Positions

Elections are being held for the following positions:

Area Council Executive (1 Per Area)

President

  • Administer and delegate responsibility for the goals of Area Council and its programs.
  • Share supervisory responsibilities with the Vice Presidents for all Council-approved committees.
  • Preside over all regular Area Council meetings. 
  • Meet in advance of Area Council meetings with the ORL Advisor and Area Council Executive team to formalize the agenda and business items to be discussed.
  • Hold all Area Council members accountable for the fulfillment of their duties. 
  • Serve as the main liaison to other hall leadership and campus partners. 
  • Supervise the Social Justice Directors/Intercultural Coordinators on their Area Council.
  • Weekly meetings with supervisees, ORL Advisor, and Area Council. Physical presence in the area to connect with residents.

Vice-President of Finance & Administration

  • Receive and distribute Area Council funds by the authorization of the council. 
  • Collaborate with the other Area Council’s Vice-President of Finance & Administration for budgeting of campus-wide Area Council events.
  • Provide regular financial reports at all Area Council meetings and present a budget to the Area Council before each event.
  • Responsible for any reimbursements or purchases made from the Area Council budget. 
  • Meet in advance of Area Council meetings with the ORL Advisor and Area Council Executive team to formalize the agenda and business items to be discussed.
  • Keep the ORL Advisor updated on Area Council's financial items, including deposits and signatures for payment.
  • Supervise the Hall Senators and report on any needs or concerns arising from Senate meetings to the Executive team.
  • Weekly meetings with supervisees, ORL Advisor, and Area Council. Physical presence in the area to connect with residents.

Vice-President for Community Engagement

  • Ensure that all Area Council-sponsored events are effectively publicized via posters, flyers, social media, Engage, and other applicable methods.
  • Maintain and update Area Council social media in coordination with the Public Relations Directors
  • Meet in advance of Area Council meetings with the ORL Advisor and Area Council Executive team to formalize the agenda and business items to be discussed.
  • Responsible for any reimbursements or purchases made from the Area Council budget. 
  • Submit events for Looped In, Stall Talk, and on the SPU Master Calendar as appropriate.
  • Supervise the Public Relations Directors, including supporting the creation and maintenance of a promotion schedule for all Area Council events.
  • Manage tickets for events and create sign-up sheets for performances, events, and retreat in coordination with the Public Relations Directors.
  • Promote knowledge of and interest in all area and campus activities as appropriate.
  • Work with other organizations through the All Activities Council to ensure all campus events are supported and not scheduled at competing times.
  • Weekly meetings with supervisees, ORL Advisor, and Area Council. Physical presence in the area to connect with residents.

Area Council Hall Positions (1 Per Hall)

Senator/Residential Advocacy Director

  • Represent the Hall as a population in all ASSP Senate meetings and ensure that all Hall residents' interests are served.
  • Assess student needs within the Hall and advocate for programs to support community that will be submitted for approval by the residents before presentation in ASSP Senate.
  • Responsible to the ASSP Senate and all committees on which the Senator may sit while serving as a representative of the Hall; this does not exempt him/her from any responsibilities as a member of Area Council.
  • Report weekly to the Area Council on the decisions and goings-on of the ASSP Senate and communicate such information to the Hall residents.
  • Encourage Hall Members, Area Council members, and constituents to attend ASSP Senate meetings.
  • Create regular availability each quarter to connect with constituents through a regular event and/or office hours.
  • Reports to the Vice-President of Finance & Administration.

Public Relations Director

  • Ensure that all Area Council-sponsored events are effectively publicized via posters, flyers, social media, Engage, and other applicable methods.
  • Maintain and update all Area social media accounts as applicable in coordination with the VP for community engagement.
  • Submit events in Looped In, Stall Talk, Engage, and on the SPU Master Calendar as applicable in coordination with the VP for community engagement.
  • Manage tickets for events and create sign-up sheets for performances, events, and retreat in coordination with the VP for Community Engagement.
  • Maintain and enforce publication guidelines for the Hall.  Communicate with campus partners to ensure that publication guidelines are well understood.
  • Keep all designated posting areas up to date by removing outdated advertising and ensuring that no unauthorized postings are present.
  • Manage EMS and room/space reservation requests within the hall.
  • Create and maintain a promotion schedule for Area Council events with support from the VP of Community Engagement.
  • Reports to the Vice-President for Community Engagement.

Social Justice Director/Intercultural Coordinator

  • Advocate for hall and university social justice-related groups/events/topics.
  • Facilitate the selection and implementation of social advocacy programs undertaken by the Area Council
  • Attend bi-weekly group meetings with the Intercultural Programming Coordinator and all Intercultural Coordinators.
  • Participate in a campus committee or club that is focused on diversity, intercultural affairs, or is ethnically/culturally/identity-centered once a month.
  • Promote the efforts and programs of campus partners such as catalyst, the John Perkins Center, and Multiethnic programs as well as various cultural clubs as appropriate.
  • Provide a report at all Area Council meetings about intercultural affairs and programming on campus.
  • Coordinate at least one of each of the following events during the academic year:
    • A Hall event specifically pertaining to diversity issues.
    • An Area event specifically pertaining to diversity issues, in coordination with your Areas other Social Justice Directors.
  • Reports to the Area Council President.


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