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Student Leadership Opportunities

Our office takes great pride in being a source of student leadership development. We employ, train and develop more than 80 student leaders during the course of an academic year. We have varying levels of leadership opportunities and encourage any student interested in enhancing their leadership skills while giving back to new students, their families and the UD community to apply and join our team. The recruitment process begins each fall semester and includes an application and interview. Contact our office for more detailed information.

The responsibilities for the different positions are listed below:
Recommendation Forms

All new applicants are required to submit one recommendation form. Recommendation forms are available on 1850!

Blue Crew Counselor

  • Attend all staff training and development
  • Camp Blue: Assist with the planning and implementation of Camp Blue, serve as a primary student leader for assigned team of First Year Students throughout Camp Blue,
  • Move In: Work move-in day at assigned location as a Blue Crew Leader
  • Welcome Weekend: Assist with assigned programming during new student orientation (i.e. Spiritual Engagement & Commuter, Parent & Family, Transfer, Diverse Populations, and Social), other Orientation duties as assigned-this position requires walking long distances, standing, walking up & down stairs, some light lifting.

Apply on 1850 for the Blue Crew Counselor position and to be part of the 2020 Orientation Team!

Orientation Leader

  • Attend all staff training and development
  • Serve as a student leader for Orientation sessions during the summer
  • Perform scenarios during the NSO program
  • Facilitate group discussion and activities with first-year students and their family members

Apply on 1850 for the Orientation Leader position and to be part of the 2020 Orientation Team!

Returning Staff

FAST TRACK PROCESS

Step 1: Complete the specific Returning Staff Application! 

  • No recommendation forms!
  • Fewer short-answer questions!

Step 2: Turn in your application materials by the deadline!

  • Professional staff reserves the right to request a short, in-person interview after reading application (decided on individual basis).

Apply on 1850 for the Returning Staff position and to be part of the 2020 Orientation Team!

Student Coordinator

  • Assist STFP with all aspects of the planning and implementation of Orientation programs for the fall, spring and Camp Blue
  • Serve as a primary coordinator responsible for one or more of the following:  Academic Engagement, Camp Blue, Logistics, and Orientation Programming
  • Serve as the Peer Supervisor of the Blue Crew Counselors, and Orientation Leaders
  • Assist with all aspects of orientation staff recruitment including but not limited to:  marketing, staffing information tables, holding meet and greets with various student groups, conducting group and individual interviews, and making final recommendations for selection
  • Assist with all aspects of orientation staff training and development
  • Assist with development of all publications and marketing materials
  • Assist with all aspects of planning and implementing Family Weekend
  • Assist with providing quality customer service in person and via electronic and telephone communication
  • Assist with general office tasks including but not limited to copying, faxing, filing, and running errands
  • Serve as student representative on assigned committees as assigned
  • Other Orientation duties as assigned - This position requires walking long distances, standing, walking up & down stairs, some light lifting

Applications for the Student Coordinator position will be available on 1850 in August 2020.

Welcome Weekend Leader

  • Return to campus two weeks before first-year move-in day
  • Attend all staff training and development
  • Move In: Work move-in day at assigned location
  • Welcome Weekend: Serve as a primary student leader for all team time discussions, work collaboratively with the assigned faculty/staff welcome team member, assist with President’s Welcome, Opening Ceremony, Closing Ceremony, take attendance and ensure evaluations are completed, collected and returned to STFP office
  • Other Orientation duties as assigned-this position requires walking long distances, standing, walking up & down stairs, serve as a primary student leader for all team time discussions 

Apply on 1850 for the Welcome Weekend Leader position and to be part of the 2020 Orientation Team!

Opportunities for Graduate Internships

The graduate internship is a non-paid credit based experience that satisfies graduate degree program requirements for Higher Ed and College Student Personnel graduate students. The internships are secured by meeting with the Director of Student Transitions and Family Programs and are offered each semester.

CONTACT

Student Transitions and Family Programs

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0911
937-229-2229
Email