UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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OTL's for WOW are a group of 45 exceptional student leaders dedicated to assisting new students in their Move-In, Orientation, and Academic Day experience at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a leader and role model to new students and their families.   
  • Take an active role in supporting all new students during their transition to campus.   
  • Lead a small group of students and acquaint them with campus resources, activities, and opportunities.   
  • Assist in the organization and implementation of Week of Welcome activities and programs.   
  • Conduct campus tours.   
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of students.   
  • Exercise mature judgement and patience.   
  • Support and encourage fellow staff members.   
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Requirements:    

  • Reliable, responsible, confident, creative, sincere, flexible, willingness to help, and strong communication skills.   
  • Genuine personality and positive attitude.   
  • Basic knowledge of UWRF campus.   
  • Able to attend all training sessions, retreat, and Week of Welcome program.  
  •  Eligible to register as a full-time undergraduate.   
  • Not employed at UWRF as an OTL for International Student Orientation (New Student and Family Programs) or as a Resident Assistant (Residence Life).

Compensation:

  • Enhance communication and leadership skills.   
  • $240 gross salary payable in one sum.   
  • UWRF apparel and accessories.

Required Dates:    

  • NSFP Training   
    Sunday, March 30 from 9:30am-3:30pm.    
  • Off-Campus Training Retreat   
    Sunday, August 24 through Monday, August 25    
  • Additional Paid Work Days (optional)   
    Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 27    
  • New Student Move-In   
    Saturday, August 30    
  • Week of Welcome  
    Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1    
  • Academic Day   
    Tuesday, September 2

New Student and Family Programs
115 South Hall
715-425-3500 | nsfp@uwrf.edumail
Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.