CSA Executive Positions

CSA Executive Positions

All CSA executive positions include attendance at weekly meetings and departmental events.

President:

Duties

  • General spokesperson/go-to person for CSA
  • Coordinates executive meetings and sets agenda
  • Liaises with AUS, HSA, and the History and Classics department/faculty
  • Attends monthly History departmental meetings and Classical Studies Committee meetings
  • Organizes Inter-University Classics Colloquium with Concordia and UdeM

Skills useful

  • Quick and competent at responding to e-mails
  • Comfortable with interacting with professors
  • Good at organization and delegation
  • Experience with running the CSA or other departmental associations

VP Finance:

Duties

  • Oversee fiscal management of the CSA
  • Create and update general budget with the President
  • Create event-specific budgets with VP Events
  • Write funding applications and process check requisitions
  • Liaise with AUS VP Finance

Skills useful

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Comfortable with basic arithmetic
  • Very good at managing deadlines
  • Experience creating and maintaining budgets

VP Internal:

Duties

  • Promote communication within the executive board
  • Take notes at meetings and create agenda in coordination with the President
  • Runs internal operations, e.g. apparel orders, samosa sales, etc.
  • Manages use and care of Leacock 817, the Classics lounge

Skills useful

  • Extremely organized and efficient
  • Good communication/people skills
  • Experience in management/administration and human resources

VP External:

Duties

  • Attends AUS meetings every other week and reports back to CSA exec
  • Primary liaison with AUS
  • Assists VP Events in organizing events with other student organizations

Skills useful

  • Enjoyment of student politics and working with student government
  • Experience with student government organizations, especially AUS

VP Academic:

Duties

  • Attends Curriculum Committee meetings
  • Coordinates academic activities with VP Events
  • Liaises with professors in regards to courses and academic standards
  • Keeps CSA exec and constituents apprised of changes to the academic program

Skills useful

  • Very comfortable interacting with professors and academic institutions
  • Good knowledge of Classics courses and curriculum
  • Experience with professional communication

VP Events (2 positions) :

Duties

  • Coordinates activities and social events within the CSA and with other organizations
  • Works with other execs to plan specific events
  • Creates event-specific budgets with VP Finance
  • Works with VP Communications to promote events
  • Liaises with business and locations for event purposes

Skills useful

  • Very good people skills and comfortable interacting with new people
  • Self-motivation, organization, and creativity
  • Experience planning events especially with AUS/SSMU/McGill

VP Communications:

Duties

  • Promote communication between the exec and CSA members
  • Create weekly listserv which is primary means of communication with members
  • Maintains and updates CSA social media, such as Facebook and our website
  • Creates posters and designs for the CSA, events, etc.
  • Promotes events in coordination with VP Events

Skills useful

  • Experience with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Comfortable with social media
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