Visitors Center Student Staff Application

The 2017 application for UGA Visitors Center student staff is open. The application deadline is 4:00pm, October 31, 2017.

Student Staff Responsibilities and Expectations

Visitors Center student staff will:

  • 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.

Application Requirements

Students interested in applying to become a Visitors Center tour leader must:

  • Be a currently enrolled undergraduate student.
  • Be planning to be enrolled at UGA through at least the following spring semester.
  • Have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to represent the University of Georgia effectively to numerous constituencies (visitors, prospective students, current students, faculty, and staff).
  • Be able to work without direct supervision.
  • Have a positive, enthusiastic attitude and strong customer service skills.
  • Have a commitment to the institution and responsibilities of the position (occasional weekend assignment should be expected).

Important Notes

  • First-round, group interviews will take place shortly after the application deadline. Second-round, individual interviews will be conducted the week after group interviews.
  • Weekly training will take place throughout the first six weeks of spring semester.
  • All newly selected staff must be available for at least two hours a week of training for a six-week period in spring semester.
  • All newly selected staff must commit to working at the Visitors Center for at least four weeks during the summer, any time between May 21 and August 10, 2018.

Questions?

Contact the Visitors Center at visituga@uga.edu or call (706) 542‑0842.