Intersectional Events Chair

Center for Student Involvement - UO

Starting September 2017 Stipend $525 per term

Intersectional Events (IE) is a committee of the Student Activities Board (SAB) part of the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) an EMU program in the Division of Student Life.

team coordinates the Queer Film Festival (QFF), an annual event that showcases the works of the LGBTQIAA community locally and in the film industry.

All Intersectional Events team members contribute to the content of their events and develop event planning skills. The purpose of the Chair position is to ensure the continued success of Intersectional Events including QFF. The Chair oversees and supports the work of all members of the Intersectional Events team including three Coordinators and many volunteers. This person may need to provide support or assist any team member in the completion of their work. Additionally the Chair is the primary contributor to the team OrgSync page and actively recruits students to join. This position is also a member of the Student Activities Board and serves as the communication link between the Intersectional Events and other SAB teams. The SAB unites all teams together by setting common vision and providing a platform for sharing information. It also advises the professional staff on operations, allocates some supplemental funding to SAB teams and develops programs to showcase all SAB teams and assist with recruitment and retention.

This position leads a three person Intersectional Events team that is advised by the Center for Student Involvement professional staff, who provide support to and training for each coordinator.


The SAB works to enhance the student experience at the University of Oregon through innovative leadership and engaging activities. It accomplishes its goal by planning events for UO students including Ducks After Dark film nights, Fishbowl Fridays, Gallery exhibits and many more fun events. Additionally it supports other campus events such as Week of Welcome and Homecoming.

Intersectionality is the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, gender, ability and sexual orientation as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage. The IE team prioritizes marginalized students on campus when planning events and partnering with other student organizations. The team coordinates the Queer Film Festival (QFF), an annual event that showcases the works of the LGBTQIAA community locally and in the film industry. 


***See the attached document for details on responsibilities and required qualifications***

Application Instructions: 

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Or email Suzanne Hanlon,, for more information.