UC Idol Event Director Application This application is for the management level involvement option, in the role of an Event Director. Send this completed application and your CV/resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Accepting applications until positions filled. UC Idol Organizational Structure Management: Event Directors, Advisors Team Leadership: Admin Lead, Recruitment Lead, Tech Lead, Publicity Lead Leadership: Ambassador (Generalist), Ambassador (Specialist), Ambassador (Design-Your-Own) Selection of candidates for this role favour individuals who display these characteristics: Professionalism Inclusiveness Enthusiasm and Efficiency Honesty Attention to detail Initiative Efficiency in email responses Creativity Flexibility and availability Passion for involvement Passion for developing personal leadership Interest in mentoring others and aiding others' leadership development Ability to meet deadlines Ability to plan, organize, and delegate Oral and written communication skills Desire to improve event and take it to the next level This is your chance to take on an excellent and comprehensive leadership role in event organizing! UC Idol committee members have found their positions challenging and rewarding. They are able to develop a wide array of skills in a single involvement. Event Director Description: The Event Director gains experience in the complexities of event organization through various streams: admin, recruitment, tech, and publicity. He/she is responsible for acquiring, developing, and enhancing the knowledge, skills, and competencies involved with managing these areas. The Event Director manages the logistics of the UC Idol show, manages finances, recruits volunteers, oversees every aspect of the event organization, and delegates responsibilities and duties to the organizing committee. Also, the Event Director leads meetings, organizes the auditions and the dry run, and makes final decisions. Event Directors will receive training and support throughout the organizational journey, by Advisors (i.e. previous Event Directors). Details: There will be a maximum of 2 Event Directors. Time commitment: 20 hours/month, ~160 hours over 8 month period (February – September) *Current Event Directors may stay as Event Directors for the subsequent year if desired. However, it is encouraged that current Event Directors shift into an Advisor role, allowing new volunteers to experience Event Director role. Advisors are Event Directors with previous experience, who offer training, provide feedback, offer support, and provide guidance, as needed. Advisors will also seek out new ways to improve the show. Previous Event Directors will inform current Advisors whether they are interested in joining the Advisory group.* Please answer all of the following four questions: Question 1: Motivation What motivates you to be involved in the organization of UC Idol? Please rank by numbering the following reasons from most important to least important, or put N/A beside a factor that is not a significant motivating factor. Meeting new people Leadership development Professional, graduate school, and/or job applications Having fun / getting involved Acquiring new skills (i.e. a new skill for some may be filming/editing movies) Enhancing attained skills (i.e. improving written communication skills) Helping to raise community spirit Helping to raise money for charity Question 2: Email communication Because UC Idol involves the cooperation of multiple individuals assisting with various streams (i.e. admin, recruitment, tech publicity), we have found the use of Google Documents and email communication to be the most efficient way of communication and delivering status updates. With years of UC Idol organizational experience, we have noticed that scheduling large team meetings are extremely difficult. Therefore, email communication meets our goal of efficiency. Are you comfortable with large amounts of email and responding to emails efficiently? Question 3: Leadership Reflection Have you attended UC Idol in the past? Please outline what you have learned from your previous experience and your goals for the next UC Idol event. If you have not been part of UC Idol previously, please outline what you have learned from another leadership experience and your goals for UC Idol. Question 4: Uniqueness What makes you stand out for this role? What is something that you would like to share with us that is unique about you? Please complete all of the following four items: ONE - Please fill out your information below: Name: Email: Phone Number: Program of Study: Current Year of Study: TWO - Please let us know your availability in the next 2 months for interviews: Include as much detail including days of the week and times that will work best for you. THREE - If you are not selected for an Event Director position, would you like to be considered for a Stream Lead position? Which Stream Lead position would you like to request (Admin, Recruitment, Tech, Publicity)? FOUR – Please submit to email@example.com your current CV/resume, along with this application. *The selection process will be based on your written application, CV/resume, and past performance in leadership experiences. We will like to meet with all interested individuals at an interview to discuss the possible ways to get involved with UC Idol, whether it be in the role of Management, Team Leadership, or Leadership levels. Successful candidates will show that they are reliable, are dependable, and enjoy taking initiative. Members of the UC Idol Organizing committee will also show that they are efficient at responding to emails and meeting deadlines. They should be able to work well in a team, contribute to meetings, participate, and have fun with the work involved. Once on the committee, a meeting and training will be provided, as well as continued support along the organizational journey from Advisors.* Please submit your completed application and CV/resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.