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Join the O-Team

Hiring now for the 2021-2022 season!

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Spring 2022 Application Timeline

Application Timeline
Date Event
March 1, 2022 Applications open
March 1 - April 22 Individual Interviews
April 15, 2022 Application closes


How to Apply

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Position Description

The Orientation Team (O-Team) is responsible for welcoming new students and their families to the CSUSM community and providing a positive Orientation experience for the new members of our CSUSM community through assisting with the implementation of Orientation sessions. New Student & Family Programs selects a team of volunteer student leaders to serve on the O-Team each year. Make sure to review the detailed position description and mandatory time commitments:

Orientation Team Leader Position Description

Mandatory Time Commitments

Benefits of Joining O-Team

  • Knowledge and experiences related to CSUSM’s Co-Curricular Model:
    • Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility
    • Leadership & Interpersonal Development
    • Career & Professional Development
    • Critical Thinking & Ethical Reasoning
    • Holistic Wellness & Self-Efficacy
  • Priority Registration for Fall 2022
  • Breakfast and Lunch during Orientation sessions staffed (for on-campus orientation sessions only)
  • CSUSM apparel (O-Team sweatshirt or jacket, polo, and any other items ordered) 
  • Knowledge of CSUSM campus services and resources
  • Transferable skills to succeed in a multitude of career paths
  • Networking opportunities with CSUSM staff and faculty
  • Option to earn Tukwut Leadership Circle (TLC) Leadership Certificate and UNESCO Certificate
  • Lifelong memories!

Application Checklist

To complete your application, follow the steps below:

1) Complete and submit the online application:
New Orientation Team Leader Application 

2) Complete a 15-minute Individual Interview via Zoom (Orientation Team staff will follow up with you via email to schedule your interview after you submit your application)

Please note that you must finish all two of these steps to complete your application. Applicants with incomplete applications will not be considered for a position on the team. 

For additional questions about joining the CSUSM Orientation Team, please contact New Student & Family Programs at or 760-750-4930.