Office of Co-Curricular Engagement and Learning

Vice-Chair - Fun@VIU


Oversaw event planning and led student engagement initiatives, enhancing leadership and strategic skills while fostering a vibrant campus community for 500+ students.


The Vice-Chair - Fun@VIU is a dynamic role focused on enriching the student experience through event planning and engagement activities. This individual is responsible for overseeing the organization and execution of campus events, ensuring they are both enjoyable and inclusive for a diverse student body. The Vice-Chair is expected to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and strategic thinking to effectively coordinate with team members, manage budgets, and liaise with other campus organizations. The role demands creativity, excellent communication skills, and the ability to motivate peers to foster a sense of community and belonging. The Vice-Chair plays a crucial part in creating a vibrant campus atmosphere that promotes student involvement and contributes to the overall positive culture at VIU.


  • Proven experience in event planning and management,
  • Strong leadership and strategic planning skills,
  • Ability to engage and motivate a diverse student body,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Trello, Asana),
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and marketing strategies,
  • Experience with budget management and fundraising,
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, and external partners,
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills,
  • Familiarity with VIU Graduate Attributes and how they apply to student engagement,
  • Capacity to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends for events,
  • Experience in volunteer coordination and team building,
  • Creative thinking for innovative student engagement initiatives.

Graduate Attributes Associated

  • Collaboration
  • Creative Thinking
  • Capacity to Engage in Respectful Relationships
  • Oral Communication
  • Safe and Ethical Practices
  • Critical Thinking

Sign Up Directions

Contact Telanie Moolman, Office of Co-Curricular Engagement & Learning at for more information.