UPB Programs Chair

University Program Board
Office of Student Involvement

Department Mission: 

The mission of the Office of Student Involvement is to help students develop as life-long learners and leaders by providing quality programs and services that complement and enhance the academic experience.

Position Responsibilities:

Programming Responsibilities:

  • To uphold the values established by UPB and the Office of Student Involvement by effectively contributing to the overall team effort of the University Program Board
  • Propose, plan, and implement new and creative events that enhance involvement at UMSL by providing opportunities for entertainment, social interaction, and learning outside of the classroom
  • Assist in the development of appropriate programs by collaborating with academic units and campus departments on a rotating basis to produce creative programs for students with diverse interests
  • Follow proper procedures to propose and obtain approval for all events
  • Follow all UPB and UMSL policy and procedures when planning and implementing events
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Chair to appropriately market each event
  • When appropriate, assist in the production of marketing materials
  • Maintain accountability and responsibility for the budget and expenses of each event
  • Collaborate with the advisor to ensure funds budgeted for each event are utilized to the fullest without over spending
  • Develop and maintain professional conduct when working with agents and vendors
  • Work with the advisor to negotiate agreements with agencies and secure tentative dates
  • Encourage UPB members and other students to assist in the development of event ideas and to help implement the events
  • Work with the Administrative Chair to recruit volunteers to assist with events as needed
  • Conduct evaluations for each event and program
  • Express appropriate appreciation to volunteer, members and other contributors who assist with projects
  • Attend, support and assist with UPB's events and programs
  • Night and weekend hours may be required dependent on programming

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the compilation of orderly, accurate files of all programs/activities
  • Schedule and attend weekly one-on-ones with the UPB advisor and Executive Chair
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly UPB meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Other duties as assigned


$10 per hour

Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring (June - May), 10 hours/week (Monday-Friday, between 8:00am and 6:00pm, min 3 days)

Required Training Dates:

Mandatory attendance at training May 20 - 22, 2019

Required Meetings: 

Executive Board Meeting: TBD

General Members Meeting: TBD