OVERVIEW

Please see the candidate handbook for more information.

Positions available

  • fine & applied arts representative 
  • global & community studies representative
  • at-large representatives (x3)

Term and compensation

  • $330.25 per month
  • mid-October to May 31, 2021

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
  • queer students liaison

Term and compensation

  • $330.25 per month
  • mid-October to May 31, 2021

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)

Positions available

  • Capilano Business & Professional Society vice-president

Term and compensation

  • up to $224 per semester
  • mid-October to May 31, 2021

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

Duties

The CBPS vice-president is responsible for the following:

  • providing support to the CBPS president (being their right-hand person);
  • being aware of all activities of CBPS;
  • supporting the succession planning for CBPS;
  • enforcing CSU and CBPS policies and procedures to govern decision practices;
  • supporting the implementation of the CBPS strategic plan;
  • supporting the implementation of the CBPS marketing plan;
  • providing feedback on work performance of presidents’ committee members 
  • supporting the budget process;
  • reviewing CBPS monthly financial statements to ensure financial stability and transparency;
  • chairing presidents’ committee meetings;
  • scheduling presidents’ committee meetings and preparing meeting agendas; and
  • other duties as required.

Positions available

  • Capilano Accounting Association president
  • Capilano Communication Association president
  • Capilano Human Resources Management Association president

Term and compensation

  • up to $224 per semester
  • mid-October to May 31, 2021

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.