Fall 2014 Legislative Committee Member (Aide) Application

Dear Fellow Yellowjacket,

Thank you very much for considering applying for a SA Government Committee position! We are very pleased that you are interested in taking an active role in Student Government. We seek highly motivated, energetic and eager people join our committees. Please take the time to present yourself as best you can. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis unless otherwise specified, although most positions are filled at the beginning of the semester. If at any time during the application process you have questions or concerns, please email president@sa.rochester.edu.

 

 

DEADLINE: Rolling

 

Want to join the President’s cabinet and learn more about student government? We’re looking for an executive historian to help maintain our records, develop weekly executive reports, and create the annual report for SA Government at the end of the year. It will be loads of fun and you’ll get to exercise your organizational and creative talents!

Contact president@sa.rochester.edu with any questions. 

Getting to know you

Full Name (required)

Class Year (required)

Email (required)

Phone (required)

 

What makes you stand out?

Why are you interested in SA Government? (Required)

What writing or design experience do you have? (Required)

What are you most excited about this year?

 

Past Experience

Please attach a current resume including your major(s), any leadership experience, and involvement from college and/or high school. (Required)


You will be sent an email confirmation when we successfully receive your application. If you do not receive this email, check to make sure that your application has been properly filled out, fix any mistakes, and resubmit. If you have any questions, email canand@u.rochester.edu.

 

DEADLINE: Rolling

 

 

The $5K CHALLENGE Coordinator will lead the implementation of this year’s challenge, submissions page, and voting process.

Please direct all questions to aesce@u.rochester.edu

Getting to know you

Full Name (required)

Class Year (required)

Email (required)

Phone (required)

 

What makes you stand out?

Why are you interested in SA Government? (Required)

In your own words, explain the purpose of the $5K Challenge? (Required)

Give us a mock $5K Challenge proposal of something you think can be improved on our campus.

 

Past Experience

Please attach a current resume including your major(s), any leadership experience, and involvement from college and/or high school. (Required)


You will be sent an email confirmation when we successfully receive your application. If you do not receive this email, check to make sure that your application has been properly filled out, fix any mistakes, and resubmit. If you have any questions, email canand@u.rochester.edu.

 

 

DEADLINE: Rolling

 

 

Academics addresses student educational concerns by facilitating communication between students and various academic offices.

Chair: Stephen Wegman
contact: swegman3@u.rochester.edu

Getting to know you

Full Name (required)

Class Year (required)

Email (required)

Phone (required)

 

How do you want to get involved?

Select all positions that interest you.

 Gwen M. Greene Career Center Liaison Course Syllabi Coordinator Feedback Facilitator Other


Position Descriptions

Course Syllabi/Online Resource Coordinator:
The Online Resource Coordinator will follow-up on previous progress with the course syllabi project and explore new opportunities for improved online academic platforms. Position requires ability to effectively interface with higher level administrators. The position does not require substantial IT, tech, or development experience.

Gwen M. Greene Career Center Liaison:
The Gwen M. Greene Career Center Liaison will facilitate a close working relationship between the Career Center and the Academics Committee. Position would involve establishing a connection with the new Career Center Director and following up on reports published by SA Government.

Feedback Facilitator:
The Feedback Facilitator will promote student body engagement by promoting the development of Academic Committee projects related to academic feedback systems. These include, but are not limited to, course, instructor, and teaching assistant evaluations.

Other:
Because of the Academics Committee's new and ever-developing structure, we're open to creating additional positions if there's an idea that you have that the Committee could support. The "Other" position is an option to provide applicants with an opportunity to share their ideas with the Academics Committee.

 

What makes you stand out?

Why are you interested in the position(s) you selected? (Required)

Talk briefly about any goals you hope to accomplish through the position(s) for which you are applying. If you selected “other,” please explain your position proposal. (Required)

What experience do you have in working with administrators and/or adults? (Required)

What’s one important thing about the University of Rochester that you think most students are unaware of? Please tell us in 50 words or less. (Required)

Do you have any accomplishments that you are particularly proud of? Anything else you'd like us to know?

 

Past Experience

Please attach a current resume including your major(s), any leadership experience, and involvement from college and/or high school. (Required)


You will be sent an email confirmation when we successfully receive your application. If you do not receive this email, check to make sure that your application has been properly filled out, fix any mistakes, and resubmit. If you have any questions, email canand@u.rochester.edu.

 

 

DEADLINE: Rolling

 

 

Communications publicizes services and news, executes public relations campaigns, and monitors the SA Government Website: www.sa.rochester.edu

Chair: Josh Wolfgang
contact: jwolfgan@u.rochester.edu

Getting to know you

Full Name (required)

Class Year (required)

Email (required)

Phone (required)

 

How do you want to get involved?

Select all positions that interest you.

 Graphic Design Journalism Creative Team SA Website Development Team Photographer


Position Descriptions:

Journalism:

This team will be in charge of writing the material used in a broad spectrum of communications outreach. Tasks will include projects such as writing the Bathroom Journalism (a monthly publication), writing material for the SA website, as well as acting as a liaison to the Campus Times

Graphic Design:

We are seeking talented graphic designers to create artwork for use in specific marketing campaigns, the SA website, as well as for social media pushes.

