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International Orientation Leader Program

 International Orientation Leaders


International Orientation Leader Program 

Application Deadline for fall 2017: April 17, 2017


General Description:

The International Student Orientation Leaders (IOL) program allows domestic and international students to have a visible and active leadership role in WKU’s international student orientation program. Selection to the position is a unique honor and a rewarding opportunity for personal and professional growth. Serving as an International Orientation Leader is a great opportunity to explore your leadership traits, develop intercultural communication skills, and an excellent addition to your resume.

 Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled student with a minimum overall 2.5 GPA
  • Completed at least 1 academic year at WKU
  • Availability to work ALL of the following dates and times:
  • April 29, 2017: Training Day                                                                              
    • Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    August 11 – 13, 2017: Pre-orientation planning, additional training, and new student greeting
    • Time: Various, TBD
     August 14 – 18, 2017: Orientation
    • Time: Minimum 7:45 am – 4:30 pm, with additional evening hours as needed

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend mandatory trainings, pre-orientation events, and orientation
    • Punctuality is expected in regards to all events
    • Assist in the set up and take down of orientation events
    • Aid IEM staff during check-in procedures
    • Facilitate programs and activities during orientation
    • Guide campus tours for first year students
    • Serve as a role model for incoming students

 Essential Functions:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and guests of the university from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to manage time and information in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a positive, flexible, and adaptable working style


Application Information

  •  Deadline to apply for the fall 2017 orientation was April 17, 2017







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