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Now hiring: Tour ambassadors

Posted February 6th, 2012 by UHDS News

Looking for a job that will help you enhance your leadership skills, share your knowledge about OSU and to connect with prospective students?

The Office of Admissions and University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) are now accepting applications for the Ambassador position for the 2012-2013 school year.

U.S. News and World Report listed on-campus tour guide as the best college job to boost your resume.

Applications need to be received by Feb. 17 in order to be considered.

The form below will allow you to submit an application for two different positions. One is as a Tour Ambassador with the Campus Visitor Center; the other is as an ambassador for University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS).

Campus TOUR Ambassador Position Description

UHDS Ambassador Position Description

Online Application Form

Ideal Candidates:

  • have a wide range of OSU experiences
  • enjoy working with people
  • have public speaking skills
  • are outgoing
  • are self-motivated

Benefits of Being a TOUR or UHDS Ambassador:

  • excellent work experience in a professional setting
  • positively impact future OSU students and families
  • work within a dynamic team environment
  • competitive pay
  • leadership credit and a resume-building experience


  • Current undergraduate student in good academic standing.
  • All Ambassadors must maintain full time student status and a minimum 2.75 institutional cumulative grade point average during their period of employment.
  • Full time student at Oregon State University for at least three terms with the intention of remaining a full-time student during the 2012-13 academic year.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively and positively represent Oregon State University.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity.
  • Knowledge of resources and services at Oregon State University.
  • Well-rounded academic and co-curricular experiences at OSU.
  • Exhibit leadership, initiative, dependability, discipline and self-confidence.
  • Possess a current, valid driver’s license.

Period of Employment:

July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013 (including some or all of winter and spring breaks)

Spring Term 2012 Training/Leadership class: Students selected as TOUR Ambassadors are required to participate in AHE 406 during spring term.

Want to be student ambassador but cannot commit to all these dates?

We will be evaluating applicants to be part of our on-call tour guide program for recruitment programs and special group tours. Simply submit an application and indicate that you are interested in being an on-call tour guide. The interview process will be the same.

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