Part-Time Student Undergraduate Campus Ambassador, Community and School Partnerships (SCP)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 296205
DEMA STRATEGY, PLANNING, AND A (UA-DSPA-IUBLA)
Community and School Partnerships (CSP) within the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs
Under moderate supervision, Campus Ambassadors serve as hosts for pre-college students and other guests at various camps and events managed by Community and School Partnerships. A Campus Ambassador works to familiarize visitors with the university's academic and social culture, while marketing IU as an attractive college choice for underrepresented students.
For prospective students and guests, a Campus Ambassador is the face and voice of the Indiana University student body. Ambassadors are responsible for providing firsthand knowledge and information as well as providing insight into life as an Indiana University-Bloomington student. Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Host guests at programs and events, meeting and greeting guests/proteges upon their arrival. Follow established program itineraries at all times.
Serve as a peer mentor, providing own student experience within the context of the established program/event.
Lead campus tours and serve on panel discussions for groups of prospective students and their families/guardians.
Notify program staff of any interpersonal issues that develop between ambassadors or guests.
Make arrangements for uninterrupted coverage of all shifts, should scheduling conflicts arise.
Ensure the safety and well-being of visitors at all times, following established university protocols for Programs Involving Children (PIC) reporting, as well as CSP specific protocols and reporting procedures.
Represent Community and School Partnerships at various outreach events. These programs include, but are not limited to, tabling events at college fairs and statewide conventions, visits to schools and community groups, and photo/video shoots for both programmatic and promotional purposes. Travel arrangements provided and/or coordinated by program.
Attend webinars hosted by Community and School Partnerships, providing the IU student experience as part of CSP's virtual program agenda.
Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at Indiana University.
Posses a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.
Background as a camp counselor or youth mentor.
Familiarity with the IU Bloomington campus.
Positive attitude, outgoing personality, and passion for IU.
Maturity and admirable behavioral habits.
Ability to interact cordially, tactfully, and respectfully with diverse subsets of people (faculty, staff, peers, prospective students).
Knowledge and understanding of the pressures faced by incoming students.
Ability to maintain productive working relationships and fit in well in a team environment.
Flexibility and reliability.
Excellent communication skills.
Public speaking and presentation skills.
Team work as well as interpersonal communication skills.
Excellent time management.
Excellent judgement and decision- making skills.
Working Conditions / Demands
An Ambassador is committed to the mission of CSP and is expected to attend pre-event training/orientation programs as needed. Ability to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the finest traditions of Indiana University.
$10.15 per hour.
Hours may vary, depending on the needs of each individual program.
The employee must maintain a maximum of no more than 29 hours per week across all positions of employment held with Indiana University.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.