Student Activities Program Advisor

Payroll Title: UCP IV
Class Code: 0410-9084
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E
Score: 479


Under the general supervision of designated supervisor, is responsible for the educational, social and recreational programs presented by the student Union Board of Governors and for assisting, advising and training student union leaders in that regard.


  1. Advises and assists assigned Student Union B.O.G. program committees in developing, planning, budgeting, scheduling and marketing their programs, assuming greater direct responsibility until students become proficient in programming and organizational skills.
  2. Collects information on programs available, determines priorities and advises students in making choices.
  3. Acts as liaison between different campus and off-campus groups and organizations in developing programs.
  4. Plans, coordinates and schedules all programs in assigned areas of responsibility.
  5. Provides on-site supervision of events to oversee facilities use, arrangements, admissions receipts, compliance with policies and to assist in problem resolution.
  6. Makes all necessary program arrangements for space, publicity, special requirements of performers and other program needs.
  7. Assists in developing Student Union B.O.G. committee structure, promoting student involvement and implementing Student Union B.O.G.
  8. Establishes and provides workshops and seminars in student leadership and organization and other student concerns.
  9. Develops communication with campus community to facilitate coordination of programs.
  10. Is responsible for thorough knowledge of State, University and departmental policies and regulations regarding public events, purchasing, building operation, safety, contract negotiations, and for advising others of same.
  11. Books programs with artists and agents and makes necessary contractual arrangements for performance, within guidelines of department and in accordance with University and State regulations.
  12. Participates in evaluation of Student Union B.O.G. programs and policies and recommends changes.
  13. Monitors compliance with all policies and procedures and reports violations.
  14. May be assigned special projects as needed.
  15. May supervise assistants or students.
  16. Serves on University committees, as requested.
  17. Performs related duties as required.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field and two to three years experience OR Equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Basic understanding of program arrangements, sound and lighting systems, set design and audio-visual equipment.

Date Created: 6/28/85