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STUB Programmer/Publicist Application

Time Requirement: 10-15 Hours per week Compensation: $4,750 Stipend.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of serving in this role, students will be able to…

  • Design, coordinate, implement, and assess large scale events to build community among a diverse population.

  • Develop creative and inclusive marketing strategies and materials to increase event attendance.

  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and on a team; build and sustain collaborative partnerships.

  • Identify, describe, and set goals to enhance leadership approach, followership style, strengths, and weaknesses.

  • Exhibit professionalism and wellness practices in relationships and responsibilities.

  • Apply Christian values as foundational framework for leadership and professionalism.

Career & Vocation Match

This position is open to students of all majors and career interests. However, this role may be a great fit for those desiring experience in…

STUB Programmer

  • Event Planning

  • Project Manager

  • Administrative/Project Coordinator

  • Human Resources

  • Marketing

  • International Work (e.g. Peace Corps, missions, etc.)

  • Program Director

  • Volunteer Training/Management

STUB Publicist

  • Social Media Coordinator

  • Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations

  • Videography/Film Editing

  • Graphic Design

  • Communications

  • Fundraising

  • Event Planning

  • Media (e.g. news, tv, radio)


Purpose of STUB

To plan and implement a broad range of campus social programs and activities that reflect Christian values and builds community though campus traditions and contemporary community issues.

Who is STUB?

STUB is made up of 8 current undergraduate students (1 Coordinator, 6 Event Programmers, and 1 Publicist). STUB is supervised by the STUB Coordinator position and overseen by the ASSP Vice President of Campus Activities (VPCA). The Campus Program Coordinator for Activities from the office of the Office Student Programs serves as STUB’s staff advisor.

What does STUB do?

STUB plans and hosts 8-10 campus-wide events that carry out their purpose and mission throughout the academic year. STUB is responsible for these events from conception and proposal to execution and assessment. In the past, some of these events have included Big Party, HallowScream, Tradition, Talent Show, and Shapadooah.

STUB Position Descriptions

• The STUB Coordinator holds the primary responsibility of running and directing the Student Union Board. In addition, s/he oversees all office operations including the management of the STUB budgets. Responsibilities of the STUB Coordinator include but are not limited to: planning and facilitating STUB training and retreat, overseeing and managing the STUB event calendar, planning and facilitating staff meetings, monthly one-on-ones with programmers, meeting weekly with the VPCA and STUB staff advisor, event chair meetings, overall STUB development, overall event management and planning, and event assessment.

• The STUB Publicist primarily coordinates and/or designs all of the various forms of publicity and programs for all STUB events. This can include posters, fliers, videos, ticket design, event favors, etc. In addition, the publicist holds the responsibility of overseeing and maintaining the STUB’s social media outlets, including Facebook -- STUB’s primary social media publicity tool. Secondary roles include supporting STUB Programmers in planning and implementing events. Publicists should have extensive experience with Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Experience with videography is also highly preferred, but not required.

STUB Event Programmers are responsible for brainstorming, planning, and coordinating all STUB events throughout the year. Each STUB programmer will have the opportunity to chair one or multiple events -- serving as lead to the entire STUB team in planning and implementing the program. Programmers should be skilled in the areas of organization, teamwork, project management, time management, design, and conflict resolution. Programmers are asked to set personal goals and to work on them throughout the course of the year.

STUB Event Programmer/Publicist Essential Responsibilities

  1. Be present at all STUB events (set-up and tear-down), attend weekly staff meetings, monthly one-on-one’s, event chair meetings, all workdays prior to events, fall training/retreat, and Leadership Conference and Celebration. In addition, there may be STUB development opportunities scheduled throughout the year that you are expected to participate in (approx. 1-2 per quarter).

  2. Work collaboratively with other STUB members in designing, developing, and implementing events for the SPU community.

  3. Work ten hours per week in the STUB office. Some weeks, such as event weeks, will require more time. Expect at least one Saturday workday for each event, particularly larger events.

  4. Act as primary coordinator (event chair) for 1-2 events. Responsibly manage event budgets for those events and effectively lead the STUB team in the design, development, and implementation of these events.

  5. Communicate regularly with all STUB members and STUB advisor.

  6. Maintain a minimum quarterly 2.75 GPA.

  7. Abide by all SPU lifestyle expectations. See student handbook for more details.


• Excellent organizational, problem solving and project management skills.

• Detail-oriented.

• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, while using discretion in decision making and sound judgment in the analysis of challenging situations.

