Become a Tour Leader

The application for Visitors Center student staff selection is now closed. The 2017 application process will begin in Fall 2017. 

Visitors Center student staff requirements:

Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate.

Must be planning to be enrolled at UGA through at least Spring semester 2018.

Must have a valid driver's license. 

Must have excellent communication skills.

Ability to represent the University of Georgia effectively to numerous constituencies (visitors, prospective students, current students, faculty, and staff)

Ability to work without direct supervision

Have a positive, enthusiastic attitude and strong customer service skills

Commitment to the institution and responsibilities of the position (occasional weekend assignment should be expected)

All newly selected staff must be available for at least two hours a week of training for a six-week period in spring semester 2017.

All newly selected staff must commit to working at the Visitors Center for at least four weeks next summer—any combination of weeks between MAY 22 and AUGUST 11.

Visitors Center student staff responsibilities:

Serve as an information resource and UGA ambassador for campus visitors, faculty, staff, and students

Staff the center's information desk, handling walk-in and telephone inquiries as assigned; expect to work approximately 5-10 hours per week

Lead tours of the campus year-round

Research and update campus information to keep resources current

Attend mandatory bi-weekly staff meetings

Important dates:

First-round, group interviews will take place shortly after the application deadline.

Second-round, individual interviews will be conducted the week after group interviews.

New staff will attend their first training session on Sunday, December 4, 1:00-6:00 p.m.

Weekly training will take place throughout the first six weeks of spring semester.

Questions?

Contact Eric Johnson or Natalie Mann or call the Visitors Center at 706/542-0842.