Orientation Leaders (OLs)
help implement DePaul’s orientation programs, the Office of New Student and
Family Engagement selects 36 dynamic and mature undergraduate students to serve
as Orientation Leaders (OLs). Orientation Leaders play a critical role in
implementing orientation during the summer as well as throughout the 2018-19
school year, and are a valuable resource to incoming students and their family
members during the transition to college life at DePaul. Orientation for
first-year students (Premiere DePaul) occurs on various dates between June 21- August
30, 2018. Orientation for transfer students (Transition DePaul) occurs between
June 20-September 4, 2018, as well as throughout the school year before the
start of each quarter. Upon successful completion of summer employment,
Orientation Leaders will have the option to remain on the orientation team and
work Transition DePaul programs throughout the year. We will be hiring candidates into two different types of
Orientation Leader positions: Live-in
Orientation Leader and Live-out
Orientation Leader. Both Live-in and Live-out Orientation Leaders will
be working with Premiere and Transition DePaul programs, welcoming and supporting
both freshmen and transfer students.
Chicago Quarter Mentors (CQMs)
Chicago Quarter Mentors (CQMs) are an essential part of the Chicago Quarter Program and serve as a resource to new students through their transition to DePaul University. More specifically, Chicago Quarter Mentors work with professional staff to deliver the Common Hour component of the Chicago Quarter course. Chicago Quarter Mentors work collaboratively with faculty and professional staff members to plan, deliver, and facilitate the broader curriculum of the assigned course. Chicago Quarter Mentors also connect with new students as a peer resource, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Schedule & Terms of Employment:
Quarter Mentors begin working in the spring quarter and are in the role until
the end of the fall quarter. During the fall quarter, student mentors are
expected to work 10 hours/week.
2018 Application Process
New Student and Family Engagement is hiring the next group of Chicago Quarter Mentors and Orientation Leaders. Applications will be available on the Campus Job Board on Monday, January 8th and close on Sunday, January 21st at 11:59 pm.
All applicants must attend an information session before they apply (all information session details and provided below). Information sessions will provide in-depth details about the requirements of each position, an overview of the selection process, and answer any questions applicants may have before applying.
After applying, candidates will be contacted in early February to participate in a group interview. Group interviews will take place at various times from Monday, February 19th through Friday, February 23rd. Participation in a group interview is required for all candidates.
Candidates will be offered positions on Monday, March 12th.