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Application Process

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  • Applicants must be matriculated students (first year, sophomore or junior class standing) at the start of the Spring 2019 semester.
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing with the college (defined as maintaining no less than a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and free of any type of academic or non-academic probation).
  • Applicants must meet qualifications for on campus student employment set by the Career Center (attending classes at TCNJ on a minimum of half-time status (undergraduates 2 units and graduate 6 credit hours)).
  • Applicants are required to attend all mandatory trainings unless otherwise specified. New hires will be required to work both transition programs (First Year Student Orientation and Welcome Week).

Application Process

  • The TCNJ Orientation Leader Application opens on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8:00a and closes on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 5:00p. No extensions will be granted.
  • As a part of the application, one (1) professional reference is required. The TCNJ Orientation Leader Reference Form opens on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8:00a and closes on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 5:00pAll applicants who do not have a professional reference form completed by the deadline will be removed from consideration. It is the applicants responsibility to make sure reference forms have been submitted. Examples of references include a TCNJ faculty or staff person; teacher, guidance counselor or staff person from high school; internship or employment supervisor/manager; community service or religious/spiritual group leader.
  • In addition to the application and reference form, each applicant’s academic and disciplinary status will be checked.

Interview Timeline

  • Applicants notified of Group Interviews: Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Group Interviews: January 29-31, 2019
  • Applicants notified of Final Interviews: Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Final Interviews: February 6-11, 2019
  • Applicants notified of Final Decisions: Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Contract Drop-Off: Friday, March 1, 2019