Student Government: Elections Committee - Policy Chair

Contact Information

Name: Maxwell Kappes



Payrate: $25/week

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes



Hours per Week: 10-15 hrs/wk

Start Date: Oct. 3, 2014

End Date: March 12, 2015


Job Number: 0008-0575-2014

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 2, 2014


The Policy Chair is responsible for coordinating all policy and regulatory aspects for ASUCD elections. In addition, the Policy Chair will take part in organizing and implementing successful elections under the direction of the Elections Chair and will help ensure a fair, efficient, and non-partisan election process. (ASUCD General Elections are scheduled for the 7th week of fall and winter quarters, and additional Special Elections may occur as well.)


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  • Knowledge of (or willingness and ability to learn) the ASUCD Elections Codes.
  • Dependable, detail-oriented
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Quick learner
  • Must be impartial
  • Experience with social and/or traditional media a plus
  • Knowledge of campus media resources a plus
  • Experience managing events a plus
  • Public speaking skills a plus
  • Prior ASUCD experience and/or knowledge of the ASUCD Election Codes a plus


  • Assist the Elections Chairperson in writing policy- and regulation-related documents (candidate memorandums, public announcements, investigation progress reports, etc.)
  • Analyze and investigate complaints brought against candidates.
  • Design and implement mechanisms for enforcement of Elections regulations.
  • Serve as a resource for educating candidates as to the Elections Codes.
  • Work with the Elections Committee Chair and other Committee Members to organize and execute successful (i.e., fair, impartial, and efficient) ASUCD elections.
  • Work with other committee members to ensure election publicity and outreach.
  • Meet weekly with the five-member committee and assist the Elections Committee Chair in administrative duties.

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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