Summary of Responsibilities:

Complete all responsibilities listed below:

  • Welcome new students, family members, parents, and supporters to Augusta University.
  • Develop rapport with new students.
  • Prepare and conduct well-organized and thorough small group experiences for new students.
  • Efficiently complete all assigned logistical tasks to ensure the Leap Week program proceeds smoothly and effectively.
  • Develop effective group dynamics with your team, including other Leap Week Leaders, your assigned Orientation Leader, and New Student & Family Transitions staff.
  • Maintain regular communication with all New Student & Family Transitions staff members.
  • Take initiative with unanticipated tasks or problems.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Selection Criteria:

  • Exhibit leadership potential (ability to communicate well, role model integrity, build positive relationships, innovate, etc.)
  • Exhibit knowledge of and commitment to the mission of orientation, the Division of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, along with Augusta University as a whole.
  • Exhibit good interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Exhibit the ability to work independently and effectively with a diverse group of students and staff.
  • Possess a professional attitude when dealing with teammates, faculty, staff, students, and their families.
  • Must be reliable, flexible, responsible, confident, and display a willingness to help.
  • Demonstrates a desire to learn about Augusta University including rules and regulations, the AU population, programs, and community.
  • Must be willing to adjust work, academic coursework and living arrangements to meet the needs of orientation throughout January 2022-January 2023.
  • Have a minimum 2.20 GPA.
  • Be in good judicial standing with Augusta University.
  • Pass a Criminal Background Check, required to become a University Employee.

Time Commitment:

(These are the minimum expected time commitments, all time commitments will be presented before signing contract)

    • Virtual Training - Approx 15 hours self-paced
    • Intensive Training - August 8-11
    • Leap Week - August 12-15, 2022
    • Freshman Convocation - August 16, 2022
    • Welcome Brigade - August 17, 2022

To learn more about becoming an Leap Week Leader, you can view the position description here.

Application Information:

The 2022 Leap Week Leader Application is due March 14. Visit the office, a tabling event, or an interest meeting to learn more.


You will find the application here:

Apply Here