Orientation Leaders

How do I become an Orientation Leader?

Step 1 – Apply

The first step to becoming a UA Little Rock Orientation Leader is completing the online application. We want to learn more about you and how this role will help you achieve your future goals. After submitting your completed application, you will be asked to sign up for a group and individual interview.

APPLY HERE!  https://forms.gle/WbFeRresSf21AFkR6

Step 2 – Interview Round 1 – Group

During the Group Interview, you will be placed in a small group setting.  This interview will include activities that will help us better evaluate your communication skills, work ethic, team management, responsibility, and personal attitude.

Step 3 – Interview Round 2 – Individual

During the Individual Interview, you will meet with the Trojan Transition & Assistance Center team. You will share your skills, previous experience & goals in a more personal setting. This is an opportunity for you to share why you would make an excellent UA Little Rock Orientation Leader. 

Step 4 – Orientation Leader Training

If you are selected to serve as a UA Little Rock Orientation Leader Orientation you will then complete the Orientation Leader Training Program (OLTP). During the OLTP, Orientation Leaders will develop their knowledge about UA Little Rock, leadership skills, communication abilities & interpersonal skills.

What does an Orientation Leader do?

As an Orientation Leader, you will train during the Spring semester to learn more about the university than you ever thought possible. When you become a member of our dynamic team, you develop your leadership skills in a supportive and collaborative environment while having a ton of fun.

During New Student Orientation events in the summer, Orientation Leaders work with students and their guests to finalize the admissions process, answer questions about new student on boarding, connect to campus resources and organizations & show new students #TrojanLife.

Responsibilities as a Orientation Leader:

  • Welcome new students and guests to UA Little Rock
  • Lead small groups with incoming students and guests
  • Explain university processes and procedures
  • Represent the university

Benefits of being an Orientation Leader:

  • $$$
  • Extensive leadership training
  • Communication skills training and workshops
  • Network and connections with faculty, administrators & other leaders on campus
  • Recognition as a campus leader, leading to new opportunities on campus & in the community
  • make new friends with your fellow Orientation Leaders

Qualifications of an Orientation Leader:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Satisfactory academic and judicial standing
  • Attend all mandatory training dates
  • Maintain an undergraduate status with a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Treat others with respect & dignity
  • Accommodate special conditions of the position:
    • ability to work long hours that begin early in the morning and that end late at night
    • ability to conduct tours or remain outside in the heat for periods of time
    • ability to guide new students and guests around campus while being a worthy representative of the university