VP of External Affairs Special Election

There is a position available on the Associated Students and Faculty Executive team! If you are interested in making a difference on campus and gaining life skills that will translate to the workforce, AS&F may be a great fit for you. Currently the Vice President of External Affairs position is open. The VP of External Affairs is responsible for (as defined by section 5 of the AS&F constitution):

-Attend all AS&F Senate and Executive meetings, as well as holding a minimum of 6 office hours each week.

-Serve as a liason between the ASU student body, AS&F, and any Colorado Higher Education Student Organization

-Serve, or appoint someone to serve, on the faculty Senate

-Serve on any committee or organization deemed necessary by AS&F

-Serve as Student Trustee (because of this requirement the VP of External MUST be a Colorado resident for at least three years and be an undergraduate)

Election Timeline for Special Election 

Election Packets Available: August 25th from AS&F Office (Student Life Center C105)

Signature collection (100 signatures): August 25th -September 3rd

Candidate Approval: September 8th

Campaigning: September 9th – 14th

Election: September 15th-18th

Results: September 19th

Election Rules and Campaign Guidelines

1. Campaigning may begin immediately once a petitioner is declared an official candidate.

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AS&F Meetings and Quarterly Deadlines for Fall 2014

August 25th AS&F Meeting

BUS 142 @ 6pm

September 8th AS&F Meeting

BUS 142 @ 6pm

September 10th Quarterly Deadline

SLC C105 @ 5pm

September 17th Revised Quarterly Deadline

SLC C105 @ 5pm

September 22nd 1st Quarterly Meeting

BUS 142 @ 6pm

October 6th AS&F Meeting

BUS 142 @ 6pm

October 20th AS&F Meeting

BUS 142 @ 6pm

November 3rd  AS&F Meeting

BUS 142 @ 6pm

November 5th Quarterly Deadline

SLC C105 @ 5pm

November 12th Revised Quarterly Deadline

SLC C105 @5pm

November 17th Quarterly Meeting

BUS 142 @ 6pm

December 1st  Final meeting of the semester

BUS 142 @ 6pm

AS&F Government Program Assistant- Adams State University Graduate Student


Adam State University- Alamosa, CO

AS&F Government Program Assistant- Adams State University Graduate Student


The Department of Student Life and Recreation (SLR) is housed in the Division of Student Affairs. SLR programming consists of Student Activities, Grizzly Activity Board, Adams State Students and Faculty Government, the Rex Activity Center, Club and Intramural Sports, and Adventure Programs. The Program Assistant for the Adams State University Associated Students and Faculty Government reports directly to the Director of Student Life and Recreation and works closely with the department coordinators to fulfill the following functions.

Provide guidance of the Associated Students and Faculty Government

  • Share office space with the Executive Board of AS&F
  • Provide day today support of the Executive Board and the AS&F office
  • Facilitate meeting planning and organization by attending the Executive board meeting
  • Provide ongoing follow up with Executive Officers and Senators and their projects
  • Evaluate the Executive Officers once a semester

Coordinate Club Activities in collaboration with VP of Internal Affairs

  • Assist AS&F and Clubs with preparing and facilitating homecoming events for Adams State University
  • Work with club officer and advisor to facilitate organization of club structure, their events, and other initiatives
  • Provide assistance to clubs and student organization through event planning and other services.
  • Provide on-site coordination of events
  • Assist with planning and operation of leadership programs (2 per semester) for all clubs. The leadership programs should be designed to enhance the leadership within clubs and provide ideas for forming stronger clubs.
  • Formal and written evaluation of Club presidents and the end of fall and springs semesters


Candidate must be planning to attend Adams State University to pursue a Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or a closely related field. Candidate must be accepted into one of these programs by the position start date if position is offered.



$10,000- 10 month contract August- Mid- May


August 1, 2014


Application will begin to be accepted mid-January 2014 with a close date in early March. If interested, please contact current AS&F Program Assistant for more information, David Wright at david.wright@adams.edu; contact David if you would like an informational meeting at the NCSL Conference in New Orleans, LA.


Located in Alamosa,  Adams State University is a state-supported, primarily undergraduate institution in the San Luis Valley, a rural and agricultural area of South-Central Colorado, approximately 3.5 hours from both Denver and Albuquerque.

Additional information about the university and the department may be found at www.adams.edu. Information about the community and surrounding area can be found at www.alamosa.org.

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