Position Descriptions

Election Positions and Compensations

Positions and the descriptions for these positions will be dictated by the ASUWB Bylaws (see below). The listed hours are approximate and may vary week by week. Payment is made via set stipend amounts -- not based on specific hours worked each week. Total compensation for positions are subject to Services and Activities Fee Committee budget allocations.

President – 19.5 hours/week * 48 weeks/year

Vice President – 19.5 hours/week * 48 weeks/year

Directors – 19.5 hours/week * 48 weeks/year

  • Director of Community Relations
  • Director of Internal Affairs
  • Director of Outreach & Marketing
  • Director of Student Advocacy
  • Director of Government Relations (hired position, not elected)

Senators – 10 hours/week * 40 weeks/year

  • Internal Affairs Senator (1 position)
  • Outreach Senator (2 positions)
  • Student Advocacy Senator (2 positions)

 

Position Descriptions

Below are the relevant Article and Sections from the ASUWB Bylaws relevant to positions descriptions. The full ASUWB Bylaws document can be found here.

ARTICLE VI. STANDARDS FOR SEEKING AND HOLDING OFFICE

Section I - Standards

(a) Any member of ASUWB shall be eligible for any election or administrative appointment upon the requirements of that office.  

      (i) Executive Board Elected Members:

             1.President 

             2.Vice-President 

             3. Director of Outreach and Marketing 

             4. Director of Internal Affairs 

             5.Director of Student Advocacy

             6. Director of Community Relations

       (ii) Executive Board Hired Members:

              1.Director of Government Relations

       (iii) All Senator positions shall be elected except for filling vacancies after the elections has elapsed. 

        (iv) All ASUWB staff shall be hired 

(b) No members of ASUWB shall be a candidate for more than one (1) office in any one (1) election.  

(c) All elected, hired, or appointed members of the ASUWB Student Government shall;  

     (i) Enroll in no fewer than five (5) academic credits at the University of  Washington Bothell in accordance with the University of Washington Student Employment Eligibility Standards at the time of election or appointment;

     (ii) At time of election, appointment, or hire and throughout term of  office, be in good academic and behavioral standing with the University  of Washington Bothell, and maintain a Grade Point Average of at least  2.5 cumulatively or quarterly, whichever is higher. (At the time of election, only the candidate’s cumulative GPA will be assessed.) If an ASUWB member’s GPA drops below 2.5, the student must meet with an ASUWB Adviser to implement a plan to return the student back to good academic standing with ASUWB by the next quarter;

     (iii) Be free of any academic probation (e.g. for low scholarship) as defined in the most recent edition of the UW Bothell General Catalog;

     (iv) Have no disciplinary sanctions greater than a warning imposed for violation(s) of the University of Washington Student Conduct Code at the time of election or appointment;

     (v) Not occupy more than one (1) ASUWB Student Government position;

     (vi) Attend all regular ASUWB Student Government meetings during the Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters (refer to Article VI, Section II regarding absences); and

     (vii) Maintain these standards throughout the elected or appointed officer’s term.

(d) Failure to meet or maintain these standards will disqualify those running for office or subject elected or appointed officers to removal from office.

 

ARTICLE II. DUTIES OF THE ASUWB EXECUTIVE BOARD 

Section I - Executive Board Duties 

a. It shall be the duty of all ASUWB Executive Board Members to:
i. Attend ASUWB meetings and trainings;
ii. Attend all Tri-Campus Meetings with UW Seattle and UW Tacoma;
iii. Vote on legislation and action items that come up at ASUWB meetings;
iv. Attend weekly and quarterly meetings with an ASUWB Advisor;
v. Administrative duties shall be vested in the ASUWB Executive Board;
vi. Represent and advocate for the needs of the Associated Students;
vii. Follow up with students about specific issues and needs and direct comments to the appropriate administration, faculty, or staff member with the help of other ASUWB members;
viii. Maintain nineteen and a half (19.5) hours of work per week while ensuring that all work is completed;
ix. Submit written reports to the Director of Marketing within the first two (2) weeks of the following quarter;
x. Represent the University of Washington Bothell in a positive and professional manner at all times, both on and off campus; and
xi. Uphold and honor the ASUWB Mission Statement.

