Hall Ambassador

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Brief Description

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$8.70 per hour

Employment Term

Fall & Spring Semester

Hall Ambassador (HA) | The HA reports to the Marketing Coordinator and works with Hall Directors, Graduate Hall Directors, Resident Advisors, hall staff and volunteers to effectively communicate with hall residents, maintain marketing/communication messaging, facilitate hall and room tours and handle tasks relative to liaison services for the Office of Residence Life and recruitment.

  • This position would be a great fit for a student thinking about a career in marketing, communications or business
  • Time commitment week of events: up to 5 hours leading up to the event and 4 - 7 hours the day of the event.
  • Time commitment week without events: up to 5 hours


You may have already "met" our 2018-2019 Hall Ambassadors. They may have given you a tour during a visit day or maybe you have read one of their blogs or watched their hall tours. If you are hired to be a Hall Ambassador, you will be featured here next year!!


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a full-time, enrolled undergraduate student. (At least 12 credit hours)
  • Living in BGSU on-campus housing during employment term
  • Must maintain a 2.5 term and cumulative GPA
  • Cannot currently be, or be placed on Residence Life Employment Probation, Resident or University Student Conduct Probation or Academic Probation

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong customer service skills 
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently
  • Personable, presentable and articulate
  • Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills
  • Outgoing and comfortable recruiting volunteers 

Hall Ambassador Job Duties

Primary Duties:

  • Prepare for and provide residence hall tours for new student recruitment events. These events are not limited to, but will include:
    • Preview Days: 2 in the fall semester and 2 in the spring semester 
    • Falcon Fridays: Usually 5 in the spring semester
  • Recruit and train volunteers to show their rooms during each event and to facilitate hall tours.
  • The week of recruitment events, prepare the hall for guests; post signs notifying residents about the upcoming event; inspect the building for cleanliness and addressing any issues or concerns with hall staff management.
  • Track number of visitors to designated hall during recruitment events

Secondary Duties:

  • Solicit feedback from guests and tour guides for improvement of future events.
  • During non-event weeks, inspect the hall for outdated or damaged signs, hang new signs as needed and provide feedback on ways to improve communication efforts to residents
  • Advocate for hall events and encourage participation by sharing information on personal social media accounts
  • Provide the Marketing Coordinator with weekly content and photos to post on the Residence Life social media profiles
  • Willing to participate in photo/video shoots for University marketing purposes in the residence halls and assist in recruiting students in the hall to participate
  • Assist the marketing department with accessing the residence hall for building photo/video shoots and recruit show rooms as needed
  • Send a weekly re-cap to the Marketing Coordinator on the hall status and work preformed

Application Process

Step 1
Submit Your Application | After you apply, your application will be checked for eligibility. If you meet the position requirements, your application will become Active.
Step 2 If your application is Active, it will remain on file for 3 months and you will be contacted for an interview if a position opens that meets your qualifications.
Step 3          If you are not contacted for an interview within 3 months, please re-apply. Just because you weren't contacted doesn't mean we won't want to hire you in the future.

Please note: All position information, including the compensation, are subject to change. The information provided on this page is a reflection of the current academic school year position. If you have any questions about the Application Process, please email us at ResLifeJobs@bgsu.edu. Thank you for your interest in the position!

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Updated: 03/13/2020 03:08PM