Become a College Nine and College Ten Fall Planning Assistant!

Under the supervision of the college programs coordinator (CPC) and assistant college programs coordinator (ACPC), the Fall Planning Assistant (FPA) helps plan and implement Welcome Week, Summer Orientation, and other activities to welcome new students to College Nine, College Ten, and UCSC. The FPA is the primary lead for the College Guide (CG) team, participates in CG recruitment and hiring in the spring, and helps plan all aspects of CG training. The FPA works 20-40 hours per week during the summer with up to 40 hours during student staff training and Welcome Week in the fall.

There is one FPA position available at Colleges Nine and Ten starting. The position begins in Spring Quarter, and continues through Summer and Fall Quarter.

Click here to see the detailed job description.


The application period for the 2020/21 Colleges Nine and Ten Fall Planning Assistant positions is now open! The deadline for application submissions is Wednesday, April 22nd, 4pm. 

There are three parts to the Fall Planning Assistant Application:

1. The Online Application

2. The Supplemental Application

  • Please allow yourself enough time to answer the supplemental questions.

  • You will also be asked to select a prefered and interview time, as well as two back-ups. Please hold the dates you select on your calendar.

3. Two References

  • Ask two people who can speak objectively of your skills and abilities to serve as references, for example previous employers, professors, activity advisors, etc. Direct them to our Online Reference form at

  • You may also ask your RA or another student leader who knows you, though only one reference can come from a student leader.

  • Ask your references well ahead of the deadline so they have time to accommodate your request.

FPA Selection Timeline

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, April 18th, 4pm

Selected candidates contacted for interviews:
Thursday, April 9th

Monday, April 13th through Wednesday, April 15th

Applicants Notified:
Friday, April 17th

Important Dates for the FPA (dates subject to change)

  • College Guide Group Interviews - April, TBD
  • Spring Trainings - TBD
  • College Nine and College Ten Commencements, June 14, 2020 - this is the Sunday after the end of finals.
  • Summer Orientation - July/August TBD
  • Fall Training - TBD (late August or Early September through New Student Move-In)
  • Welcome Week - TBD

If you have any questions, please contact Tim Barbour at the College Nine and College Ten Programs and Activities Office at or 831.459.4465.