• Working sense and practice of conflict resolution.

Administrative skills, including budget management and use of Microsoft Outlook.

• Strong interpersonal skills, including strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs. and stand/walk for several hours at a time.

• Publicist applicants should have experience in Adobe Design Suite, or an equivalent.

For further information about the STUB Programmer/Publicist role, please contact:
Brendan McMillian ASSP STUB Coordinator 15-16 Phone: (206) 281-2459

Matt Thomas ASSP Vice President of Campus Activities 15-16 Phone: (206) 281-2498

Sha’terika Perkins Campus Program Coordinator Office of Student Involvement & Leadership

Phone: (206) 281-2483

ASSP Volunteer Services Agreement
By offering various positions of volunteer leadership, the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP) hopes to provide educational and experiential opportunities that will contribute to the individual development of the undergraduate students of Seattle Pacific University. As a means of recognizing the significant commitment and dedication that our volunteers donate to their respective positions, ASSP provides a stipend to honor the service performed by some of the active volunteers.
This Volunteer Agreement shall remain in effect provided the student retains an Active Volunteer Status (AVS). AVS entails the following things: The volunteer is enrolled for six or more credits, is making satisfactory progress toward his/her degree completion, maintaining a cumulative 2.75 GPA, is abiding by all SPU lifestyle expectations, is in full attendance at the required annual ASSP Leadership Conference, and is satisfactorily performing the duties covered by the Constitution and By-laws of the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific as attested by the ASSP Senate, in consultation with the program advisor.
STUB Retreat and Training

STUB Coordinator, Programmers, and Publicist are required to attend and be fully available for retreat and training September 9th-25th, 2016.

Student Leadership Conference

Student employees and volunteers hired by ASSP are required to attend Leadership Conference September 16th-22nd, 2016, and all leadership and development in-services (1 per quarter) throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.

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2016-2017 Position Application

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In addition to an individual interview, each applicant is required to attend a group interview session. Please indicate your group interview preference time below. 1=First Choice 2=Second Choice


Group Interview Time

Tuesday, May 3rd from 8-10AM

Wednesday, May 4th from 6-8PM


  • Please attach a professional resume of your work experience for the past four years.

  • Please attach a cover letter expressing your interest in the position.

*For assistance in writing your resume and cover letter, visit the Center for Career & Calling (2nd Floor SUB).

  • Please bring a selection of your design portfolio from the last four years to your interview. (Publicist Only)

  • Please attach your answers to the following questions:

    • STUB Supplemental Application Questions - PROGRAMMER

      1. What is your understanding of the STUB Programmer role and why does it interest you?

      2. What do you hope to learn/accomplish through this experience?

      3. What skills do you possess that you feel are most vital to this position? What do you think will the biggest challenge for you?

      4. What is your experience with event planning?

      5. What have you learned about teamwork? What role do you usually fill on a team?

      6. If you could host a program for the entire SPU campus, what event would you choose to host and why? What would be the objective and/or goal of your program and how would you organize it?

      7. What opportunities have you had working, collaborating, and/or leading in a diverse setting. What did you learn from that experience?

      8. How is the STUB Programmer role related to your future career/vocational interests?

    • STUB Supplemental Application Questions – PUBLICIST

      1. What is your understanding of the STUB Publicist role and why does it interest you?

      2. What do you hope to learn/accomplish through this experience?

      3. What past experience do you have that would allow you to succeed as the STUB Publicist? This can include jobs, internships, classes, exposure to programs like Photoshop and InDesign, etc.

      4. What have you learned about teamwork? What role do you usually fill on a team?

      5. Describe your marketing/advertising vision for STUB next year.

      6. What opportunities have you had working, collaborating, and/or leading in a diverse setting. What did you learn from that experience?

      7. How is the STUB Publicist role related to your future career/vocational interests?

Personal References: 1 – Faculty/Staff/Supervisor, 1 – Student Leader/Peer

Special Note: If you have already applied for a different ASSP position, you do not need to request new references. Please note on your application if this is the case and we will use your previous references.

The following web link directs you to our online reference form. It is YOUR responsibility to send this link to your personal references, and have them complete the form by the application due date. Please make sure they include your name and which position you are applying for.

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Please turn in applications to the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership electronically at no later than 5pm on Friday, April 29, 2016. Please include name and position you are applying for in the subject line.

If selected as a candidate, you will be asked to interview between May 2nd – May 12th.

If you have any question, please email or or call (206) 281-2497.

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