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Council for Cultural Activities (CCA)

Position:

  • Liaison

The Council for Cultural Activities is a university-sponsored organization that promotes cultural awareness, diversity, and inclusion at the University of Houston by supporting cultural and diversity-related registered student organizations and events on campus. As a Liaison, this position will support the implementation of CCA’s signature events and collaborate with registered student organizations through the co-sponsorship process. The Marketing and Outreach Liaison is responsible for CCA's advertising initiatives and promoting CCA, its mission, and its events to RSOs and the University of Houston community. As a co-sponsor for cultural organizations and events, CCA supports marketing, event proposal development, equipment rentals, and financial support. Contact ccadir@central.uh.edu with questions or apply today by filling out our form!


Dance Marathon

Position:

  • Director of Media

Dance Marathon is a student-led movement benefitting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness for more than 170 pediatric hospitals across North America. Dance Marathon at the University of Houston is one of over 400 Dance Marathon programs run by students across the country. Students involved in DM at UH will spend a year gaining leadership, teamwork, and nonprofit business experience while raising funds and awareness for Texas Children's Hospital (TCH)! All fundraising efforts and participants come together for a 6-hour event, from 4-10 PM on April 22nd, 2022. The Director of Media will take the lead on developing and implementing a marketing plan, including the designs. Learn more about the available positions and apply today to get involved in an Executive Board role!


Frontier Fiesta

Position:

  • Director of Productions

Frontier Fiesta is the longest-standing programming tradition at the University of Houston. From performances of all types to carnival rides to amazing variety shows, Fiesta has something for everyone. Fiesta is hiring for the Director of Productions. This role is responsible for outreach to organizations, managing the application process, and communicating with organizations to curate a slate of variety show programs executed by various student organizations through Frontier Fiesta. Contact ffchair@uh.edu with questions or to express your interest in the role.


Student Program Board

Positions:

  • Cinema Director
  • Instructional Assistant

The Student Program Board's mission is to enhance the student experience at the University of Houston and bring the community together through entertaining, thought-provoking, and programming inclusive events. We aim to program for every student on the UH campus, by staying connected and understanding our students' wants and needs. We focus on diversity, both in our programming and in the building of our team. The Student Program Board is a great way to get involved with campus life and an easy way to meet a lot of great new people. The Cinema Director is responsible for organizing a slate of cinema events by bringing the latest blockbuster movies to campus. The person in this position works with other board members and other groups to make these and other SPB events happen throughout the year.
The instructional assistant position is a graduate level position that works with the Student Program Board as a co-advisor along with the professional staff advisor. In this role, you will advise student leaders, assist in planning and implementation of events, and support other projects and initiatives within the Center for Student Involvement. Full-time enrollment in a graduate program is required. The ideal candidate will have an interest in Student Affairs and/or Student Activities, experience with event planning and management, and an understanding of college student learning and development. View the full description of the position. This position qualifies for an in-state tuition waiver, and receives a monthly stipend. If you have any questions, please reach out to Eric Smith, Assistant Director for CSI, at essmith3@uh.edu.


Cougar Involvement Ambassadors

Positions:

  • Ambassador (3 positions)

Are you looking for an on-campus opportunity? Do you love helping others get involved? Look no further! The Cougar Involvement Ambassadors (CIA) in the Center for Student Involvement are hiring for ambassadors! CIA is a team of dedicated student ambassadors that help students get involved and serve as a resource for registered student organizations. Apply today!

Make sure you are logged into AccessUH first! If that link does not work for you, please go to AccessUH > Get Involved > Forms (tab), then find the Cougar Involvement Ambassador application!

If you have any questions please email cia@uh.edu. We look forward to seeing your application!


Student Centers Policy Board

Positions:

  • At-Large Member (2 positions)

Are you looking for another way to get involved with the Student Centers? Now is your chance! The Student Centers Policy Board (SCPB) is searching for two students to serve as At-Large members for two-year terms (2021 - 2023). Any UH student is eligible to apply. The 19-member board includes students, faculty, and staff. The SCPB assists in policy development and long-range planning for the Student Center South and North buildings. The SCPB advises the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and the SC Executive Director on programs and services. The SCPB has been involved with suggestions and improvements to the SC such as: providing computers for the Student Organization carrel area, securing additional bike racks for the Student Centers, and adding a piano in the Legacy Lounge. For more information about the Policy Board, please visit our website. Time requirements would be approximately 2 hours/month.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 PM on November 5, 2021. Questions about the Student Centers Policy Board or the application process should be directed to Christopher Caldwell (SCPB Chair) or Eve Esch (Executive Director, Student Centers).