The application and selection process for the 2020 Student Orientation Leader (SOL) staff begins during the fall semester. 

Job Description

Photo of Orientation leaders wearing pink shirts dancing on stage with one standing up in the middleThe Office of Community Engagement will select a group of mature, enthusiastic and dedicated undergraduate leaders to assist with implementing orientations for summer and fall. Student Orientation Leaders (SOLs) serve as the primary resource for new students and their families during the Orientation programs and Welcome Week. At all times during the program, SOLs represent the college and Office of Community Engagement to families of new students, and role model the Purchase experience for new students. SOLs are available to answer all student and family questions and counsel students on the transition to Purchase College while introducing them to our academic programs, support services and co-curricular opportunities. With the support of campus professionals and faculty, SOLs will help to set the stage for incoming students to continue to grow intellectually, socially and emotionally. SOLs are expected to possess a specific body of knowledge about Purchase College acquired through training and experience, and they must be sincerely interested in and skillful at sharing this information with orientation participants. Selection to the Orientation Leader staff is a rewarding opportunity for personal growth and leadership development and opportunity.

Important Application Deadlines

November 4: Online application available now through Pantherlink. Students must log in this link in order to view the application.
February 2: Final deadline for applications.
February 14: Deadline for campus recommendations

Recommendations will need to be submitted by the February 14, 2020 deadline. It is advised that you notify your references ahead of time that you are applying for the Student Orientation Leader position withing Community Engagement.