University of North Texas Dallas - Jaguar Orientation Counselor (New Student Orientation Leader)

Apr 28, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Jaguar Orientation Counselor will perform a variety of duties and support assignments in the Office of New Student Orientation with well-defined instructions and guidelines provided by the full-time Admissions/Orientation staff and under the direct supervision of the Assistant Vice President of Student Access and Success. Jaguar Orientation Counselors will serve as a leader and a resource for first time in college students throughout the entirety of the Summer 2017 orientation season. This position requires the incumbent to maintain a consistent and effective level of professionalism with first time in college students during and after each orientation session. Orientation counselors will work all freshman and transfer orientation sessions throughout the Summer 2017 orientation season including any and all necessary preparation days. Specific hours are set based on the orientation schedule as determined by the Assistant Vice President of Student Access and Success. (This is not an hourly position. Students will paid a $1,200 spread over a course of 3 months). EXAMPLES OF WORK? Writing content regarding personal college experiences and providing advice to incoming freshmen.? Leading peer discussions during each freshman orientation session.? Energetically leading activities for students during each orientation session.? Giving informative and entertaining campus tours during each orientation session.? Answering questions and serving as a resource for new freshman students throughout their first semester.? Making phone calls to students registered for an orientation session to confirm attendance.? Preparing materials (name tags, t-shirts, binders, snacks, etc.) for each orientation session. ? Assisting with the orientation check-in process.?Assisting as a chaperone to all post-orientation social outings.? Assisting orientation staff and academic advisors with academic advising sessions during each orientation. ? Answering student questions in-person and through email while providing excellent customer service.? Perform other assignments as needed.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit ? and takes actions to prevent ? discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.