POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Positions available

  • vice-president equity & sustainability

Term and compensation

  • $21,657 per year (pro-rated)
  • Mid-October, 2021 to May 31, 2022

Eligibility

  • Must have been registered in at least one credit course at Capilano University, and have paid student society fees, during the current or previous semester.
  • May only run for one position at a time.

Duties on the board of directors 

  • Attend bi-weekly meetings of the Capilano Students’ Union board of directors
  • Be an active member of at least one committee (they usually meet bi-weekly)
  • Make decisions, as a board, in the best interests of the organization

Duties on the executive committee

  • Attend executive committee meetings (they usually meet bi-weekly)
  • Lead the development of the CSU’s strategic plan
  • Look for ways to engage and consult with students
  • Serve in the role for at least 20 hours a week

Duties of the vice-president equity & sustainability (individual)

  • Provide support for the CSU’s equity-seeking collectives
  • Promote and create programming for the queer and women’s resource centres
  • Work with the university to ensure support for survivors of sexual violence
  • Organize campaigns on social justice and environmental issues
  • Lead the development and execution of the CSU’s mental health strategy
  • Ensure that board colleagues receive anti-oppression training
  • Serve on the CSU’s collectives committee

Positions available

  • arts & sciences representative 
  • business & professional studies representative
  • education, health, & human development representative
  • fine & applied arts representative 
  • global & community studies representative
  • Sunshine Coast campus representative
  • at-large representatives (x4)

Term and compensation

  • $3,998 per year (pro-rated)
  • Mid-October to May 31, 2022

Eligibility

  • Must have been registered in at least one credit course at Capilano University, and have paid student society fees, during the current or previous semester
  • May only run for one position at a time
  • Candidates must be declared in the faculty they seek to represent

Duties on the board of directors (all faculty, campus, and at-large representatives)

  • Attend bi-weekly meetings of the Capilano Students’ Union board of directors
  • Be an active member of at least one committee (they usually meet bi-weekly)
  • Make decisions, as a board, in the best interests of the organization

Duties as at-large representatives

  • Be responsible for keeping the Board informed of the perspectives and concerns of students
  • Perform such other duties as assigned by the board of directors

Duties as faculty and campus representatives

  • Represent the perspective of their faculty or campus to the CSU and the university
  • Organize meetings with senior administrators and faculty at least once per semester
  • Act as an ambassador for the CSU to the wider student body
  • Occasionally assist in additional CSU activities and campaigns 

Positions available

  • accessibility justice coordinator 
  • Indigenous students liaison
  • students of colour liaison 
  • women students liaison 

Term and compensation

  • $3,998 per year (pro-rated)
  • Mid-October to May 31, 2022

Eligibility

  • Must have been registered in at least one credit course at Capilano University, and have paid student society fees, during the current or previous semester
  • May only run for one position at a time
  • Candidates for collective liaison positions must self-identify as a member of the constituent group they seek to represent

Duties on the board of directors (all collective liaisons & coordinators)

  • Attend bi-weekly meetings of the Capilano Students’ Union board of directors
  • Be an active member of at least one committee (they usually meet bi-weekly)
  • Make decisions, as a board, in the best interests of the organization

Duties as collective liaisons and coordinators

  • Represent the perspective of their collective to the CSU and the university
  • Organize social justice events (like Pride Week or Black History Month Cabaret)
  • Work with other collectives toward intersectional goals
  • Work with the VP equity & sustainability to organize awareness campaigns
  • Research and raise awareness of social issues
  • Support the executives in lobbying for policy changes on social issues
  • Organize collective meetings (at least twice per semester)

Term and compensation

  • up to $600 per semester
  • Mid-October to May 31, 2022

Eligibility

Must be enrolled in a program in the Faculty of Business and Professional Studies.

Duties

The CBPS president is responsible for the following:

  • overseeing activities of CBPS;
  • succession planning for CBPS;
  • enforcing CSU and CBPS policies and procedures to govern decision practices;
  • monitoring and ensuring the carrying out of the CBPS strategic plan;
  • monitoring and ensuring the carrying out of the CBPS marketing plan;
  • evaluating work performance of CBPS presidents’ committee members;
  • acting as a liaison between their Department Association and the Society; 
  • removing a volunteer officer where the conduct or performance of the volunteer officer is unacceptable, subject to an appeal to Council;
  • submitting budgets to CSU on behalf of CBPS and its associations;
  • coordinating and monitoring spending of CBPS budget;
  • reviewing CBPS monthly financial statements to ensure financial stability and transparency;
  • University and community relations
  • seeking appropriate avenues to invest CBPS funding;
  • chairing CBPS presidents’ committee meetings in the absence of the vice-president;
  • scheduling CBPS presidents’ committee meetings and preparing meeting agendas in the absence of the vice-president; and 
  • other duties as required.

Note: The elected candidate will have the option of shadowing the sitting president in the lead-up to the beginning of their term.

Positions available

  • Capilano Finance Association president president
  • Capilano University Marketing Association president
  • Capilano Human Resources Management Association president
  • Capilano International Business Association president

Term and compensation

  • up to $300 per semester 
  • Mid-October to May 31, 2022

Eligibility
Must be enrolled in a program in the Faculty of Business and Professional Studies.

Duties

The association presidents are responsible for the following:

  • be the primary liaison for association members;
  • keep in close communication with the CBPS members on CBPS and association activities;
  • organize, implement, facilitate and report on events; 
  • seek ways to improve upon events;
  • seek opportunities for future events/partnership events;
  • keep the association’s “team” motivated, focused, and on the same page;
  • ensure the association’s “team” understands the association’s role in the CBPS strategic plan;
  • ensure the association’s “team” understands their responsibilities individually, as a “team”, and as an association;
  • provide updates with respect to CSU and CBPS policies and procedures, as required; 
  • manage case competitions (separately through Capilano University and its faculty advisor); and
  • other duties as required.