Orientation Student Leader

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • Jun 27, 2022
Part time / Adjunct Work Study, Student Jobs on Campus

Job Description



Position Requisition Information


Job Title Orientation Student Leader
Department Student Activities
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Job Type Contingent/Seasonal/Temporary
Employee Type Part Time
Hiring Range Commensurate with experience
Grant Funded  
Work Year Temporary
Work Year-Other Information  
Typical Work Schedule
To be determined based on program enrollment
Bargaining Unit Eligibility No
Work Week Other
Work Week-Other Information  
Application Review Begins  
Special Instructions to Applicants
Position Information for Posting


Position Introduction
Orientation Student Leaders (OSLs) play an important and meaningful role in the transition process of our new students. They have the front-line responsibility of welcoming new MCC students to the College and are an important part of making orientation and the transition to college exciting and enjoyable.
Position Summary
Training will be end of APRIL 2022

The Orientation Student Leader position welcomes new students to the MCC campus during New Student Orientations, and other college events. OSLs help facilitate the new student transition by providing information about MCC's programs, events, and resources. As an OSL, students will make a positive impact on the MCC community and develop great leadership and resume-building skills in the process.
Reports to Coordinator of Orientation and Academic Advisor
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Including but are not limited to:
  • Facilitate and participate in the New Student Orientation programs, including on-campus orientations and welcome events
  • Execute preparation for all New Student Orientation programming, including, but not limited to phone calls, data entry, organization of materials, and marketing
  • Guide students through orientation activities, lead students on campus tours, and lead presentations
  • Become familiar with MCC degree and course information, campus resources, and assist students during registration
  • Serve as a role model and representative of MCC and set a positive example for new students
  • Follow all college policies and maintain the highest standards of professionalism and respect
Required Education High School Graduate or equivalent plus specialized training
Other Required Qualifications
  • Must be a current MCC college student. Students who will be graduating in spring term immediately preceding this summer may also apply
  • Minimum of one semester completed at MCC or in progress at the time of application
  • Knowledge and positive attitude of MCC
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 10 hours per week throughout position term
  • Work will take place from April to August with a minimum of 10 hours per week
  • Participation in a combination of Orientation Programs, student office hours, and staff meetings
  • Attendance and participation in all Orientation Student Leader training(s) is required
Desired Qualifications
  • Leadership and/or involvement experience (MCC or community activities)
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) language skills
Skills and Specifications
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to deal with complex and/or stressful situations with relative ease
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion, and integrity
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Professional maturity and sense of responsibility
  • Strong detail, follow-through, punctual, and dependable
  • Commitment to and respect for diversity, inclusion, and the MCC Behaviors of Excellence
  • Commitment to the College mission, vision, and values


Location Main Campus

Application Details

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