Responsibilities/Position Descriptions

The following positions are open for the Spring 2014 Student Government Association Election Cycle

President

  1. Shall act as primary representative of the Student Government Association to all students, faculty, administrators, Becker College Board of Trustees, the media, former students, and the general public.
  2. Shall manage all external affairs of the SGA.
  3. Shall work closely with the VP of Worcester and VP of Leicester to manage all aspects of the SGA organization.
  4. Shall create ad-hoc committees as necessary, and will appoint executive officers and general members as appropriate to said committees.
  5. Shall preside at all SGA meetings and ensure that all meetings are conducted in an orderly manner.
  6. Shall act as the presiding officer, and set an example for the assembly regarding courtesy, fairness, and the application of rules and must maintain a position of impartiality.

Vice-President(s) of Worcester & Leicester

  1. Shall assume all the duties of the President in temporary absence of the President.
  2. Shall act as coordinators of the two boards: Student Life Board and Academic Board.
  3. Shall work closely with the President to manage all aspects of the SGA organization.
  4. Shall appoint other executive officers, senate members, and general members to appropriate committees (Student Life, Academic, or other ad-hoc boards that are formed during the year).
  5. Shall carry out other duties necessary by the consensus of the Executive Board.

Treasurer

  1. Shall handle all financial transactions pertaining to the Student Government Association.
  2. Shall Chair the Campus Budget Committee, overseeing all allocations of funds to other student organizations in tandem with Campus Activities & Student Leadership Development Department.
  3. Shall keep accurate records of all transactions of the SGA and student organization allocation process.
  4. Shall bring all Special Funding Requests to the Executive Board for approval.
  5. Shall serve on either the Student Life or Academic Board for their year of service.

Secretary

  1. Shall record the minutes of every SGA meeting (executive, general and special).
  2. Shall distribute all minutes in a timely manner to the appropriate constituencies.
  3. Shall serve on either the Student Life or Academic Board for their year of service.

Public Relations

  1. Shall oversee the Facebook page and Twitter account for the Becker College Student Government Association.
  2. Shall create all promotional material for the SGA in tandem with the Marketing Department of Becker College.
  3. Shall oversee the SGA e-mail account, forwarding e-mails to the appropriate SGA members or responding directly to e-mails in a timely manner.
  4. Shall serve on either the Student Life or Academic Board for their year of service.

Parliamentarian

  1. Shall assist the President with following Parliamentary Procedure at every meeting (executive, general, special).
  2. Shall oversee all SGA training on Parliamentary Procedure for all executive officer, senate, and general members.
  3. Shall assume all duties of the Secretary in their absence at any SGA meeting.
  4. Shall serve on either the Student Life or Academic Board for their year of service.

Senior Class President & Vice-President

  1. Shall act as representatives of their respective class, and will constantly consult classmates for issues of concern and quality of life issues on campus.
  2. Shall act as chairpersons of the senior events committee to prepare all senior events.
  3. Shall work with the Campus Activities & Student Leadership Development Office representative to plan all “Senior Send-Off” events.
  4. Shall serve on either the Student Life or Academic Board for their year of service.

Junior Class President & Vice-President

  1. Shall act as representatives of their respective class, and will constantly consult classmates for issues of concern and quality of life issues on campus.
  2. Shall act as chairpersons of the junior events committee to prepare all junior events.
  3. Shall serve on either the Student Life or Academic Board for their year of service.

Sophomore Class President & Vice-President

  1. Shall act as representatives of their respective class, and will constantly consult classmates for issues of concern and quality of life issues on campus.
  2. Shall act as chairpersons of the sophomore events committee to prepare all sophomore events.
  3. Shall serve on either the Student Life or Academic Board for their year of service.
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