About the Student Ambassador Role
The Ambassador Program is a student leadership opportunity that engages current and future alumni of Santa Monica College in the praxis of Mattering and College success.
Student Ambassadors will work from the beginning of the recruitment process through enrollment and arrival on campus, whether virtually or on ground. They will connect with prospective and first-time students to prepare them to successfully onboard and provide valuable perspectives on College life, campus activities, including student clubs and social events.
- Play an important role in student success and equity through authentic, proactive and responsive engagement with prospective and incoming students
- Outreach to prospects (i.e., high school students and resident and domestic non-resident students) via remote LiveChat, Phone/Video Meetings on the Future Alumni Network, Onsite events, fairs, and high-school visits
- Act as a resource of information and referrals for
prospective and new students to help them transition to SMC and enhance their college experience
- Develop and assist with programs on campus within target communities, middle schools
and high schools to present diverse student perspectives, workshops, and information
regarding the application process, college
life, how to enroll, College success tips (College Hacks), financial aid, academic requirements, and College resources
- Complete orientation, training, and workshop requirements
- Attend weekly team meetings
- Participate in outreach, recruitment and on-boarding activities in both remote and on-ground environments on campus and off-site.
- Work remotely using a variety of mediums and digital applications (i.e., Phone, LiveChat, Email, Zoom, PeopleGrove platform, etc.)
- Proactively connect with our applicants and newest incoming future alumni to support their successful transition to SMC.
- A positive, caring and personable attitude
- Maturity and integrity
- Ability to direct students to SMC resources,
programs, departments, etc.
- The ability to speak positively and authentically
about your SMC experience
- Strong time-management and organizational skills
- Excellent communication skills, including strong
- Involvement in SMC programs, clubs and/or student organizations
- A good sense of humor
- Self-starter; strong work ethic
- Demonstrate leadership abilities.
- Completed a minimum of 15 units at SMC by June, prior to the start of the program
- Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
- Maintain and complete a minimum of 12 units at the end of each semester (Fall and Spring)
- In good standing at SMC, no disciplinary issues within the last two years
- Current member of the Associated Students
- Able to work on campus and eligible to work in the U.S.
- Available to attend mandatory orientation and training