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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, an agent of orientation to new students and their parents, encourage a strong working relationship with the academic and student support offices, and to develop new students' first trimester schedules.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop creative and stimulating methods of orientation for new students
  • Enroll new students from the SOAR Leader's designated major into their fall courses
  • Communicate with all academic departments in designated majors
  • Work in a team-oriented environment

Communications:

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

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Creative and innovative

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

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; Sufficient academic progress with 2.5 GPA. Preference given to students who have attended Northwest for at least 2 years and those taking summer classes.

Note: Students are not required to take classes to work as a SOAR leader, but may take classes if they choose and fit with work schedule.

Wage Rate

$7.60

Hours Available

40 hours during available dates

Start Date

May 16 or June 6, 2014; May 16-July 3 (Approximately 30 hours per week in May; 40 hours per week in June, including Saturday June 21st and 28th) Or June 6-July 3 (40 hours per week in June, including Saturday June 21st and 28th).

Application Deadline

February 28, 2014 @ 5:00 pm; Please complete the following application.

Supervisor

Leslie Chandler

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.