Freshman Connections

Commuter Ambassador Job Description


  • Mentor a team of freshmen commuter students throughout the 2015 - 2016 academic year including the initial calling of students prior to “Commuting 101” 
  • Attend Ambassador training:  tentatively scheduled for August 14 - 15
  • Attend  and participate in the planning of “Commuting 101,” a summer workshop for commuting students on August 22, 2015
  • Coordinate and attend a minimum of two team activities during the fall semester 
  • Meet with each student individually throughout the semester 
  • Attend Freshman Connection activities and other group activities as decided by supervisors 
  • Attend bi-weekly Commuter Ambassador staff meetings 
  • Meet with supervisors on a bi-monthly basis to assess team progress; complete monthly activity reports


  • Must be a current Ball State University student with a minimum 2.75 GPA;
  • Posses mentor/leadership experience 
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Hold outstanding interpersonal skills 
  • Keep a flexible schedule 
  • Show an ability to work cooperatively with other students and supervisors


  • Earn up to $230 a month 
  • Gain leadership experience 
  • Receive a $300 meal card to use for student meetings
  • Build relationships with incoming students 
Freshman Connections
Melinda M. Messineo
Department of Sociology
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Phone: 765-285-5530
Fax: 765-285-5920
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