Student Leadership Positions

2022-2023 Orientation Leader Application

2022-2023 Orientation Leader Application

Orientation Leaders, the directors of first impressions at UW Bothell.

How to Apply 

Application Link:  apply.interfolio.com/99586

Deadline: Extended to February 5, 2021 11:59 PM

Position Description

Orientation Leaders, (OLs) are student leaders within the office of Orientation and Transitions Program. They represent UW Bothell and welcome new members of the UW Bothell community, including first-year students, transfer students, and their family members. They are the first huskies other new students come in contact with and are truly the first impression new students have of UWB. Successful OL candidates must exhibit leadership qualities both inside and outside of the classroom. OL’s are the first person new students come in contact with at UW Bothell, and have the opportunity to display their husky pride and spirit. They must also be passionate about helping others, dedicated to OTP’s mission to help incoming students, and possess a desire to develop their own leadership potential.

Orientation Leaders will:

  • Attend all trainings including retreat 
  • Attend and actively participate in Orientation programming
  • Work closely with OTP staff, other student staff, and campus partners
  • Acquaint new students and their families with campus
  • Facilitate small group interactions
  • Facilitate and present in front of large groups at orientation
  • Represent UW Bothell in a positive and professional manner
  • Promote Husky spirit with enthusiasm

Compensation and Benefits

  • $17.27 per hour
  • Earn academic credit for BCUSP 203
  • Develop Skills in
    • Public Speaking
    • Event Planning
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal and Professional development

Vaccination Requirements

Under Washington State Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2, UW student employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption. Your employment is contingent upon proof that you are fully vaccinated or qualify for an exemption.

Timeline

This position will begin in spring quarter 2022 and will last until the end of fall quarter 2022 with the possibility to continue to the end of the academic year. Students must take BCUSP 203 in spring quarter (MW 5:45-7:45pm). Students must also be able to attend all training sessions and be available to work up to 19 hours a week throughout the year, and 30-40 hours during the summer. The role will follow university guidelines regarding working in-person or remotely.

Spring Quarter

Summer Quarter

Fall Quarter

Winter & Spring Quarters

  • OTP retreat (April  1-3) 
  • BCUSP course
  • Weekly training

 

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  • Intensive training
  • A&O prep
  • First-year orientations
  • Transfer orientations
  • Welcome Week
  • Winter quarter orientations

         

  • Spring quarter orientations
  • Summer quarter orientations

      

Why Lead With OTP?

  

 

FAQs

  • What does an Orientation Leader do? 
    • Attend all trainings including retreat 
    • Attend and actively participate in Orientation programming
    • Work closely with OTP staff, other student staff, and campus partners
    • Acquaint new students and their families with campus
    • Facilitate small group interactions
    • Represent UW Bothell in a positive and professional manner
    • Promote Husky spirit with enthusiasm
  • What are the benefits of becoming an OL? 
    • Besides the great pay, as an OL you will develop valuable interpersonal and professional  leadership skills that will help in any career. As an OL you will get to work with campus partners and become even more involved and acquainted with UW Bothell. 
  • What does the application process look like? 
  • What’s the difference between an Orientation Leader (OL) and Peer Coach (PC)?
    • Orientation Leaders will help directly with first year and transfer Advising and Orientation programs including facilitating small groups and interacting with both families and students.
    • Peer coaches help new students transition through one-on-one coaching sessions after their A&O. Please see the peer coach description to see more detail.

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Contact Us
Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Office: UW1 Welcome Desk
Address:
18115 Campus Way NE
Box 358555
Bothell, WA 98011-8246
Phone: 425.352.5266
Email: uwbotp@uw.edu
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