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» AS Zero Waste Committee Openings: 7

Mission:The Zero Waste Committee strives to eliminate waste by focusing on five primary objectives: To promote reduction, reuse and recycling of all materials used on the UCSB campus and the surrounding community To promote composting, the use of composted products including organic fertilizer, and to increase the ecological literacy on the UCSB campus and in the surrounding community To promote the buying of recycled and sustainable products on the UCSB campus and in the surrounding community To work closely with other environmental groups throughout the community in efforts to reduce the overall ecological footprint humans have on their local ecosystems To ensure UCSB and the surrounding community uphold all California State Mandated recycling laws The Zero Waste Committee also advises the A.S. Recycling Program so that it may continue to work with the campus and the local community in reaching the goals of the University Office of the President mandated goal of 75% diversion rate by 2012 and 100% diversion rate by 2020.

Website: http://recycling.as.ucsb.edu

Time/Location of Meetings:Thursday's from 8pm-9pm

Current board members:Chairs: Navpreet K. Khabra and Samantha Collette

Staff member:Jessica Schmitt


Postion: Treasurer

Description: • Oversees the fiscal management of the committee. • Attend every meeting unless an excused absence is obtained. • Prepare the committee’s budget request for the following year in conjunction with the Co-Chairs. • Manage all requisition forms. • Knows the current standing of the Zero Waste Committee’s budget and expenditures at all times. • Available at the chairs’ request to aid in any money-related inquiries. Manage the invoices from the sale of Zero Waste Committee’s compostable products.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Secretary

Description: • Attend every meeting unless an excused absence is obtained. • Takes minutes at every meeting unless an excused absence is obtained. • Attend an official A.S. Agenda & Minute Taking Template Workshop prior to starting the position in the Fall, unless they previously held the position and already attended and completed the workshop. • Compose and send out via email, the Zero Waste Committee’s weekly newsletter after ever meeting. • Send weekly minutes to all necessary email accounts in order to obtain Senate approval.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Social Media Coordinator

Description: • Manage and update the Zero Waste Committee’s Facebook Page. • Attend every meeting unless an excused absence is obtained. • Manage the Zero Waste Committee’s Twitter account and tweet a minimum of twice a week. • Make a Facebook status on the Zero Waste Committee’s page announcing the time and place of the meeting on the night prior to each weekly meeting. Publicize each Zero Waste Committee event via social media.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Public Outreach Coordinator

Description: 1) Serve as a liaison between the Zero Waste Committee and other campus organizations or other entities (both on and off campus). 2) Attend every meeting unless an excused absence is obtained 3) Organize volunteers and participate at all relevant tabling opportunities. 4) Work on projects to help reach Zero Waste by 2020

Openings: 2

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Chairpersons

Description: • Plan, schedule and facilitate at all ASZWC meetings. • Attend every meeting unless an excused absence is obtained. • Coordinate the activities of the Committee members, subcommittees and volunteers. • Serve as the official representative and spokesperson of the ASZWC . • Attend at least one (1) Senate meeting per quarter to report on the activity of the Committee. • Hold a minimum of four (4) office hours per week. • Attend AS Assembly each quarter. • Attend all ECOalition meetings. • Attend UCSB Waste Management and Chancellor Sustainability workgroup meetings with the A.S. Recycling Coordinator.

Openings: 2

 

Length: One Academic Year

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» Food Bank Advisory Committee Openings: 7

Mission:The AS Food Bank Committee govern and advises the operation of the AS Food Bank, helps to sustain the stock of the AS Food Bank, and provides additional programming and educational workshops to meet the mission of the AS Food Bank. In order to promote the comfort and moral support of students, the AS Food Bank will be accessible during regular school hours and will respect the confidentiality of its users.

Website: http://foodbank.as.ucsb.edu/

Time/Location of Meetings:Monday at 6 PM; 3rd Floor of the UCEN (Food Bank Lounge)

Current board members:Chair: Yanira Flores; Vice Chair: Juli Nguyen

Staff member:Staff Supervisor and Advisor: Tuyen Nguyen


Postion: Chair

Description: 1) Responsible for working with A.S. advisors to manage the operations of the committee office. 2) Promote and expand the services of the A.S. Food Bank. 3) Coordinate on-going donations campaigns such as food-drives, bin-collecting, doorknocking in Isla Vista and Santa Barbara, monetary donations via paypal, etc. 4) Create and sustain long-term relationships with on-campus service departments and administrators, local businesses, donors, and community agencies, and food bank services at universities across the state and nation. 5) Be aware of issues related to food and financial need on campus, locally, nationally and in the University of California system. 6) Act as a reference point for student social services related to food and financial need at UCSB and in the greater Santa Barbara community. 7) Work to educate the campus on issues pertaining to student food and financial need.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 academic year

