Orientation Leader, University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

Job Title: Orientation Leader

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Duties: The minimum expectations and responsibilities for Orientation Leaders include:

  • Attend and actively participate in the Orientation Leader training program.
    • Full-time training is tentatively scheduled for May 19-22 and 26-29. Dates may be added or changed without notice. Tentative move-in day is Tuesday, May 19th
  • Work all the Orientation sessions:
    • Discovery Days: Saturday, April 11, 2020
    • Transfer Advising Day: Monday, April 27, 2020
    • June Orientation Sessions: June 1-2, 4-5, 8-12, 15-16, 18-19, 22-26, and 29-30, 2020.
    • International Orientation: Tentatively scheduled for Thursday, August 20 and Friday, August 21, 2020.
    • August Orientation: Tentatively scheduled for Friday, August 21, 2020.
  • Assist with the organization, planning, and implementation of Orientation activities.
  • Answer questions of all kinds about UW and Laramie.
  • Give campus tours to new students and their parents when required.
  • Fulfill additional responsibilities as assigned.

Please note: Attendance is mandatory at all sessions listed in #1 and #2 above—including all training and Orientation sessions.


Desired qualifications: The minimum qualifications for Orientation Leaders include:

  • Understand and believe in the mission of the University of Wyoming Orientation Program.
  • Being able to positively interact and relate well with students, parents, faculty, and administrators.
  • Have a high energy level, a commitment to teamwork, strong communication skills, and be responsible, reliable, flexible, and confident.
  • Be an undergraduate student (or Spring 2020 graduating senior) in good academic standing and in good standing with the Dean of Students Office.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn about UW, regulations, people, programs, and community.
  • Have a basic understanding of UW and its opportunities.

Benefits: The basic benefits for University of Wyoming Orientation Leaders include the opportunity to:

  • Work with a great team; develop strong communication and leadership skills, knowledge, and service to others.
  • Serve as a role model while assisting in the recruitment, transition, and retention of new students.
  • Earn $9 per hour for meetings, trainings, and Orientation sessions.
  • Receive lunch, snack, and dinner on day one and breakfast and lunch on day two of each Freshmen Orientation session.
  • Stay for free in the Residence Halls during May training and June Orientation sessions.
  • Acquire a $100 WyoOne meal stipend to use during May training and June Orientation sessions.
  • Receive free gear.

How to apply: Go to uwyo.edu/orientation and click on Orientation Leader Information and Application link to access the application and reference form.  Group interview sign-ups are located at the Campus Visitor Center in the Union. Applicants must provide the reference form link to their references.

Application deadline: Completed applications, materials, reference forms, and signing up for the group interview are due by 5pm on February 7, 2020.