UA-WiSE Executive Application Details

You will need to answer the following 3 questions and submit a CV to uawse@ualberta.ca by 11:59pm April 3rd, 2016.

NOTE: You can apply for more than one position, but please indicate your preferences.

 

Application Questions:

1.) Why do you want to be an executive on UA-WiSE?

2.) What position are you applying for and why?

3.) What skills/experiences make you a good candidate for this position?

Please, note that the answers for all the 3 questions should not exceed one page in total.

 

Elections will take place on April 5th at 6:00pm in CAB 273. Elections will consist of each candidate giving a brief second introduction about themselves and discussing why they should be elected for the position. 

 

Executive Positions: The executive positions are outlined below along with a brief description of what each position roughly entails:

 

Secretary: (1 position available)

   o Takes detailed meeting minutes for executive and volunteer meeting

   o Books meeting rooms and informs the team of upcoming meetings in a timely manner

   o Prepares speaker gifts for various events

   o Manages the uawise@ualberta.ca account

   o Attends monthly tele-conference meetings with Alberta Women in Science Network (AWSN)

   o Acts as a UA-WiSE representative for at least one WISEST event and/or external board meetings

 

 

Treasurer (1 position available)

   o Maintains a detailed record of the group's expenses

   o Fills out expense forms

   o Writes up budgets for events

   o Reimburses volunteers & executives for their expenses

   o Applies for grants, if necessary

   o Acts as a UA-WiSE representative for at least one WISEST event and/or external board meetings

 

Communication Coordinator (1-2 position available)

   o Writes up monthly newsletters of the group

   o Coordinates interested volunteers for UA-WiSE and WISEST events o Contacts outside groups for collaboration and promotion of

   UA-WiSE events on their newsletters, (eg. other student groups on campus, CAPS etc.)

   o Manages the uawise@ualberta.ca account

   o Acts as a UA-WiSE representative for at least one WISEST event and/or external board meetings

 

Advertisement Coordinators:

 

1. Poster Advertisement Coordinator (1 positon)

   o Creates all posters for events

   o Creates a marketing campaign (eg. organizes postering around campus, determines ways to get our events out, etc.)

   o Organizes distribution of posters and in-class advertising of events by executive team & volunteers

   o Acts as a UA-WiSE representative for at least one WISEST event and/or external board meetings

 

2. Social Media Advertisement Coordinator (1 position)

   o Takes charge of social media advertising for events eg. Posting on different UAlberta Facebook groups & pages

   o Manages the UA-WiSE Facebook page 

   o Manages the UA-WiSE website

   o Creates Facebook events and responds to any social media inquiries

   o Acts as a UA-WiSE representative for at least one WISEST event and/or external board meetings

 

3. Photography Coordinator (1 position)

   o Designated to take pictures at our events  

   o Helps advertisement maintain our social media presence (Facebook and website)

   o Advertises events around school (ie. Classroom presentations,emails professors, networking)

   o Must own a camera, professional camera preferred. 

   o Acts as a UA-WiSE representative for at least one WISEST event and/or external board meetings

 

Event Coordinator (2 positions available)

   o Organizes volunteers for UA-WiSE events

   o Manages catering / food preparations, table set-ups for events

   o Books event venues o Find photographers and performers for events

   o Prepares event evaluation forms o Ensures events are running smoothly

 

Co-chair (2 positions available)

   o Attend monthly WISEST board meetings

   o Lead monthly UA-WiSE executive & volunteer meetings o Lead events by giving speeches

   o Create calendar of events

   o Invite speakers for events

   o Attend meetings with sponsors

   o Create strategies to achieve the group's mission & to engage more students

   o Organize Clubs' Fair outreaches

   o Contact person for industries, companies and the sister network WISER

   o Oversee activities of all executives

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us at uawse@ualberta.ca if you have any questions or concerns.

Created by Nora Nahornick

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