In order to be considered for an Orientation Leader you must complete the process outlined below:
1.Complete the Online Application
2. Applicants will receive a confirmation email after completing the on line application with links to sign up for interviews, sign up for an interview!
3. Mark your calendar for the interview that you signed up for in step 2 and for the group interview. Not all applicants will be invited to the group interview but it will be important to mark that on your calendar in the event you are invited.
4. Sign the FERPA waiver, the link is also sent in the confirmation email from the on line process.
To learn more about the Orientation Team, please click Here.
WHAT IS ORIENTATION?
Orientation is a dynamic and energetic four-day program that introduces new students to Rockhurst University. Through activities and events, new students learn about the mission of Learning, Leadership, and Service, as well as become familiar with the faces and services of Rockhurst University.
WHAT DOES AN ORIENTATION LEADER DO?
As an Orientation Leader, you are required to do the following:
*Guide a team of new students though the four-day program Work to encourage community spirit and a sense of belonging
*Make yourself available to students as a friend and resource offering information about academics and activities
*Write a letter to the incoming students on your team
*Attend a one day training in the spring and a 4 day training the week before Orientation
*Attend and be punctual to all Orientation functions
*Behave responsibly throughout Orientation and adhere to the guidelines set by Orientation Coordinators, the Director of New Students, and the Director of Student Life
WHY SHOULD I BECOME AN ORIENTATION LEADER?
Rockhurst University depends on its current students to welcome and support the new students. They need qualified and energetic leaders to help them feel welcome. Orientation is a great way to meet the newest members of Rockhurst University and become better acquainted with your classmates and to be a part of one of the strongest "traditions" on campus.
WHAT IS REQUIRED TO BECOME AN ORIENTATION LEADER?
Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
Not be on Disciplinary 1 or 2 probation
Be a full time student, undergraduate and transfer students encouraged to apply!
Be well adjusted to college life and involved on campus
Have effective communication skills, be motivational and responsible
Complete the online application and attend the individual interview and group interview if invited.
Attend the training workshops in the Spring and the Fall Questions?
Please contact Angie Carr Robinett, Director of Student Life at 816-501-4541 or stop by Student Life located in Massman 1