Leadership

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The College of Fine Arts Emerging Leaders program assists our undergraduate students in creating and participating in leadership opportunities both on campus and off. There are three major components to the program: Student Advisory Committee, Emerging Leaders Council (ELC), and the College of Fine Arts Internship Opportunities. 

Student Advisory Committee (SAC)

SACs are student groups established within each department to promote communication and interaction among students, faculty, staff, and administrators. They are led by the SAC Chair at the undergraduate, and if applicable, graduate level. Under the leadership of the chair(s), SACs provide students with more opportunities to offer their voices and perspectives at the departmental level. SACs are both a social and an academic organization within their department and as such they advance involvement opportunities, encourage participation in departmental activities, and work together with others to build campus community.

Some of the ROLES of the SACs are to:

  • Promote academic and social activities
  • Encourage collaboration with other student organizations
  • Provide service opportunities
  • Assist in the faculty RPT process
  • Build campus community at the University

CFA SAC CHAIRS have the following responsibilities to the College of Fine Arts:

  • Primary leader and contact among the Dean’s Office, ASUU and the students in their units
  • Organizers of departmental SAC Open House
  • Voting members of the CFA College Council
  • Coordinators of the departmental SAC Retention Promotion & Tenure (RPT) reports
  • Voting members of the Fine Arts Fee Grants Funding Committee (FAFG)
  • Leaders in the annual SAC leadership transition
  • Committee members in the selection of the CFA Convocation Speaker

Each CFA SAC Chair who fulfills the additional responsibilities required by the College of Fine Arts will receive $500 for the academic year.

Meet the SAC Representatives

 

The Emerging Leaders Council (ELC)

The Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) is an annually established cohort of undergraduates in the CFA, comprised of entering first-year and continuing second-year students.

This year the ELC will be led by College of Fine Arts student leaders Emma Furukawa & Kassandra Rivas. 

Being involved in the ELC allows you from your first moments on campus to: 

  • Meet arts-focused students throughout the CFA
  • Strengthen your leadership skills
  • Broaden your knowledge of the arts

Sign up for the ELC here!

Questions? Contact Jennifer McLaurin at

 

College of Fine Arts Internship Opportunities

The College of Fine Arts provides two internship opportunities for undergraduate students: the Emerging Leaders Internship Program and the Emerging Leaders Council Coordinators.  

 

Emerging Leaders Internship Program

The College of Fine Arts Emerging Leaders Internship Program was created to give undergraduate students the opportunity to help facilitate and contribute to the betterment and proliferation of a strong arts education.

  • Interns will be CFA undergraduate students with a desire to raise awareness and educating others about the value of arts degrees in our society.
  • Interns will be expected to work independently, have strong time management skills, and be available for up to 20-25 hours a week in the summer (mid-May - mid-August) and 10 hours a week in the fall and spring (mid-August - mid-April). 
  • Interns can expect to make between $10.00 and $11.00 per hour depending on previous related experience. This internship does qualify for Federal Work Study.

To be qualified, you should:

  • Be a continuing undergraduate student in the College of Fine Arts
  • Be available for 20 hrs/week in the summer and 10 hrs/week in the fall & spring
  • Possess (or be interested in strengthening) the following attributes:
    • Professionalism
    • Goal oriented
    • Team oriented
    • Time management skills
    • Communication skills
    • Ability to work independently

If you are looking for an engaging and challenging internship that will complement the skills and knowledge you have been gaining through your academic training in the College of Fine Arts, please apply.

APPLY NOW for the 2018-2019 Emerging Leaders Internship Program! 

 

Emerging Leaders Council Coordinators 

The Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) is an annually established cohort of undergraduates in the CFA, comprised of entering first-year and continuing second-year students. Students who participate in the ELC meet arts-focused students throughout the CFA, strengthen their leadership skills, and broaden their knowledge of the arts.

We’re currently accepting applications for two ELC Coordinators for the 2018-19 academic year. The ELC Coordinators serve as a peer mentors to students in the council and help them develop leadership skills, make college-wide connections, and begin important conversations about the value of collaboration, networking, and leadership within the arts. The ELC Coordinators responsibilities:

  • Summer 15-20 hours per week (May-August):
    • During New Student Orientation programming, work as a member of a team to assist incoming students in the registration process, presenting information about the student experience, and assisting the CFA Academic Advising Team with various projects.
  • Fall and Spring Semester (10 hours per week)
    • Attending and participating in College of Fine Arts Events with ELC members
    • Seeking out professional development opportunities on campus and facilitating the attendance of the ELC at such events
    • Helping ELC members explore and connect with University resources
    • Provide student centered mentoring
    • Presenting information about the student experience at various University and College of Fine Arts programs, such as Orientation and Connecting U Days.
    • Promoting ArtsPass events.

ELC Coordinators are expected to work as a team and independently, have strong communication, collaboration, and time management skills. They are also expected to be available for up to 15-20 hours a week during the summer and 10 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters. ELC Coordinators can expect to make $9.00 an hour.    

To be qualified, you should:

  • Be a continuing undergraduate student in the College of Fine Arts
  • Possess the following attributes:
    • Professional
    • Proactive
    • Dependable
    • Time management skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

APPLY NOW for the 2018-2019 Emerging Leaders Council Coordintor position!   

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