Position Descriptions

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.

Elected Positions

President – 25 hours/week * 44 weeks/year

Vice President – 19.5 hours/week * 44 weeks/year

Directors – 19.5 hours/week * 40 weeks/year​

  • Director of Campus Partnerships
  • Director of Student Advocacy
  • Director of Outreach
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Government Relations

Hired Positions

Senators  10 hours/week * 40 weeks/year

  • Senator of Campus Partnerships
  • Senator of Student Advocacy

Staff – 10-15 hours/week * 40 weeks/year

  • Graphic Designer (10-15 hours)
  • Treasurer (15 hours)
  • Parliamentarian (15 hours)

Position Descriptions

Below are the relevant Article and Sections from the ASUWB Bylaws relevant to positions descriptions.

ARTICLE VI - STANDARDS FOR SEEKING AND HOLDING OFFICE

Standards
  • Any member of ASUWB shall be eligible for any election or administrative appointment upon the requirements of that office.
    • Executive Board Elected Members:
      • President
      • Vice President
      • Director of Outreach
      • Director of Marketing
      • Director of Student Advocacy
      • Director of Campus Partnerships
      • Director of Government Relations
    • All Senator positions shall be hired.
    • All ASUWB Staff shall be hired.
  • No members of ASUWB shall be a candidate for more than one (1) office in any one (1) election.
  • All elected, hired, or appointed members of the ASUWB shall;
    • Register in no fewer than six (6) academic credits at the University of Washington Bothell or be on leave in accordance with the University of Washington Student Employment Eligibility Standards at the time of election or appointment;
    • 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 and quarterly. (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 Advisor to implement a plan to return the student back to good academic standing with ASUWB by the next quarter;
    • Be free of any academic probation (e.g. for low scholarship) as defined in the most recent edition of the UW Bothell General Catalog;
    • 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;
    • Not occupy more than one (1) ASUWB position;
    • Attend all public ASUWB meetings during the Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters and adhere to Absences rules within these Bylaws;
    • Maintain these standards throughout the elected or appointed officer’s term.
  • 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

Executive Board Duties
  • It shall be the duty of all ASUWB Executive Board Members to:
    • Attend ASUWB meetings and trainings;
    • Attend all Tri-Campus Meetings with UW Seattle and UW Tacoma;
    • Vote on legislation and action items that come up at ASUWB meetings;
    • Attend weekly and quarterly short progress update meetings with the ASUWB President;
    • Attend weekly and quarterly meetings with an ASUWB Advisor;
    • Administrative duties shall be vested in the ASUWB Executive Board;
    • Represent and advocate for the needs of the Associated Students;
    • 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;
    • Participate in mid-quarter progress reviews from the ASUWB President, ASUWB Parliamentarian, and ASUWB Advisor;
    • Maintain nineteen and a half (19.5) hours of work per week  while ensuring that all work is completed;
    • Submit written reports to the Director of Outreach and the Director of Marketing within the first two (2) weeks of the following quarter;
    • Represent the University of Washington Bothell in a positive and professional manner at all times, both on and off campus; and
    • Uphold and honor the ASUWB Mission Statement.
Legislative Duty of the ASUWB Executive Board
  • Resolution Adoption Process:
    • Proposal:
      • Resolutions may be proposed by any member of the ASUWB or by initiative as established in the ASUWB constitution.
    • Approval:
      • 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.
  • It shall be the duty of the ASUWB President, with the aid of the ASUWB, to distribute all ASUWB legislative statements.
  • Legislation should be distributed prior to the next meeting of the ASUWB or three weeks after its final passage, whichever is earlier.

 

