General Competencies:

  • Communication: Demonstrates an ability to communicate ideas clearly.
  • Learning & Reasoning: Demonstrates an ability to use critical thinking skills to make decisions.
  • Interpersonal Interaction: Demonstrates an ability to develop relationships effectively.
  • Self-awareness & Development: Demonstrates an ability to utilize personal experiences to grow.

Position-specific Qualifications:

Orientation Leader

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills: be ready to listen and respond to individuals' questions and concerns; the ability to help others problem-solve and make decisions.
  • Public speaking abilities: be comfortable interacting with audiences from 1- 350 people.
  • Commitment: be attentive to the responsibilities of the Orientation Leader position, the Orientation Leader team, First Year Programs staff, and the UW.
  • Multitasking: be able to balance a variety of activities, including academics and extra-curricular activities.