Summer NODA Internship
Dates of Internship: 5/15/14-8/9/14
Dates Flexible: yes
Positions Available: 4
(2) Freshman/Transfer Orientation
(1) Family Programs
(1) Camps / Online Orientation
NODA Region: IV
Position Requirements: Current Graduate Student or Post Masters
Job Description: Orientation Interns are an important part of the Orientation and Family Programs (OFP) leadership team which includes a Director, two Assistant Directors, two Program Coordinator and two Administrative Support Staff members. The Interns will assist the leadership team in providing supervision and staff development programming for four Student Coordinators, five Team Leaders, and 25 Orientation Leaders. Other key aspects of the position include overseeing the residential orientation program; assisting with the facilitation of various aspects of freshman orientation (three day/two night), family orientation (two day/two night), transfer orientation (one day), online orientation, ROWDYS Camp and Roadrunner Camp. Other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities and Qualifications: The successful candidate will have experience in working with first year programs, preferably in Orientation or Residence Life, in a diverse setting. Also, the candidate will have intermediate computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point). Good Communication skills, a positive attitude, stamina, flexibility and initiative are just some of the interpersonal skills we are looking for in an Orientation Intern.
Remuneration: $3000.00 per summer
Meals Provided: Program Only
Other Benefits Offered: Computer Access, Campus E-mail Address, Can Purchase a Campus Rec membership, Professional Development Program and Other.
Housing Provided: Yes
Accommodates a Spouse/Partner: No
Accommodates Children: No
Room and Board Details: Interns will be housed at the Main Campus in a modern, air-conditioned apartment with free internet, local and long distance phone service, basic cable, private bedroom with shared bathroom facilities and living room. Each apartment has a kitchenette including microwave, sink and full size refrigerator. Interns will be assigned to either a Two Bedroom/One Bath or Four Bedroom/Two Bath. All meals during orientation programs and partial meals during training will be provided. Interns can purchase a pro-rated parking permit and have access to free laundry.
Institutional Characteristics: 4 Year Public, Co-ed
Total Enrollment: 28,000
First Year Students: 4,000
Transfer Students: 2,500
Students and Programs: Summer, Fall and Spring Programs; On-Campus & Online Orientations; Freshmen, Transfer and Family Programs; New Student Transition Camps (ROWDYS Camp, Roadrunner Camp); Family Association; Family Weekend Events; Parent Council; Student Staff Training Program and Development.
Geographic Location: The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses: Main Campus, Downtown Campus and the Hemisfair Park Campus. With almost 28,000 students enrolled in 142 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, UTSA continues to be one of the state's fastest-growing public universities. UTSAs Main Campus is located next to Six Flags Fiesta Texas and The Shops at La Cantera, a gorgeous open-air mall (http://www.theshopsatlacantera.com). For more information about the San Antonio Metropolitan Area please visit the following websites:
How to Apply
Candidates interested in a summer Orientation and Family Programs Internship must apply through the NODA Internship website. Details for the NODA Internship application and selection process are included in the site: http://www.nodaweb.org/?page=InternshipProgram