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Postion: Internal Affairs Coordinator

Description: This position asks that you outreach to at least 3 student organizations per quarter via (informational and/or education) workshops and collaborate with these different on-campus organizations to organize at least 2 donation drives a quarter. You would also be expected to serve as liaison to other campus-based departments and administrators so that you can be aware of food related issues and financial need on the UCSB campus.

Openings: 2

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: External Affairs Coordinator

Description: As the External Affairs Coordinator of AS Food Bank, you would be required to act as liaison to the many community based food groups (such as SB Food Bank, local food growers, local businesses, etc.) and other food bank services within the UC system and across the United States. While Food Bank considers the local need, you will be concerned, also, the the national and/or global need to end hunger. To do this, you are expected to coordinate at least 2 donations walks per quarter in the community, at least 1 educational workshop a quarter on food nutrition and hunger issues, and work with AS Food Bank staff to assist in fundraising efforts.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Publicity Coordinator

Description: The Publicity Coordinator is expected to maintain and update the AS Food bank website, social networking sites, and other publicity sources on a weekly basis, as well as be responsible for emailing and outreaching the student body about upcoming Food Bank events. *****You would also be asked to take and compile pictures and accomplishments to ad to outreach materials (including campus newspapers and other media sources). You would work closely with the External Affairs Coordinator to publicize events.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Vice Chair

Description: Shall attend AS Food Bank board and general meetings and record minutes. Shall also create or attend three outreach event/activities a quarter such as tabling, socials, student organization events, residential hall events, etc. Shall actively recruit and retain members for AS Food Bank events. Shall be responsible for contacting members through email and keep the AS Food Bank Committee Mailing List up to date.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 academic year

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Postion: Treasurer

Description: Responsible for managing committee funds in conjunction with the Chair

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 academic year

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» Isla Vista Tenants Union (IVTU) Openings: 9

Mission:The Isla Vista Tenants Union (IVTU) is an organization serving the interests of Isla Vista tenants. We recognize the diversity of our community, and we strive to meet the different needs of our members while uniting our common interests as tenants. We educate tenants on their rights and responsibilities, and we act as a resource when problems occur. We believe people should live without the suffering that arises from discrimination, retaliation, or neglect. We reach out to property managers, the University, elected officials, local groups and individuals to realize our vision and address pressing tenant issues. In providing a service to the tenants of Isla Vista, we also hope to build a united, educated, and proactive community.

Website: http://www.ivtenantsunion.com/

Time/Location of Meetings:Thursday at 5:15pm on the 2nd floor of the Pardall Center

Current board members: Chair: Daniel Renteria Vice Chair: Christina Pak Legal Director: Maya Halthore Marketing Director: Isabelle Martinez Outreach Director: Audrey Tamayo

Staff member:Aaron Jones and Diana Collins Puente


Postion: Vice Chairperson

Description: 1) Assist the IVTU Chairperson in ensuring that IVTU Board projects progress efficiently and successfully. 2) Resume the Chairperson’s responsibilities in leading meetings and all other important IVTU business affairs due to Chairperson’s absence. 3) Resume the Chairperson’s responsibilities in leading meetings and all other important IVTU business affairs due to Chairperson’s absence. 4) Serve as a liaison between IVTU and other organizations. Ensure highly productive relationships and partnerships. 5) Lead and oversee the implementation of the IVTU’s long and short-term plans in accordance with its strategy. 6) Report and share information with the board to ensure they are kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and important factors influencing it. 7) Identify and lead new business opportunities that advance the mission of IVTU.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Year

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Postion: Human Resource Director

Description: 1) Review and make recommendations to IVTU the Board for improvement of the Manual’s policies, procedures, and practices. 2) Coordinate event staffing for IVTU events and regularly update the IVTU and A.S. event-calendars. 3) Organize and participate in staff development for the IVTU through retreats, training, travel, and educational opportunities. 4) Community outreach to find volunteers as well as provide training and orientation for volunteers. 5) Recruit and match new talent to organizational needs and opportunities.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Year

