Ambassador Position Description

Student Ambassador Position Description

Position: Madison College Student Ambassador

Hours: Flexible (See Time Commitment Below)

Compensation: $9.10/ hour as of July 1, 2013 (work study or Student Help Position).

Duration: July 2013 – July 1, 2014

Reports to: Renee Alfano, Director of Student Life; Doug Kirchberg, Student Ambassador Coordinator


  • Attend trainings, retreats and orientations for the Student Ambassador program.
  • Serve as a positive role model for youth and new students.
  • Contribute and interact positively and persuasively with new and prospective students.
  • Are knowledgeable about Madison College services and programs in order to provide referrals for new and prospective students.
  • Serve as a peer advisor and resource person for fellow students by working as an online Student Interest Group Coordinator, posting advice and information on the Student Ambassador Blog and assisting at college-wide events.
  • Help coordinate leadership training for Madison College student by helping to plan and promote a regular leadership workshop series and the Student Life Leadership Certificate program.
  • Provide college tours to prospective Madison College students and community members. 
  • Portray the Madison College experience. Acquaint new students with Madison College’s traditions, regulations, programs, services, activities, and building locations.
  • Serve as Orientation Student Leaders in the months of November, May and June.
  • Assist new students with understanding their academic responsibilities, general education requirements and registration.
  • Work events as assigned, including, but not limited to: WolfPack Welcome – Mid to late August in fall, early January in spring; Welcome Back Event – First two days of fall and spring semester; Madison College graduation ceremony in December and May; Student Awards Banquet and Foundation Breakfast in April; Events requested by the Madison College President and Board.



  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative Grade Point Average and in good academic standing.
  • Enrolled in at least six credits at Madison College during Student Ambassador Program.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills as well as leadership qualities.
  • Reliable, flexible and punctual. Available to work on occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team and facilitate group discussions and present to small and large groups of people within a diverse population.
  • Enjoy assisting others and contributing to their success as well as the success of Madison College.
  • Desire to learn about Madison College, its traditions, regulations, programs and services.

Time Commitment:

  • Attend paid Student Ambassador training sessions this summer. Schedule to be determined.
  • Attend Student Ambassador meetings (one hour every other week).
  • Lead tours for prospective students as time permits. Tours are provided weekly.
  • Serve as New Student Orientation Leaders in late November. If assigned this task, you will work up to 10 hours a week at this time.
  • Serve as New Student Orientation Leaders the months of May and June. If assigned this task, you will work up to 20 hours per week, after commencement.
  • Participate in college-wide events as available.
  • Assist with the Student Ambassador service project.
  • Serve in one of the following Student Ambassador roles (hours will vary): Student Interest Group facilitator, Leadership Team member, Web site and promotions manager (1 student), Event and tour coordinator (1 student).

Awards and recognitions:

  • Opportunity to apply to be a candidate for the WTCS State Ambassador Program.
  • Upon successful completion of the Student Ambassador Program, recognition and honors will be received from Madison College’s President and other college leadership or groups as applicable.
  • Student Ambassadors will be publicized in Madison College announcements, publications, bulletin boards and web pages.