Fall 2020 Elections:
Freshman Senator (2):
Every fall, two senators are elected to represent the freshman class. Senators represent their constituency in the ASUP senate, and advocate on their behalf to ASUP, the Administration, and UP at large. Senators are expected to attend Senate meetings every Monday at 4:30 via zoom, and they are compensated for their work with a semesterly stipend.
If you feel that your dedication to others could be put to work in student government, please reach out to ASUP President Sage Taylor at email@example.com or apply on Engage using the link below. Applications are due by midnight on September 23rd. After you apply, you’ll be placed on the ballot and briefed on your path to getting elected!
ASUP Vice President:
Typically, the Vice President is elected in Spring alongside the ASUP President. This year, the complications of online school prompted the previously elected Vice President to resign from her post.
The Vice President is party to the highest levels of decision making at ASUP. They serve as one of 5 voting members of the Executive Board. The Vice President has two main duties: they maintain ASUP Services and serve as a liaison to ASUP Funded Clubs and Organizations. For your work as Vice President, you will be compensated with a stipend that reflects the many hours of work necessary to serve the student body on the Executive Board.
If you are interested in running for ASUP Vice President, please reach out to ASUP President Sage Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or apply on Engage using the link below. Applications are due by midnight on September 23rd. After you apply, you’ll be placed on the ballot and briefed on your path to getting elected!
- Executive Board
- Advantage Director
- Espresso UP Director
- Elections Committee
- Financial Management Board
- Pilots Audio and Lighting Director
- Pilot Express Director
The Advantage Director position is one that requires great skills in organization, communication, delegation, and entrepreneurship. The director will be required to hold five posted office hours and will need to be available for other hours throughout the week. Knowledge in photoshop and design area a plus, but not required for this position. The director will report directly to ASUP and is supervised in an advisory role through the office of Student Activities. The director will be in charge of orders, invoices and billing, communication between customers, generating new customers, and overseeing and delegating between two graphic designers.
ASUP Films Director
The Film Director is responsible for the ASUP Film Service and the planning of pre-release monthly movie showings for students, coordinating and providing support for clubs interested in showing movies, and hiring staff. The director should express skills in time-management, organization, leadership, delegation, and customer service. Due to frequent contact between staff, ASUP, supervisors, and clients, the Film Director must be an effective communicator. Additional job requirements include the promotion of the service and the generation of new customers, managing of invoices and billing, and communication between customers.
ASUP and the Office of Student Activities are looking to hire an experienced barista to supervise the Espresso UP program. We are looking for a motivated leader with experience as a barista, in addition to experience in event and program planning. This person will be responsible for supervising and scheduling baristas to work the Espresso UP program and coordinating barista availability with other campus contacts. In addition, this person will be responsible for overseeing the promotion and marketing of Espresso UP. This person will also be responsible for purchasing coffee supplies on a weekly basis and overseeing the set-up, maintenance, and schedule of the coffee cart. This position will report to the ASUP President and the Assistant Director of Student Activities and Multicultural Programs Coordinator.
Elections committee is looking for motivated individuals who want to aid in putting on a fair and participatory ASUP elections. You can be involved in facilitating up to two elections – ASUP Senate Election in the fall and ASUP Executive Board in the spring.
Executive Board elections occur every spring semester. Every spring there are five open positions: President, Vice-President, Campus Program Board Director, Director of Finance, Director of Communications, and Speaker of the Senate. Make sure to check the requirements before the application deadline to ensure you are eligible.
- All potential committee members must be able to contribute time for Financial Management Board meetings and projects as well as the budget process at the end of each semester.
- Board members shall be appointed by the Director of Finance, passed by the Senate, and shall consist of the Director of Finance, a club representative, a Senate representative, three appointed students, and the ASUP advisor. The ASUP advisor will serve as a non-voting member of this committee.
- The Financial Management Board shall submit two detailed budgets. The first spring semester budget shall be submitted no later than the last full week of November and the fall budget no later than the second full week of April.
- The Financial Management Board shall have the power to create their own by-laws, which shall be passed by the Executive Board.
The Pilot Audio and Lighting Director is responsible for all orders director to the service. S/he will manage both finances of the service while also hiring overseeing all PAL technicians.
The Pilot Express Director is responsible for coordinating the Pilot Express rider program from campus to the airport and train station on breaks including Fall Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break, and Easter. Communication between the Director, drivers, riders, and ASUP Executive Board is very important for this position. Knowledge in Microsoft Excel is a plus and desired.
The purpose of this application is to inquire about your qualifications for candidacy. You must be a full-time undergraduate with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, not be on academic or disciplinary probation, be a member of the constituency you wish to represent, and be willing to fulfill the responsibilities required of the position.