Student Government: Interim Senator

Contact Information

Name: Radhika Gawde

Email: president@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Description

Payrate: $16.00/hour

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A

Term

Hours per Week: 14 hours/week (refer to budget for weeks and hours paid)

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Dec. 3, 2022

Logistics

Job Number: 0008-4941-2022

Last Date to Apply: July 10, 2022

Purpose

The ASUCD Senate is responsible for maintenance, use and title to all ASUCD property, allocation of all ASUCD revenues, and the development of all policies and regulations necessary for the smooth and efficient operation of ASUCD. The Senate consists of twelve (12) elected members of the student body who represent the student voice at UC Davis. The Senate consists of twenty-two members, but only the twelve (12) Senators have the ability to vote.

As an ASUCD Senator, you would be a representative of the undergraduate student body, steward of student fees and oversight member of the $14.55 million dollar budget of services ASUCD provides.

Duties

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.
  • Fulfill all duties enumerated by the ASUCD Constitution and Bylaws
  • Stewarding student fees and assisting in development of student services & units
  • Represent Student Interests to campus entities
  • Work on projects/platforms to improve quality of student experience

Skills

  • 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
  • Entry-level understanding of the ASUCD internal structure and governing documents is preferred
  • Ability to critically read, evaluate, and properly execute written governing codes
  • Respect for rules/ procedures of an organization
  • Familiarity with Zoom (preferred)
  • 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, nonprofit management, 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 this 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 in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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