The Center for Student Engagement (CSE) creates inclusive and innovative opportunities for students to build connections and create community through meaningful involvement, personal development, and co-curricular learning to enhance their Volunteer experience. The CSE staff serve in an advisory capacity over the Campus Events Board, which plans and implements 140+ campus events per year, provides support for registered student organizations (450+), and supports All Campus Events (ACE). This role will primarily be involved in executing events for students and advising a student programming committee. The position will report to the Coordinator for Student Programming.
Responsibilities and Tasks
This position will have the following responsibilities:
- advise a programming committee of the Campus Events Board to execute campus events for students. There are approximately 30-40 students on a programming committee and about 8-10 events per semester
- oversee the social media efforts of the Center for Student Engagement, including but not limited to Instagram Stories, Posts, and Reels
- serve on the Center for Student Engagement Marketing and Communications committee
- oversee a Student Programs and Services Fee (SPSF) budget account of approximately $150,000 and fulfilling contractual/rider requirements for all speakers, performers, and/or event.
- be responsible for advising student leaders on coordinating weekly meetings (1-on-1’s, executive board, and general body), maintaining and motivating members, and coordinating advertising and publicity efforts for various events planned throughout the year
- assist with supporting events to support building community and well-being
- be responsible for attending and assisting with planning Campus Events Board retreats for both CEB leadership and Committee members
- serve as part of the Center for Student Engagement team assisting at various “all-handson-deck” events, such as Homecoming and Volapalooza.
Qualified applicants must:
- have demonstrated successful and significant involvement in comparable leadership experiences; candidates should possess the maturity, leadership and personal qualities that will promote success in the profession
- be able to relate well to people in a college environment, possess an impeccable work ethic, have a positive attitude, be organized and have excellent communication skills, and maintain appropriate professionalism with students
- be enrolled as a Graduate student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville while
serving in this position.
Position will be responsible for working 20 hours per week. The position will provide a full tuition waiver, monthly stipend of approximately $2,155 before taxes, and optional health insurance. This is a 12-month graduate assistantship. Position involves frequent night and occasional weekend work.
- Submit your resume and cover letter to Nick DeGuzman (email@example.com).
- The position is a 1-year appointment. There is opportunity for a second-year contingent
- The deadline to submit an application is November 10th at 5:00 PM.
- The anticipated start date is January 10, 2024. This date is flexible; however, we would request the successful candidate to start prior to the Spring 2024 semester to allow for training.
- October 25—Application Opens
- November 10—Application Closes
- November 13–17—First Round Interviews
- November 27–30—Second Round Interviews (if necessary)
- December 6—Process Update (tentative)
- January 10—Start Date (tentative)