Health and Well-being Ambassadors

Are you interested in becoming a Health and Well-Being Ambassador at Michigan Tech? Fill out the Application Here! 

Job Expectations:

Assume a vital role in Student Mental Health and Well-Being Programming for the growth of health and wellness around the university through education and student mental health and well-being related activities. As a representative of the University, applicants will consider it a responsibility to exemplify and interpret the goals and expectations of the Dean of Students and the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Program at Michigan Technological University.

Health and Well-Being Ambassadors are responsible for providing support and leadership to other Health and Well-Being Ambassadors and participants of Student Mental Health and Well-Being programming.  Health and Well-Being Ambassadors will plan events, give presentations, design event publications, clinics, distribute event information, and attend seminars.  Applicants will use the Guiding Principles of the Dean of Students office to focus their work. The success of Michigan Tech students is the most important measure of our progress.  Given this, we are committed to inspiring: 

  • An engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.
  • Student to achieve world-class scholarship through academics, research, and continued learning.
  • The explorations and creation of all possibilities through innovative use of their skills and knowledge.
  • Individuals to hold themselves accountable, and to act with integrity, honesty, and diligence.
  • The tenacity required to make ethical choices and to preserve through all obstacles.
  • Providing a diverse and inclusive community that encourages involvement and a free exchange of ideas.
  • Valuing creativity, leadership, and excellence.
  • Being innovative and supportive in our programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Supporting students’ intellectual, professional, and personal growth.

Some Responsibilities Include:

  • Work cooperatively with the Dean of Students and other University Departments and Organizations. 
  • Assist in the development, delivery, and evaluation of Student Mental Health and Well-Being Program presentations and Programs. 
  • Participate in the development and design of passive health education programming (stall journals, brochures, posters, table tents, social media, web pages, etc.).
  • Assist the Manager of Student Mental Health and Well-Being and other Dean of Students staff with general responsibilities related to the position. 
  • Attend scheduled Student Mental Health and Well-Being meetings and events. 
  • Make a minimum commitment of one academic year; more if possible.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and discussed with supervisor. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Sophomore status (preferred) 
  • Strong interest in preventative health and wellness.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well on a team.
  • Working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft office, Google and Adobe Suite.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the purpose of Student Mental Health and Well-Being, and ability to represent Wellness in a positive and professional manner.
  • Non-judgmental and open-minded attitude with the ability to meet the needs of different cultures, religions, abilities, sexual identities, and political affiliations.
  • Creativity, initiative, motivation, integrity, and a positive attitude. 
  • Maintain a 2.5 minimum grade point average. 
  • Free of University disciplinary sanctions imposed by the University Judicial System before and during employment. 

For more information or questions regarding this application please email Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.edu