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Student Worker - ASUN Department Legislative Affairs, Advocacy Director

Company: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or . For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job DescriptionThe Projects Director will coordinate and organize any grassroots events, voter registration drives, and efforts to educate and empower students. The Projects Director will oversee theStudent OutreachCoordinator.The primary mission of the department is: a) To track local, state, and federal legislation to ensure that students are represented fairly. b) To advocate on behalf of students to the Faculty Senate, University officials, City and County officials, the NSHE Office of the Chancellor, Nevada State Government and the Nevada Congressional Delegation. c) To report to the President on legislative happenings of the aforementionedbodies, andoffer possibilities for involvement or collaboration. d) To provide advice and recommendations to the President. e) To educate students about legislative issues that affects them. f) To execute general campaign strategies adopted by the Department of Legislative Affairs set forth on behalf of the Associated Students of the University of Nevada. g) Other matters properly relating thereto.The Projects Director will coordinate and organize any grassroots events, voter registration drives, and efforts to educate and empower students. The Projects Director will oversee the Projects Coordinator.This ASUN Student Leader position is anappointedmember of the student government. By applying for this position, you are considered a candidate for the position and must meet the requirements of eligibility for the office for which they are running as stated in the ASUN Constitution and the ASUN Statutes of the Associated Students. Applying for this position does not automatically employ you into this position and the candidate must partake in being interviewed by peers and to be appointed by the ASUN Senate to this position. Please refer to the Center for Student Engagement (775-784-6589) for more information.Through involvement within ASUN and the Center for Student Engagement, students will be better prepared to:Cognitive Complexity

  • The Student Officer can diagnose problems, generate and choose between multiple solutions, and evaluate outcomes.
  • The Student Officer can transform information into knowledge, use the knowledge to make a judgment, and then make purposeful actions.Interpersonal Competence
    • The Student Officer can develop an understanding of group dynamics and effective teamwork.Humanitarianism and Civic Engagement
      • The Student Officer can recognize the importance of and actively seek contributions from those with differing perspectives.
      • The Student Officer can explain how government functions and interacts with constituents.Knowledge Acquisition, Construction, Integration, and Application
        • The Student Officer understand the importance of and work to develop professional relationships with constituents, staff, faculty, peers, etc.Intrapersonal Development
          • The Student Officer can gather and analyze information in order to formulate opinions on issues that affect my constituents.Practical Competence
            • The Student Officer can understand and apply rules and protocols set forth in all governing documents.*Please visit the ASUN Constitution and the Statues of the Associated Students at QualificationsDuring my tenure in this appointed position, I agree to adhere to the following guidelines, maintain a 2.00 GPA and be enrolled in at least 7 credits, perform all duties and instructions outlined by the ASUN Governing Documents, uphold the Nevada Student Code of Conduct, meet all deadlines set forth, attend all required meetings and trainings, work scheduled hours, properly complete and submit HR paperwork on time, assist in the promotion of the mission of ASUN and Nevada, behave in a manner that is ethical, maintaining a high level of integrity, and other duties as called upon by my position.I understand not adhering to the items outlined in this agreement or what is stated in the ASUN Governing Documents, my position may be subject disciplinary action by the ASUN Judicial Council and/or the University of NevadaCompensation Grade$11.00 an hour distributed evenly over a 12-month period not to exceed $3,000.00 in a single term.Department InformationAssociated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN)The Associated Students of the University of Nevada is made up of every undergraduate student at the University of Nevada. ASUN provides a means for students to voice concerns and address issues at the university, local, state, national, and international levels.The administrative faculty in the Center for Student Engagement support and challenge the elected and appointed Student Officers. ASUN and the Center for Student Engagement nurtures a culture for appointed and elected student leaders that foster learning outside of the academic classroom by creating an educational environment that connects the campus community to the importance of processes that lead to student self-governance and civic engagement.All Elected or Appointed student leaders are under the advisement of the administrative faculty in the Center for Student Engagement.Hiring PracticeDue to the electing and appointing process of ASUN, additional steps, interviews, or information maybe requested accordance to the Constitution and/or Statues of the Associated Students.ExemptNoFull-Time Equivalent25.0%Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at Attach the following attachment(s) to your applicationResume - (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job.Current schedule - (required)1 page-document of the goals you hope to achieve in this position - (required)This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close DateNote to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, Reno

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