Orientation Leader (Student Position)

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University of Lethbridge
May 25, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
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Orientation Leader (Student Position)
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We are one of Canada’s top universities and leading research institutions. With more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, two campuses (Lethbridge and Calgary), seven faculties and schools, and more than 2,500 employees, ULethbridge is Lethbridge’s second largest employer. Faculty and staff come together to contribute, each in their own way, to establishing ULethbridge as Canada’s destination university. In 2022, Lethbridge was recognized as one of Canada’s top small cities.
Position Details
The Orientation Leader (OL) shares in the responsibility for planning and implementing the largest Orientation & Transition event, Fall New Student Orientation (NSO). A large role of the OL would be supporting the O&T Coordinator with strategic and consistent engagement with internal university community stakeholders and provide additional supports in the coordination of faculty-related components of NSO.
Orientation Tasks and Responsibilities:
    • Assist in the assessment of Orientation programs, processes and events
    • Assist in the design and implementation of Orientation events
    • Facilitate communication with faculty stakeholders regarding faculty involvement and coordination in Orientation programming
    • Facilitate communication with incoming students and their families regarding the Orientation program and other related issues
    • Help train and supervise team of student volunteers
    • Develop and present training sessions about Orientation week and related responsibilities for student volunteers


Other responsibilities:
  • Meet with the interdepartmental stakeholder planning team/s to discuss goals, objectives and strategies
  • Perform basic office duties as required in the Student Enrolment and Registrar Services office including meeting minutes, photocopying, data entry, and other duties as assigned
Position Mentorship:
Youth will work directly with the Coordinator, Orientation and Transition. This position will meet daily with the Coordinator to discuss event planning, goal setting, meeting preparation, follow up and any additional supports required. The youth will gain valuable organizational skills, communication (written and verbal) skills, presentation preparation and delivery skills, event planning skills. The youth will gain insights to post-secondary strategic enrolment management, orientation and retention planning and execution. These skills all provide event planning or entry level student affairs work experience in a post-secondary setting through the above listed activities.
Position Qualifications
The successful candidate will have completed at least 30 post-secondary credit hours and be in good academic standing.

We are looking for an individual who demonstrates leadership qualities as they will help train and supervise student volunteers while being a part of the Student Enrolment and Registrar Services team. Strong event planning, time management, and organizational skills would be considered an asset. Applicant must be comfortable giving presentations to groups, have strong written communication skills, and be proficient with various Microsoft Office applications.

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