Orientation leaders sought for summer positions
Jan. 18, 2001
KALAMAZOO -- WMU faculty and staff are asked to lend a hand to the Office of Admissions and Orientation by identifying students who would be good orientation leaders. A total of 35 students with strong leadership skills are needed for the summer orientation program to help new freshmen and transfer students make the transition to WMU.
Orientation student leaders will participate in activities such as facilitating small groups of new students and parents, explaining academic opportunities and procedures, and assisting in the development of class schedules and the registration process.
Qualifications for the positions include excellent communication skills, a 2.3 minimum grade point average, good organizational skills and flexibility. The students who are hired will receive a $2,800 summer salary and additional compensation for completed activities.
In addition to identifying orientation leader candidates, faculty and staff are asked to post signs and make announcements in classes regarding the positions. Information about these openings was recently distributed on campus.
The application is available on the Web at <www.wmich.edu/admi/orient> and may be downloaded and printed using Adobe Acrobat. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26. Interested students should contact the orientation office by visiting 2070-4 Seibert Administration Building or by calling 387-2167.
Media contact: Jeanne Baron, 616 387-8400, firstname.lastname@example.org