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Teachers College, Columbia University College Work Study: Student Ambassador in New York, New York

College Work Study: Student Ambassador

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Position type: College Work Study

Location: New York

Categories: Administrative/Professional

Posting Summary:

The Office of Admission of Teachers College is searching for a new cohort of Student Ambassadors! We are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic current students who are excited to talk to prospective and admitted students about their TC experience. Ambassadors would serve as campus leaders, exhibiting a service-oriented attitude, a desire to meet and greet campus visitors, and a willingness to assist campus guests interested in TC.

Pay Rate:$15/hr

Hours:12-15 hours a week on average; up to 20 hours if there’s special programming. While most hours will be fulfilled in person during the 9am-5pm business day, there will be opportunities for virtual evening and weekend hours.


  • Excellent communication skills: Ability to interact daily and communicate effectively with prospective students, applicants, and admitted students in person, by phone, Zoom, and email.

  • Welcome visitors to the Enrollment Management suit

  • Lead campus tours (both in-person and virtual)

  • Attend and speak at prospective and admitted student events (lead panels, emcee, trivia, etc.)

  • Attend mandatory training to become familiar with the programs offered at Teachers College, as well as basic admission information including application requirements, and deadlines

  • Our ideal ambassadors are excited to welcome and support ALL individuals through the application process

  • Work with Marketing/Communications as well as TC Generation to generate external content for blogs, emails, and social media posts

  • Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with Admissions staff

  • Be punctual and reliable

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a current TC student enrolled in at least 6 credits for the 2022-2023 academic year

  • Must be able to work for the entire year (Fall and Spring term) - with option to add Summer

  • Must be willing to work in-person at the admission office (Building 528 - 3rd fl)

  • Must sign a confidentiality agreement


  • Get paid! Earn money working in an awesome department at TC

  • Friendship! Meet a variety of people including fellow TC students, prospective students, staff, faculty, and administration

  • Experience! This job offers transferable and resume-building experience

Please note that applications submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Advertised: Jul 21, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Sep 23, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time