ASUWB Director of Government Relations

ASUWB Director of Government Relations

ASUWB Is Hiring For The 2017-2018 Academic Year!

 

Applications are rolling and ultimately due by Tuesday, May 2nd, or until a strong candidate pool of 15 is established. We will not be offering interviews to any ASUWB elections campaign candidate. Select applicants will receive an interview invitation within (3) business days and must schedule and complete interview by May 12th. Term officially begins on July 1st, 2017.

Interested students should schedule a meeting with Tai Yang-Abreu, the current ASUWB Director of Government Relations, to discuss job responsibilities and expectations. Contact her at asuwbgov@uw.edu, or drop by her office hours in the ARC ILO (please have the Front Desk guide you.)

Spring Quarter Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 1:15pm-3:15pm

Students are also encouraged to reach out to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Government and Community Relations, Kelly Snyder. She is the direct adviser to this position and can be reached at snyderk@uw.edu.

Requirements:

  • Must attend mandatory ASUWB Meetings from 5:45pm-7:45pm on Tuesdays starting the Fall of 2017-2018 school year, or any change to times/location thereof.
  • Submit a resume and cover letter for review.
  • Be in good standing with the University and have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Work 19.5 hrs/week, five of which will be publicly posted office hours (Stipend Position)
  • Travel to meetings within the state of Washington, consistently traveling to Olympia, WA during the legislative session in Winter (January through March) of 2018.
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Show strong interest in local government and student advocacy.
  • Experience in professional, political, or student engagement settings.

It shall be the duty of the Director of Government Relations to:

  • Serve as legislative liaison working with (but not limited to) the UW Bothell Government and Community Relations staff, Washington Student Association (WSA), Cascadia Student Government (CSG), Graduate Professional Student Senate (GPSS), University of Washington Seattle and Tacoma Student Governments, and others;
  • Serve as a member of the WSA Board, which may include sitting as an executive board member, attending WSA General Assembly Meetings, WSA Board Meetings, and spending time in Olympia during Legislative  sessions;
  • Participate in the success of the UW Bothell Student Legislative Action Committee.
  • Manage the hiring process and advising for the ASUWB Olympia intern through the Washington Student Association legislative liaison program.
  • Organize and implement legislative and government events (e.g. government and student government voter registration drives, student lobby and empowerment days, hosting government officials on campus, letter writing campaigns, legislative information forums for students, and others);
  • Serve as the legislative liaison for state and federal affairs by regularly meeting, corresponding, and building relationships with local and state representatives; and
  • Schedule and hold five (5) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters;

Meet:

  • At least monthly with the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Government and Community Relations
  • Quarterly with the University of Washington Office of Federal Relations
  • Bi-weekly with the Student Legislative Action Committee during legislative session.

This position is open to all students!

Again, applications are ultimately due by Tuesday, May 2nd at 11:59pm (or until strong applicant pool is established.) Rolling application means the earlier you apply, the better your chances.

Feel free to contact Tai Yang-Abreu (current DGR) if you have any questions by emailing at asuwbgov@uw.edu.

Apply:

Via OrgSync at orgsync.com/37039/forms/253929