University of Nebraska Medical Center

Declare candidacy for GSA until 4/30/2018

It is time for the annual Graduate Student Association elections!

Declare candidacy at https://net.unmc.edu/care/ from 04/16/2018 to 04/30/2018!

Please contact gsapres@unmc.edu with any questions regarding the process or positions!

President (Must be a current GSA Executive Member) Duties: preside over meetings, serve ex-officio capacity on all standing committees, student representative to UNMC Executive Graduate Council, write and submit an annual report to the Dean of Graduate Studies, provide an agenda for each meeting, student representative in UNMC Student Senate.

Vice-President Duties: Assume responsibilities of the President in their absence, coordinate and direct Rules and Election Committee, chair Issues committee, serve on Student Discrepancy Committee, serve as a graduate student representative on any other committees as needed.

Treasurer Duties: Collect, keep records of and arrange safe-keeping of such moneys as the GSA may obtain, disburse at direction of the President with approval of executive council such monies, report to executive council all income and expenses and to maintain records of all transactions, to maintain financial records to inspection at any time, chair the Career Development committee, serve as a UNMC student representative for the Midwestern Scientific Research Career Fair, work with Graduate Studies to coordinate Transferable Skills seminars.

Secretary Duties: Circulate a sign-in sheet at GSA events and meetings, to record and file records of the GSA and agencies, handle all correspondence and maintain a record file, use all forms of media and communication to graduate students, and manage the day-to-day duties of the UNMC GSA.

International Student Chair Duties: Chair international student affairs committee, advocate for international graduate students and encourage their involvement in activities, collaborate anonymously with chair of Issues committee to resolve any issues specifically affecting international graduate students, to assist and communicate with the international student office and UNMC academic affairs when preparing new students for international student orientation, serve on student discrepancy committee, serve as an officer in the International Student Association. Plan, organize and execute Holi  Festival of International Colors.

Interprofessional Education Duties: Serve on Interprofessional Education (IPE) committee, help coordinate and encourage graduate student involvement with IPE initiatives including IPE day, promote existing interprofessional seminars on campus, advocate for non-academic internship and shadowing opportunities for graduate students.

Alumni Chair Duties: Serve as a graduate student representative at the Graduate Studies Alumni Association Board meetings, advocate for increased alumni networking opportunities for graduates students.

Outreach Chair Duties: Organize volunteer opportunities for graduate students at UNMC and in the community, represent graduate students in the development of new outreach programs, collect and maintain a list of leadership/outreach activities that UNMC graduate students can participate in and serve as the contact person when graduate student volunteers are needed for an event.

Social Chairs (2 Positions Available) Duties: Chair the social committee and fulfill any responsibilities therein, regular events include GSA Welcome Back BBQ, Halloween Havoc, Pi(e) Day, and Holi. Propose new social events and plan and execute those approved by the GSA.

Student Wellness Chair Duties: Advocate for improving all aspects of graduate student wellness on campus (e.g. mental, physical, social, etc.), serve as the graduate student contact person for the Student Wellness Coordinator, Counseling and Student Development Center, and the Center for Healthy Living.

Student Engagement Chair Duties: Increase graduate student and UNMC awareness of GSA activities and attendance of GSA events, curate all GSA social media (e.g. blog, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.), promote GSA activities through the UNMC Department of Public Relations, record video and capture photos to document GSA events.

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