Apply to be the Fall 2020 GS NSOP Social Events Coordinator

The NSOP Student Chair will plan events including the NYC Baseball Game, CU gLow Performance Showcase, Open Mic Night, and other four-school events during Fall 2020 Orientation. The Chair will also assist GS Student Life in the execution of GS-specific Orientation events.

January 16, 2020

Position Description:

The NSOP Student Chair will plan events including the NYC Baseball Game, CU gLow Performance Showcase, Open Mic Night, and other four-school events during Fall 2020 Orientation. The Chair will also assist GS Student Life in the execution of GS-specific Orientation events.

Time Commitment:

  • Attend weekly committee trainings in the spring semester on Fridays at 9 a.m., which begin on Friday, February 14
  • Attend the Orientation Programs Study Break on Wednesday, May 6, 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Attend and participate fully in the NSOP retreat, which takes place Tuesday, May 26 – Thursday, May 28
  • Work a total of 24 hours per week in June and July
    • Schedule is flexible but members must be available for Committee and Joint-Social meetings on Wednesdays, 10 a.m.- noon, during June, July and August.
  • Work Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. -  p.m., (40 hours per week) in August and throughout Orientation week (August 30-September 7)
    • Additional hours may be required during the week of orientation
  • Week of vacation scheduled for week of June 29

Qualifications

  • Must be detail-oriented, resourceful, and able to meet strict deadlines
  • Event planning experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of NYC (especially Manhattan) and the Columbia University campus and neighborhood
  • Must be a General Studies student enrolled for courses for Fall 2020 semester.
  • Must be in good disciplinary and academic standing

Application Process

Step 1: Apply Online
Deadline: Monday, January 27 at Noon

Step 2: Group Interview: Friday, January 3t.

Step 3: Individual Interview: Monday, February 3 through Wednesday, February 5
Interviews will be conducted by a selection committee made up of GS Student Life staff, CC/SEAS Office of Student Engagement staff, and Barnard Student Life staff.

Benefits and Compensation

  • $5000 ($500 in the Spring semester; $4,500 during the summer)
  • One week of vacation scheduled for week of June 29
  • Development of leadership, conflict resolution, and communication skills; experience with event programming and peer management
  • Opportunity for networking and interaction with Columbia administrators and students
     

Application Deadline: Monday, January 27 at Noon.