Office of the Executive Vice President: Director of Policy and Legislation
The Director of Policy and Legislation will spearhead the Office’s legislative initiatives, and advocate for cohesive, student-centric policy visions for university partnerships, budgetary priorities, and alumni relations. The Director will be the Office’s expert on Senate policy making and internal ASUC governance, and will be instrumental in advising the EVP towards stances on resolutions. They shall track and analyze all bills that pass through the Senate floor, and advise the Executive Vice President on delegations of resolutions to senate subcommittees.
- Performing research for, drafting, and building political consensus around the EVP Office’s numerous legislative initiatives, and serving as the Office’s liaison to the Governance and Internal Affairs Committee.
- Providing comprehensive analysis on ASUC Senate resolutions weekly, and working with other directors to recommend office policy towards the ASUC Student Union, Graduate Assembly, and University.
- Leading a strategic vision for collaborations between the University and business partners.
- Coordinating advocacy between the Office’s representatives on ASUC student advisory committees.
Who we're looking for
- You’re a political aficionado. You have a high standard for technical detail, a passion for excellent writing, and a dedication to mastering your craft.
- You have a sense of history; you believe that historical knowledge empowers good policymaking and can use this to your advantage.
- You can easily switch between detailed knowledge of governing documents and higher level policy discussions; you know when to focus on the big picture, and when every word will make a difference.
- You are persuasive; you can bring stakeholders together to accomplish a common goal with relative ease.
- You have strong public speaking skills, and can effectively convey detailed information in a condensed format.
A total of five to six (5-6) hours weekly, consisting of the following approximate breakdown:
- One to two (1-2) hours leading the University Partnership Program Student Advisory Committee.
- One to two (1-2) hours drafting legislation and performing research for new bills.
- One (1) hour leading department meetings with associates.
- One to two (1-2) hours of political engagement with stakeholders, Senators, and internal ASUC units.