Admissions Ambassador

Admissions Ambassadors - Application Process: May - July

Ambassadors of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Montclair State University are an elite group of students whose goal is to provide the best possible experience to our guests while visiting our campus. Ambassadors play a major part in the University's efforts to recruit a diverse student body which will benefit from our comprehensive undergraduate curricula and rich campus life community. 

Admissions Ambassadors assist prospective students and their families throughout the college admissions process here at Montclair State University. Ambassadors lead campus tours and assist staff members in of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by facilitating campus wide open house programs, scholar days, and freshman welcome programs.  In addition, Admissions Ambadassadors also operate the visit center by answering questions over the phone, via email and in person.

Ambassador Requirements

First Semester Ambassador

  • 5 hours a week for training/office work/tours during designated time slots
  • Attend and work Open Houses
  • Attend and work 2 additional events (either on or off campus)
  • Attend and work 3 Saturday tours
  • Attend the regularly scheduled mandatory meetings each month (if any)
  • Complete all surveys by the deadline
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75

Expectations

Students that are: articulate, outgoing, and enthusiastic; resourceful and pro-active; willing to learn more about the university and its programs; reliable and responsible

Second Semester Ambassadors

  • 5 hours a week for training/office work/tours
  • Attend and work Open Houses
  • Attend and work 2 additional events (either on or off campus)
  • Attend and work 3 Saturday tours
  • Attend the regularly scheduled mandatory meetings each month (if any)
  • Complete all surveys by the deadline
  • Must have successfully completed First Semester Ambassador training
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75

Expectations

Students that are: articulate, outgoing, and enthusiastic; resourceful and pro-active; willing to learn more about the university and its programs; reliable and responsible

Benefits of Being an Admissions Ambassador 

  • Priority registration
  • Resume building
  • Possible references
  • Social and professional networking possibilities
  • Customer service experience and skill building
  • Teambuilding skills
  • Opportunities to participate in on-campus events such as Open House, Homecoming and more as well as off-campus events such as college fairs.
  • Development of communication and leadership skills
  • Monetary compensation upon completion of designated program
    • First Semester Ambassador - $100 stipend, upon completion of "First Semester Ambassador Requirements"
    • Second Semester Ambassador - $350 stipend, upon completion of "Second Semester Ambassador Requirements"

 

When are applications available?


Applications are accepted at the end of the spring semester

Click here for the Online Application!
 

Is there training?

Yes; Training takes place in August before the start of the school year.

 

For more information on the Ambassador program and/or to apply, please visit: http://www.montclair.edu/admissions/ambassador/