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Positon Title: Campus Ambassador
Office: IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions (Campus Visits and Events)
Hourly Wage: $13.00/hr
*Please note interviews are estimated to occur the weeks of September 6th and September 13th*


Campus Visits and Events (CVE) is a subunit of the IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions. In CVE, we provide campus visitation programs for prospective students and guests. We showcase the IUPUI campus, IU and Purdue academic programs, student life and community life. We play a vital part in a prospective student’s decision making process.
Mission: Be a collaborative leader for the development, application, and empowerment of strategy for the recruitment and yield of prospective students.
Vision: Shaping the Future – One Student at a Time.


The Campus Ambassador position is designed to promote IUPUI and build relationships with prospective students and guests. You do this through the process of storytelling; relaying accurate information about IUPUI; and engaging your guests in conversation.
As a Campus Ambassador, you are literally the face and voice of IUPUI. If selected for the Campus Ambassador position, you will lead campus tours; take part in student panels and act as a campus resource. 
Essential Duties
  • Conduct tours of the IUPUI campus, showcasing IUPUI and engaging with prospective students and guests about IUPUI (campus layout, academic majors, student services, college life, etc.). Tours are a combination of scripted knowledge and your own student experiences/stories
  • Take part in student panel discussions
  • Take part in workshops/meetings; service learning projects and ongoing training
Specific Duties
  • Represent IUPUI in a positive and professional manner
  • Greet visitors with a smile and a positive attitude
  • Establish and build relationships with prospective students and guests
  • Responsible for interacting one-on-one with prospective students and guests
  • Establish rapport; assess and address needs and interact positively with prospective students and guests
  • Assist staff with individual projects and special events


Time Commitment
  • Must be willing to commit to serving as an ambassador for a minimum of two academic years
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week (not including Saturday)
  • Must have work availability during office hours – Monday-Friday - 9-5 (core hours between 10-4), some Saturdays 9-1
  • Friday work availability highly preferred
  • Must be currently enrolled at IUPUI in an undergraduate program
  • Must be enrolled in classes during the fall semester and spring semester
  • Must maintain a minimum of 2.7 GPA
Job specific
  • Must possess enthusiasm for IUPUI
  • Must possess exceptional communication skills
  • Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Must possess the desire to help others
  • Must be able to work with a diverse group of people
  • Must possess a sympathetic attitude and should be an active listener
  • Must be hard working, dependable and creative
  • Must be a team player (selfless)
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish desired
Work Study awarded students preferred but all students can apply.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Gained in this Role

The core values that our office shares is a commitment to: Respect, Accountability, Inclusivity
The essential elements that our office upholds as teaching values are: Education, Engagement, Enjoyment
You will learn to:
·        Produce high quality, dependable and relevant work that meets expectations to achieve an outcome of excellence
·        Approach your work with integrity and humility
·        Consistently demonstrate the values of leadership expected of others (walk the talk)
·        Advocate, innovate, and push boundaries in support of equity, diversity, and inclusion
·        Challenge, support, and empower others both internally and externally
·        Respectfully and collaboratively serve with an authentic attitude of care, concern, and intentionality
·        Continue to seek knowledge in order to make informed and innovative decisions
·        Support team and mission by taking ownership and initiative, and being accountable
·        Communicate honestly and respectfully, listen actively, maintain confidentiality, and ask questions to ensure expectations are understood
·        Communicate in a transparent, considerate, and timely manner
Hourly Pay
Work Hours
On average, a fully trained ambassador works between 10 to 18 hours a week
Average length of training
Training will take 8 weeks to complete and is comparable to an 8 week academic course