Creative Team:

This Team will act as the creative generators for the committees. The team will work on projects which include coming up with interesting and unique ideas to reach different groups of students, creating social media campaigns and posts that will generate traction as well as help with flyering.

Website Development Team:

This team will be in charge of updating and creating new pages on the SA website. The team will work on sprucing up the website as well as creating integral and unique pages. Must have some experience with HTML and CSS coding languages.


Photographer:

This position entails photographing SA Government organized events. This person will also work with the other teams in the Communications Committee to supply pictures for the SA Government website, Facebook page, flyers, etc.

 

What makes you stand out?

Why are you interested in the position(s) you selected? (Required)

Talk briefly about any goals you hope to accomplish through the position(s) for which you are applying. (Required)

What past leadership experience do you have? (Required)

What past experience do you have with skills used in the position(s) you are applying for? (Required)

If you are applying for the Website Development Team, please tell us about your knowledge of html and css.

Do you have any accomplishments that you are particularly proud of? Anything else you'd like us to know?

 

Past Experience

Please attach a current resume including your major(s), any leadership experience, and involvement from college and/or high school. (Required)


You will be sent an email confirmation when we successfully receive your application. If you do not receive this email, check to make sure that your application has been properly filled out, fix any mistakes, and resubmit. If you have any questions, email canand@u.rochester.edu.

 

 

DEADLINE: September 19th

 

 

Policy and Review assists in the creation of new student groups and works to ensure student groups have the resources they need. Committee members will work directly with student organizations as advocates to help them reach their potential, while also meeting weekly to review business and approve new student organizations.

Chair: Ethan Bidna
contact: ebidna@u.rochester.edu

Getting to know you

Full Name (required)

Class Year (required)

Email (required)

Phone (required)

 

What makes you stand out?

Why do you want to be on the Policy and Review Committee? (Required)

What other activities are you involved in on and off campus? (Required)

Describe any experiences you have working with an organization to help it improve. (Required)

Do you have any accomplishments that you are particularly proud of? Anything else you'd like us to know?

Are you available every Wednesday from 6:45pm until 9:00 pm? (Required)

 Yes No

 

Past Experience

Please attach a current resume including your major(s), any leadership experience, and involvement from college and/or high school. (Required)


You will be sent an email confirmation when we successfully receive your application. If you do not receive this email, check to make sure that your application has been properly filled out, fix any mistakes, and resubmit. If you have any questions, email canand@u.rochester.edu.

 

 

DEADLINE: Rolling

 

 

Projects works with various University offices and departments — including Transportation, Dining, Facilities, and UHS — to provide student services. It also maintains specific programs and events on behalf of SA, including the DVD Library, City Cycle, and Collegiate Readership Program.

Co-Chair: Namita Sarraf
contact: nsarraf@u.rochester.edu
Fall Co-Chair: Ulrik Soderstom
contact: usoderst@u.rochester.edu

Getting to know you

Full Name (required)

Class Year (required)

Email (required)

Phone (required)

 

How do you want to get involved?

Select all positions that interest you.

 Dining Facilities Information Technology (IT) Parking & Transportation Public Safety Sustainability City Cycles Wellness Late Night Programming Cultural Center


Position Descriptions

Dining
Coordinating dining improvements via interaction with students and administrators. Feedback to students and administration is a key aspect of this position as well as launching new projects.

Facilities
Coordinating with facilities administration to improve the lives of students. This position includes providing feedback to facilities, streamlining information between administration and the student body, and launching new projects.

Information Technology (IT)
Coordinating with university administration and IT professionals to improve the lives of students and effectiveness of the overall university IT system.

Parking & Transportation
Improving transportation services for students, in particular in regards to the partnership between University transportation and RGRTA, as well as Collegetown.

Public Safety
Working with Public Safety to improve student services, specifically conduct policy, and updating the student body about public safety policy and departmental changes.

Sustainability
Encouraging collaboration between green groups on campus and liaising with faculty and administrators to promote sustainability throughout campus. Networking skills, team building, and project management are very important skills to this position.

City Cycles
Managing the City Cycle bicycle renting program. This coordinator will work with administrators and deans to promote, grow, and maintain the program. This is a paid position for summer participation.

Wellness
Coordinating with university deans and administration to promote Wellness on campus. This is a younger position with ongoing projects and room for growth and vision.

Late Night Programming
Developing late night programs for students in collaboration with administrators, in alignment with the recent university-wide push for more late-night engagement.

Cultural Center
Coordinating with the new multicultural center director and deans to help promote growth and new programs for the department.

 

What makes you stand out?

Why are you interested in the position(s) you selected? (Required)

Talk briefly about any goals you hope to accomplish through the position(s) for which you are applying. (Required)

Do you have any accomplishments that you are particularly proud of? Anything else you'd like us to know?

 

Past Experience

Please attach a current resume including your major(s), any leadership experience, and involvement from college and/or high school. (Required)


You will be sent an email confirmation when we successfully receive your application. If you do not receive this email, check to make sure that your application has been properly filled out, fix any mistakes, and resubmit. If you have any questions, email canand@u.rochester.edu.

 

 

DEADLINE: September 12th

 

 

The deadline for student accountant applications to SAAC has passed. Thank you to all who applied.