Ambassador Program Student Hourly - 9824BR

Ambassador Program Student Hourly

Education Administration
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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Position Overview

The primary purpose of the School of Education Ambassadors is to recruit students to the School of Education. They will function as outreach to prospective students, focusing their attention on students from targeted areas, such as high achieving students, students from underrepresented populations, and education preparation program students in the areas of math, science, and special education.

Job Description

50% - Meet with prospective students and families.
20% - Recruitment and transition events.
10% - Make phone calls and write notes to prospective students from targeted areas.
10% - Updating and creating social media.
10% - Reach out to teacher education groups in local high schools to attract these students to KU and the SOE and build programing.

Required Qualifications

1. Students holding student hourly appointments must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours each semester during the academic year. Enrollment of one credit hour during the summer session is required if the student was not enrolled the previous spring or is not pre-enrolled in the upcoming fall term.
2. KU undergraduate student enrolled, and in good academic standing, in a School of Education degree program.
3. Have completed 40 hours of coursework by the end of fall 2017 semester.
4. Be admitted to a School of Education program by the end of fall 2017 semester.
5. Previous experience working with the public as evidenced in application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Strong knowledge of the School of Education and ability to learn and understand academic requirements.
2. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
3. Demonstrated ability to work independently.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of University offices and academic programs.
5. Ability to establish rapport with peers, students, parents, faculty and staff.
6. Ability to set a positive tone for interaction, demonstrating responsibility and respect for other’s rights, feelings, lifestyles, diverse backgrounds.
7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
8. Experience managing social medial accounts on behalf of an organization including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
9. Ability to work in a team and to be flexible.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes: (1) Online application, with the following attached; (2) Resume; (3) cover letter.

Review of applications begins on September 8, 2017 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Michele Casavant

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University of Kansas - Lawrence
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