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Orientation Program Assistant

The Orientation Program Assistant will assist in all aspects of Freshman Orientation and Welcome Week, including room set-up, program technical needs, supply management, check-in, luggage, accommodations, assisting new students and guests, supporting Orientation Leaders and Coordinators as needed, narrating Pieces of the Puzzle, and other projects as assigned.


  • Assist in all aspects of Freshman Orientation and Welcome Week, including room set-ups, program technical needs, supply chain management, check-in support, and luggage management
  • Provide disability accommodations support and manage golf cart transportation
  • Support the Orientation Leaders and Student Coordinators as needed
  • Narrate and provide technical support to the theatrical production, Pieces of the Puzzle


  • Open to currently enrolled undergraduate students only
  • Past experience as an OTE student leader/employee is preferred, but not required
  • Thorough knowledge of Orientation & Transition Experiences and the University of Minnesota
  • Ability to handle many projects at once
  • Strong organization skills and initiative
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs
  • Positive attitude
  • Friendly and outgoing customer service approach
  • Ability to comprehend a multi-dimensional program and predict areas of need

Application Instructions

Applications are currently closed for this position.

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