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The work-study positions with Student Life require that the successful applicant is enrolled in at least 6 credits during the summer semester. All work-study positions can be applied for through the CareerLink program, or by directly submitting a resume and cover letter to Whitney or Student Life.

Student Life Event Assistants – 2 positions for 60 hours

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, plans and coordinates special events, which may include speakers, displays, and community initiatives. Schedules related activities and facilities. Prepares and maintains required documentation.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:  See out and seek to develop event resources from within and outside the UFV community. Build connection and relationship with clubs, associations, and student programs on campus. Help implement the marketing and promotion of Student Life Events by networking. Manage Student Life events which includes decoration, promotion, implementation, follow up reports and pictures. Support Clubs’ events by providing information and, where directed by staff, assisting them to organize and execute their events. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinates planning for special events, including consulting with student life staff to establish goals, services required, and fee schedules.

  1. Arranges space, exhibits, banquets, receptions, and other applicable event activities.
  2. Provides on-site coordination which includes problem-solving, decision-making, and interaction with staff, faculty, and students.
  3. Prepares and provides post-activity evaluation data, as appropriate to the objectives of the position; prepares scheduled and special reports as required.
  4. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of space allocation practices.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to coordinate and plan events.

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