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Orientation Leader

Orientation leaders at The University of Tampa are a group of energetic and dedicated students who assist the Office of Student Affairs in welcoming first-year and transfer students. Orientation leaders (OLs) have a unique role in helping implement the orientation program, and as such, they attend a required training just prior to fall orientation.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Full time, enrolled, degree-seeking student through at least fall of that year
  • Be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Be in good standing with the Office of Student Conduct
  • Must attend and participate in all events and training programs highlighted in this document NOTE: An applicant must be available for the dates and times listed in the application timeline.
  • Must have open availability throughout fall orientation and the two weeks before that (TBD)

Note: Applicant cannot be a resident assistant and serve as an Orientation leader.

Spartan Ready: The Spartan Ready skills are meant to prepare UT graduates to be successful professionals with an advanced understanding of their field of study, the interdisciplinary workplace, how to be effective leaders and engaged citizens who contribute to society. These competencies are a general outline of the knowledge, skills and abilities that Orientation leaders are expected to possess. While applicants do not need to have expertise in these areas, we are seeking applicants who have a basic level of understanding and who are willing to continue to learn and grow.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the implementation of the fall orientation programs for incoming new students, transfer students and families. Duties may include assisting with check-in, leading campus tours, greeting students and their families, etc.
  • Actively participate in all related training sessions
  • Serve as a resource and role model to new students throughout orientation
  • Provide new students with a general introduction to the University and its functions
  • Encourage group and social interactions
  • Promote attendance and participation at all orientation events
  • Other duties as assigned

Perks and Compensation:

  • Official Orientation leader T-shirt
  • An informative and interactive training session that will prepare applicants for their role as an Orientation leader
  • An opportunity to participate in group activities and a chance to connect with other student leaders
  • Early arrival to campus on Aug. 16, 2017, along with three free meals a day throughout the duration of fall orientation.

Application Timeline:

Applications are not being accepted at this time for Fall 2017. Please contact orientation with any further questions.