Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Department:    Student Life
Position:    Student Life Ambassador
Positions Available:    Approximately 5
Duties:    Greet and welcome all visitors in an energetic, warm, respectful manner. Share accurate information on the functional areas of Student Life. Support programs and initiatives in partnership with Student Life staff (i.e. Involvement Fest, Homecoming, Awards programs, etc.) Provide information regarding campus involvement opportunities. Support student organization officers in their daily responsibilities. Assist with the research of ideas to improve campus services and initiatives. Answer telephone(s), provide information, direct phone calls and take messages as needed. Provide front desk coverage and administrative support. Sort and distribute mail and deliver items to campus partners. Assist with ordering supplies and inventory control. Monitor Student Life email accounts.
Required skills:    ● Demonstrated ability to interact respectfully and civilly with diverse individuals; ● Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills; ● Enthusiastic, welcoming personality and easily approachable; ● Desire to learn, engage and assist members of the office of Student Life, UMBC campus and partners; ● Ability to initiate and complete projects independently; partners; ● Full-time UMBC undergraduate student; ● Be available to work for the entire Fall and Spring semester; ● Strong oral and written English language and interpersonal skills; ● Proficient in Internet-based research, Microsoft Office products, myUMBC, Google Products and Gmail; ● Prior administrative, office, and/or customer service-related experience is a plus; ● Prior campus involvement and knowledge of Student Life programs and events is a plus
Start Date:    8/26/15
Hours per week:    10 - 15
Pay range:    $8.25 per hour to start
Supervisor:    Sheryl Gibbs
Contact Person:    Sheryl Gibbs
Email:    shergibbs@umbc.edu
Phone:    410-455-2605
Best time to contact:    8:30 - 4:30 Monday through Friday
Last modified:    2015-07-01