Section II- Legislative Duty of the ASUWB Executive Board 

a. Resolution Adoption Process:
i. Proposal:
1. Resolutions may be proposed by any member of the ASUWB or by initiative as established in the ASUWB constitution.
ii. Approval:
1. Resolutions are enacted by the approval of a simple majority of the ASUWB. All resolutions take effect immediately upon approval, unless otherwise specified by the legislation.
b. It shall be the duty of the ASUWB President, with the aid of the ASUWB, to distribute all ASUWB legislative statements.
c. Legislation should be distributed prior to the next meeting of the ASUWB or three weeks after its final passage, whichever is earlier.

Section III- President 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws,  it shall be the duty of the President to:
i. Serve as the primary spokesperson for the ASUWB, including giving speeches at all events (e.g. student convocation, commencement, and other ceremonies);
ii. Preside over all ASUWB Public Meetings;
iii. Assign projects and delegate tasks to members of the ASUWB;
iv. Monitor and supervise all tasks and projects being managed by ASUWB;
v. Facilitate or assist in the execution of all team projects and events whether on or off campus;
vi. Ensure that ASUWB will establish and distribute meeting agendas in accordance with the existing regulations of these Bylaws and the Open Public Meetings Act (RCW Chapter 42.30);
vii. Greater than 48 hours notice must be given to the Director of Marketing and Outreach to post publicly.
viii. Attend or appoint a designee to attend monthly meetings of the Board of Regents and report back to the ASUWB Executive Board;
ix. Attend or appoint a designee to attend University of Washington Alumni Association meetings;
x. Serve on committees and organizations of administration, faculty, and staff when requested by those groups, or otherwise appoint a designee from the ASUWB or UWB Leaders to serve;
xi. Meet:
     1. At least monthly with the Chancellor of UW Bothell;
     2. Weekly with the advisor(s) of the ASUWB;
xii. Attend meetings in place of the Vice President if the Vice President is unable to;
xiii. Work with the Vice-President and Parliamentarian on interpretation of these Bylaws;
xiv. Schedule and hold ten (10) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
     1. During finals week; and
     2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.

Section IV- Vice-President 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws,  it shall be the duty of the Vice-President to:
i. Fulfill the duties of the ASUWB President in the event of absence, resignation, or forfeiture of the President from office;
ii. Facilitate or assist in the execution of all team projects and events whether on or off campus;
iii. Serve on committees on and off campus as appointed or requested by the President;
iv. Work with other members of the ASUWB to develop ASUWB initiatives, goals, and projects;
v. Schedule and hold ten (10) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
      1. During finals week; and
      2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.

Section V- Director of Community Relations 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws,  it shall be the duty of the Director of Community Relations to:
i. Attend City of Bothell business meetings;
ii. Attend City of Bothell Chamber of Commerce meetings;
iii. Attend local business organization meetings;
iv. Attend committees concerning parking or student transportation;
v. Attend committees concerning food options or issues;
vi. Manage relations with businesses for networking events or student discounts;
vii. Coordinate with local citizens or organizations to establish community service projects;
viii. Schedule and hold five (5) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
      1. During finals week; and
      2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.

Section VI- Director of Government Relations 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Director of Government Relations to:
i. Advance the Associated Student’s Legislative Agenda;
ii. Operate civic engagement initiatives;
iii. Organize and implement legislative events both on campus and in Olympia;
iv. Serve as the legislative liaison for local, state, and federal affairs by regularly meeting, corresponding, and building relationships with local, state, and federal legislators;
v. Serve as legislative liaison working with Cascadia Student Government, University of Washington Seattle and Tacoma Student Governments;
vi. Serve as the ASUWB Representative on the WSA Board of Directors;
vii. Participate in the success of the UW Bothell legislative affairs committees;
viii. Supervise the work of the Legislative Liaison;
ix. Meet:
     1. At least monthly with the UW Bothell Assistant Vice Chancellor of Government and Community Relations
     2. Quarterly with the University of Washington Office of Federal Relations
x. Schedule and hold five (5) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
     1. During finals week;
     2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.

Section VII- Director of Student Advocacy 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws,  it shall be the duty of the Director of Student Advocacy to:
i. Serve on all committees concerning diversity, student health, and academic affairs.
ii. Serve as an ad hoc liaison between students, administration, and faculty on all issues concerning diversity, student health, and academic affairs.
iii. Serve as the premiere advocate for on-campus student issues as they arise;
iv. Conduct student need or interest assessments at least once per quarter to guide team priorities;
v. Facilitate ad hoc town halls for students;
vi. Collaborate with the Student Advocacy Senators in carrying out the above duties;
vii. Schedule and hold five (5) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
     1. During finals week; and
     2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.

