CPB Rock the Bluff Coordinator | University of Portland

CPB Rock the Bluff Coordinator

Job Title

CPB Rock the Bluff Coordinator


Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Rock the Bluff Coordinator(s) are in charge of the planning and executing the annual major concert on campus held in the Chiles Center (while this position only has one large event per year, the planning process takes the entire academic year)
  • Research musical artists and create artist proposals in fall semester (artists must be in line with UP policies and procedures relating to campus performances)
  • Keep open communication channels with the artist, their representatives, and middle agents regarding the event
  • Work collaboratively with marketing team, as well as out-of-house designers, to create marketing campaigns, timelines, and materials
  • Assist in the development and execution of the Rock the Bluff Release Party, as well as any events leading up to the concert including promotional events and ticket distribution
  • Work with CPB Director and Advisor to coordinate all event logistics (including security plans, hospitality needs, production needs, volunteers, day-of-show, etc.)
  • Assist in collaborative brainstorming sessions with other coordinators to create and develop events


General Qualifications and Requirements

  • Required: Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA to apply
  • Preferred: High attention to detail and working within an assigned budget
  • Preferred: Effective, timely, and professional communication to students, faculty/staff, and external vendors
  • Preferred: Proficient in public speaking or interested in improving public speaking skills
  • Preferred: Ability to effectively troubleshoot challenges in preparation for and throughout events
  • Preferred: Basic knowledge of graphic design software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva)
  • Preferred: Ability to lift 25-50 pounds and push heavy equipment on wheeled cart
  • Preferred: Prior experience with event planning or interest in learning about event planning


Good Standing Statement

The position you are applying for requires students to be in good standing with the University of Portland. By agreeing to apply to this position you are consenting to allow the Office of Student Activities to request your involvement in the University of Portland Conduct Process. You may submit an additional explanation that will accompany your application.