Become a Director

Become a CAB Director

What are the benefits of being involved in CAB?
CAB is focused on adding to the college experience of all Washburn students. Involvement also provides the opportunity to develop a number of professional leadership and life skills. From creating promotion material to pitching a programming idea and executing it through the end, all these skills can be applied outside of CAB in the community, workplace, or your daily life.

What are the qualifications to be a CAB Director?

  • Candidate must be an undergraduate student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours at Washburn University;
  • Candidate must be in good academic standing with the university and must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a semester GPA of 2.5 while in office;
  • The candidate for Greek Life director must be a member in good standing with a fraternal organization at Washburn University, with the approval of the fraternity and sorority community;
  • Demonstrate skills in developing and implementing programs for CAB or other student organization, internships, etc.;
  • Strong communication skills- both written and verbal
  • Strong organization skills;
  • Ability to work 10 office hours per week including attending all events
  • Ability to attend weekly CAB director meetings

What are the responsibilities of being a CAB Director?

  • Be the single point of contact for tracking your events activities
  • Provide clear and accurate communications between CAB directors, committee members, advisors, entertainers, agencies, vendors, Washburn facility coordinators, the Washburn Student Government Association, fraternity and sorority community, and the Washburn student body;
  • Assist programming directors in the design, planning, execution and communication of CAB sponsored events and projects in a timely, efficient and highly flawless manner;
  • Attend all Campus Activities Board events, including programs organized by other directors
  • Continuously strive to improve, streamline, and optimize the production of CAB sponsored events, projects, and operations.

How is a Director selected?

Directors are selected through an application and interview process.

  • The Greek Life Director candidate will also then be approved by the fraternity community through IFC and the sorority community through Panhellenic council
  • The Student Success Director will have to have completed Peer Education Training and/or served as a peer educator in a WU101 course.
  • Applications are available in the Student Activities and Greek Life Office, which is located in the lower level of the Memorial Union. Application can also be obtained through e-mail or by writing to Shannon.schwaebler@washburn.edu