advisor
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Who are they?
Orientation Student Advisors (OSAs) welcome and assist new students and families with their transition to Western. During Transitions, Summerstart, and Fall Orientation programs, OSAs make important connections with new students and families, share valuable campus and community resources, facilitate group activities and discussions, and support Resident Advisors (RAs) in the residence halls, and work collaboratively with peer and professional staff.
- Undergraduates in good academic standing (minimum WWU GPA of 2.0) intending to enroll Fall 2011.
- Successful completion of at least three quarters of academic coursework on main campus prior to Summer 2011, including SAA 340 Orientation Experience leadership/training course.
- Strong leadership, communication, presentation and customer service skills.
- Commitment to serving students, families, staff and community members.
- Positive representation of WWU at all times.
- Ability to work successfully both independently and collaboratively as a team.
- Positive attitude, work ethic and energy throughout all program activities.
Work, school and/or volunteer experience that includes leadership, communication, presentation and customer service skills.
OSAs must successfully complete a 2-credit SAA 340 Orientation Experience leadership course spring quarter. Additional training is provided and required just prior to Transitions and Summerstart.
How many students are hired annually?
Twenty to 25 (this includes five to 10 returning Lead Orientation Student Advisors).
Is the position paid?
Yes, an hourly wage.
Where can people learn more?
Applications will be available in late November, and the deadline for completed submission will be in late January. Information sessions to learn more about the position will be offered in December and January.