Student Orientation Leader
Bel Air, MD 
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Job Description
Position Information

Position Title Student Orientation Leader
Posting Category Student Employment -only Positions
Starting Hourly Rate Range $13.78 per hour
Faculty Position (if applicable)
About Harford Community College
Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.

HCC's mission of "Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute." and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success.

Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.
Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Harford Community College is committed to the principles of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity. It is the policy of Harford Community College not to discriminate against applicants on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices. HCC is an EEO and ADA/ADAA employer that values, embraces, and supports diversity in the College community.
Job Description
Student Orientation Leaders serve as facilitators for the College's New Student Orientation program, helping first-year students, transfers, and/or adult students learn about HCC services, programs, and College life, all to provide students new to the College with a foundation for success. Student Orientation Leaders attend training to review College services and programs and learn orientation program activities; facilitate and lead orientation activities for 10 to 15 students each day of the formal orientation program; engage with students, family members and guests in a professional manner; engender enthusiasm for the College; serve as role models and peer resources for incoming students and perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.
Required Education
A high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 12 earned college credits, preferably at HCC, and a minimum 2.0 GPA.
Required Experience
Applicants must be enrolled for classes at the College and be in good standing as an HCC student. Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds is a must. Past student leadership experience is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Applicants must have knowledge of the school and campus, and be able to speak to a crowd. Applicants should also have experince using Microsoft Office programs and have professional communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
Hours per Week 12
General Weekly Work Schedule
Work schedule is as follows: Mandatory paid training will take place in July and will be 3, 4-hours days. Orientation sessions will be held between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. starting on August 2, and run one or two times per week until August 25. Most shifts are 8 hours long. Orientation Leaders must be available to work most sessions during that time.

Orientation Leaders will also assist with the Spring Orientation and will need to be available to work the last 3 weeks of January for 5 hours per week.

In addition, Orientation Leaders will be asked to work one hour per week during the fall and spring semesters.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2022-025PTS
Number of Vacancies 5
Open Date 03/23/2022
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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