FWS Spring 2021, Student Work/Ambassador

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Job Title:

FWS Spring 2021, Student Work/Ambassador

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

1B531:Federal Work Study

Work Location:

Student Transitions and Family Programs

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Required Related Experience:

Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to sit for long periods of time. Occasional light lifting and standing may be required.


Up to 20 hours/week. Minimum of 10. Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Job Summary:

This position is only open to undergraduate students at the University of Kentucky.

Student Transitions and Family Programs is seeking enthusiastic front desk staff to serve as students’ first point of contact with our office, as well as ambassadors for first-generation student programming.

Desk staff responsibilities including welcoming and directing guests, answering and directing phone calls, and event promotion. Duties also include scheduling appointments, working with office technology, and maintaining a clean and organized front lobby. Ambassador responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with marketing tasks such as tabling at special events, serving on student panels, and representing the office during recruitment events.

Contact Information: Martina Martin, Phone: (859) 257-6597, E-mail: [email protected]

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Customer service attitude; Excellent communication and organizational skills;

Strong knowledge of MS Office programs; Able to contribute positively as part of a team; Ability to multitask; Critical thinking skills; Adaptability

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time