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Postion: Chairperson

Description: 1) Attend, facilitate, and set the agenda for weekly IVTU Board meetings. 2) Ensure that IVTU Board projects progress efficiently and successfully. Maintain weekly checkins with members on projects and delegate tasks for project completion. Implement a method to track projects. 3) Lead the completion of the budget package for the following year. 4) Facilitate the nomination and election of the officers for the following year. 5) Ensure that University and Associated Students policies and procedures are followed. 6) Determine, with guidance from the IVTU advisor, the eligibility of IVTU officers applying for honoraria. 7) Lead, in conjunction with the Board, the development of the IVTU’s strategy. Frequently set goals and delegate tasks to progress this grand strategy. 8) Ensure effective internal controls and management information systems are up to date including but not limited to IVTU Legal Code, Manual, meeting minutes, group communications, and task delegation. 9) Attend Pardall Center Governance meetings or appoint someone to attend.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Year

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Postion: Finance Director

Description: 1) Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; oversee all financial, project/program and sponsorship accounting. 2) Regularly assess all IVTU’s financial plans, contracts, sponsorships, and potential investments; monitor progress and keep the Board informed of the organization’s financial status. 3) Advise on and execute the Boards’ financial decisions. Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices. 4) Improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedures in the IVTU Manual. 5) Create and maintain a strong relationship with A.S. Assistant Director for Finance and Budgets. Assist other Board members with completion of financial transactions.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Year

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Postion: Marketing Director

Description: 1) Work with media outlets to publish timely organization information, such as press releases, brochures, and other materials. 2) Develop, in conjunction with the Board, the advertising, marketing, and promotion plans. Assist in the execution of the marketing campaigns. 3) Publish IVTU educational materials for distribution, including but not limited to brochures and online resources. 4) Regularly evaluate the marketing inventory and make recommendations to the Board. Purchase new marketing materials. 5) Manage IVTU’s Gaucho Food Program: a. Ensure that the Gaucho Food Program is running effectively and efficiently. Establish and maintain the relationship with the IV Food Co-op. b. Oversee and evaluate the program as well as implement necessary improvements. Maintain and improve the financial accounting and other policies in the IVTU Manual. c. Coordinate the Board and volunteers to table consistently. d. Develop and implement strategic marketing plans through the Gaucho Food Program.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Year

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Postion: Legal Director:

Description: 1) Develop and manage a highly productive relationship with the Associated Students Legal Resource Center. a. Shall act as a liaison and oversee business between IVTU and LRC. 2) Record and distribute the minutes for weekly IVTU Committee meetings. 3) Oversee the legal matters of IVTU business, review legal documents, and advise the IVTU Board. 4) Assist the IVTU Board in development and implementation of legislation, with guidance from the LRC and A.S. Advisors. 5) Review IVTU Legal Code and Manual regularly, make recommendations on additions/ changes to the Board.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Year

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Postion: Outreach Director

Description: 1) Implement social media strategies in partnership with the Marketing Director and grow online supporter base and traffic. Publish articles, videos, and photography on IVTU website and Facebook, Instagram and other media outlets and coordinate with the marketing director. 2) Produce the IVTU Newsletter and ensure it is published on a regular basis. Coordinate with marketing director. 3) Manage relationships with the press and media outlets. Maintain a consistent IVTU image throughout all communication. 4) Establish and maintain a highly productive relationship with the Isla Vista community. Attend at least one (1) Isla Vista Community Network meeting per quarter. Attend other external meetings within or concerning the Isla Vista community as frequently as possible. 5) Develop and implement educational and outreach campaigns. Deliver marketing and communications strategies for the organization.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Year

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Postion: Director of SBCC Relations

Description: 1) Direct SBCC students to resources available to them in Isla Vista 2) Serves as a liaison between IVTU and SBCC Housing organizations 3) Execute housing campaigns relevant to SBCC students living in Isla Vista 4) Work to identify and report issues specific to SBCC students and create solutions to address these issues 5) Establish and maintain relations between UCSB, IV, and SBCC organization pertaining to housing Please submit your applications here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfWLojYbNvlESWJT2zrs3GvktPVvcgI2gYrgqyt36ibw4KSog/viewform?usp=sf_link

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 year

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Postion: Community Resident Director

Description: 1) Identify issues faced by community members and create solutions to address the problems 2) Ensure that broader IV community is represented in IVTU decision making 3) Consistently hold office hours in open community space and provide resources to community members 4) Make sure that all IVTU events are all inclusive - making sure that translation services are available 5) Receive training from IVTU caseworker and provide basic services to broader community in non-legal matter

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 year

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» Legal Resource Center Openings: 1

Mission:The AS Legal Resource Center provides UCSB students with legal advising and education on any matters of concern to the UCSB undergraduates that are not prohibited by its contract. It shall be administered by a standing Committee, which will determine the structure and direction of this service.

