Are U Ready?
First Summer Session begins
Tuesday, May 28, noon - noon
Service Awards Recognition Luncheon
The recognition luncheon honors SUNY Oswego's CSEA, Council 82, PBA and PEF employees for their years of service. $8 (admission by ticket only). 312-2230.
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center
Friday, June 14, noon - 2 p.m.
Location: Oswego and vicinity
Thursday, June 6, noon - noon
Thursday, June 20, noon - noon
The position of Laker Leader allows a student to make a contribution to the university and to entering students. As a Laker Leader you will help new students and their families make a positive transition to SUNY Oswego. The position as a Laker Leader will help you improve your self-confidence, communication skills, and leadership experience. As a leader you will also serve as facilitator, tour guide and group leader during all orientation programs, including fall opening. In addition, you will participate in training, assist in preparing materials prior to each orientation program and reside on campus during summer orientations. Most importantly you will become a member of a close-knit, dynamic team.
Laker Leaders will:
Welcome new students and their families to SUNY Oswego.
Serve as a resource and role model to incoming students.
Lead discussion groups with incoming students and family members.
Assist in the paration of orientation programs, materials and activities.
Be a part of and support a diverse team of Student Orientation Leaders.
Foster an environment that helps participants feel welcome at SUNY Oswego.
Demonstrate effective communication skills, team leadership and responsibility
Serve in the role of peer mentor/course instructor for a fall 2013 Peer Advisement (GST 304) for first year peer advisors.
Contribute to the success of fall 2013 Opening Events.
Assist with program initiatives and planning for new student programs.
To be eligible to become a Laker Leader, you must:
- Have or have had experience in a leadership position (for example: Club Officer, Resident Assistant, Resident Mentor, Student Admissions Representative, Athletics, Peer Educator, Hall Orientation Coordinator, etc.).
- Be currently enrolled with full-time status and be returning to SUNY Oswego as an undergraduate student in the fall of 2013.
- Be in good academic and disciplinary standing (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and cannot be on academic warning).
- Be able to work from June 11th -August 8th (full time), August 19th - August 25th (full time) and August 26th -December 6th (part time, approximately 5 hours per week)
- Have the ability and desire to work with diverse groups of people.
- Have demonstrated involved in campus activities.
- Have knowledge of the campus and student life.
- Be open-minded and possess a positive attitude.
As a Laker Leader, you will:l:
- Gain significant leadership experience.
- Exercise and improve upon communication skills.
- Develop relationships with faculty, staff and other students.
- Receive stipend of approximately $3600 for all summer orientation programs June 11th -August 8th, $400 for August 19-25th, and $10/hour for August 26h - December 6th approximately 5 hours per week.
- Have on campus housing, meals and basic telephone service provided during summer programs.
IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE:
Applicants who are chosen as Laker Leaders will participate in a weekly training course for Laker Leaders. This training will take place during the Spring 2011semester. This training is MANDATORY. Because of the rigorous commitment involved with being an Laker Leader, it is not possible to be enrolled in summer session classes during the mandatory days of employment, or accept additional employment during your time as a Laker Leader (June 11th to August 8, 2013).
Application instructions available at: