Texas Tech University

Become a Transfer Ambassador

Job Description

As a Transfer Ambassador you will:

  • Be a positive representative of Texas Tech University
  • Help new transfer students transition successfully to life at TTU
  • Provide support to students by answering questions about the social and academic aspects of TTU
  • Teach new students TTU history & traditions
  • Act as a resource to both students and parents
  • Serve as a peer guide to new students
  • Develop and implement programming that helps transfer students engage in the TTU community

The ideal Transfer Ambassador possesses:

  • Pride in and enthusiasm for Texas Tech
  • Sensitivity to the unique needs of transfer students
  • Strong interpersonal skills and outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Positive attitude, energy, and desire to help others
  • Ability to work as both a motivated self-starter and as a cooperative team player
  • Sense of humor and an ability to be flexible
  • Genuine concern for others and desire to help fellow students and team members


  • Develop leadership, interpersonal communication, and social skills
  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of TTU resources, history, & traditions
  • Build significant relationships with fellow Transfer Ambassadors, new students, and TTU faculty/staff
  • Make a difference in lives of your fellow transfer students
  • Meals during RRO and other Ambassador events
  • Texas Tech apparel
  • Paid a stipend

Employment Overview


Ambassadors complete the 2 hour weekly spring leadership course and attend the Transfer Ambassador Retreat. 


Ambassadors will have the option to work summer I and/or summer II sessions. During both summer sessions, Transfer Ambassadors will work 10-20 hours per week at Red Raider Orientation. Duties will include leading campus tours, calling students who attended orientation, tabling at resource fairs, giving small group presentations, and engaging students at social and academic events.


Fall duties extend through the first week of September. Ambassadors will work 10-20 total hours during the fall for training and Transfer Welcome Week events.