Student Opening: Event Planner - Game Room


Number of Openings: 1

Pay Rate: $11.50, moving to $12.50 effective July 4th

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Activities & Programs


The Student Unions & Activities (SUA) Student Events and Entertainment (SEE) intends to further the cultural, educational, social, entertainment, and recreational needs of the students and campus community through providing campus-wide programs.

The SEE Event Planners develop program planning skills and provide leadership experience through initiating, developing, and implementing a diverse event schedule.

The SEE Game Rooms Planners have committee specific responsibilities that include planning in-person and virtual events (e.g. Bingo and Trivia) for Goldy's Gameroom and large events for Goldy's Gameroom and the Gopher Spot

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  • Current UMN-TC degree seeking student. See Student Employment Eligibility requirements
  • Must be able to be scheduled 10-12 hours a week during the academic year and attend scheduled retreats and meetings
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong organizational, customer service, and leadership skills
  • Proficient in Google Applications Suite
  • Ability to receive and delegate tasks

All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the University's COVID-19 Response webpage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior work in a team-focused atmosphere
  • Prior event programming and/or event coordination experience

Notes for This Posting

The Game Room Event Planner works in the Student Activities Office. The Student Activities Office virtual summer office hours are weekdays, 9am-4pm; the summer physical office (126 CMU) hours are Tuesdays to Thursdays, 9am-4pm.

The successful applicant will be available to work at least two shifts, remotely or in-person, during office hours.

Additionally, the Game Room Event Planner should be available some evenings and weekends, for virtual and/or in-person events. The Game Room Event Planner must be able to host Bingo on Wednesdays 7:30pm-10pm.

Remaining hours are flexible.


  1. You must be able to work for the Fall, Summer.
  2. You must be able to work 1 shifts per week.
  3. You must be able to work the following shift:
    • Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.