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Student Ambassador

Department

Admissions

Supervisor

Danica Dickson, John Hansberry

Hours

Minimum 2 hours per week

Employees

Description

Student Ambassadors will be an integral part of the admissions team and put in a minimum of 2 hours per week of work. When there are special events such as group visit days, weekend visits, etc., more hours may be required. Duties will include giving campus tours, moving students to appointments, eating lunch with prospective students, follow up with students, possible overnight hosting (if interested), group visit day student panels, and miscellaneous office tasks.

Position Overview:

  • General tour responsibilities of a Student Ambassador include giving welcoming, informed tours of campus to prospective students, parents, guests, and/or group visits
  • General office responsibilities of a Student Ambassador include utilizing computer software to generate student schedules and tasks related to the campus visit
  • General Movement responsibilities of a Student Ambassador include transitioning a prospective student from one meeting to another
  • At the start of each semester you will designate a minimum of two hours recurring each week that you would be available to conduct campus tours with prospective student and their families or assists with various tasks vital to admissions operations and campus visits
  • Interact with prospects and families from all socioeconomic backgrounds as well as diversity of demographics

Qualifications

Position Qualifications:

  • Must enjoy interacting with new people on a regular basis
  • Embrace the values of the college and portray those throughout your interactions
  • Great verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management skills and work ethic
  • Current student at Bethel!

** Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5, No Major Student Life Discrepancies, and live On-Campus**

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to conduct a minimum of two (2) hour long campus tours/week
  • Must have the ability to navigate campus
  • Must have the ability to work in varied weather conditions

Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills. Exhibit clear verbal communication and listening skills. Be friendly and relate to others. Be assertive, not aggressive. Express empathy and kindness. Be respectful. Be confident in expressing yourself (appropriately). Take the initiative and build a relationship.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration. Be flexible and willing to cooperate and improvise. Contribute to the group and integrate other people’s ideas. Lead and follow.
  • Leadership. Listen, discern, and respond. Keep a level head. Solve problems. Exhibit self-confidence. Present information clearly and accurately. Exhibit common sense and good judgment. Delegate and let others take the lead when appropriate, “grab the bull by the horns” when needed.
  • School Spirit. Generate positive attitude about being a student at Bethel College. Express strengths and areas for improving the campus. Positively represent Bethel College.
  • Communication. With the student: ask questions, be honest, be engaging. With admissions staff: give feedback, positively accept constructive criticism.
  • Professionalism. Be relatable, yet maintain a sense of professionalism at all times.