Student Government: Office of the Transfer Student Representative: Director of External and Government Relations

Contact Information

Name: Tariq Azim



Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 5-7 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances.

Start Date: Oct. 3, 2021

End Date: May 28, 2022


Job Number: 0008-4421-2021

Last Date to Apply: Sept. 16, 2021


Under the direction of the Transfer Student Representative (TSR), The Director of External and Government Relations shall serve as the head of external and government relations functions of the Office of the Transfer Student Representative (OTSR). They shall serve as a liaison between the OTSR and all relevant external and government entities. This position will report to the Chief of Staff and serve as a member of the OTSR Administrative Committee.


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  • Regularly analyze and monitor state and federal legislation relevant to the mission of the OTSR
  • Regularly meet with the ASUCD External Affairs Vice President and work closely with their office to coordinate joint goals and strategies.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external and governmental entities (e.g., local community colleges and their student body organizations, state and federal legislative offices, state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations.)
  • Serve as the OTSR designee to the ASUCD External Affairs Commission and serve on the commission as an ex-officio member.
  • Hire, train, and manage officers to assist in fulfilling job duties.


  • Previous experience in advocacy and lobbying at the local, state, and/or federal levels and in student/community organizing.
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical, and presentation skills and the ability to clearly and concisely present information and effectively communicate to members of the OTSR, other entities of ASUCD, and the general student body.
  • A strong understanding of local, state, and federal issues that affect transfer students.
  • A strong understanding of the structure of the UC Office of the President and UC Board of Regents and their operations.
  • A strong interest and passion for policy at the local, state, and federal level.

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 ____________________________

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