orientation program welcomes and introduces new students and their families to
Jacksonville University. Our orientation program is designed to help incoming
students and their families become more familiar with the JU community. Current
JU students have an impactful opportunity to help transition our new students
to the university as an orientation leader.
Each role is very challenging and deeply rewarding. If chosen, you will assist in the transition process for over 600 new, incoming students to the Jacksonville University community.
Students can assist with orientation as an Orientation Coordinator or Orientation Group Leader. The Orientation Coordinator Application is currently closed and we shall be posting the link for the Group Leader positions soon! For an overview of the roles please review the responsibilities below and check back soon for the link to apply!
General Responsibilities for Orientation Group Leaders include:
to campus on Friday, August 15th,
to prepare for Group Leader Responsibilities
actively in all aspects of Group Leader Training in August
ideas to programs that are being planned
new students responsibly and enthusiastically during Move-In and Week of
group discussions as needed
with faculty for educational activities
the Common Reading selection and be prepared to help lead a small group
discussion with a faculty member
Coordinators with all requests for assistance during Training, Move-In and WOW
flexible and adaptable as circumstances change related to various programs
all above responsibilities with a positive attitude, a willingness to work, and
a desire to have fun in everything we do.
Responsibilities for Orientation Coordinators Include:
Work in teams
and as individuals to facilitate orientation for new students each day of the
positive attitude and sense of enthusiasm about the university
activities that will help students become better acquainted with one another
Serve as a
role model for incoming students
new students, as well as family members/guests of new students, in a
professional and positive manner
contribution to the Coordinator Team, including encouragement and
other Coordinators during peak times of responsibility
Selection and Training of Group Leaders
implementation of Theme for Orientation
for specific areas and programs within responsibilities
facility and equipment needs for all programs within responsibilities
and University meetings, as well as individual meetings with Staff Advisor
and Community Relations Coordinator
Leader and Outreach Coordinator
The application for the Orientation Coordinator positions is now closed but please check back for the link to apply to be an Orientation Group Leader.