Interested in Becoming a 2020-2021 NSSLHA OFFICER?

General Application

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Open until 03/20/2020 at 11:59 pm.

Position Descriptions 

President 

Please note that this is an elected position.
 

  • Must campaign for this position

  • As President, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Leading weekly officer meetings/coordinating the agenda

    • Helping the Vice President plan tailgate/holiday party

    • Planning the conference

    • Leading monthly general meetings

    • Being spokesperson for organization

    • Coordinate with faculty for events

    • Write monthly updates for National NSSLHA

    • Assist officers with any other events going on

    • Average Hours per week: 10-15

* It is strongly recommended that you meet with Dr. Thompson Friday, March 13th, 10 am-12 pm if you are interested in this position *

Treasurers

Please note that these are elected positions.
 

  • Treasurers must campaign for this position and interview.

  • As Treasurer, duties include (but are not limited to):

    • Managing finances (including making deposits to ASI, collecting dues and other payments, making payments to vendors, etc.)

    • Keeping detailed records of all expenditure and income (experience with Excel is preferred)

    • Creating a budget and setting financial and donation goals

    • Collaborating with other officers for fundraisers

    • Assisting other officers with events as needed

    • Average Hours: 5-10 hours per week

Vice President

Please note that this is an elected position.
 

  • Must campaign for this position. 

  • As Vice President, duties include but are not limited to: 

    • Designing Merchandise/Stoles: choosing companies that will make merchandise, making order forms, deadlines, etc.

    • Planning Tailgate: making donation lists, looking for donors, planning the day, theme, volunteers, etc. 

    • Planning Holiday Party & End of the Year Banquet: looking for venue, prices for tickets, etc. 

    • Helping President with planning Conference 

    • Average hours/week: 10-15

* It is strongly recommended that you meet with Dr. Thompson Friday, March 13th, 10 am-12 pm if you are interested in this position *

Secretary

No need to campaign. This position is chosen by interview.

  

  • As Secretary, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Create a membership list

    • Manage Sac State NSSLHA website

    • Manage weekly emails

    • Update member participation sheet

    • Coordinate volunteer list for events

    • Take minutes at each weekly officer meeting and send a copy of the notes to each board member

    • Create sign-up/registration forms for larger events (holiday party/conference)

    • Assist other officers with clerical tasks, as needed

    • Average hours/week: 10-15

Public Relations

No need to campaign. This position is chosen by interview.  

  • As Public Relations officer, duties include but are not limited to: 

    • Updating all social media platforms - Facebook and Instagram for SHDG & NSSLHA

    • Create new class of 2021 Facebook page

    • Create content/ flyers to promote events and updates

    • Take photos at events and post them to the social media accounts

    • Assist other officers who need content created and posted

    • Average hours/week: 10-15

Peer Mentor Coordinator

No need to campaign. This position is chosen by interview.  

  • As Peer Mentor Coordinator, duties include but are not limited to: 

    • Organize trainings for undergraduate students within the department.  

    • Pair compatible undergraduate students based on completed applications.

    • Plan and take attendance of monthly meetings, and provide guidance to mentor/mentee pairs.

    • Perform the peer mentor program research as outlined by Dr. Thompson.

    • Time commitment: 5-8 hours a week depending on the time of year.

* It is strongly recommended that you meet with Dr. Thompson Friday, March 13th, 10 am-12 pm if you are interested in this position *

CSHA Representative

No need to campaign. This position is chosen by interview.  

  • As CSHA representative, duties include but are not limited to: 

    • Attend District 2 Advisory meetings held quarterly (4 times a year) or monthly 

    • Help coordinate the the Sac State Knowledge Bowl team for the CSHA Annual convention in March  

    • Coordinate fundraising activities for Better Hearing and Speech Month 

    • Participate in monthly district representatives conference calls 

    • Report to CSAD students regarding opportunities for involvement in advocacy or relevant legislative issues 

    • Promote CSHA through social media 

    • Coordinate with District 2 Director

    • Check in at least once a month via email regarding any need for volunteers, student involvement, etc.  

