Want to join our crew?Read about our open positions
OSU seeks enthusiastic, driven, professional and knowledgeable undergraduate students
who represent the very best Oklahoma State has to offer by providing leadership to
students, interacting with families, and serving as mentors to students.
We seek to fill multiple positions that include both entry-level and more experienced options for campus leaders.
Orientation Leader (OL)
Orientation Leaders (OL) welcome new students and families while serving as mentors and engaging participants in a positive orientation experience. OLs assist academic advising areas with enrollment, lead group discussions pertaining to university policies, present transitional information to the students through small group presentations and facilitate activities to connect students and families to the university.
All Orientation Leaders participate in orientation program components including evening programs, material preparation, daily programmatic pieces, and pre/post-orientation communications with students and families.
Members of our Leadership Team participate in all programmatic components of orientation while also having specialized duties and potential supervisory responsibilities. This position is designed for those with campus leadership experience that are looking to further advance these skills. Experience in orientation programming is not required but experience in campus leadership positions is preferred.
Student staff must be enrolled in undergraduate courses or be a recent graduate of Oklahoma State University, have completed 12 hours of OSU coursework by the end of fall 2022, 24 hours by the end of spring 2023, and be in academic and disciplinary good standing with a 2.7 minimum GPA.
Successful candidates will demonstrate: · Effective communication skills, energy, enthusiasm, dedication and flexibility · Ability to efficiently problem solve, manage conflict, and trouble shoot issues · Positive people skills, willingness to learn, desire to work collaboratively and support peers · On-campus leadership experiences, pride in OSU, and knowledge of campus resources · Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
Compensation and Benefits
Student staff receive the following benefits:
· $10/hour; Average 40 hours per week.
· On-campus housing available from May 21- July 22*
· Orientation schedule is still being finalized
· $150 meal plan
· Provided uniform polo/t-shirt
· Meals provided during Orientation programming
· UPDATE: Completed applications are due by 5:00 pm, Friday, February 17, 2023. · Your recommender will be contacted separately for their input. · Selection process consists of a group interview and individual interview. More information will be given.
*Applying for this position(s) does not guarantee an invitation to the group interview and the group interview does not guarantee an individual interview.
Training and Work Hours
Self-paced training for all Orientation Leaders will occur during the latter half of the Spring 2023 semester. This training is mandatory and critical to our success.
Our on-campus, in-person training will immediately precede our orientation season to provide further information about programming, campus resources, and leadership skills. This training will occur May 22-30, 2023.
Freshmen and transfer orientation programming will begin May 30, 2022 and continue through July 21, 2023.