New Student Orientation

Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders are role models, student leaders, and resources.  They play a critical role in serving new students and their family members. They are the front line staff during orientation to facilitate students’ transition and initiate their integration to the University community. Orientation Leaders provide institutional memory and communicate HPU's culture and traditions. More information about the position is available below and in the OL Information Packet.

Fall 2012 Orientation Leaders have fun before Kick-Off!

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To apply, complete the Orientation Leader Application Form. Applications are due by April 20, 2014.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a role model for incoming new students.
  • Facilitate small groups during orientation week and address students’ curricular and co-curricular questions and concerns. Mingle with students and family members, and share your HPU experience with new students and their family.
  • Foster relationships among new students during all aspects of the program, including small group discussions, meals, information sessions, and evening activities.
  • Provide administrative support for the program, including event set up and clean up, information sessions and activities

Qualifications

  • Full-time undergraduate student with minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Committed to and enthusiastic about the HPU mission and student experience
  • Display strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of people (e.g., staff, new students, parents and family members, faculty and staff)
  • Knowledge of the various HPU support systems (e.g., departments, people, resources, opportunities, services, and policies) and involved in co-curricular activities
  • Arriving or residing in Honolulu during OL Training and New Student Orientation

Commitment

  • Orientation Leader Training and Preparation Dates (attendance required at each)
    • Thursday, August 21 - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
    • Friday, August 22 - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Passport Week: August 25 - August 29, 8 am to 5 pm with one evening or Saturday commitment
  • Place: Downtown Campus, HLC, and/or various locations on island

Questions

Please email readysetgo@hpu.edu with any questions.