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Student Life Ambassador

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Work type: Part-time Temporary
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Student Employment (non Work Study), Student Services

Position, Department: Student Life Ambassador, Student Success & Engagement

Type of Position: Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week:  20 hours per week

Pay Range:  $15.00

Pay Grade: 50.50

Benefits Category: Partial benefits

Position Summary:

Student Life Ambassadors (SLA) assist in the development and implementation of programs that foster student engagement and belonging at JCCC. Additionally, this position helps perform the day-to-day functions associated with the operations of Student Life offices and are hired for one of the below teams:
- Center for Student Involvement: Clubs & Organizations – Get Involved @ JCCC engagement portal
- Student Lounge: living room of the campus – gaming consoles & equipment check-out.
- Student Engagement Desk/Student Activities: Student ID Cards & College Switchboard
- Student Basic Needs Center: Cav Cupboard food pantry, emergency housing/transportation assistance or other hardships.

Need support preparing your resume & cover letter? Visit the Career Development Center – Student Center 252!

Required Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required. Must be enrolled in and maintain (12) credit hours at JCCC and maintain 2.0 cumulative GPA through the duration of employment in the position (if employed in the summer, must be enrolled in a minimum of three (3) credit hours at JCCC and maintain a 2.0 GPA). Basic understanding of computers and/or video game consoles. Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic team environment. Experience working with the public preferred. Occasional evening and weekend hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Contributes to Successful Student Events and Programs Provides assistance with departmental and student events and programming, solicits input from students regarding engagement opportunities, provides support to the various programming councils in the Student Life Department, plans and implements programs on campus that increase student engagement Performance is acceptable when: a. Required paperwork is completed in a timely manner b. There is effective coordination and communication with necessary partners 
  • Successfully Engages Students Plan, promote, and implement programs on campus that increase student engagement, work with diverse populations to increase awareness of resources at JCCC, present student information sessions regarding Student Life at JCCC. Assists students and community with information to provide a positive and successful JCCC experience. Performance is acceptable when: a. Information is clearly and accurately communicated b. Connections with students are established
  • Contributes to Effective Department Operations Provides the highest standards of customer service to students and constituents, supports the operation of and staffs Student Life spaces including but not limited to:  Engagement Desk, Carlsen Center Welcome Desk, & College Switch Board  Campus Center & Student Lounge  Center for Student Involvement These operations include advertising spaces and programs through print media and social media marketing, assist in the training of new student staff, provide office coverage to division and department offices, represent department at various campus-wide events, handle cash and operate a POS system, operate college information systems, and attend regular team meetings and required trainings. Performance is acceptable when: a. Established college and department procedures and processes are followed b. Regular communication with supervisor is occurring

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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