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New Student Services
Kansas State University
Berney Family Welcome Center
705 N 17th Street
Manhattan, KS 66506

 

785-532-6318 
785-532-3696 fax
nss@k-state.edu

Opportunities

New Student Services offers a wide-variety of ways for current students, professionals and alumni to be involved in our various programs. For specific opportunities available at this time, please find the category below that best describes you and contact our office.

Admissions Representative

Admissions Representatives hold responsibility for the development of an effective plan to develop and maintain contacts with qualified prospective students within a specific geographic region. The position requires the ability to independently exercise judgment in marketing and promoting K-State and to develop new programs and improve existing programs to serve prospective students and their families. The start date is January 3, 2017. For more information about responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply, use this link: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497954/admissions-representative

Coordinator - Orientation Programs

The Coordinator for Orientation Programs has responsibility for designing, planning and implementing collaborative, integrated and comprehensive orientation programs for domestic first-year and transfer students and their parents/families which contribute to the successful recruitment and retention of new students. The start date is January 3, 2017 or earlier.  For more information about responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply, use this link: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497925/coordinator 

Coordinator - Campus Visits

The Coordinator for Campus Visits has responsibility for the campus visitation program for prospective students and their parents and families, as well as the special tour and group visits programs This position also provides leadership for the training and development of all student staff in the department. In addition, the Coordinator supervises the graduate student-led Telecounseling Program. The start date is January 3, 2017 or earlier.  For more information about responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply,use this link: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497926/coordinatorcampus-visits 

Coordinator - Events and Welcome Center 

The Coordinator for EVents and Welcome Center has responsibility for the coordination of on and off campus recruitment events for prospective students and their families, and serves as manager of the Berney Family Welcome Center for daily operations and space scheduling. The start date is January 3, 2017 or earlier. For more information about responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply, use this link: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497927/coordinatorevents-welcome-center

Current K-State students

Student leaders play a significant role in facilitating the successful transition of new students to the K-State campus. New Student Services Team Members recognize personal needs of prospective students and their families when they are visiting K-State. Additional role responsibilities include:

  • Representing the University to internal and external audiences
  • Leading campus tours
  • Scheduling campus visits
  • Assisting with office related tasks    

Cat Crew

If you are interested in assisting with on campus events like Junior and Senior Days or off campus events like K-State Celebrates, pizza parties, and Hot Career Nights, or helping create a personal K-State touch, please log onto OrgSync and search for the Cat Crew Membership Application! 

New Student Services

If you are interested in applying to work in New Student Services, there are four opportunities: New Student Services Ambassador, New Student Services Ambassador - Telecounseling, Orientation Leader, and Wildcat Warm-up counselor. 

Applications for New Student Services Ambassador and Ambassador - Telecounseling are accepted on a rolling basis and students are notified when there are openings. If you have questions, please contact New Student Services at nss@k-state.edu.

Applications for orientation leaders and Wildcat Warm-up counselors are now being accepted through January 27th at 5:00 p.m.! To complete an application, please click here. Orientation program staff are essential for incoming students' successful transition into K-State. Descriptions of positions and time commitments are found on the online application. Both of these program offer great experiences for students and staff as well as are a lot of fun. Questions about these positions, should be directed to Jessica Arnold, (785)532-6318. 

Students interested in completing an internship in New Student Services should contact our office via phone (785-532-6318), to discuss opportunities.

Undergraduate/Graduate students

Undergraduate and Graduate students interested in completing an internship, assistantship or practicum with New Student Services are asked to fill out the following application to provide further information, including uploading a current resume. Questions should be directed to Jessica Arnold via phone 785-532-6318. 

Alumni volunteers

K-State alums have the opportunity to share their K-State story with prospective and new students and families.  Volunteers assist with college fairs, pizza parties, K-State information sessions and hot career nights.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact to learn more about opportunities in your area (785) 532-6318.

Teacher ambassadors

As a teacher, you can become a member of the Teacher Ambassador Program, which helps promote K-State to potential students. Through participation in the K-State Teacher Ambassador Program, students you work with will have up-to-date information about K-State through packets of information in the fall and spring semesters and electronic newsletters. As an ambassador you will play an integral role in providing information about K-State to your students, including notices of upcoming events both on and off the campus.

If you are interested in serving as a Teacher Ambassador please e-mail Courtney Hallenbeck, challen@k-state.edu.