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2023 UWF Orientation Leader

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Work type: Student
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: Student, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law. 

Please review job requirements carefully.  Failure to submit all pieces of the application may result in disqualification. Applications are accepted on the University of West Florida career site: For assistance contact UWF Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or

Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.

Position Title (Classification Title):  2023 UWF Orientation Leader, Student Assistant
Working Title:  2023 UWF Orientation Leader
Job Summary: UWF Orientation Leaders are responsible for welcoming and orienting incoming students and families to UWF New Student Orientation throughout the summer. This includes, but not limited to, informing new students about all campus resources, involvement opportunities, and campus policies, while also serving as a role model and mentor to these incoming students as they make their transition to college. They must demonstrate effective leadership skills and abilities as they welcome incoming students and families. Orientation Leaders must also possess good oral and written communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, take initiative, be task-oriented, open to change and new opportunities, organized, and must support the mission, vision, and goals of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Division of Academic Engagement and Student Affairs. All events, the position, and more are dependent on the standards, policies, and procedures with UWF.
Department Office of Undergraduate Admissions
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must be a student enrolled for credit. Applicants may be a student at UWF or any other college, university or high school. A student enrolled at an institution other than UWF must provide proof of attendance by submitting a registration/fee payment receipt from the school they will attend.

Position Qualifications: Current undergraduate student enrolled in Spring 2023 and will plan on enrolling in classes for Fall 2023. Must possess and maintain at least a 2.50 GPA and be in good academic standing through Spring 2023; live on campus in the residence hall throughout the summer for in-person sessions; attend and work all mandatory training and orientation events (including, but not limited to, a Fall Retreat for returning staff and Fall, Spring and Summer training sessions); attend the Premiere event in May; attend Admitted Students Tailgate in April. Perform other necessary duties as assigned. Training sessions during the Spring 2023 semester will take place every other Thursday from 4-6pm.
Preferred Qualifications Possess professionalism and strong work ethic as well as a sincere desire to serve UWF's incoming students and families. Demonstrate an understanding and show insight for the purpose of orientation. Effective leadership skills and abilities. Ability to work in a team environment and work with many different personalities effectively. Support all UWF policies and procedures, faculty and staff. Communicate effectively in a public setting and within a team environment. Reliable, responsible, punctual, team-oriented, willing to learn, flexible, and professional while representing UWF.
Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job: This position requires a criminal background screen
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Work Hours Vary based upon position requirements
Contract Period Feb 2023-Aug 2023
FTE Part-time
Salary Range $11.00/hour Feb 2023-Apr 2023 & August 2023 | $1,300 salary May-July 2023
Pay Basis Hourly
Preferred Response Date: 02/20/23
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: Applicants are required to attach a resume, detailed cover letter indicating why you want to be an Orientation Leader, and contact information for three references. *References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email

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