Student Government: Interim Transfer Student Representative

Contact Information

Name: Ryan Manriquez



Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 11hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances.

Start Date: Sept. 27, 2021

End Date: Dec. 5, 2021


Job Number: 0008-4307-2021

Last Date to Apply: July 5, 2021


The position of the Transfer Student Representative (TSR), was created this spring in order to accurately represent transfer students in ASUCD. The ASUCD Senate consists of twenty-two members of which the Transfer Student Representative serves to give valued input about transfer issues to the rest of the ASUCD Senate on a weekly basis. The Transfer Student Representative shall also represent ASUCD and the collective interest of the transfer student body during dialogue between University or campus administration. The ASUCD Transfer Student Representative shall strive to promote equity and represent the needs of the transfer student body as a member of the ASUCD.


As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.

  • Attend all meetings of the ASUCD Senate (every Thursday from 6 pm until completion). If you are not sure that you can fulfill this requirement, please contact the President with your concerns.
  • Actively engaging the transfer student body and actively promoting, initiating, and supporting efforts to make UC Davis an equitable environment for transfer students
  • Remain in consistent contact with the Transfer and Reentry Center (TRC), Veterans Success Center, and any other department, program, or entity which provides services for the transfer student body.
  • Administering the Office of the Transfer Student Representative (OTSR) and organizing staff meetings at least once per week.
  • Hiring students to fill the positions within OTSR as needed.
  • Serve as the UC Davis representative to the University of California Student Association (UCSA) statewide transfer coalition.


  • Strong communication skills, including via public speaking, formal writing, and e-communication; ability to speak in public clearly, authoritatively, and concisely
  • Strong work ethic and leadership skills
  • Passion for meeting the needs of the student body
  • 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
  • Respect for rules/ procedures of an organization
  • Commitment to serving in the position
  • Recognition of what one does not know, and strong interest in learning more about ASUCD
  • Previous experience with ASUCD, parliamentary procedure, law, policy, transfer advocacy, budget, finance, and/or public service are all helpful, but not required; applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Supplemental Questions

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

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

All student assistant positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedures for Staff Member (PPSM). See PPSM Policy & Procedures 3, Exhibit A and Exhibit B. Volunteer positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedure Manual 380 – Section 08, Volunteer Services. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.