    • Average hours per week: 2-5

Audiology Representative

No need to campaign. This position is chosen by interview.  

  • As Audiology Representative, duties include but are not limited to 

    • Coordinating NSSLHA events with Dr. Gaeta 

    • Audiology Awareness Month 

    • Audiology Advocacy 

    • Better Speech and Hearing Month 

    • Audiology Interest Socials

    • Updating the Audiology section of Website 

    • Act as a liaison for CCHAT Center with SHDG

    • Related events, volunteer opportunities

    • Average hours per a week 5-10 hours 

ELI Coordinator
SHDG Outreach Coordinator

Please note that this is an elected position.
 

  • Duties include but are not limited to: 

    • Implement new programs and ideas. 

    • Be actively engaged in recruiting guest speakers from culturally diverse backgrounds.

    • Organize and hold SHDG weekly officer meetings.

    • Collaborate with the CSUS Centers of Diversity and Inclusion.

    • Establishing on campus/off campus partnerships and volunteer opportunities. 

    • Ongoing email correspondence as needed.

    • Collaborate with SHDG Secretary on weekly email content.

    • Updates SHDG events on shared Google Calendar.

    • Must attend Nuts and Bolts Leadership Conference

    • Average hours per a week 10-15 

No need to campaign. This position is chosen by interview.

  • As ELI Coordinator, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Organizing, planning, and presiding over weekly CSAD 199 - ELI with the CCE-ELI. This includes holding class sessions at least once a week, creating lesson plans for the class sessions and Chatting Circles,pairing conversation partners, grading assignments, collaborating with students, Dr. Thompson, and ELI manager. 

    • Work with the CCE-ELI and Multicultural Center to volunteer for World Language Day, Organize and plan SHDG Annual ASL Spring Mixer. 

    • Collaborate with NSSLHA Secretary to manage the Sacramento State NSSLHA website, and manage SHDG meetings in the absence of the SHDG Outreach Coordinator. Collaborate with SHDG Outreach Coordinator to hold SHDG SLP Panel.

    • Average hours per week 8-10 

 

* It is strongly recommended that you meet with Dr. Thompson Friday, March 13th, 10 am-12 pm if you are interested in this position *

SHDG Secretary

No need to campaign. This position is chosen by interview.

  • Duties include:

    • Collaborate with NSSLHA secretaries to create a membership list and update SHDG Webpage at beginning of Fall semester.

    • Create and prepare Mailchimp account, compose and send SHDG Weekly Emails to all members and faculty.

    • Email correspondence with members, faculty, community, etc. as needed.

    • Update and track member participation hours for SHDG events.

    • Collaborate with Outreach Coordinator on events and volunteer partnerships.

    • Take and share SHDG Weekly Meeting minutes.

    • Collaborate with NSSLHA Public Relations for Midterms and Finals Giveaways; social media posts as needed.

    • ~8-10 Hours/week

FAQ's About Being a NSSLHA Officer 
  • The Junior Liaison is not involved in any of the interviews or decision making.

  • New officers will be given a binder that has details of what the position does and resources to use to do the position. 

  • You DO NOT need previous leadership position to apply. 

  • Senior NSSLHA members are allowed to vote!

  • Only NSSLHA members can vote.

  • You can apply to 2 positions max.

  • If you are running for a position you can apply to one other position which you don’t campaign for. 

  • You can only campaign for one position.

Campaigning:

  • NO campaigning in class, at the April General Meeting we will offer all candidates for elected positions the chance to give speeches at general meeting.

  • NO hanging anything on walls. You can pass out flyers to classmates with candy (no chocolate/nuts).

  • NO talking bad about other candidates. If caught your application will be automatically dropped. 

  • You can make a campaign video if you would like.