2016-17 UPC Officer and Co-Chair Applications
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The Union Program Council (UPC) is currently recruiting for their 26 executive board position for 2016-2017. We are excited about your interest in joining UPC! As K-State's premier event planning organization, UPC is responsible for organizing events in the K-State Student Union and around campus. Based out of the third floor of the Union and funded by student privilege fees, UPC provides entertainment that keeps the college student's budget in mind.

Professional behavior and business casual dress are expected for the interview. The decision-making process for the selecting of executive board members will consist of strength of application, strength of interview, potential leadership, and current UPC involvement.

Membership criteria for leadership positions with UPC are listed below. Please verify that you satisfy all requirements prior to beginning the application process.


GENERAL EXPECTATIONS FOR UPC EXECUTIVE CO-CHAIRS
OFFICER POSITIONS INCLUDE:
CO-CHAIRS ARE THE HEADS OF THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES:
For Co-Chair Application
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President
Vice President
VP for Membership
VP for Operations
-     After Hours (plans Friday night events at the Union),
- Arts (programs dinner theaters and books art gallery),
- Campus Entertainment Fund (books major comedians, bands, or speakers),
- Community (plans large annual programs including Expos, Children’s Carnival and Dancing with the K-State Stars),
-     Daytime Programs (creates midday programs through make and take events, lunchtime lounges, and magicians.
Coordinates Open House).
- Films (plans weekly film series), Forums (programs speakers, debates, and panel discussions),
- Multicultural (exposes the campus to diversity through films, slam poets, and other inclusive events),
- Music (plans Lunchtime Lounges, OPUS Band Competition, K-State Idol, and summer music festival), and
-    Promotions (promotes UPC events through social media and works on committee projects).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The UPC board members officially start in the Fall, but will attend a training session this Spring, so you can meet the outgoing chairs.  Board members will also be invited to the April banquet.

The applications only take a few minutes to fill out and the interviews will be about 15 minutes long.  In order to apply you need to have a 2.25 GPA or better.  If you have any questions, you can contact us at the office at 532-6571 or e-mail us at
upc@ksu.edu <mailto:upc@ksu.edu>.  We appreciate your time and hope you will apply for UPC by February 23!
For Exec Application
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· A minimum of five office hours per week including a meeting with your advisor and Tuesday
evening meetings.
· Assist in planning events and managing the budget.
· Attend three mandatory retreats per year.
· Maintain a 2.25 cumulative grade point average.
· Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at Kansas State University.
· Complete any other duties relevant to the specific committee as designated by the UPC
President or Advisors. Failure to meet any of these requirements shall give the UPC President
adequate grounds for your dismissal.
· Plan any and all events for the first 4-6 weeks of the fall semester by April 30, 2016.
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD
· A minimum of five office hours per week including a meeting with your advisor and Tuesday
evening meetings.
· Assist in planning events and managing the budget.
· Attend three mandatory retreats per year.
· Maintain a 2.25 cumulative grade point average.
· Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at Kansas State University.
· Complete any other duties relevant to the specific committee as designated by the UPC
President or Advisors. Failure to meet any of these requirements shall give the UPC President
adequate grounds for your dismissal.
· Plan any and all events for the first 4-6 weeks of the fall semester by April 30, 2016.