Student - Orientation Leader

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

New Hampshire, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Southern New Hampshire University is a team of innovators. World changers. Individuals who believe in progress with purpose. Since 1932, our people-centered strategy has defined us — and helped us grow a team that now serves over 180,000 learners worldwide.

Our mission to transform lives is made possible by talented people who bring diverse industry experience, backgrounds and skills to the university. And today, we're ready to expand our reach. All we need is you.

The opportunity

Orientation Leaders are the backbone to hosting a successful Winter and Summer Orientation program. General duties include welcoming students, families, and supporters, hosting activities, guiding participants to campus sessions, and more. Employees must, on occasion, be willing to work flexible hours, late nights, and weekends. Our student employees are essential in helping us build community and support others finding a sense of belonging at SNHU. This position will primarily assist in building community for first year and transfer students. We look to hire students who demonstrate, enthusiasm, honesty, and authenticity.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide world class customer service to all new to SNHU students, and their families and supporters
  • Assist with activities for participants such as popcorn popping, lawn games, and tie-dye
  • Attend training sessions prior to Orientation and celebration activities post Orientation
  • Facilitate small group student sessions to include ice breakers, question and answers and name games

Expectations & Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in SNHU degree progr
  • Must be self-motivated; able to work independently in difficult situations with little supervision
  • Maintain a positive attitude during all shifts and be a role model for colleagues
  • Arrive at all shifts on-time and stay until the end of the shift
  • Wear appropriately designated and provided attire
  • Must be dedicated to serving new to SNHU students
  • Must be committed to creating and supporting an inclusive community
  • Must be a full time enrolled student in an Undergraduate Day or Graduate Day Program
  • This position is available for both College Paid and Work Study student

Learning Goals:

Students working in the Office of Student Involvement will deepen their understanding around the 5 values through learning that will take place on the job, through the opportunity to attend conferences, monthly individual staff training, department semester trainings and celebrations. These values are:

  • Community: Fostering a sense of belonging through intentional engagement opportunities
  • Continual Improvement: Assessing and evaluating to strive for personal and programmatic growth
  • Inclusivity: Providing opportunities for the diverse needs and interests of our community
  • Integrity: Operating in a manner marked by honesty and authenticity
  • Teamwork: Cultivating an atmosphere of supportive interdependence

We believe real innovation comes from inclusion - where different experiences, perspectives and talents are celebrated. So if you're wondering whether SNHU is right for you, take the leap and apply. You might be just the person we're looking for.