Lights, Camera, Lead!

Posted On August 16, 2017
Categories 2017 News Archived

It’s that time of the year again. Do you think you have what it takes to lead the largest student-run organization on campus? Spotlight Programs Board is now accepting applications for all committee chairs and executive leader positions for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Spotlight, a university-sponsored, student-driven organization in the Student Center, is the premiere event planning entity that serves the university. Spotlight addresses the needs and interests of Georgia State’s diverse student body by providing social, cultural, educational and entertainment events to enhance the quality of student life. Students help plan events that are free and open to the Georgia State community and include concerts, movies, speakers and exposure to local Atlanta attractions.

Spotlight Programs Board is composed of nine committees and oversees the student-run Cinefest Film Theater. The board is composed of the executive director, associate director and the chairs of seven of these committees and works to fulfill Spotlight’s mission. Seven of the nine committees are responsible for planning and executing quality programs. The Membership Committee and Marketing Committee function primarily as support for the entire board.

Executive board members work with committee members and advisors to choose events to plan and implement throughout the year. Job duties include, but are not limited to, negotiations with agents, venue reservations, coordination of event logistics and the development of program budgets. These duties, along with others, are essential to the execution of Spotlight’s events.

Current positions available are:

  • Executive Director
  • Associate Director
  • Arts & Culture Chair
  • Daytime Chair
  • Films & Gaming Chair
  • Live Entertainment Chair
  • Marketing Chair
  • Membership Chair
  • Panthers After Dark Chair
  • Panthers Connections Chair
  • Spirit & Traditions Chair

This is a chance for students to have a voice and bring about change to the Georgia State University community! The job description and application for the executive and associate director positions are available online. The deadline for the executive and associate director positions is Friday, February 3, 2017 by 4 p.m. The committee chair applications also are available online. The deadline for committee chair positions is Friday, February 24, 2017 by 4 p.m.

For further questions, stop by the Spotlight Programs Board office in Student Center East, Suite 316, visit the website or call 404-413-1610. Spotlight Programs Board is supported by student fees.