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Northwest Missouri State University


Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

SOAR Leader

Department

Orientation

Job Description

To serve as an ambassador of Northwest and an agent of orientation to new students and their parents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to engage in a strong working relationship with the academic department and student support offices
  • Will assist and develop new students' first trimester schedules
  • Work in a team-oriented environment and also lead student groups
  • Advise students and communicate with academic departments in designated areas
  • Develop creative and stimulating methods of orientation for new students

Communications:

  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Comfortable performing and answering questions

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Creative and innovative

Computer:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet

Competence in a Discipline:

  • Preference may be given to students in certain majors to work with their content area

Personal/Social Development:

  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Professional and courteous in nature
  • Attention to detail
  • Well organized

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team-oriented environment

Multicultural:

  • Appreciation and interest in students from all backgrounds

Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Attention to detail, well organized, creative and innovative
  • Comfortable performing and answering questions
  • Vast knowledge of Northwest's culture, history and policies
  • Professional and courteous in nature
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Preferred but not required to have a current, valid driver's license; if in possession of a current, valid driver's license, must have a safe driving record and meet all University requirements to drive a University vehicle and University all-terrain vehicle
  • One year of college work at Northwest and current enrollment (summer enrollment not required)
  • Sufficient academic progress with 2.5 GPA

Wage Rate

$7.75

Length of Employment

May 15-July 2 (Approximately 30 hours per week in May; 40 hours per week in June, including Saturday, June 20th and 27th)

Or

June 5-July 2 (40 hours per week in June, including Saturday, June 20th and 27th)

Application Deadline

March 2, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.; Please complete the following application and return to the Advisement Office in person so students may sign up for a group interview. 

Supervisor

Leslie Chandler, Coordinator of Student Orientation and Transfer Affairs

Address

237 Administration Building

Phone

562-1951

Email

lchand@nwmissouri.edu

Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.