Website: http://legal.as.ucsb.edu

Time/Location of Meetings:Monday at 5 PM at 6550 Pardall (Upstairs)

Current board members:Chair: Kevin Dibb

Staff member:


Postion: Student Unit Director

Description: Provide oversight and direction to the Legal Resource Center. Hold the main fiscal responsibility and monetary oversight of the LRC. Promote awareness of the availability of the legal services offered by the LRC. Responsible for conducting weekly Board meetings and setting meeting agendas.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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» Lobby Corps Openings: 1

Mission:Associated Students Lobby Corps is an organization that strives to unite activism, professionalism, and strategic action planning while implementing local, state-wide, and national campaigns. We initiate, develop, and implement campaigns that alter the relations of power that adversely affect students on the UCSB campus. Lobby Corps strives to instigate change within our current political reality, focusing on protecting the rights of students and fighting against the declining accessibility and quality of higher education. To this end, Lobby Corps will work on issues affecting all students especially those of underrepresented communities. Lobby Corps is an ASUCSB unit that researches and analyzes pending local, state, and national legislation and government programs. The goal of Lobby Corps is to influence legislators and government officials in order to promote student's views on issues that affect students as well as giving students real-world political and organizing experience.

Website: http://studentlobby.as.ucsb.edu

Time/Location of Meetings:TBD

Current board members:

Staff member:


Postion: Communications Director

Description: The Communications Director is primarily responsible for disseminating information throughout the campus, as well as maintaining Lobby Corps' connection and contact with all major Campus, Local, Statewide and National media outlets. They oversee promotion and advertisement of the unit's work and campaigns, as well as general promotion of all of Lobby Corps' activities. Lastly, the Communications Assistant coordinates all outreach and recruitment campaigns, specifically through: presentations in class and to other organizations, tabling, Week of Welcome Activities, and the creation of posters,flyers and signs. Like all officers, they are required to attend all Lobby Corps meetings and quarterly retreats, and are required to hold two (2) regularly scheduled office hours per week or more. The ideal applicant possesses background knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Applications (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and is familiar with concepts relating to Graphic or Layout Design.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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» Student Initiated Recruitment and Retention Committee Openings: 13

Mission:SIRRC is a collective effort of students catering to the needs of local and academic communities. We foster guidance and support for underrepresented communities in the pursuit of higher education. Also establishing the fundamental interaction needed to create a long-term recruitment and retention program within our UCSB community.

Website: http://sirrc.as.ucsb.edu

Time/Location of Meetings:Thursdays at 6 PM in the Annex

Current board members:Executive Co-Chairs: Joshua Hudson & Lorena Alvarez

Staff member:LaDonte King


Postion: Executive Co-Chairs

Description: Duties and Powers of Co-Chairs: 1) Schedule, attend, and facilitate all weekly meetings of the Committee, or send a proxy when unable to attend. 2) Be the official spokespersons for the Committee.3) Have ultimate responsibility for the fiscal management of the entire Committee. 4) Oversee the entire Committee. 5) Present quarterly reports to the Senate. 6) Actively work with other organizations who are either providing or are looking to provide retention and recruitment programs/activities. 7) Set a minimum of four (4) office hours per week in a regularly scheduled location. 8) Shall schedule, attend, and facilitate all weekly officer meetings to discuss updates, concerns, and current or future projects.

Openings: 2

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Retention Co-Chairs

Description: 1) Create and develop educational materials about retention programs including the Book Bank and the Guiding Undergraduates in Developing Educational Success (G.U.I.D.E.S.) program. 2) Work to develop student initiated retention programs. 3) Serve as Liaison to organizations doing student initiated retention programs. 4) Develop and sustain relationships with community organizations and statewide school retention programs. 5) Provide recruitment ideas and programs for the Committee to carry on with. 6) Attend all Committee meetings or send a proxy. 7) Set a minimum of three (3) office hours per week.

