Hiring: Postbac Premed Program Ambassadors

The GS Office of Admissions and the University Visitors Center are looking for admissions ambassadors/tour guides to represent GS, specifically the Postbac Premed Program.

Application Deadline: Fri., Jan. 27

January 20, 2023

This position offers Postbac Premed students the opportunity to meet prospective and incoming students and share their experiences and knowledge with them, leading prospective students and their guests on tours of the historic Morningside Campus, sharing personal insights

Work will be largely in-person, focusing on providing tours and communicating with prospective students via telecounseling, email, and the ZeeMee app, as well as participating in online student panels. Guides will also be required to spend 1 - 2 hours each week in the Office of Admissions to be available for projects as needed.

Position Requirements

  • Must be a GS student from the Postbac Premed Program
  • Must love GS and Columbia University and want to talk about it with prospective and admitted students and guests
  • Must be customer-service oriented and articulate, and have good public speaking and phone skills
  • Must be conscientious, reliable, and team-oriented
  • Commitment to 1 hour per week of telecounseling in-office
  • Good memorization skills
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Interest in campus history and involvement in student life a plus

Time Commitment and Scheduling
Part-time (5 - 6 hours per month with a minimum of 1 hour per week—availability on Thursdays from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. a plus) with a commitment of at least one academic year (January 2023 - June 2023) and longer commitment a plus; training to begin ASAP

A comprehensive training is required for all new guides, including:

  • Meeting with University Visitor Center and GS Office of Admissions staff
  • Shadowing current tour guides on at least three tours
  • Attending at least two information sessions with prospective students
  • Giving at least one mock tour to GS staff and current tour guides
  • Other training TBD

Employment Type
Work-study or casual


To apply, submit the application and send your resume to:

Chelsea Cicero
Manager, Community and University Visitor Relations
[email protected]


Emmett Ingram
Admissions Manager
[email protected]