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Paid Student Programming Assistants

VU After Dark hires two student programming assistants to share the responsibilities of planning and executing VU After Dark events during the academic year. These students report to the Director of Campus Activities andOrientation. The VU After Dark Programming Assistants assist with entertainment, social, and recreational programs that take place frequently on Friday and Saturday nights at 9 p.m. during the academic year. These two students split the responsibility. Application

Employment Timeline

Student Programming Assistants generally serve within a two semester contract. However, the employee's preference can be noted on the application but the program will consider employee's terms based on the needs of the program.   

Hiring Timeline for the 2014–2015 school year

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and promotes weekend late-night programs.  
  • Provides on-site supervision of events to oversee facilities use, arrangements, admission receipts, compliance with policies, and to assist in problem resolution.  
  • Assists with the coordination of volunteers for weekend late-night programs.  
  • Contacts and follows up with outside vendors and performers when needed.  
  • Assists with setup and tear down of events.   
  • Communicates with the director in the planning of the event, during, and after the event.   
  • Meets regularly with VU After Dark staff to discuss goals and event details.   
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Written and verbal evaluation will be given throughout the semesters. At the completion of each semester, a formal evaluation with both supervisors will occur and employee will be expected to complete a written evaluation of each semester.  


Must be a full-time Viterbo University student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.  Must be willing to work on weekdays and weekends during daytime, evening, and late night hours.   

Hours of Employment

  • 10  hours per week, which may be evening, night, and/or weekend hours when class is in session.    
  • May require occasional work during breaks (i.e., fall break, Thanksgiving break, semester break, spring break, Easter break, etc.) Schedule will be arranged with supervisor.

Additional Dates of Obligation

  • All day training and planning workday during winter break and summer break  
  • Conference attendance at the regional NACA conference in late early April


$8.00/hour which equals $1,280 per semester