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The OTP Office Assistant Team Leader (OATL) will have various responsibilities, which include working in a positive manner with other members of the Orientation, Transition, and Family Programs team, campus representatives, students, family members, and guests. The OATL will assist with all OTP programs, including, but not limited to: New Student Seminar, Ram Connect, Ram Orientation, Ram Welcome, Transfer Programs @ CSU, and Year 2 @ CSU. We are looking to hire one returning Office Assistant to serve as a Team Leader.

To apply for this role you must have previously served at least 1 semester as an OTP Office Assistant (OA).

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Job responsibilities for the Office Assistant team are subject to change.
  •  Assist with the coordination of the Office Assistant staff recruitment, hiring, and selection process.
  • Collaborate to design, coordinate, implement, and facilitate OA trainings.
  • Conduct weekly office hours with each OA for training and development purposes.
  • Coordinate and produce comprehensive training guides/materials for office functional areas.
  • Assist with project management on various office projects related to training and development.
  • Mentor new OA’s in both unstructured and structured settings.
  • Provide a student perspective in the decision-making process within Orientation, Transition, and Family Programs.
  • Become familiar with the Division of Student Affairs and convey accurate information at all times.
  • Complete various other projects and duties as assigned.

  • Must have previously served at least 1 semester as an Office Assistant (OA).
  • Must be a CSU student in good standing.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6 at time of application.
  • If selected, must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.6 throughout term of employment.                
  • Must graduate May 2023 or later.
  • Must be available for ALL OA training events and programs until Friday, August 18, 2023.
  • Must show a demonstrated commitment to the mission and vision of Orientation and Transition Programs and CSU.
  • Must show a demonstrated commitment to upholding the CSU Principles of Community.
  • Must demonstrate ability to directly mentor and serve as a training resource for new OAs.
  • Must have a proven history of consistently upholding (both personally and professionally) each of the Student Staff Expectations.
  • Must have a desire to step into a leadership role amongst new OAs.
  • Must display high level of professionalism and accountability.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Must be open to learning and growing within the position.
  • Must demonstrate pride in the CSU experience.
  • Must be able to move 30 pounds of program materials.

  • Possess ideas for improving the customer experience for all program participants.
  • Display a willingness to take initiative in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Possess a commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Demonstrate a passion for orientation, transition, and family programming.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, creativity, humor, and dedication.


The official period of employment will be from October 10th, 2022 through August 18th, 2023. Specific employment responsibilities will consist of all dates listed on the official position description and any subsequent calendars distributed by OTP.

  • The Office Assistant Team Leader must have at least a 2.6 cumulative grade point average to apply and must maintain at least a 2.6 cumulative grade point average during affiliation with Orientation and Transition Programs.
  • In addition, we expect the Office Assistant Team Leader to act as a public relations and information representative on behalf of Colorado State University, exhibit behavior appropriate to University and civil regulations, exhibit exceptional customer service skills, participate in all training activities, and provide feedback concerning issues of any kind (personnel, programmatic, etc.).
  • Finally, the Office Assistant Team Leader is a member the broader Orientation, Transition, and Family Programs leadership staff. You will be expected to provide valuable perspective, leadership, and insight to discussions and decisions affecting orientation and transition programs. 

Compensation consists of an hourly wage as scheduled by the official student wage scale of the University with a starting base no lower than $14.40 per hour.

All staff members are required to agree to comply with every expectation as outlined in the “OTP Office Assistant Agreement and OTP Student Staff Expectations”.

Please email Angie Gonzalez at for more information on how to apply.

Colorado State University may conduct background checks on final candidates.