Position Descriptions: Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB)

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All positions are 10 hours per week unless otherwise noted.

 

Program Assistant, Publications and Social Media (Open for 2015-2016)

This position is responsible for the production of The Noon News Bulletin (NNB), and The Lagniappe.  The NNB is published Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during academic terms and solicits advertisements and announcements from students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other members of the Carleton community.  The Lagniappe is Carleton’s official student planner and is created primarily during winter and spring.This position also helps market through social media for a variety of programs and services coordinated by the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) and the Carleton Student Association (CSA). Responsibilities may include the design and creation of video blogs, facebook updates, twitter feeds, event photos and video footage.

Program Assistant, Intercultural Programs (Open for 2015-2016)

This position serves as the main student lead from the Student Activities Office on topics related to diversity, cultural awareness, respect, empathy and creating a welcoming and inclusive campus environment.  The Program Assistant in this position will work with other departments and CSA organizations to ensure that a diverse selection of programs and activities are offered for the campus community.  Collectively, these programs and activities are designed to challenge beliefs, educate others, inspire the individual, entertain the soul, and create a sense of campus community and pride.

Program Assistant, Leadership Development (Open for 2015-2016)

This position serves as the main student lead from the Student Activities Office on topics related to leadership, ethics, communication, networking, civic engagement and creating a welcoming and inclusive campus environment.  The Program Assistant in this position will work with the Student Activities and CSA organizations to develop and ensure that leadership programs and activities are offered for the campus community. 

Program Assistant, Student Union Movie Organization (SUMO) (Open for 2015-2016)

This position is responsible for coordinating the Student Union Movie Organization (SUMO) film series, scheduling student projectionists and developing a variety of other film-based events, both on-and-off campus.  In addition, this position will work with student organizations in interpreting and abiding by copyright laws and licensing requirements as it relates to showing films on campus.

  • Projectionist (Open for 2015-2016)

Projectionists assist the Student Union Movie Organization (SUMO) Program Assistant in soliciting and showing a wide variety of titles.  These positions typically work 2-4 hours per week.  Night and weekend hours required.

Program Assistant, Art & Film (Open for 2015-2016)

This position coordinates a variety of Art & Film related programs.  Examples of programs coordinated by this position include The Golden Schillers and the newly launched student art exhibit program in Sayles-Hill and a multicultural film/discussion series.

Program Assistant, Outdoor Programs (Open for 2015-2016)

This position assists in the development of a progressive and comprehensive outdoor recreation program, paying close attention to well established programs already active with professional organizations such as the Association of College Unions International (ACUI). The Outdoor Program will assist existing outdoor student organizations, offer leadership training, and provide students with a variety of safe and engaging outdoor activities and services. To achieve this goal, this position will collaborate with the Student Activities Office, CSA, and existing student organizations such as CANOE, in planning and implementing trips and workshops, as well as identifying future student services as part of a long-term vision for the Outdoor Program.

Program Assistant, Music & Dance (Open for 2015-2016)

This position coordinates activities that foster an appreciation of music, dance, and cultural diversity in a variety of genres.  By recruiting and involving a committee of student volunteers, this position works collaboratively with departments and student organizations in researching and selecting upcoming dance and musical performances for the Carleton community.  Examples of events typically coordinated by these positions include dances, Midwinter Ball, Spring Concert, open mic nights, and an afternoon live music series.

Program Assistant/General Manager: The Cave (Open for 2015-2016)

The General Manager of The Cave is responsible for the overall operation of the oldest student-run pub in the United States.  Responsibilities include management of the facility, training and scheduling of student staff and non-student staff bartenders, managing budgets, inventory control, and maintaining compliance of two licenses (the 3.2 Liquor license and The Food & Beverage license).  The General Manager routinely updates CSA and reports directly to the Assistant Director of Student Activities.

Event Staff responsibilities include working the counter, preparing and selling menu items, event set-up, cleaning and assisting with the audio and lighting requirements of performers.  Students typically work 3-5 hours per week.