Orientation Leader Selection

Students in front of West Hall

2018 Orientation Leader Applications Coming Soon

All Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a full-time degree seeking undergraduate student and completed 12 credit hours at Valdosta State University
  • Be in good academic and judicial standing with the University; minimum 2.6 GPA

Expectations of VSU Orientation Leaders:

  • Exhibit leadership potential
  • Possess a positive attitude
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and often with limited direct supervision
  • Demonstrate self-initiative, punctuality, maturity, and flexibility

Commitments and Responsibilities of Orientation Leaders:

  • Attend and participate in weekly Orientation Leader training sessions February-April
  • Attend a team building retreat on campus during the Spring semester
  • Assist the Office of VSU Admissions as needed. 
  • Facilitate guided tours at 3 designated VSU Visitation Days scheduled by the Office of VSU Admissions (dates TBA)
  • Welcome new students and families to the university and assist with the orientation check- in process at all orientation sessions (dates TBA)
  • Assist students with academic advising and class registration at all orientation sessions
  • Orientation Leaders cannot take classes during June or July that conflict with scheduled orientation sessions

Application and Selection Process:

  • Applications for Orientation Leaders will be available through the Student Employment Portal the Fall semester of each year
  • Complete and submit application in January semester of each year
  • Sign up for interview with Orientation staff and Orientation Selection Committee
  • New Orientation Leaders will be announced the month of February of each year