Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Help Us Recruit the 2020 Orientation Staff!

We're happy to announce that our 2020 Orientation Staff Application is officially LIVE! Our application is available at http://www.orientation.umd.edu/, and is due on Wednesday, October 23 at 11:59pm. 
The Orientation Advisor (OA) position provides a current undergraduate student the opportunity to support new first-year students, transfer students, and their families in their transition to the University of Maryland.  OAs are responsible for assisting students with academic advising, providing information about campus resources and services, educating students about campus policies and procedures, and helping new students acclimate to the university environment.  In addition, an OA serves as a representative of the Orientation Office and the University of Maryland.  

The Program Registrar (PR) position assists in the registration of new students and their families for orientation programs, answering phone calls and questions about the orientation program and campus, and assisting in preparing for all orientation programs.  PRs are also required to disseminate current information about the campus and assist in the daily administrative operations of the Orientation Office.  This position incorporates working in cooperation with the professional staff and the other student staff members in the Orientation Office.  In addition, this position serves as an initial point of contact for new students and their families.