Student Ambassador Group

 

Position Overview:

The Texas Exes Student Ambassador Group is a student leadership opportunity that is charged with representing the association and for building awareness of and encouraging involvement in the Texas Exes amongst their peers. The group is composed of up to ten current students who have a deep love for UT and the Texas Exes. The group is designed to strengthen both student-to-student and student-to-alumni relationships and will meet regularly to have in-depth talks and discussions with Texas Exes staff and partners.

Required Qualifications/Essential Requirements:

  • Must serve both Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Semester
  • Must be currently enrolled in The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Must be in good academic standing with the university with a minimum 2.0 GPA. 
  • Must be in and maintain good disciplinary standing with the University of Texas. Violations will be reported to the Texas Exes and may exclude a student from participation in the Texas Exes Student Ambassador Group. Note that disciplinary records may be reviewed on a regular basis, and new violations may be grounds for removal from the Texas Exes Student Ambassador Group.
  • Must attend monthly Texas Exes Student Ambassador Group meetings and any other meetings assigned for relevant events/duties.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have the ability to work on a team
  • Must contain strong organizational skills
  • Must have a flexible schedule to accommodate daytime, evening and weekend work
  • Must be a current Texas Exes student member or become one if selected

Major Group Functions:

  • Longhorn Run

    Build and maintain relationship with Rec Sports, encourage signups from student members

  • Texas Fight Rally

    Assist with setup and execution of the event, recruit and monitor volunteers

  • Dinners & Discussions

    Encourage sign ups, be an official host of the dinner, interact with alumni and student guests

  • Ring Week

    Greet students, take photos, field questions

  • Ring Celebration

    Greet students, families and friends

  • Manage student section of football tailgates

    Ensure a great tailgate experience for student members

  • Other Sport Tailgates(Basketball/Baseball)

    Pass out tailgate swag to student members

  • Beat Shirts/Giveaways

    Pass out beat shirts and other information as necessary, facilitate student design competition

  • Campus Tabling

    Table for Texas Exes at orientations, parent/family weekend, departmental, and other campus events

  • Great Texas Exit

    Assist in greeting recent graduates and encouraging membership sign-ups for recent alumni

  • Orange and White Welcome

    Assist with various stations as needed and make sure students are enjoying the event

  • Ring Scholarship

    Review submitted applications and select a top candidate

  • Alumni Chapter Events

    Assist and promote as necessary

  • Graduation and Class Gift

    Gauge interest from campus community and promote class gift donations

  • Make Campus Presentations

    Present at various events and group meetings on behalf of Texas Exes

  • Ask an Ambassador!

    Maintain email responses from student members in the monthly newsletters

Program Incentives:

  • Discounted Class Ring
  • Discounted Life Membership
  • Mentoring and Networking Opportunities 
  • Admission to Texas Exes Events (as space is available)
  • Ambassador of the Year Award

Application Timeline Fall 2017

  • August 1st: Application Opens
  • August 28th: Application Closes
  • August 29th-September 1st: Interview Selections
  • September 5th- 8th: Interviews as needed
  • September 8th: Ambassador Decisions Finalized

Please contact Lewis Hall at Lewis.Hall@texasexes.org with any questions, comments or concerns.