Join our 2022-23 Leadership Team!

Young and Emerging Professionals (YEP) is growing and looking for diverse leaders to take the employee resource group to the next level!

The University of Louisville’s Young and Emerging Professionals (YEP) group strives to support the personal and professional development of “young” professionals (ages 40 or below) or “emerging” professionals who are new to UofL or new to a particular career path, etc. Note: These definitions are not meant to be exclusive. If you identify with either of these terms, you are welcome to join us!

This group works in close collaboration with the Employee Success Center. Visit the UofL Young and Emerging Professionals website for more information at https://louisville.edu/yep

We currently have two vacancies for the 2022-23 Leadership Team. Volunteer commitment averages approx. 10-12 hours per month.

    • Fundraising Coordinator: Responsible for organizing the annual Raise Some L fundraising event for YEP, working in partnership with the UofL Office of Advancement. Manage the gift account for the organization and report on the status of the gift account at YEP Executive Committee meetings or as requested, at general body meetings. Coordinate events in partnership with the Programming and Events Coordinators related to fundraising goals and cultivating relationships with potential and existing donors.
    • Programming and Events Coordinator: Responsible for planning and organizing social activities, programs, and events for the organization. Works in collaboration with the Fundraising Coordinator to coordinate fundraising initiatives approved by the Executive Committee. Collaborates with other groups/organizations on or off campus to co-sponsor social activities, programs, and events for YEP. Maintains and updates the events calendar for the organization. Maintains attendance logs for events. Gathers, reviews, and analyzes post-event evaluations and report outcomes to the Executive Committee. Coordinates and plans the annual celebration for officers and committee members in collaboration with the President or other designee.

We welcome new members of our standing committees anytime! Volunteer commitment averages approx. 5 hours per month. 

    • Communications and Marketing Committee: This committee is responsible for managing to website and other media resources related to the promotion of YEP related programs, events, and social activities. Desirable candidates will have experience or interest in communications and marketing, social media, web development, creative media, and/or public relations either through education, work, or volunteering.
    • Diversity Committee: This committee is responsible for the inclusion and welcoming of members, development of new policies to align with the Cardinal Principals and UofL’s Diversity Council, and identifying the gaps and opportunities within YEP to enrich a sense of belonging for members. Desirable candidates will have experience or an interest in diversity, inclusion, and equity, creating and implementing policies and opportunities for engagement, and public enrichment either through education, work, or volunteering.
    • Membership Committee: This committee is responsible for the recruitment and retention of members and identifying the needs of membership. Represent and support YEP at various events. Engage directly with members at events, welcoming them and helping them feel connected to the organization. Desirable candidates will have experience or an interest in recruitment, relationship building, and public speaking either through education, work, or volunteering.
    • Programming & Events Committee: This committee is responsible for the planning and coordination of  YEP related programs, events, and social activities and helps to support fundraising efforts. Desirable candidates will have experience or interest in planning, organization, time management, leadership, and relationship building either through education, work, or volunteering.

If you are interested in joining one of our committees, please complete this form.

Website - https://louisville.edu/yep

Questions? Contact the YEP team at uoflyep@louisville.edu 

Special Note: Please see the YEP Constitution and Bylaws at https://louisville.edu/yep/about for a complete overview of the expectations, commitment of service, and responsibilities associated with the leadership role in which you are seeking.

Applications to join the Executive Committee and Standing Committees will be accepted until all positions are filled: https://forms.office.com/r/9eVX5CdjPR.

Any questions about the application can be directed to the YEP team at uoflyep@louisville.edu.