*We are currently full for Fall 2021- but will keep your application on file should a position open*
Campus Activities & Engagement Student Employment
Event Programmers will assist with development and coordination of all-campus events and programs sponsored by the office of Campus Activities & Engagement. Each programmer will be responsible for a specific set of all-campus events and programs, which will contribute to a vibrant campus life! Programmers will also make the Campus Activities & Engagement Office a welcoming place for all students, staff, and Parkside community.
Reports to the Campus Activities Associate and Campus Activities Coordinator.
High Impact Practice (HIP) Statement:
By incorporating classroom learning into hands-on work experiences as well as providing supervision and coaching, students gain necessary tools to grow and contribute as professionals.
Position Tasks and Corresponding NACE Career Readiness Competencies:
1. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
a. Promote the benefits of being involved in all-campus programs.
b. Assist student organizations with registration paperwork.
c. Manage event participation and flow.
2. Oral and Written Communication
a. Effective interaction and communication with students, staff, faculty, customers and the public via telephone and in person daily by answering their questions, listening to their concerns, and making appropriate referrals to other staff or departments.
b. Develop descriptions to market programs.
3. Teamwork and Collaboration
a. Each Event Programmer, with at least one other Programmer, will be responsible for a set of events each semester. Programs could include but are not limited to; Den nights; Bridge and Main Place programs; Student Organization & Involvement Fair; Late Night Breakfast; and, Fall Fest, Weeks of Welcome, Spirit Week, Relaxation Week and Ranger Wellbeing events.
b. Collaborate with student organizations and campus departments for events and programs.
c. Work a minimum of 2 hours a week covering the front desk in the CA&E office.
d. Actively participate in biweekly staff meetings.
4. Digital Technology
a. Event marketing should be at least 25% of the time spent on program planning and include word-of-mouth, social media and printed materials.
b. Coordinate virtual events and programs.
c. Help maintain active social media presence.
a. Complete an after-event report for the entire team to be aware of successes and challenges.
b. Where appropriate, assist in the interpretation of University and department policies and procedures.
c. Planning, budgeting, marketing, coordinating, hosting and assessing all-campus events.
6. Professionalism and Work Ethic
a. Meet weekly with one or both supervisors.
b. Learn the importance of setting priorities to meet deadlines when working independently on projects.
c. Perform other duties as assigned.
7. Career Management
a. Program planning will include program development and budgeting, marketing across campus and residence halls, implementation, hosting and assessment.
b. Build and maintain working relationships with student organization leaders, UW-Parkside faculty and staff, and
8. Global and Intercultural Fluency
a. Training includes but is not limited to: proficient and competent in hazard & bodily fluid clean up procedures, mandatory reporting, general fire and emergency protocol.
b. Plan inclusive and accessible events and programs.
c. Assist in the interpretation of University and unit policies and procedures.
Qualifications & Requirements:
¨ Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.30 and have 6 non-audit credits.
¨ Must be available to work 4-16 hours per week, with evening and few weekend hours required as needed. Flexible hours and willingness to help with timely deadlines.
¨ Must have excellent customer service skills.
¨ Possess good social media and problem-solving skills, and be able to determine priorities.
¨ Must be willing to learn program planning and marketing skills to provide excellent-level programs.
¨ Adhere to Student Employee Handbook uniform dress policy and attend Mandatory trainings.
¨ Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
¨ Performance reviews are conducted with the supervisor at least once per semester. Self-management is a must and self-evaluations are continuous.
¨ Entry Level: Intermediate
¨ Starting wage: $10.00 per hour. Both work study-eligible and non-work study students are encouraged to apply.