Jaguar Orientation Intern (New Student Orientation Intern)
Requisition Number STA - 201000000493
Job Title Jaguar Orientation Intern (New Student Orientation Intern)
The Jaguar Orientation Intern 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 VP for Enrollment Management and the Director of Undergraduate Admissions. The Jaguar Orientation Intern will work closely with the Orientation Coordinator while also serving as a leader and a resource for first time in college students throughout the Summer 2017 orientation season. This position requires the incumbent to maintain a consistent and effective level of communication with direct supervisors as well as Admissions/Orientation staff. The Orientation intern 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 availability along with the orientation schedule as determined by the Orientation Coordinator.
This is a temporary summer intern position.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
• Overseeing a staff of up to six (6) Jaguar Orientation Counselors.
• Assisting heavily in the planning and execution of all orientation sessions.
• Planning and scheduling orientation preparation days.
• Preparing materials (name tags, t-shirts, binders, snacks, etc.) for each orientation session.
• Answering questions and serving as a resource for new freshman students throughout their orientation session.
• Ensuring that all facilities, catering orders, and other important details are planned and reserved.
• Assisting in keeping proper records of relevant orientation data such as attendance reports and assessment evaluations.
• Serving as a liaison between Academic Advising and the orientation office to ensure registration materials are prepped.
• Assisting in the development of a communication flow to students registered for orientation.
• 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 charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
The incumbent should possess a high school diploma. Additionally, the incumbent should demonstrate the following skills and possess the following characteristics:
• Ability to be present at all orientation sessions and preparation days.
• Ability to be trained in the basic functions of the position.
• Ability to read and understand written and oral instructions.
• Ability to demonstrate energy and appropriate work ethic.
• Ability to effectively interact with and speak in front of large groups.
• Ability to adhere to a strict confidentiality policy and the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
• Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
Preference will be given to those with prior orientation experience and pursuing a degree in student affairs, higher education or a related field.
Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Ability to perform work involving standing, stooping, bending, operating office equipment, or lifting items weighing up to 40 pounds
Driving University Vehicle? No
M-F, 8-5, with 3 Saturdays, and 4 week days till 9:00pm
Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date 06/10/2017
Ending Date (if temporary) 08/16/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants
• This is a temporary summer internship position.
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