Apply to be and Office of Admissions Student Leader

Student leaders in the Office of Admissions aid first-year students in their transition to Missouri Western. The roles include Student Ambassador and and Griffon Edge Mentor. Applications for the 2022 – 2023 school year open February 1st. 

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Application Checklist

Before applying, you’ll want to be sure to understand the roles and expectations of being a student leader in the Office of Admissions. The application packet outlines the tentative dates required for each role, compensation structure, and more.

Application Packet 2022 

Applications are due Wednesday, February 16th at 11:59 p.m. The application will require an up-to-date resume. Did your stress levels rise? Check out some of the awesome online resources the Career Center has to offer, or stop into their office on the second floor of Blum to have them review your resume and suggest changes!

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Orientation Leaders are the only student employee position. Because these students are paid hourly, they must also apply through the Applicant Tracking System to ensure they are eligible for student employment. If you are interested in the Orientation Leader position you must complete the Google Form AND the Applicant Tracking System application. If you do not wish to be an Orientation Leader, this step is not necessary.

Click here to Go to the Applicant Tracking System Listing

It takes a huge amount of teamwork to execute an effective event. Group interviews are an opportunity to showcase how applicants work in a group setting. Applicants should wear casual Griffon gear and come prepared to participate and contribute to team efforts. We have two group interview times available. You will indicate your availability in your application. Spaces are limited, so complete your application early to ensure you have a time that works for your schedule.

Group Interviews are available at the following times  (spots are limited):

  • Monday, February 21st @ 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, February 25th @ 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Griffon Edge Mentor

As a Griffon Edge Mentor you get the opportunity to lead a group of 20-30 first-year students through Griffon Edge. You’ll participate in high energy social events, welcome and mentor incoming students, and compete in the highly contested Color Team Competition. We select 60 – 70 students for this leadership role each year. This role is a great fit for people who enjoy mentorship and want to support fellow students in having a great experience in college.

$300.00 scholarship (Direct Cost Rule applies)

Student Ambassador

Student Ambassadors are the face of Missouri Western. Student Ambassadors work in the Office of Admissions weekly throughout the semester giving tours to campus visitors. Because of their respected status on campus, Student Ambassadors are also chosen to represent the University at our most prestigious events including Convocation and Commencement.  As an Ambassador you will gain valuable skills in public speaking, versatility, and professionalism— and get to register early for classes! Students applying for this role need to have availability to make a long-term commitment of attending two tour times a week for two consecutive semesters.

$375 scholarship per semester (Direct Cost Rule applies)

Dates to Know:

  • February 1 – Applications Open

  • February 16 -Student Leader Meet & Greet

  • February 16 – Applications close at 11:59 p.m.

  • February 21 – Group Interviews

  • February 25 – Group Interviews

Frequently Asked Questions

All student leaders will participate in spring training March 11-12 to build their university knowledge and group facilitation skills. Returning students will only be required to attend training on March 12th. Mentors will also have job-specific training that will be scheduled in coordination with the start date of their assigned role.

The Career Center is offers great online resources, or you can stop into the Career Center to have them review your resume and suggest changes!

No, unfortunately, our selection process occurs just once a year to accommodate the training required to hold the position. Please check back each October for updated application details.

Yes! School always comes first. We will schedule make-up training for anyone who has a class conflict for an alternate time.

You can apply to be an Orientation Leader or Griffon Edge mentor. Seniors graduating in December should not apply for a Student Ambassador role.