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All applicants will be required to submit 2 documents as part of their application materials:

1. Resume (please include the following information)
a. Major
b. GPA
c. Expected graduation date
d. Work experience
e. Volunteer experience
f. Campus and community involvement

2. Supplemental Questions (Please answer the following questions and submit via Word Document.
Please include your first and last name and UID number on word document):

a. Summary (100-150 words) Briefly explain why you feel you would be a good Orientation Leader.
b. Transition Essay (300-400 words) Describe your transition to life and academics of the University of Iowa.
What challenges did you face and how did you work through them? What is the greatest thing you have learned about yourself since coming to college?

Applications are due Friday, October 19 by noon

Position Summary:  Orientation Leaders assist new students and their families with their transition to the University of Iowa. Duties include serving as a positive representative for the university, responding to questions about student life and resources at Iowa, assisting students with the registration process during summer orientation programs, and mentoring and supporting On Iowa! leaders during On Iowa 2019. As an Orientation Leader you will develop the following skills:

critical thinking
stress management
communication
group facilitation
relationship development skills

 

 

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Current enrollment as a University of Iowa student
  • 24 semester hours or more earned by May 2019
  • UI and Cumulative GPA of 2.5  (First year students must have a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher)
  • Ability to work effectively with groups and individuals with diverse backgrounds

Stipend and Benefits

  • $4500 stipend, paid in equal monthly increments in June, July, and August (~$1500 per month before taxes)
  • Residence hall room provided from May 14 - July 8 (shared with another Orientation staff member)
  • 3 semester hours of elective credit for the spring training program

Training Commitments

  • Spring - Must be available for Spring Semester Training Course - Meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
  • Summer - Summer training involves a full time daily commitment from May 13-29, 2019

Program Commitments

  • Must be available from May 13 - July 3, 2019
  • 13 two-day, first year summer orientation programs
  • 10 one day, transfer programs during the spring and summer
  • On Iowa! Leader spring training days in April and On Iowa! program week (August 14 - 25, 2019)
    • (RA and Marching Band candidates are eligible to apply and all conflicts will be addressed in the Mandatory Meeting on October 10 or 17) 

Other Requirements

  • All applicants are required to attend one of the following Mandatory Information Meetings, located in the Iowa Theater (first floor in the Iowa Memorial Union):
    • Wednesday, October 10 at 3:30 pm  
    • Wednesday, October 10 at 7:30 pm
    • Wednesday, October 17 at 10:30 am
    • Wednesday, October 17 at 1:30 pm 
  • Orientation staff members may not enroll in summer session classes
  • Orientation staff members may not hold outside employment after the spring semester unless approved by Orientation Services

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Make sure to read the directions for uploading the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.