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Graduate Advisor for Campus Events Board

Center for Student Engagement


Number of Vacancies:  2

Department Website: go.utk.edu

Department Mission Statement: The Center for Student Engagement 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.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree at the time of employment and must be in or be able to matriculate into a graduate program at the University of Tennessee.
  • Applicants must have demonstrated successful and significant involvement in comparable leadership experiences. Prior experience assisting with major events is preferred.
  • Candidates should possess the maturity, leadership, and personal qualities that will promote success in the profession.
  • Applicants must 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.
  • Position will report to the Coordinator for Student Programming.
  • Position involves frequent work in the evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Position will advise a committee of the Campus Events Board, the major student activities programming organization at The University of Tennessee. Programming differs per committee, but events could include late-night and weekend programming, comedians, hypnotists, performance groups, cultural events, speakers, and concerts. Each committee is approximately 25-35 students at any given time.
  • Position will be responsible for assisting students in the planning, production, and evaluation of programs.
  • Position will be responsible for the sound management of a Student Programs and Services Fee (SPSF) budget account and fulfilling contractual/rider requirements for all performers.
  • Position will assist with planning Welcome Week events, presenting during Summer Orientation and to First Year Studies classes to educate students on upcoming program opportunities, and other duties as assigned.
  • Position will 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.
  • Position will be responsible for attending and assisting with planning Campus Events Board retreats for both CEB leadership and general members.
  • Position will serve as part of the Center for Student Engagement team by assisting at various “all-hands-on-deck” events and creating staff-run events throughout the year.

Salary/Benefits:

  • Tuition waiver plus $1,325/month stipend
  • Heath insurance

Term:

  • 20 hours per week; 12-month appointment at-will