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2019 Titan Welcome Leader Position

Position Summary:

Titan Welcome Leaders serve as a mentor and role model for new students.  They facilitate conversations about what it means to be a UW Oshkosh student, help new students get to know each other, provide information about campus resources, etc.  Leaders also serve as part of the residence hall move-in crew (MiTitans) on Sunday, September 1.

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • $7.50 per hour
  • Titan Welcome Leader staff apparel
  • Leadership, public speaking, and relationship building experience
  • Build professional relationships with faculty, staff, and other students
  • Early move-in to your residence hall (if needed)

 

Time Commitments:

  • Trainings & Team Meetings: (approx.. 15 hours)
    • Friday, August 30, 10:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday, August 31, 10:00am-3:30pm and 6-8pm
  • Titan Welcome program dates: (approx. 20 hours)
    • September 1 – all day availability
    • September 2 (Labor Day) – all day availability
    • September 3 – all day availability

** If you have another campus job, please talk to your supervisor to see if these hours will be compatible with your current student employment position.

 

Characteristics of successful Titan Welcome Leaders:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Desire to gain leadership experience
  • Open-mindedness and culturally inclusive
  • Flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Enthusiastic about UW Oshkosh
  • Enthusiastic about working with new students and families
  • Serve as a positive role model for new students and as an ambassador of UWO

 

Requirements:

  • Enrolled as a UWO student for Fall 2019
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Completed at least one full semester at UWO
  • Remain in good disciplinary status with UWO
  • Ability to work effectively with groups and individuals from diverse background
  • Engaged in on-campus or community co-curricular experiences

 

 

Expectations: 

  • Reliable, prompt, and display good decision making skills.
  • Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude about the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and new student programs.
  • Make announcements and facilitate discussion in a variety of formal and informal settings.
  • Be patient, a good listener, and supportive and understanding of the struggles of students in transition.
  • Perform work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Serve as a role model for new students to include abiding by all UWO policies and local/state laws. Failure to abide to University policies and/or state/federal law, may be cause for removal from the position. Titan Welcome Leaders are expected to work collaboratively and respectfully with all university personnel and to represent themselves and UWO in an appropriate and respectful manner in all communications and programs (including UWO and personal Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Participate in the residence hall move-in process