Orientation Leader-FYE Mentor

Jacksonville, FL
Sep 20, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleOrientation Leader-FYE MentorDepartmentAdmissionsPosition Number964010Requisition Number061602Position TypeResident Asst/Orientation LeadFull Time/Part TimePart-TimeTime-limited throughHoursVariesHourly Rate$8.46Job Summary/Responsibilities

Serve as a contributing member of the orientation team for freshmen and Parent and Family orientations, under the New Student Orientation office, within the Enrollment Services department.

Mentor new students and parents throughout Orientation, Week of Welcome, family weekend and other freshmen experience events.

Acquaint new students and their families with academic support services, educational opportunities, policies, procedures and campus resources.

Lead activities that will help students and parents become better acquainted with the institution.

Participate in the preparation of each orientation session: set up facilities, check in students/parents, escort students/parents to sessions and answer questions.

Facilitate small group discussions with new students.

Answer questions that parents of students may have regarding UNF.

Assist new students with course registration using MyWings.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must be in good academic standing with the University of North Florida: 2.5 UNF GPA or 3.0 High School GPA for freshmen applicants.

Orientation Leader position must take precedence over any other job or outside obligation.

Must be available to work all orientation dates and willing to work certain Week of Welcome events taking place throughout the summer (May through August).

Must be able to initiate conversations with new students and parents, and be comfortable speaking in front of others.

Must have a general working knowledge of the UNF campus.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be able to work in a team environment as well as be self-motivated.

Must be hardworking, exude Osprey pride, and enthusiasm.

Statement(s) of UnderstandingBackground CheckStatement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.


The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

Posting Detail Information

Anticipated Start Date04/20/2020Job Posting Date09/18/2019Application Review DateApplication DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationKatelyn Ryan (904) 620-1722Hiring OfficialKatelyn Ryan, (904) 620-1722Location if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online will not be considered for this position. Once you submit your completed application you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Kate Ryan at (904) 620-1722.

Quicklinkhttp://www.unfjobs.org/postings/12089Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Anticipated Date of Graduation (semester/year):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you taking on-campus classes over the summer?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Only taking online classes for summer
  4. * What campus organizations are you involved in? (please list all leadership positions you currently hold)

    (Open Ended Question)

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