2015-2016 Political Coordinator Application

2015-2016 Political Coordinator Application
Due: Wednesday, April 8th at 5PM in Dean of Students Office
Application Requirements:
• Letter of Recommendation
a. One from faculty member at the University of Louisville. OR
b. Student leader that you have worked under. (e.g. TFF Program
Director, Freshmen LEAD Coordinator, RSO President, etc.)
• Please produce a summary of the article, listing the pros, cons, and
feasibility.
• Please attach a 300-500 word typed response to application prompt
• Unofficial Transcript
• Resume
All materials must be submitted by the deadline.
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
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Job Description:
The upcoming legislative year is extremely important, as the state budget will
be on the floor for consideration. This role will be critical in helping to achieve
the goals of K-HELP (Kentucky Higher Education Lobbying Program) by
heading up the lobbying efforts in Frankfort, including the
Rally for Higher Education. Cards in Action will be under this role’s tutelage,
including planning lobbying trips, choosing students for these trips, and
turning in weekly reports to the President. Along with these duties, the
Political Coordinator will also be working at the university to encourage voter
turnout for the national, state, and local elections in November, as well as next
year’s SGA elections.
Name:
Year in School:
Major/Minor:
GPA:
Email:
Phone Number:
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Please answer all of the following questions:
What organizations are you involved in at U of L currently? Pick one of your
involvements and describe the impact you had on that organization.
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What time commitments will you have next year?
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What do you think SGA’s top priority should be?
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What ideas do you have for the University next year and what is something you would
like to accomplish through your role as Political Coordinator?
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Writing Sample for Response:
http://www.wdrb.com/story/28311541/university-of-kentucky-launches-smartphoneappto-help-keep-students-staff-safe
300-500 word response prompt:
How do you intend to expand UofL’s advocacy act network in relation to universities in
the ACC and throughout the state of Kentucky? Can the Political Coordinator have an
indirect impact on college affordability? If yes, how so and how can that be cultivated?
What will be the biggest struggles as the political coordinator?
Attach Responses
**This position is paid. Exact dollar amount is pending.
**Please return a completed application with a resume to the Dean of
Student office by Wednesday, April 8th at 5PM. Applicants will have
the opportunity to sign up for an interview at that time.
I, ______________, give permission for the Dean of Students to look at my
academic record to make sure I fulfill the position requirements as stated in
section 4.13.3 of the SGA constitution.
Signature: ________________________
Date:_______________
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