Student Ambassador - Student Hourly

Position Overview

The primary purpose of the School of Architecture & Design Student Ambassadors is to recruit students to the School of Architecture & Design at KU. They connect with prospective students through campus visits, tours, field trips, and other outreach events.

Job Description

Job Duties:
50% - Meet with and give tours for prospective students and families.
20% - Assist with recruitment events.
10% - Write notes and emails and make phone calls to prospective students from targeted areas.
10% - Assist with recruitment and promotional material updates.
5% - Assist with School of Architecture & Design functions.
5% - Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  1. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly) (This info is required on posting)
  2. KU undergraduate student enrolled, and in good academic standing, in a School of Architecture & Design degree program.
  3. Have completed 30 hours of coursework by the end of Fall 2023 semester.
  4. Previous experience working with the public, as evidenced in application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Strong knowledge of the School of Architecture & Design and ability to learn and understand the School’s academic programs and admission 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, and 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 a cover letter and a resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.

To ensure consideration apply before the application review date. A review of applications will continue until qualified candidates are identified. Anticipated start date is as soon as possible.

Contact Information to Applicants

April Czarnetzki-

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

variable, usually only 1-2 hours per week, with exceptions for special events

Anticipated Start Date

Saturday September 2, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26107BR
  • Department:  Architecture Design
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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