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SAC Executive Board

The Student Activities Council is currently seeking qualified applicants to join the SAC Executive Board for the spring 2023 semester.

The student leaders selected to serve in the role of SAC Officers and Chairpersons work with professionals in a volunteer capacity in the development of events, programs and activities designed to entertain, educate and enhance the Shocker experience.

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Available Position

Committee Chairpersons for

Arts & Culture

Concerts

Interactive Programs

Shocker Night Life

Deadline to apply is midnight on Friday, December 16.


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Position Descriptions


Officers

SAC Officers play a valuable role in the organization. Together they drive the mission of the organization in creating a robust offering of event experiences to students and a learning experience for members.

  • Attend the following weekly meetings
    • Member Meeting - Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. (including setup)
    • Officers & Staff Advisor Council (flexible scheduling, usually Wednesday or Thursday afternoon
    • Executive Board Meeting - Fridays from 2-4 p.m.
  • Meet weekly with assigned staff advisor
  • Complete a minimum fifteen office hours weekly including meetings
  • Be a support to the organization in the absence of officers and chairpersons
  • Be willing to learn and grow

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President

The President of the Student Activities Council is responsible for leading the organizations overall operation. This includes leading executive board members in the development and implementation of the organizations strategic plan, ensuring adherence to organization and university policies and procedures, and networking with campus partners.

The President leads the weekly Executive Board and Officers and Staff Advisory Council meetings.

Vice President of Membership

As an officer of the Student Activities Council this position supports the president and executive board in driving the overall mission of the organization. The successful candidate is charged with creating a robust retention plan for new and returning members of SAC that includes coordinating trainings, retreats and socials. The VP of Membership is the first point of contact for member applicants and serves as a liaison between applicants and chairpersons. This position also connects chairpersons with resources related to member development.

The Vice President of Membership coordinates and serves as host to the weekly Member Meetings

Vice President of Marketing

As an officer of the Student Activities Council this position supports the president and executive board in driving the overall mission of the organization. The successful candidate is charged with the overall brand management of the organization which includes semesterly calendars, social media content, online presence, and creating a robust recruitment campaign for membership to SAC. The Vice President of Marketing chairs the marketing committee, a street team of volunteers tasked with building marketing campaigns and the distribution of marketing materials.

The Vice President of Marketing coordinates and leads the Marketing Team


Chairpersons

Each Chairpersons of the Student Activities Council oversees a committee charged with the planning and implementation of social, cultural, and educational events. Chairpersons gain valuable skills in event planning, marketing, critical thinking, communication, and organizational leadership.

  • Attend the following weekly meetings
    • Member Meeting - Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. (including setup)
    • Executive Board Meeting - Fridays from 2-4 p.m.
  • Lead committee members in the planning and execution of related events (committee time takes place during Member Meeting)
  • Meet weekly with assigned staff advisor
  • Complete a minimum of ten office hours weekly including meetings
  • Motivate and provide growth opportunities for members
  • Be a support to the organization in the absence of officers and chairpersons
  • Be willing to learn and grow

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Arts & Culture Chairperson

This person is charged with the creation of programs that enhance an appreciation for creativity, knowledge, and cultural understandings. The Arts & Culture committee coordinates programs such as the Maker Market, culturally immersive road trips, talent showcases and more.

Concerts Chairperson

This person is responsible for leading a committee of members to carry out the coordination of live musical performances throughout the year including the Spring Concert. This chairperson will be responsible for distributing the campus concert survey, presenting to the Major Events Fund Commission for funding, and coordinate/execute day-of events.

Interactive Events Chairperson

This person is charged with the creation of action oriented activities, interactive programs, and initiatives that bring people together as a community. The Interactive Events Committee coordinates programs such as Humans V. Zombies, BINGO, Laser Tag, and Gamefest

Shocker Night Life Co-Chairperson

Two people serve as co-chairs and are charged with enhancing campus night life and hosts programs in the evening and weekends. The Shocker Night Life Committees coordinates programs such as Comedians, Hypnotists, Live-Music and Dance Parties, 

Traditions Chairperson

This person is charged with coordinating programs that support some of campuses longest running traditions. The Traditions Committee hosts student centered programs for Family Weekend, Homecoming, and coordinates the Hippodrome Skit & Talent Competition. 


Executive Board General Expectations

  • Maintain a 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  • Plan and administer events and activities that enhance the WSU community
  • Recruit, train and develop the SAC members who provide creativity, innovation, and support to sponsored programs
  • Collaborate with student groups/organizations, campus departments, and community entities to expand the reach of current and future programs
  • Explore new and innovative marketing techniques to bring awareness of programs and to enhance the overall brand of SAC
  • Serve as a resource for students and organizations, exemplifying a broad knowledge of campus culture, programs, policies and procedures.
  • Be fiscally responsible with the use of a student fee funded budget allocated for events and programs

Benefits

  • Receive a stipend at the end of each semester served, starting at $500 per semester
  • Option to earn a zero credit internship for your leadership role, experience listed on academic transcript
  • Expand your personal and professional network
  • Develop and grow essential leadership skills related to team work, time management, effective communication, and more
  • Have fun!

Selection Process

 

Step 1 - Preparation

  • Review the position descriptions and understand the roles and responsibilities 
  • Take a chance and consider something that challenges you. The Selection Committee makes its decision based on skills, abilities and fit with the team.
  • Polish your resume - make sure it includes your education, employment, and involvement
  • Review the application and prepare your short essay responses

Step 2 - Apply

  • Submit your application with resume and short essay responses
  • You may apply for as many or few positions as you like

Step 3 - Interviews

  • A member of the Selection Committee will reach out to schedule an interview time
  • Interviews are about 20 minutes long and you will have an opportunity to ask questions of the Selection Board

Submit Your Application


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