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Admission Ambassador Student Employee, 0332

Company: Oakton Community College
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Overview: The Admission Ambassador Program assists the Office of Admission with prospective student events and activities. Ambassadors act as a positive representative of the student population at Oakton and are hired as student employees. The program is highly selective and will admit Oakton students who have shown aa commitment to their academics, as well as involvement in student life. Ambassadors participate in college fairs, campus events, campus tours, and will assist with administrative duties in the office. Campus Location: Des Plaines Length of Employment: June 2022-May 2023, with opportunity to renew Can a student do homework in this position? Sometimes Hours Available: 15-20 hours per week (up to 30 hours during summer) Schedule Flexibility: Student schedule will fluctuate based on what assignments are accepted/refused. Once accepted, students are expected to follow through with their determined schedule with minimal adjustments. Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities and Learning Outcomes : - Assist and respond to prospective students inquiries via phone, online chat, and in-person (CT, CM) - Use Oakton information systems to identify answers to student questions (CT, TC, CD) - Lead small and large scale campus tours (CM, LD, CD) - Aid admission staff with day-to-day projects, such as preparing and mailing brochures and packets to prospective students (TW, CD) - Present and serve on panels during on-campus day and occasional evening events (PF, LD, CM, CD) - Maintain storage closet and office cubbies (TW) Student Employment Learning Outcomes Defined: The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has identified 8 career readiness competencies that broadly prepare college students for a successful transition into the workplace. Listed in alphabetical order, they include: 1. Career and Self-Development (CD) 2. Communication (CM) 3. Critical Thinking (CT) 4. Equity and Inclusion (EI) 5. Leadership (LD) 6. Professionalism (PF) 7. Teamwork (TW) 8. Technology (TC) For more information about the NACE Career Readiness Competencies, please visit - readiness/competencies/career -readiness-defined/. Candidate Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Other abilities): - Must be enrolled at Oakton Community College in at least 6 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. Employment over the summer is allowed for students taking at least 1 credit class during the summer, or students continuing registration into the following fall semester. - Must have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher and be in good standing at Oakton Community College. - Able to stand and sit for extended periods of time and carry boxes up to 25 lbs. - Demonstrated reliability and responsibility. - Friendly, flexible, organized, courteous, and punctuality a must. - Exceptional communication and organizational skills with strong detail orientation preferred. - Proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office and Google technology (GSUITE) preferred. - Demonstrated ability to work independently. - Some evening hours. -Previous leadership and student life experience preferred. Application Process: All interested applicants should complete an online application and provide a resume. Upon review of the applications, selected candidates will be contacted for an interview within a week of submission. Please contact Amy Donash at with questions. Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Keywords: Oakton Community College, Des Plaines , Admission Ambassador Student Employee, 0332, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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