Student Government: Academic Affairs Commission Chair

Contact Information

Name: Desirae Costello

Phone: 530-355-8530



Payrate: $49/wk*

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: No

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 10-20 hrs/wk

Start Date: Sept. 23, 2013

End Date: June 13, 2014


Job Number: 0008-0496-2013

Last Date to Apply: May 9, 2013


Organize, coordinate, and oversee all commission activities and new projects. Recommend and implement relevant programs, policies, and legislation. Represent the commission's decisions at Senate meetings as an ex-officio member of the Senate.


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

  1. Impartially preside over all weekly commission meetings.
  2. Research proposed and pending legislation and draft legislation when necessary or relevant.
  3. Attend mandatory training with the former Chair.
  4. Organize and conduct interviews and training of new members.
  5. Participate on the interviewing panels of other Commissions.
  6. Hold at least 4 office hours per week.Submit a written quarterly report to the Senate.
  7. Attend mandatory quarterly meeting with the Student Government Advisor.
  8. Attend fall quarter Orientation and Recruitment workshop.
  9. Direct the commission in researching relevant issues that affect the UCD campus community.
  10. Work closely with other ASUCD units.
  11. Attend at least one other commission meeting per quarter.
  12. Meet monthly with other commission Chairs.
  13. Follow ASUCD By-Laws.


The applicant must posses excellent group, leadership, communication and written skills; including exceptional attendance, reliability and dedication. The applicant must have familiarity with ASUCD by-laws and parliamentary procedure as well as knowledge of ASUCD legislative process and must be able to separate personal politics from duties and obligations as the Chairperson.

*pay rates subject to change pending approval of ASUCD 2013-2014 Budget

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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