Executive Office: Executive Chief of Staff

Contact Information

Name: Kyle Krueger

Email: president@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Description

Payrate: Volunteer with/Bi-Weekly Stipend of $75.30 per week (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A

Term

Hours per Week: 5.5 hrs/week Hours beyond specified commitment are considered additional volunteer experience.

Start Date: Aug. 1, 2020

End Date: June 11, 2021

Logistics

Job Number: 0035-3853-2020

Last Date to Apply: July 27, 2020

Purpose

The Chief of Staff (CoS) is the chief advisor and aide of the ASUCD Executive Office, responsible for hiring and overseeing the staff team and managing all Executive Office advocacy projects.

Duties

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-Closely advises and assists the President and Internal Vice President

-Leads weekly Executive Staff meetings and supervises Executive Office volunteers

-Hires Executive Staffers and develops Executive Task Forces

-Oversees an expected 5-8 Task Forces/ projects, to advocate for student needs

-Engages in direct student advocacy efforts

-Monitors City Council and reports to the President when their attendance is recommended

-Represents the President and/or Internal Vice President at meetings with key campus stakeholders

Skills

-Exceptional leadership skills

-Exceptional communication skills, including via public speaking, formal writing, and e-communication; ability to speak in public clearly, authoritatively, and concisely 

-Exceptional work ethic and efficiency in task execution

-Strong conflict management skills

-Able to accept criticism from others during and outside formal meetings

-Propensity for adapting to new and wholly unexpected situations

-Passion for meeting the needs of the student body

-Clear and passionate vision for ASUCD

-Impartial, objective, and pragmatic problem-solving abilities

-Strong listening skills

-Propensity for treating others fairly and impartially

-Propensity for understanding one’s own biases and privileges; open mindedness

-Respect for, and ability to include and empathize with, people of diverse backgrounds

-Understanding of the ASUCD internal structure and governing documents

-Recognition of where knowledge is lacking, ability to consult with and integrate recommendations from more knowledgeable individuals/parties where appropriate, and the ability to learn quickly

-Familiarity with technologies including Zoom, and most Google Suite applications (preferred)

-Ability to run meetings quickly and efficiently; ability to budget and strategically manage time during meetings

-Ability to critically read, evaluate, and properly execute written governing codes

-Strong time management skills

-Professionalism and maturity

-Creativity

-Availability for almost daily communications with ASUCD leadership

-Propensity for adapting advocacy efforts to changing circumstances and opportunities

-Excellent social advocacy strategist 

-Previous experience with leading teams and managing projects

-Previous experience in ASUCD (preferred)

-Previous experience with parliamentary procedure, law, policy, and/or public service (preferred)

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  3. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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