The Wolverine Ambassadors program creates compelling, powerful and memorable interactions and experiences for prospective students, parents, University staff and community. Each Ambassador serves as a model of excellence in professionalism and customer service as they represent Utah Valley University.
Open Wolverine Ambassador positions are limited, and restricted to students who successfully
complete a competitive selection process. In conjunction with the Center for the Advancement
of Leadership, Ambassadors will complete the L.E.A.D. Program during their first 2
years. Therefore the application will include questions about your leadership experience
and how you will complete the L.E.A.D. certification process. You can apply by clicking
below. Applications are due by February 1, 2015 for the 2015 Fall Semester.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept everyone who applies to be an ambassador. However, if you are unsuccessful at making it into the Wolverine Ambassador program you can then apply to become a "Recruitment Ambassador." Recruitment Ambassadors will do the following:
Recruitment Ambassadors will enjoy perks such as:
Being a Recruitment Ambassador is different than being a Wolverine Ambassador in that:
A couple of things to consider when applying:
Applications open April 15 and close July 22 this year. Selections will be made by August 1.
RECRUITMENT AMBASSADORS (2nd option for those who were not accepted into the Wolverine Ambassador program)
Recruitment Ambassador positions are available to anyone interested or may have not been accepted into the Wolverine Ambassador program. This is a way to get connected to the program. However, it does not include the perks of living with all of the ambassadors or having access to the CAL L.E.A.D. program curriculum or completion.
FIRST – YEAR AMBASSADOR
You start on you first year LEAD Certification, which includes several projects and classes that help you to grow as a follower. You will be on a team that will help to mentor you and progress you through the program. This will also be the basis for your ambassador projects and responsibilities.
SECOND – YEAR AMBASSADOR
Your second year will be much the same as the first, however you will have additional responsibilities in both the LEAD program and recruitment responsibilities. At the conclusion of this year, you will successfully complete the LEAD Certification. You will have the opportunity to apply for third – year Ambassador leadership positions or to apply for the CAL Presidency positions, both of which include overall program leadership responsibilities.
THIRD – YEAR AMBASSADOR
After completing an application process, you will have the opportunity to serve in an Ambassador Manager position which is 20 – 25 hours a week. This includes being a project manager and organizing the work of 7 - 8 first and second - year ambassadors. The CAL Presidency positions are involved with the implementation of growth within the Center for the Advancement of Leadership.
FOURTH – YEAR AMBASSADOR
Your fourth year in the program will be much the same as the third – year. You will have the opportunity to apply to other positions within Ambassador leadership.
FIRST and SECOND-YEAR AMBASSADORS
SELECTIONS ARE BASED ON:
Online application available: November 1
Online application deadline: Feb 1
Notification of invitation to Application Day: Early March
Application Day: End of March
Final decisions for Wolverine Ambassadors: April 15, 2015
Recruitment Ambassador Application Opens: April 15
Recruitment Ambassador Application Deadline: July 22 (this year only)
Final decisions for Recruitment Ambassadors: August 1
Overnight Ambassador Retreat (Wolverine Ambassadors only) - August 17, 18, 19
First-week of office hours: August 24-28
Prospective Student Services Office: LC408 (801) 863-8811
Chad Johnson, Program Coordinator: (801) 863-6182, firstname.lastname@example.org