Section VIII- Director of Outreach and Marketing 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws,  it shall be the duty of the Director of Marketing to:
i. Create, distribute, and maintain all information collected from sources across and beyond campus to the Associated Students by:
     1. Drafting statements, publicizing, and updating the ASUWB webpage, email, social media, and any other form of communication;
     2. Maintaining relationships with the UW Bothell Office of Advancement and External Relations;
ii. Post the ASUWB Public Meeting Agenda at least 72 hours in advance of the Public Meeting;
iii. Organize the ASUWB Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards and maintain the Student of the Month Award;
iv. Coordinate and publish Executive Board Reports;
v. Manage and serve as the primary contact for the Holly the Husky Program;
vi. Serve on all committees concerning marketing or public relations;
vii. Collaborate with the Outreach Senators in carrying out the above duties;
viii. Schedule and hold five (5) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
     1. During finals week; and
     2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.

Section IX- Director of Internal Affairs 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws,  it shall be the duty of the Director of Internal Affairs to:
i. Chair all hiring committees and oversee all hiring processes for ASUWB unless otherwise specified in the ASUWB Constitution or in these bylaws;
ii. Hiring committees shall always submit finalists to the ASUWB Executive Board for consideration to officially hire for the open position in question.
iii. Manage the UWB Leadership Program;
iv. Manage the facilitation of the Student Academic Enhancement Fund;
v. Serve on Executive Board level committees that do not already have an Executive Board Representative;
vi. Collaborate with the Internal Affairs Senator in carrying out these above duties;
vii. Schedule and hold five (5) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
     1. During finals week; and
     2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.\

ARTICLE III- DUTIES OF THE SENATORS 

Section I- Senator Duties 

a. It shall be the duty of all ASUWB Senators to:
i. Attend ASUWB meetings and trainings;
ii. Vote on legislation and action items that come up at ASUWB meetings;
iii. Attend weekly and quarterly meetings with an ASUWB Advisor;
iv. Represent and advocate for the needs of the Associated Students;
v. Follow up with students about specific issues and needs and direct comments to the appropriate administration, faculty, or staff member with the help of other ASUWB members;
vi. Maintain ten (10) hours of work per week while ensuring that all work is completed;
vii. Submit written reports to the Director of Marketing within the first two (2) weeks of the following quarter;
viii. Represent the University of Washington Bothell in a positive and professional manner at all times, both on and off campus; and
ix. Uphold and honor the ASUWB Mission Statement

Section II- Outreach Senator 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Outreach Senator to:
i. Collaborate with other members of the ASUWB to market ASUWB initiatives, goals, and projects;
     1. This shall include but is not limited to:
a. Tabling with Directors on ASUWB projects or initiatives;
b. Facilitating forums with student interest groups;
c. Attending classrooms or club meetings with Directors to help advertise ASUWB projects or initiatives.
ii. Collaborate with the Director of Marketing in accomplishing marketing or outreach duties;
iii. Schedule and hold two (2) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
     1. During finals week; and
     2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.

Section III- Student Advocacy Senator 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Student Advocacy Assistant to:
i. Collaborate with the Director of Student Advocacy in sitting on committees and organizing town halls that correspond with the duties of the Director of Student Advocacy.
     1. This shall include but is not limited to:
a. Tabling with the Director of Student Advocacy to conduct campus assessments;
b. Facilitating forums with student interest groups;
c. Attending classrooms with the Director of Student Advocacy.
ii. Schedule and hold two (2) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
     1. During finals week; and
     2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.

Section IV- Internal Affairs Senator 

a. In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Internal Affairs Senator to:
i. Collaborate on the UWB Leadership Program and conduct outreach for the program;
     1. Tabling with the Director of Internal Affairs to conduct campus assessments;
     2. Facilitating forums with student interest groups;
     3. Attending classrooms and club meeting with the Director of Internal Affairs.
ii. Collaborate with the Director of Internal Affairs in accomplishing duties concerning Student Academic Enhancement Fund and Committee Processes;
iii. Schedule and hold two (2) hours of publicly posted office hours per week during each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; exceptions are allowed:
     1. During finals week; and
     2. In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB