Navigate Student Leader Application

Apply to be a 2014 Navigate Student Leader

Navigate Armstrong Program Overview

Navigate Armstrong is designed to orient new students and their families through Armstrong and prepare students for their first day at Armstrong all the way to graduation.  Student leaders are and integral part of the Navigate Armstrong Team in supporting the mission and goals of the program including:

  • Assist new students in understanding the purpose and mission of higher education and the mission of Armstrong
  • Assist new students in understanding the responsibilities within the university setting
  • Provide new students with information to make reasoned and well informed academic choices
  • Assist new students in becoming familiar with the campus and local environment
  • Inform new students of the availability of student services and programs
  • Provide new students the opportunities for self assessment related to college students
  • Provide orientation services to new students' primary support group

Position Description

Navigate Armstrong seeks mature and dedicated undergraduate students to assist with implementing the Navigate Armstrong orientation program for spring and summer 2014 orientation program. Navigate Armstrong student leaders service as a resource for new students and their family members in making the transition to a student at Armstrong.  Student leaders are expected to be knowledgeable about the university, programs, and services available to students.  Student leaders should be interested in sharing this information and their own positive experiences as a Armstrong student with new students and family members.  Selected Navigate Student Leaders will be paid a stipend per session.  Students graduating in May 2014 are not eligible to apply.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Attend and participate in all training sessions
  • Attend all Navigate Armstrong sessions (see calendar below)
  • Serve as a positive role model for incoming students and family members
  • Lead activities and programs to better acquaint students and family members to Armstrong
  • Assist with set up and break down of Navigate Armstrong materials and technology
  • Assist new students with computer lab course registration
  • Work closely with the Navigate Leadership Team and other student leaders to develop, prepare, implement and assess Navigate Armstrong
  • Assist with Navigate call banks as needed
  • Facilitate guided campus tours
  • Assist with check in
  • Engage with new students and family members in a professional and positive manner positively representing Armstrong
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Undergraduate student
  • Good academic standing.  Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 preferred.
  • Good judicial standing
  • Completed at least 12 semester hours
  • Knowledge and commitment of the mission and goals of Navigate and the university
  • Positive attitude, energetic, knowledgeable and enthusiastic for Armstrong
  • Team player and good communicator
  • Flexible, responsible, and willingness to help others
  • Ability to work in a diverse group of team members, students, and family members
  • Professional demeanor, strong work ethic, and willingness to take initiative
  • Desire to learn about the Armstrong Community, programs, services, resources, policies, and procedures

2014 Navigate Armstrong Calendar

April 11 and 12 Navigate Orientation Leader and Faculty Retreat
Saturday, April 26 Navigate Armstrong Freshman Session
Friday, May 30 Navigate Armstrong Freshman Session
Friday, June 6 Navigate Armstrong Freshman Session
Thursday, June 12 Navigate Armstrong Transfer & Adult Session
Friday, June 20 Navigate Armstrong Freshman Session
Tuesday, July 15 Navigate Armstrong Transfer & Adult Session
Friday, July 18 Navigate Armstrong Freshman Session
August 2014 Navigate Armstrong Hybrid Session

Additional meeting and training dates are currently being planned and will b announced before interviews in early February.  Please consider your summer class schedule before applying to be a Navigate Student Orientation Leader.

Student Leader Selection Timeline

January 13 - February 3: Applications available
February 3 at 5:00 p.m.: Application Deadline
February 6 - 10: Review of applications and interviews scheduled
February 13 - 17: Group Interviews
February 20 - 24: Finalist Individual Interviews
Week of February 27: Leaders Notified

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