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Student Worker - Admissions Ambassador

Employer
Florida Polytechnic University
Location
Lake Wales, FL
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Make a difference at one of Florida's premier institutions for education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Florida Polytechnic University, ranked the No. 1 public college in the region by U.S. News and World Report, offers a unique working environment that encourages faculty and staff to be part of a culture that prizes collaboration, innovation, and the willingness to go above and beyond to ensure our students and University succeed. Florida Poly offers a small campus academic environment where students form connections with their faculty and peers as they pursue high-value degrees in engineering and applied sciences.

The University is equipped with cutting-edge facilities and equipment and two award-winning, architecturally distinct academic buildings. Its evolving curriculum, designed to meet the needs of industry and provide a life-long educational foundation for students, has helped the institution grow in prominence since its opening in 2014. Florida Poly's deliberately small classes, affordability, and outstanding graduate outcomes have helped it earn recognitions such as being named a top value school, in the top 25 nationally for affordability, and in the top five best universities in the South for tech students. Accredited by ABET and SACSCOC, Florida Poly is educating some of the brightest minds in Florida and attracting standout talent from across the nation.

JOB TITLE

Student Worker - Admissions Ambassador

SUMMARY

This position is in the Admissions Department and supports the administrative and student recruiting operations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  • Handle routine office functions including, but not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, and providing assistance as required; assist with completion of forms; basic data entry; file, copy and scan documents.
  • Assist in performing campus tours for prospective students and their families.
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of special events.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all University rules, regulations, and procedures. Assist in dissemination of information about Florida Polytechnic University.
  • Performed other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of standard office machines and equipment.
  • Skill in English composition, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Skill in typing/word processing and use of personal computer/software, especially Microsoft Outlook, Work, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Customer service skills and ability to work as member of a team important.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be currently enrolled or attending classes at Florida Polytechnic University.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.25 and have successfully completed 9 credits or more in the most recent fall or spring semester with a GPA of 2.0 or better.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license.

REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND/OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF LAW:
  • This position requires a criminal background check.
  • This position is subject to federal and state privacy regulations.

EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: $12.25 hourly up to 20 hours per week during the fall and spring terms as approved by supervisor; up to 40 hours per week during the summer as approved by supervisor.

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: The position is open until filled.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING ATTACHMENTS:

Required attachments are listed on each posting. Please be sure to attach all required documents in the Resume/CV field before continuing through the application. Once your application has been submitted, no changes may be made and additional attachments will not be considered.

An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process. For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline.

All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT:

Florida Polytechnic University is an equal opportunity/equal access institution. It is the policy of the Board of Trustees to provide equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to all (including applicants for employment, employees, applicants for admission, students, and others affiliated with the University) without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or genetic information.

This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.

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