Position Descriptions: Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB)
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All positions are 10 hours per week unless otherwise noted.
This position is the programmatic lead for all Program Assistants and represents the team in a variety of meetings and outreach activity. As the Chairperson of the Student Activities Programming Board and student Office Manager for the Student Activities Office, this position helps ensure that all other Program Assistants have the necessary information and resources to work effectively and efficiently. Although this position may sound challenging, it is also one of the most rewarding. Applicants for this position must have at least one year of previous programming experience.
This position is responsible for marketing and promoting events coordinated by the Student Activities Programming Board and the Carleton Student Association. Examples include designing posters, creating banners, submitting text and design advertisements for the Noon News Bulletin (NNB), updating websites, submitting all-campus email announcements, etc. If you are interested in learning more about effective advertising techniques and have a creative flair, this is the perfect position for you.
This position assists the Marketing & Graphic Design Program Assistant in providing marketing and promotional support for a variety of programs and services coordinated by the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) and the Carleton Student Association (CSA). Responsibilities include the design of logos, posters, table tents, booklets, brochures, promotional items and annual publications.
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 assists the Publications Program Assistant in providing marketing 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This position coordinates a variety of Art & Film related programs. Examples of programs coordinated by this position include The Golden Schillers and the Metro Access Fund. Possible future programs include the development of a student art exhibit program in Sayles-Hill and a multicultural film/discussion series.
This position coordinates a variety of special events and activities throughout the academic year and allows for a great deal of student input and programmatic flexibility. By collaborating with other departments, the Carleton Student Association, and student organizations, this position capitalizes on the creativity and spontaneity of Carleton students by providing logistical and event planning support.
Programs coordinated by this position may include Halloween Concert, live comedy, educational lectures, multicultural programming, break programming, end-of-term study breaks, and working with the Senior Class Officers to coordinate Senior Week.
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.
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.
The Entertainment & Scheduling position solicits student involvement and contracts both professional and student talent. This position recruits and leads a committee of student volunteers to assist with the selection and implementation of a comprehensive entertainment schedule.
The Audio & Lighting Program Assistant is responsible for fulfilling the technical requirements of contracted artists and student performers. This position maintains the Cave’s audio and lighting equipment and requests funding to update or replace equipment as needed. In addition, this position schedules and trains student event staff in managing the sound needs of each performer.
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