President
  • In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the President to:
    • Maintain 25 work hours per week including any hour requirements below;
    • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the ASUWB, including giving speeches at all events (e.g. student convocation, commencement, and other ceremonies);
    • Serve as the primary lead of communication for tri-campus communication between ASUW, ASUWT, and GPSS starting summer through spring term. This will include introductory communication and one meeting between tri-campus president’s once a quarter.
    • Preside over all ASUWB Public Meetings;
    • Assign projects and delegate tasks to members of the ASUWB;
    • Monitor and supervise all tasks and projects being managed by ASUWB;
    • Facilitate or assist in the execution of all team projects and events whether on or off campus;
    • 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);
    • Greater than 48 hours’ notice must be given to the Director of Outreach and the Director of Marketing to post publicly.
    • Attend or appoint a designee to attend monthly meetings of the Board of Regents and report back to the ASUWB Executive Board;
    • Attend or appoint a designee to attend University of Washington Alumni Association meetings;
    • 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;
    • Meet:
      • At least monthly with the Chancellor of UW Bothell;
      • Weekly with the advisor(s) of the ASUWB;
    • Attend meetings in place of the Vice President if the Vice President is unable to;
    • Work with the Vice-President and Parliamentarian on interpretation of these Bylaws;
    • 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:
      • During finals week; and
      • In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.
Vice President
  • In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Vice-President to:
    • Fulfill the duties of the ASUWB President in the event of absence, resignation, or forfeiture of the President from office;
    • Facilitate or assist in the execution of all team projects and events whether on or off campus;
    • Support communication for tri-campus communication between ASUW, ASUWT, and GPSS starting summer through spring term. This will include introductory communication and one meeting between tri-campus president’s once a quarter;
    • Serve on committees on and off campus as appointed or requested by the President;
    • Work with other members of the ASUWB to develop ASUWB initiatives, goals, and projects;
    • Manage the UWB Leadership Program;
    • 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:
      • During finals week; and
      • In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.
Director of Campus Partnerships
  • In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Director of Campus Partnerships to:
    • Chair the ASUWB Student Advisory Council (ASAC) by recruiting ASAC members, scheduling meetings, setting meeting agendas, directing meetings, and distributing the responsibilities of ASAC among its’ members;
    • Collaborate and maintain a positive relationship with the Diversity Center to serve the ASUWB student body through diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, events, and partnerships;
    • Coordinate with residents and organization of the surrounding Bothell community to establish at least two (2) community service projects per quarter;
      • Meet at least two (2) times per quarter with the Director of Campus Partnerships to find/create at least two (2) collaborative community events each quarter;
    • Foster relationships through collaboration and support between ASUWB and UWB organizations through quarterly meetings;
      • These groups include but are not limited to Campus Events Board, Social Justice Organizers, Club Council, Cascadia counterparts, Orientation and Transition Programs, Residential Life, and Student Engagement and Activities;
    • Promote and Operate a UWB Program by highlighting four (4) students who are dedicated to promoting campus & student life each quarter;
    • Serve on all university committees concerning diversity, community engagement, and food options or issues;
    • 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:
      • During finals week; and
      • In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.
Director of Government Relations
  • In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Director of Government Relations to:
    • Advance the Associated Student’s Legislative Agenda;
    • Operate civic engagement initiatives;
    • Organize and implement legislative events both on campus and in Olympia;
    • Serve as the legislative liaison for local, state, and federal affairs by regularly meeting, corresponding, and building relationships with local, state, and federal legislators;
    • Serve as legislative liaison working with Cascadia Student Government, University of Washington Seattle and Tacoma Student Governments;
    • Serve as the ASUWB Representative on the WSA Board of Directors;
    • Participate in the success of the UW Bothell legislative affairs committees;
    • Supervise the work of the Legislative Liaison;
    • Meet:
      • At least monthly with the UW Bothell Assistant Vice Chancellor of Government and Community Relations
      • Quarterly with the University of Washington Office of Federal Relations
    • 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:
      • During finals week;
      • In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.
Director of Student Advocacy
  • In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Director of Student Advocacy to:
    • Conduct assessments of student needs, interests, and/or expectations of ASUWB at the start of each quarter to help set goals for ASUWB members;
    • Facilitate at least two (2) ASUWB sponsored student engagement events  each quarter to provide students a platform to learn about, discuss, and share their concerns about all UWB-related topics.
    • Act as the premiere advocate for Student Health, Campus Safety and Academic Affairs; 
      • Meet at least once (1) per quarter with the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs to support projects including but not limited to, the Academic Maps Program and Student Mentorships;
      • Meet at least once (1) per quarter with the Director of Campus Safety to support efforts to promote student safety on-campus through tabling, surveys, and serving on committees. 
      • Meet at least once (1) per quarter with the Director of the Counseling Center to assist in efforts benefitting student health and well-being;
    • Serve on all committees concerning parking, student transportation, campus safety, student health, and academic affairs; 
    • Serve as a liaison between students, administration, and faculty on all issues concerning student health, campus safety, and academic affairs;
    • Collaborate with the Student Advocacy Senator in carrying out the Department’s Projects.
    • Serve as the premiere advocate for on-campus student issues as they arise; 
    • 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:
      • During finals week; and
      • In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.
Director of Outreach
  • In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Director of Outreach to:
    • Manage external relations of ASUWB by meeting at least once (1) each quarter with the Vice Chancellor of Advancement and External Relations, and attend City of Bothell Chamber of Commerce;
    • Organize the ASUWB Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards and maintain the Student of the Month Award;
    • Manage and serve as the primary contact for the Holly the Husky Program;
    • Serve on all committees concerning outreach or public relations;
    • Plan and operate tabling events lasting at least three (3) hours each week to promote ASUWB projects, committees, opportunities, and events for students.
    • Attend two (2) campus events each week and provide summaries to ASUWB at each weekly meeting.
    • Visit and meet with a significant number of UWB clubs each quarter, as agreed upon by the ASUWB President and Director of Outreach;
    • Work with the Director of Marketing to promote positive external relations while collaborating with the Office of External Relations and Advancement through participation and partnerships in projects, events, and engagements;
    • Work with the Director of Student Advocacy to find discounts and survey students regarding discounts they would want to have through UWB;
    • Manage relations with businesses for networking events or students’ discounts;
    • Update the UWB Student Discount Program each academic year with new discounts each Winter and Spring quarter, by an amount agreed upon by the ASUWB President and Director of Outreach;
    • Work with ASUWB to gather feedback of students twice per quarter regarding student needs, interests, and welfare.
    • Manage relations with businesses for networking events or student discounts;
    • Lead the ASUWB recruitment effort in discovering students interested in participating in ASUWB through organizations including but not limited to, the ASUWB Student Advisory Council, the Student Legislative Action Committee, the Student Technology Fee Committee, UWB Leaders, and the Elections Committee.
    • 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:
      • During finals week; and
      • In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.
Director of Marketing
  • In addition to other explicit responsibilities named in these Bylaws, it shall be the duty of the Director of Marketing to:
    • Create, distribute, analyze and maintain all information collected from sources across campus to the Associated Students by:
      • Drafting statements, publicizing, and updating the ASUWB webpage, email, social media, and any other form of communication;
    • Post the ASUWB Public Meeting Agenda at least 72 hours in advance of the Public Meeting;
    • Coordinate, design, and publish ASUWB Team Quarterly Report and the Bi-Weekly Newsletter to UWB Students;
    • Serve on all committees concerning marketing, communications, or student engagement;
    • Promote communication within ASUWB and the student body by connecting with each member of ASUWB on at least a monthly basis to further understand their role, responsibilities, projects, and goals. 
    • Ensure ASUWB has branded promotional items to distribute to students at events including but not limited to, town halls, tabling, and Huskies on the Hill;
    • 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:
      • During finals week; and
      • In exceptional cases, when granted by the ASUWB.