Starting with the Approaching Stanford process through New Student Orientation, the Office of Academic Advising strives to acclimate each entering first-year and transfer class to life at Stanford by introducing them to the University's diverse educational opportunities and resources; acquainting them with other students and University staff; helping them feel at home in their residential community; and creating for them a sense of place in Stanford's history as contributing members. Academic Advising also establishes the relationship between family members and the University by introducing them to Stanford culture and resources, providing opportunities to interact with other parents and families, and offering support as their students enter college.
To achieve this, Academic Advising relies heavily on recruiting a productive and dedicated team of Orientation Coordinators (OCs) to support the myriad events, projects, and tasks that go into welcoming new students to Stanford.
Stanford University's New Student Orientation fulfills its mission by meeting the following goals:
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All info sessions will be on zoom at this link
*As of November 2020, the University has not yet made a decision on whether NSO 2021 will be in-person or virtual. Pending county health guidelines and the continuing changes with regards to COVID-19, the program and the position is subject to change. Please take that into consideration as you complete your application.
Orientation Coordinators (OCs) will help plan and implement the Approaching Stanford process and New Student Orientation. OCs will gain professional skills and experience including project management, writing, collaboration, knowledge of University policies and procedures, teamwork, and mentorship. Communication with administrators, departments, services, new students, and parents/families is an integral aspect of this position.
OCs are required to:
Part of planning and implementing New Student Orientation where Stanford welcomes over 2000+ students comes with physical demands that all candidates for the OC position should be aware of that include but are not limited to:
Note: If hired, OCs cannot hold a residence staff position (e.g. RA, and ETA) for 2021-22 or enroll in any programs (Sophomore College and Arts Intensive) that occur before the start of the academic year in September 2021. We have found that students involved in these programs do not have the time needed to commit to OC responsibilities.
6 Orientation Coordinator positions available. Academic Advising values diversity, equity, and inclusion by actively seeking talented applicants from a variety of backgrounds.
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