Admissions Tour Guides are student leaders who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Manhattan College. Tour Guides must possess strong communication, organization and leadership skills. The job entails a great deal of responsibility since it directly supports the enrollment efforts of the professional admissions staff and the college as a whole. Giving campus tours is the principal responsibility of the Tour Guides; the tours will introduce prospective students to Manhattans campus while providing them with relevant information about academics and student life. Often the tour is crucial in a students decision to attend a particular school. Tour Guides will also correspond with prospective students and assist Admissions Counselors with office responsibilities. In addition to regular work hours, Tour Guides are also required to take part in all admissions related events including Open House, Accepted Students Days, Saturday Information Sessions, and large group visits.
A minimum of a 2.5 GPA (preferably 3.0 or above)
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public
Written and oral skills are essential
Submit two professional campus references (i.e. faculty)
A daily schedule that allows you to commit fully to the expectations of the job
Develop leadership and public speaking skills
Work closely with college administrators and develop leadership skills
Assist with mission-related initiatives such as enrolling a diverse student body
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Hours and Pay:
Student tour guides are required to work a minimum of four hours a week and no less than two hours at a time. Hours are flexible and based on students class schedules each semester. Both students who qualify for Federal College Work Study and those seeking Campus Employment will be considered.