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Coordinator of International Student Orientation

State University of New York College at Cortland
Cortland, NY
Closing date
Jun 23, 2021

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Job Title:

Coordinator of International Student Orientation


International Programs

Job Description/Duties:

The Coordinator of International Student Orientation will be assisting with the planning and executing the orientation program for approximately 30-35 new international students. The coordinator will play a vital role in helping the students adjust to our campus, Cortland community, and culture by creating a welcoming and informative environment. The coordinator will serve as a resource and reference related to all campus procedures and policies, as well as social adjustment. The coordinator will be responsible for helping students move into their housing, creating events, producing orientation materials, publicity, supervising 3-5 Orientation Assistants, transportation, and general administrative preparations before and during the orientation. After orientation the coordinator will be required to collect feedback from students and Orientation Assistants and write a summary report reflecting on the welcome week.
In addition, the coordinator must be fully available during the entire orientation period (including one day before for preparation): August 17 – 29, 2021. The coordinator will not be able to hold any additional employment during this time period.
The Coordinator of International Student Orientation will be responsible for the following:
•The coordinator will be required to drive a 12 or a 7-passanger SUNY Cortland van to the Syracuse or Ithaca airports to welcome students.
•The coordinator will accompany and aid the students on shopping trips to local stores.
•The coordinator will help the new students become familiar with the campus, including setting up telephones, Wi-Fi, obtaining their college IDs, visiting the library, locating bus stops and other important campus locations, and learning campus procedures.
•The coordinator will also be required to help students move into their housing and take students to SUNY Cortland Orientation Week sessions, evening events and meals.
•After orientation the Coordinator will be required to provide written feedback to the International Programs Office reflecting on the International Student Orientation Week.
•All the activities and some of the meals are included during orientation week. If needed, we can provide housing during the orientation week. Students that are residing on-campus in the Fall, might be able to move in early into their room/apartment.

Days/Hours Needed:

August 17-29 – Orientation Week

Campus Location/Bldg.:

Old Main, Room 219

Required Qualifications:

The student must have a NY State Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications:

International Programs seeks a mature internationally-minded undergraduate or graduate student interested in a leadership role and with an appreciation for, and commitment to, diversity. The candidate must be in good academic and judicial standing with evidence of academic excellence and co-curricular involvement. Must be flexible, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented, highly organized, and maintain a positive attitude. The candidate must have a desire to work with students, faculty, and staff.

Contact Name(s) & Email(s):

Daniela Baban Hurrle
International Programs Office
Old Main, Room 219
[email protected]

Salary Grade:

E-Other (Specify Below)


$850 stipend.

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