Westside Student Life

Campus Activities Team Coordinators


The Campus Activities Team (CAT) is comprised of motivated Westside Center students who are committed to providing an outstanding student and academic life at their home center. CAT-Activities Coordinators work with Westside Student Life to develop activities centered around three areas (diversity, community outreach, campus connections); promote student involvement; participate in and facilitate a team approach with coworkers; complete necessary administrative tasks; and provide appropriate customer service to students, faculty, and staff. The Activities Coordinator position has a variable time commitment, which typically ranges from 5-20 hours a week, with time spent during evenings and weekends as needed. CAT- Activities Coordinators will gain valuable skills in project management, event planning, communication, team building, and leadership while working in a team-oriented and enthusiastic environment.

Job Duties

Community Building:

Brainstorm, plan, implement and assess student events and activities.

Increase student awareness of CWU and community college programs and services.

Post at least once a week to one or more CWU Westside social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Use events and social networks to educate students on diversity/social justice, campus resources and community opportunities.

Create an interactive display or bulletin board once per quarter.

Student Development:

Identify and gather information on student concerns.

Communicate student concerns and potential solutions to University Center staff.

Encourage behaviors that contribute to academic success.


Attend weekly staff meetings (typically 1-1.5 hours/week).

Staff CAT and Westside Center events and activities.

Attend all training and leadership development sessions.

Represent CAT by wearing leadership apparel at all CWU events.

Collaborate with other CAT members on events and displays.


Complete program arrangements and paperwork in a timely manner.

Meet with supervisor periodically to discuss event planning progress.

Become knowledgeable about all student services in order to assist students and build campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

Skills Needed:

Registered for at least 6 credits each quarter and maintain a minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA.

Ability to work on-campus a minimum of 5 hours per week not to exceed 20 hours.

Willingness to work from home when necessary.

Commitment to engaging peers at CWU and improving the quality of campus life.

Highly motivated, organized, and a self-starter.

Ability to approach problems creatively.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience developing and facilitating events.

Basic familiarity with Microsoft Applications, Adobe Photoshop and various social media.

Availability to work for three consecutive quarters or more.

Educational Benefits

As a CAT Activities Team Coordinator students will learn how to provide outreach to surrounding communities, use events and networks to educate students on diversity/social justice, campus resources and community opportunities, develop leadership skills, brainstorm and implement events and activities.

Pay & Work Schedule

Schedule/Hours: 5-20 hours per week.

Apply: MYCWU > Student Tab > Student Employment > On-campus