Community Leaders

Thank you for your interest in our Community Leader Position!

Our Community Leaders (CL) serve as mentors and role-models to Wagner College students. Community Leaders are central to the transition of new students to Wagner College, foster connections among students in their Learning Communities, and serve as resources.

As a member of the CL team, CLs are essential to establishing a healthy campus community by emphasizing scholarship, achievement, leadership, citizenship, and inspiring new students to get involved on campus. CLs lead orientation in August and January and facilitate monthly development sessions on the first year experience.

Two Types of Community Leader Positions

  1. Community Leader – Orientation Only (Fall 2021)
  2. Community Leader – Year-round (Fall 2021 and Spring 2022)
    • All First Year Student Focused
    • All New Commuter Student Focused
    • All New International Student Focused

How to apply

  1. Complete online application form by deadline
  2. Participate in a 3o-minute individual interview (you will receive a separate sign-up link after submitting the application).

Please contact or for questions about the position.

Thank you!

Ange Concepcion, Ph.D
Assistant Dean of Campus Life

Sebastian Rametta
Assistant Student Engagement and Activities


Monday, May 10th, 2021 @ 11:59PM – Online application due

Monday, May 3rd – Friday, May 14th, 2021 – Individual Interviews

Week of May 17th, 2021 – Decision letters sent

  • Community Leaders must be in good standing with the college in order to be considered for the position. 
  • Must be a sophomore, junior, or senior for the 2021-2022 academic year. 
  • Exhibit maturity, patience, and serve as a positive influence of Wagner College
  • Maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA. 
  • Knowledge of First Year Program 
  • Knowledge of Wagner College academic and social events

Note: Students serving as Resident Assistants or Bonner Leaders are not eligible to serve as Community Leaders or Orientation Coordinators.

Year Round Community Leaders

  1. $500 per semester; $1000 during the academic year. 
  2. Meals and housing (for CLs that will reside on campus) during August training
  3. Early move-in for Fall (for CLs that will reside on campus)

Orientation-Only Community Leaders

  1. $100 stipend
  2. Meals and housing (for CLs that will reside on campus) during August training
  3. Early move-in for Fall (for CLs that will reside on campus)

Please note that dates are subject to change.

All Community Leaders

  1. All CL Meeting – Wednesday, May 12th at 8:30PM
  2. Virtual Summer Training Sessions
    1. Monday, July 5th @ 8:00PM EST
    2. Monday, July 12th @ 8:00PM EST
    3. Monday, July 19th @ 8:00PM EST
  3. Five Week Virtual Engagement With New Students
    1. Week of July 19th 
    2. Week of July 26th
    3. Week of August 2nd
    4. Week of August 9th
    5. Week of August 16th
  4. Fall 2021 In Person Training + Orientation: August 21st to August 29th 

Year Round Community Leaders

All elements in the previous list including:

  1. Weekly team meetings 
  2. Serve as a resource for 35-40 First Year /New students  
  3. Email your group at least once every two weeks and follow up with students of concern. 
  4. Hold one program a month – four in each semester.
  5. Lead Spring 2022 Orientation (dates TBD)
  6. Work Convocation and May 2022 Commencement

As part of the 30 minute interview, applicants are asked to prepare a 5-7 minute presentation that would be presented to incoming Wagner students about important aspects and experiences were helpful to your academic and personal success as a first year Wagner student.

Start and complete the Community Leader Application . 


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