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

 

 

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 SA Website Development Team


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: Positions filled

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: Position filled

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: 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 Information Technology (IT) Parking & Transportation Sustainability Wellness Late Night Programming City Cycles Collegiate Readership Program 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 -- position filled
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 -- position filled
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.

Collegiate Readership Program Coordinator
The Collegiate Readership Program is the University's free newspaper program, including copies of the New York Times, USA Today, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The coordinator of this program manages the relationships with these organizations, the relationships with university administrators, and focuses on growing the program

 

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: Rolling

 

The Elections Task Force works to improve the student elections process.

Chair: Vanessa Sanchez
contact: vsanche3@u.rochester.edu

Getting to know you

Full Name (required)

Class Year (required)

Email (required)

Phone (required)

 

Position Description

The mission of the Elections Task Force is to address issues that affect the elections process and the related aspects of the SA. We will evaluate current policies and procedures and discuses if and what changes should occur as a result of these evaluations.

The time commitment for the task force will consist of bi-weekly 1-2 hour meetings as well outside preparation for meetings.


Topics

The topics the task force will address are the following:

Timing of elections
Senate and Senate At-Large breakdown (May also include conversations regarding how platforms are submitted)
Definition of an “Eligible Candidate”
Elections “Rules and Policies”
Methods for increasing voter turnout


Questions

Why are you interested in being part of the task force? (Required)

Do you have any experience relevant to the Elections Task force? (optional)

Are there any topics of discussion not listed above that you think the task force should discuss? (optional)

Is there any other information you would like to include? (optional)

 

Past Experience

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


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

 

 

The Deadline to apply for Policy and Review for the 2014-2015 school year has passed. Thank you to all who applied.

The Members for the 2014-2015 Academics Committee have already been chosen. Thank you to all who applied. 

 

DEADLINE: September 12th

 

 

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

 

DEADLINE: Rolling

 

The SA Historian for the 2014-2015 school year has already been chosen.

 

DEADLINE: Rolling

 

The $5K Challenge Coordinator for the 2014-2015 school year has already been chosen.