Vanderbilt Student Government Cabinet: 2017-2018 Position-Specific Requirements

*Note: Positions on this form are listed alphabetically (“Director” or “Deputy” not included)

Director of Active Citizenship and Service
• Responsibilities: act as a representative of VSG to the Office of Active Citizenship and Service; implement and promote any initiatives related to service and/or active citizenship; serve as chair of Angel Tree
• Experience: passionate about community service and active citizenship; leadership experience preferred

Attorney General
• Responsibilities: ensure parliamentary procedure is followed at all times during Senate sessions; maintain resolution and voting records at Senate; maintain VSG Constitution and Statutes; serve as “VSG lawyer” if VSG officers are brought before Judicial Court
• Experience:should have an understanding of the importance of VSG Statutes and interest in thoroughly learning the VSG Constitution and Statutes; must be detail oriented and good with deadlines

Director of Campus Outreach
• Responsibilities: represent VSG in meetings with campus organizations; offer recommendations for co-sponsorships to the Programming Team; inform VSG of events going on all around campus; schedule listening tours for the President and Vice President
• Experience: should be passionate about staying up-to-date with campus events and organizations

Deputy Chief of Staff
• Responsibilities: help the Chief of Staff with managing Cabinet, facilitating a feedback and accountability system, and any other internal matters; pursue and organize policy initiatives
• Experience: should have experience in project management and working with administrators; in depth knowledge of VSG is preferred. Time commitment varies weekly but must be accessible and communicative

Director of Communications
• Responsibilities: work with the PR Team to compile the weekly external newsletter; write biweekly VSG blog posts; manage all VSG social media, serve as liaison between VSG and all student media (heavy consistent time commitment)
• Experience: any experience blogging or writing is preferred

Executive Assistant
• Responsibilities: help the Executive Board with any tasks needed; assist in programming and managerial tasks; stand in for any member of cabinet if needed (serves as a general catchall position); take minutes at Exec and Committee Chair meetings
• Experience: no experience needed but must be willing to dedicate significant time to VSG; workload changes weekly

Director of Human Resources
• Responsibilities: mandate attendance policies throughout VSG (internally and externally), create and enact mentorship program, serve as an independent third party mediator in any personnel conflicts arising throughout the year
• Experience: no experience required; should be approachable and impartial

Director of Design
• Responsibilities: work with the Director of Publicity and Director of Communications to design graphics and visual PR for all VSG programs and initiatives
• Experience: graphic design skills required; no other experience necessary

Director of Programming
• Responsibilities: plan and implement all VSG internal and external programming efforts; serve as liaison between VSG and VPB; administer all co-sponsorships and co-sponsorship attendance policies; manage programming budget; help all VSG members with programs
• Experience: must have experience planning and implementing programs, working with a budget, and managing a team. Very large time commitment.

Programming Coordinators (2 positions)
• Responsibilities: work under the Director of Programming to assist in all their responsibilities; specifically help with managing co-sponsorships and handling all program logistics
• Experience: no experience required; should be enthusiastic and very organized

Director of Publicity
• Responsibilities: work with the Director of Design and Director of Communications to publicize all VSG programs, initiatives, and co-
• Experience: no experience required; must be organized and communicative

• Responsibilities: take minutes at Senate and Cabinet meetings; maintain the VSG office and Anchorlink organization; assist in all other administrative tasks assigned by the Executive Board
• Experience: no experience required

Director of Technology
• Responsibilities: maintain and update the VSG website, VSG email listservs, and the VSG office computer; pursue any technology-related initiatives; organize and store pertinent VSG initiative information in an online system
• Experience: ability to code preferred; should have knowledge of website maintenance and general technology

• Responsibilities: organize and regularly maintain the VSG budget in conjunction with the Executive Board; keep a running record of budget and expenses of all VSG accounts; keep records and paperwork about all purchases, manage reimbursement requests and the VSG Procurement Card; give monthly budget presentations to Senate and any other branches at request
• Experience: must have knowledge of finance and prior experience managing a large budget