2020 Orientation Leader Application

The 2020 Orientation Leader application is due November 4, 2019!  Please see the selection timeline for more information.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Complete all responsibilities listed below:

  • Welcome new students, family members, parents and supporters to Augusta University.
  • Be accessible and willing to assist with any information needs of students, family members, parents and supporters.
  • Develop a rapport with new students.
  • Prepare and conduct well-organized and thorough small group experiences for new students.
  • Efficiently complete all logistical tasks to ensure the New Student Orientation program proceeds smoothly and effectively.
  • Work closely with the assigned academic department, supporting their needs during academic advising.
  • Work closely with the entire Orientation Team, including Lead Orientation Leaders, Intern, and Student Life and Engagement.
  • Maintain regular communication with your supervisor.
  • Take initiative with unanticipated tasks or problems.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Selection Criteria:

  • Exhibit leadership potential.
  • Exhibit knowledge of and commitment to the mission of orientation, Division of Enrollment & 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 and appearance when dealing with faculty, staff, students, and their families.
  • Must be reliable, flexible, responsible, confident, and display a willingness to help.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn about Augusta University, its regulations, its people, its programs, and its community.
  • Must be willing to adjust work, academic coursework and living arrangements to meet the needs of orientation throughout January-August 2020.
  • Have a minimum 2.20 GPA and able to main the 2.20 GPA through Spring 2020.
  • Be in good judicial standing with Augusta University.
  • Pass a Criminal Background Check, if required to become a University Employee.

Time Commitment:

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

  • 2020 Orientation Team Social - January 5, 2020
  • Orientation Leader Seminar Spring 2020, Tuesdays 3:00 - 6:30pm (TBD)
  • Orientation Leader Overnight Retreat February 7-8, 2020
  • Attend SROW Conference March 13-15, 2020
  • Spring 2020 Orientation: April 27, May 15
  • Intensive Training May 13-29, 2020
  • Summer Orientation Dates: June 1-2, June 8, June 11-12, June 15-16, June 19, June 22-23, July 6-7, July 9-10, July 13, July 16-17, July 20-21, July 24, July 27-28, August 6
  • Weekly Orientation Staff Meetings Wednesdays from 1-3 pm, expect weeks where orientation falls on a Wednesday.
  • End of Year Celebration TBD
  • Freshman Convocation August 11, 2020
  • Fall 2020 and January 2021 Orientation Dates TBD
  • Recruitment activities for 2021 Orientation Leader team TBD

Application Information:

2020 Orientation Leader Applications will be available September 3rd.  Please plan to attend one info session to learn more about the position before submitting your application.

  • October 24th, 7pm-8pm, Health Science Student Center, 2nd Floor
  • October 30th, 6pm-7pm; JSAC Hardy Room 


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Selection Process Timeline

Applications Due:

November 4, 2019 by 11:59 pm

Interview Assignment Due:

Friday, November 8th 11:59pm


Nov. 11, 2019

Notification Emails Sent:

By Nov. 26, 2019

Acceptance Deadline:

Dec. 4, 2019

Contact Us

For more information or if you have any questions about the Orientation Leader Position, please contact Lyndsey Mayweather or at