Office of New Student Orientation Programs

Orientation Leaders

file-6.jpegOrientation Leaders carry out the mission of the Office of New Student Orientation Programs by welcoming ALL new students to the University of Toledo. They assist in the transition to UToledo by introducing new students to campus life, connecting them to academic, social, and wellness resources, and sharing their stories as a UToledo student.

Applications for O-Team 2023 are now open and are due on March 12, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. If you have any questions, email

Apply for O-Team 2023!




  • Leadership development focused on public speaking, conflict management, diversity and inclusion, goal setting, and reflection
  • Paid $10.10 per hour (including paid training), approximately 25 hours per week during Rocket Launch 
    • For this position, you will be working May 22 through July 20. Specific working dates are provided in the position description and in Handshake. 
  • Lunch and snacks are provided on Rocket Launch dates
  • Housing in a residence hall on campus from May 19th through July 23rd (not required, but an option if needed)
  • Two polos and a name tag to wear on program days, as well as a team backpack
  • On program days, parking is provided. For training and other days, students must purchase their own parking permit (including students living on campus)


Orientation Leaders are responsible for helping with all Rocket Launch and some Rocket Transition orientation programs. Daily responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating small group discussions with another Orientation Leader
  • Answering questions from students and their guests about university life and campus resources in a positive and professional manner
  • Prepare for each program, including setting up facilities and assembling packets of information for students
  • Serving as a positive role model for incoming students
  • Other duties as assigned


As a student employee, Orientation Leaders are required to: 

  • Have a GPA of 2.0 or higher (3.0 or higher for graduate students). 
  • Be registered for at least 6 credit hours for the Fall 2023 semester by April 17, 2023
  • Be in good standing academically and with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards 

Orientation leaders should have:  

  • A positive attitude and enthusiastic about UToledo and helping incoming students 
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills 
  • The ability to be a collaborative team player 
  • Strong leadership potential and the ability to take initiative 
  • A respect for and understanding of diverse student populations  

Position Description and Application

View the full position description and application on Handshake or view the printable version.

O-Team 2023 Handshake Posting

Printable Position Description

Last Updated: 2/24/23