Inter Housing Council

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Event Team Position Description

Cal Poly’s Inter Housing Council (IHC) Event Team is a group of students who are paid to plan and facilitate late night, weekend, and large-scale events for the entire on-campus student community. Interested applicants should have high self-motivation, strong time-management skills, event-planning knowledge and desire leadership experience and professional development.



  • Collaborate and communicate as a team to create and implement large scale events
    • Events are primarily hosted on Fridays and Saturdays, and in proximity to academic holidays
    • Events primarily run from 9 pm to midnight with 2 hours of setup beforehand
  • Apply social justice knowledge to plan inclusive programs
  • Delegate and accept tasks for events
  • Actively participate in the events by interacting with residents and taking initiative to promote the event and IHC as a whole
  • Obtain facilities, entertainment, food, and equipment for event
  • Evaluate events and marketing strategies for future improvements  
  • Be the designated Event Lead to at least 1 event during the year
  • Participate in training at the beginning of the academic year and go through a planning session before each quarter
  • Maintain ~10 hours of work weekly in ROLO (Residential Outreach & Leadership Office)
  • Be available to attend all Event Team events (these are approximately 7 Friday or Saturday nights per quarter and WOW (Week of Welcome))
  • Attend all weekly 2-hour Event Team meetings, participating in professional and career development exercises  
  • Qualities needed for success as an Event Team member include open-mindedness, critical thinking, collaborative approach, and ability to take initiative.
  • Participate in marketing and outreach including:
    • Create flyers
    • Help manage Event Team’s social media (Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat & Instagram)
    • Table at outreach events
    • Develop unique and creative ways to reach our student population

Compensation for this position is $10.50/hour for up to 20 hours per week.

Training begins Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. Availability during Week of Welcome is highly preferred.

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Applications are accepted via eRezLife.

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