New Student Orientation Leader

Penn State University

Penn State Lehigh Valley
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Lehigh Valley (full time)
Penn State Lehigh Valley


Important note: In addition to this online application, students must attend one of our mandatory info sessions, all located in room #216 at 12:15 p.m.: Friday, February 2, Wednesday, February 7, Monday, February 12. Students must also complete an additional paper application from the advising office. Orientation Leaders play a key role in providing a quality transitional experience for all incoming first-year students through the New Student Orientation (NSO) program. Orientation Leaders assist incoming Penn State students as well as their parents and family members by providing an introduction to the campus and its resources, leading conversations about the transition from high school to college, and acting as a representative of the Pennsylvania State University. Orientation Leaders must work cooperatively within a team of fellow student leaders to accomplish tasks, respond to questions from students and families about university life using personal experiences in a professional manner, and encourage students to establish meaningful connections with other first-year students. Orientation Leaders must be able to be flexible and patient, as NSO is a demanding and fast-paced working environment. Leaders are expected to actively engage with students and families while providing a welcoming environment for all new Penn Staters. Interested applicants must be current full-time Penn State undergraduate students who plan to be enrolled at Penn State in fall 2018. Suggested CGPA: 2.8 or higher. Successful candidates will enroll in a two-credit leadership course during spring 2018 semester, and obtain a B or higher in that course to continue employment. Compensation is $9.50/hour. Orientation Leaders will gain improved work ethic, time management, collaboration, leadership, communication, and public speaking skills; have an opportunity to network with university staff; and gain an increased understanding of careers in higher education. New Student Orientation attire is provided.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088