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First-Year Student Orientation

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First-Year Student Orientation 2014

  • Session 1: Sunday, June 29 (arrival at 8:00 am) through Monday, June 30 (departure at 4:15 pm)
  • Session 2: Sunday, July 13 (arrival at 8:00 am) through Monday, July 14 (departure at 4:15 pm)


Beginning in early May, incoming students will receive an Orientation Welcome letter, which will provide instructions on how to log on to the First-Year Student Orientation portal to register for an Orientation session and complete a list of important tasks.

  • To see a recap video of our June Orientation, click here.
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at studentdev@wilkes.edu.

 



Student Coordinator Positions available for
First-Year Student Orientation

Student Orientation Coordinator

  • The Office of Student Development invites applicants for the position of Student Orientation Coordinator for the 2014 First-Year Student Orientation, a full-time student staff position (April-July).


The successful candidate is responsible for assisting in the planning and coordination of First-Year Student Orientation. The candidate will work directly with Student Affairs Staff to execute all aspects of the Orientation process.  The position will be providing support in theme development, student leader training and coordination and event scheduling.  In addition, the position will assist in the coordination of campus resources and correspondence between the University, students, and family.

Candidates must have Junior or Senior status by May 2014.  Interested students should submit a letter of intent and resume to Melissa Howells, Student Development Coordinator at melissa.howells@wilkes.edu or to the Office of Student Development, Henry Student Center Room 103B.  Please submit all materials by March 31, 2014.


Student Orientation Resident Coordinator

  • The Office of Student Development invites applicants for the position of Student Orientation Resident Coordinator for the 2014 First-Year Student Orientation.  This position will be active two weeks prior to each Orientation session.


The successful candidate is responsible for coordinating all housing assignments for First-Year Student Orientation.  The candidate will work directly with Student Affairs Staff to execute all aspects of the Orientation housing process in addition to assisting with student leader training and event organization.  Lastly, the position will provide support for the Student Orientation Coordinator and Orientation staff.

Candidates with Resident Assistant experience are preferred.  Interested students should submit a letter of intent and resume to Melissa Howells, Student Development Coordinator at melissa.howells@wilkes.edu or to the Office of Student Development, Henry Student Center Room 103B.  Please submit all materials by March 31, 2014.


Student Orientation Mentor Coordinator

  • The Office of Student Development invites applicants for the position of Student Orientation Mentor Coordinator for the 2014 First-Year Student Orientation.  This position will be active two weeks prior to each Orientation session.


The successful candidate is responsible for coordinating all e-Mentor responsibilities for First-Year Student Orientation.  The candidate will work directly with Student Affairs Staff to coordinate correspondence between the Orientation student staff and first-year students, in addition to assisting with student leader training and event organization.  Lastly, the position will provide support for the Student Orientation Coordinator and Orientation staff.

Candidates must be a current mentor with at least one year experience.  Interested students should submit a letter of intent and resume to Melissa Howells, Student Development Coordinator at melissa.howells@wilkes.edu or to the Office of Student Development, Henry Student Center Room 103B.  Please submit all materials by March 31, 2014.


Student Orientation Adventure Education Coordinator

  • The Office of Student Development invites applicants for the position of Student Orientation Adventure Education Coordinator for the 2014 First-Year Student Orientation.  This position will be active two weeks prior to each Orientation session.


The successful candidate is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Pre-Adventure Orientation Day.  The candidate will work directly with Student Affairs Staff to plan and execute the pre-adventure day, peer-to-peer Step-up session and open RAC hours.  In addition, the position will provide support for the Student Orientation Coordinator and Orientation staff.

Candidates with prior facilitation/Adventure Education experience are preferred.  Interested students should submit a letter of intent and resume to Melissa Howells, Student Development Coordinator at melissa.howells@wilkes.edu or to the Office of Student Development, Henry Student Center Room 103B.  Please submit all materials by March 31, 2014.


Student Orientation Civic Engagement Coordinator

  • The Office of Student Development invites applicants for the position of Student Orientation Civic Engagement Coordinator for the 2014 First-Year Student Orientation, a full-time student staff position (April-July).


The successful candidate is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Civic Engagement component of First-Year Student Orientation.  The candidate will work directly with Student Affairs Staff to plan and execute civic engagement projects as well as with community partners.  In addition, the position will provide support for the Student Orientation Coordinator and Orientation staff.

Candidates with prior civic engagement experience are preferred.  Interested students should submit a letter of intent and resume to Melissa Howells, Student Development Coordinator at melissa.howells@wilkes.edu or to the Office of Student Development, Henry Student Center Room 103B.  Please submit all materials by March 31, 2014.

 

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