Openings: 2

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Treasurer

Description: 1) Has responsibility for fiscal management of the Committee. 2) In conjunction with the Chairs, shall prepare Committee's budget for the following year. 3) Give a weekly financial report to the Committee. 4) Assist the Committee in doing financial evaluations for an annual report. 5) Attend all Committee meetings or send a proxy. 6) Set a minimum of two (2) office hours per week.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Community Builder

Description: Act as the lead person to initiate community building activities such as: retreats, socials and ice-breakers. Also puts on midterm and final Study Jams with Secretary.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Secretary

Description: 1) Be responsible for taking minutes for the Committee at all meetings and retreats. 2) Send out all weekly meeting minutes to the EXOLC listserve, the A.S. mailer, and the S.I.R.R.C. (Student Initiated Recruitment and Retention Committee) community listserve. 3) Be responsible for emailing and outreaching to Committees and the student body about upcoming events as well as maintaining an organized funding request agenda for S.I.R.R.C. (Student Initiated Recruitment and Retention Committee) meetings. 4) Attend all Committee meetings or send a proxy. 5) Set a minimum of one (1) office hours per week. 6) Assist the Executive Co-Chairs in developing and organizing the weekly agenda for general S.I.R.R.C. (Student Initiated Recruitment and Retention Committee) meetings.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Publicity/Ourstorian Coordinators

Description: 1) Assist in compiling a yearbook for the year, including pictures, articles, etc. as a living history project which should be stored in the A.S. Annex. 2) Be available as historical reference with respect to questions on the Committee’s past. 3) Attempt to communicate with previous year’s Media/Publicity/Ourstorian Coordinators. 4) Provide advertisement for all events put on by the Committee. 5) Be responsible for all media & publicity related actions. 6) Attend all Committee meetings or send a proxy. 7) Set a minimum of two (2) office hours per week.

Openings: 2

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Recruitment/Outreach Co-Chairs

Description: 1) Create and develop educational materials about recruitment programs. 2) Work to develop student initiated outreach programs. 3) Serve as Liaison to organizations doing student initiated recruitment programs. 4) Develop and sustain relationships with local community and statewide school recruitment programs. 5) Provide recruitment ideas and programs for the Committee to carry on with. 6) Attend all Committee meetings or send a proxy. 7) Set a minimum of three (3) office hours per week.

Openings: 2

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Book Bank Coordinator

Description: 1) Managing and Up-keeping the AS SIRRC Book Bank. 2) Hold an Open House by Week 3 of every Quarter. 3) Hold a Book Drive by Week 9 of every Quarter. 4) Catalog any and all Books obtained. 5) If possible, attaining new textbooks through purchase. 6) Responsible for holding a Book Bank Training for both the SIRRC officers and Volunteers. 7) Attend all Committee meetings or send a proxy. 8) Set a minimum of two (2) office hours per week.

Openings: 2

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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» Technology and Media Services Committee Openings: 3

Mission:The Technology and Media Services Committee's (TSC) purpose is to (1) provide recommendations on legislation relating to the purchase of technology and network related requests; (2) have the responsibility and authority to recommend the allocation of computer and network equipment within ASUCSB as seen necessary; (3) initiate research methods to reduce costs and of computer purchases; (4) review and oversee ASUCSB entities' computer and network purchases; (5) review and prioritize all media requests from ASUCSB bodies and Units prior to submitting those requests to Creative Media (6) setting and reviewing ASUCSB media policies and practices (7) oversee all expenditures of the A.S. Marketing budget.

Website: http://tech.as.ucsb.edu/

Time/Location of Meetings:

Current board members:Nick Ray (CTO)

Staff member:Sean Lieberman


Postion: Chief Technology Officer

Description: As Chief Technology Officer, you are asked to schedule and attend weekly meetings for Tech and Media Services Committee as well as report to AS Senate at least twice a quarter. You would be expected to hold a minimum of three regularly scheduled office hours so that you can assist in the completion fo the budget packet for the following year. You would also attend Chair Council Meetings once per quarter.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Project Director

Description: Perform evidence-backed research and reach out directly to student and A.S. groups to understand validity of proposed technological solutions. Write work-flow SOPs, liaison between various A.S. departments, research desirability of proposals, and create/uphold deadlines for proposed projects.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Tech Director

Description: Perform evidence-backed research and assess large-scale technological investment opportunities on behalf of UCSB Associated Students. Write work-flow SOPs, liaison between various A.S. departments, research desirability of proposals, and draw execution plans for engineering teams.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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