2016-2017 Boards Descriptions
Academic Affairs Board: The purpose of the Academic Affairs Board is to coordinate and represent students in all academic matters, with an emphasis on academic advising and success. The board will work extensively in training and facilitate Student Advisory Committees, appointing students to university committees, facilitating the Student Choice Award, and coordinating all aspects of Geek Week.
Campus Events Board: The Campus Events Board (CEB) is ASUU’s source for major event programming. The board oversees programming in four areas: Concerts, Films, Speakers, and Special Events. CEB collaborates with other entities, including but not restricted to student groups, campus offices, and academic entities to provide an array of educational, social, and enriching programs and events on campus. CEB is also responsible for creating innovative ideas to increase student participation and collaboration with ASUU.
Campus Relations Board: The Campus Relations Board serves as the link and contact to ASUU for all groups and organizations both large and small on campus. The board will be the source of information for all groups to retrieve and gain access to ASUU resources. In addition to coordinating the Campus Forum multiple times each semester, the board will collect information to continually update the ASUU Calendar and roster of registered student groups. The board will act as the liaison between student groups and ASUU. This board will also be dedicated to working with satellite campuses across the state and reaching out to students of these campus locations.
Diversity Board: The Diversity Board is responsible for helping create a safe environment on campus and within ASUU where people from all backgrounds feel comfortable and represented. By providing resources that meet the various needs of diverse populations, the board will acknowledge and work to end oppression and inequality through micro- aggressions on campus. The board will collaborate closely with other campus agencies and organizations designed to help meet the needs of all types of students while encouraging respect and acceptance. The board will also provide programs and resources that educate and promote inclusiveness, social justice, diversity, and ability on campus.
Elections Registrar: The Elections Registrar is responsible for administrating the ASUU election process. The duties of the Elections Registrar include but aren’t limited to recruiting campaigns, promoting voting, ensuring that voting is available to all students and investigating violations of election code. *Note: In the fall, as determined by the Elections Registrar, an Assistant Elections Registrar may be hired. An election committee, prosecutor for elections and a financial auditor will also be needed in the spring semester and there will be a separate application for these positions.
Finance Board: The Finance Board oversees and helps administer the ASUU budget. The board will approve all expenditures and advise the ASUU Senate and General Assembly on the distribution of student funds. The accurate and insightful management of this board can play a major role in securing funding for all of ASUU’s activities. Precision in accounting, as well as wisdom, foresight, and creativity, are essential characteristics for members of this board.
Government Relations Board: The Government Relations Board leads the effort of lobbying the state legislature in the interest of the students of the University of Utah and higher education in general. The board is responsible for educating and mobilizing the student body in their lobbying efforts and in raising political awareness on campus. In addition, this board will have a focus on voter registration and education of the political process.
Marketing Board: The Marketing Board is responsible for the design, execution, and help in distribution of all ASUU programs, services, and events. The board also provides marketing services for all student groups on campus. The board should plan and implement non-traditional marketing campaigns to effectively communicate and inform all students of events. Effective members will need to be punctual, reliable, and creative in this challenging undertaking of informing the entire student body of the programs, events, and services provided by ASUU.
Philanthropy and Service Board: The Community Service Board will be responsible for utilizing the resources of ASUU to effectively examine and implement community service projects /initiatives on campus. The board will collaborate extensively with the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center to promote involvement and awareness of community service projects on and off campus.
Student Advocacy: The Student Advocacy Office is dedicated to providing service to students by supporting their interests, creating awareness of rights, and acting as a resource for student concerns. The office is staffed entirely by informed and trained student advocates who can direct students to a community organization or legal counsel for further assistance if needed.
Student Immersion and Outreach Board: The Student Immersion and Outreach Board will be focused on helping to meet the needs of students who are one or more of the following: 25 years of age or older, married/domestic partners, have children, are pursuing a graduate degree, are international students, are veterans. The board will work to provide programs and resources that help make non-traditional student life easier and more enjoyable.
Student Services Board: The Student Services board provides and advocates for services that benefit students with an emphasis and focus on career development, student discounts and tutoring. The board will work closely with career services, restaurants around the community, ASUU tutoring center and other organizations to work on enhancing the University of Utah experience for students.
Sustainability Board: The Sustainability Board will be responsible for not only promoting but educating students on the campus sustainability program. The board will collaborate closely with the Office of Sustainability and the different environmentally focused student groups. This board will also be charged with the task of investigating the possibility and potentiality of expanding sustainability efforts on campus, including recycling vending machines and promoting/increasing public transportation. This board will also be a leader in collaborative and lobbying efforts towards clean air at the University and State level. In addition, this board will be in charge of continuing the efforts of the Recycle Rice-Eccles program and the Recycle Huntsman program.
2016-2017 Open Positions
Marketing Distribution AD: As the Distribution Associate Director for Marketing, you will be responsible for posting all marketing materials across campus weekly. You will have the opportunity to build your street team to help you put distribute materials efficiently. The time commitment is 5-10 hours a week depending on the amount of marketing that needs to be posted.
As the Distribution Associate Director for Marketing, you will be responsible for posting all marketing materials across campus weekly. You will have the opportunity to build your street team to help you put distribute materials efficiently. The time commitment is 5-10 hours a week depending on the amount of marketing that needs to be posted. Applications are due Friday, March 3rd by 5:00PM!
Director of Campus Relations:
As Director of Campus Relations, you will be responsible for representing ASUU at events and educating students around campus about what ASUU does. You will work with ASUU boards to help schedule tabling opportunities around campus. You will serve as the liaison between student groups and ASUU in addition to serving as the liaison between student groups and the Assembly. Finally, you will work with the office of Student Leadership and Involvement to host the Student Leadership Awards. Applications are due Friday, March 3rd by 5:00PM!