WMU News

Faculty, staff asked to help identify orientation leaders

Jan. 10, 2002

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 students make their transition to WMU.

Orientation student leaders 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 position include excellent communication skills, a 2.3 minimum grade point average, leadership experience or potential, and flexibility. The students who are hired will receive a $2,800 summer salary, room and board, and additional compensation.

Faculty and staff may nominate students for the position by writing to Christopher Tremblay, coordinator of orientation, at <chris.tremblay@wmich.edu>.

The deadline to apply for one of the student orientation leader positions is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1. The application is available on the Web at <www.wmich.edu/admissions/orient>. Interested students should contact the orientation office by visiting 2070-4 Seibert Administration Building or by calling 387-2167.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, 269 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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