Quad Cities Campus

WIU-QC Emissary Program

Be an Emissary

Assist with Fall and Spring Orientation programs, school recruitment visits with admissions personnel, and other on campus special events.

Benefits

  • Assist new students and their families in their Western Illinois University transition.
  • Join other selected student leaders for a fun and rewarding experience
  • Gain valuable career-enhancing leadership experience.
  • Opportunities for Talent Grant Scholarships

Responsibilities

  • Present and facilitate small group sessions and discussions.
  • Lead campus tours.
  • Assist with the physical set up and teardown of programs.
  • Serve as a guide and resource person for incoming students and families.
  • Play an active role in Fall and Spring Orientation sessions
  • Assist with special events on the QC campus or in the community
  • Attend Emissary meetings and trainings
  • Assist with recruiting event throughout the semester(s)
  • Assist with admissions and student services office tasks on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
  • Commit to working 37.5 hours in the various responsibilities each semester
Application & Selection Process

Applications are now being accepted.

Contact Kassie Daly at KJ-Daly@wiu.edu or 309-762-3999 ext. 62348 for more information or for application materials.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrollment at Western Illinois University for the upcoming fall semester.
  • Good academic and disciplinary standing at the time of application and throughout tenure of position.
  • Prior leadership experience preferred, but no required.
  • General knowledge of Western Illinois University (training will be provided).
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to lead tours of campus, escort students and families around campus, and assist in the physical set up and teardown of programs.
  • Availability for training, and Orientation programs.