Student Alumni Council & Positions

 

Student Alumni Association Council

DEADLINES (2020-21 Term)
President Applications Due: December 1, 2019
VP Applications Due: January 13, 2020
Council Applications Due: March 13, 2020

SAA Council Application

Student Alumni Association Members

SAA Membership Form

2019-20 SAA Council

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Stanley Rosander

President

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Abby Blake

Administrative Assistant

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John Bowler

SAA Advisor / Alumni Director

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Jenny Blake

VP of Alumni Relations

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Cade Gardner

Director of Traditions

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Makayla Robinson

Director of Legacy/SAA Programming

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Karli Farnsworth

VP of Advancement

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Kole Richins

Director of Sponsorship

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Sam Dyer

Director of Recruitment

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Ryane Cass

VP Public Relations

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Abby Schimbeck

Director of Media Production

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Jess Bills

Director of Social Media

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Tabitha Angulo

VP Special Events

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Jose Torrel

Director of Community Engagement

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Caden Farnsworth

Director of Athletic Tailgates

PRESIDENT
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
  • VP ALUMNI RELATIONS
    • DIRECTOR OF TRADITIONS
    • DIRECTOR OF SAA PROGRAMMING
  • VP ADVANCEMENT
    • DIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIPS
    • DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT
  • VP PUBLIC RELATIONS
    • DIRECTOR OF MEDIA PRODUCTION
    • DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA
  • VP SPECIAL EVENTS
    • DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
    • DIRECTOR OF ATHLETIC TAILGATES

Position Descriptions

Scholarship: Full In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 10 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 320 per semester (average 20 hrs per week)

  • Acts as chairman over the DSUSAA Concil.
  • Acts as chairman over the DSUSAA council.
  • Assists and guides DSUSAA council members in their individual responsibilities.
    • Trainings,
    • Retreats, and
    • Weekly correlation meetings.
  • Participates as a board member of the Dixie State University Alumni Association.
  • Participates and conducts DSUSAA scholarship interviews along with the Alumni Board and/or scholarship committee.
  • Conduct DSUSAA individual interviews at mid-term.
  • Maintains contact with Alumni Director/ DSUSAA Advisor.
  • Prepares and files reports required. Included but not limited to:
    • Write-up/ disciplinary actions
    • Summary of DSUSAA to Alumni Board
    • ByLaw and job description updates
  • Maintains contact with other organizations throughout Dixie State University (i.e. DSUSA, MIC, etc.)
  • Coordinate DSUSAA council member transitions.
  • Remains fair and impartial during organization decision-making processes.
  • Exemplifies vision and forward-thinking for the DSU Alumni Association and DSUSAA council and assists with strategic planning.

Scholarship: Full In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 6 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 240 per semester (average 15 hrs per week)

  • Acts as the administrative assistant to the DSUSAA Council.
  • Prepare meeting agendas for DSUSAA and Alumni Board.
  • Record and prepare meeting agendas and minutes for DSUSAA.
  • Control and update calendaring system.
  • Maintain DSUSAA information (Contact info, birth date, shirt/jacket/hat size).
  • Manage ordering of necessary uniforms (i.e. Name badges, polos, etc.).
  • Manage and train DSUSAA council members and Alumni Board members on methods & manage permissions in each software/program (Wrike, Calendar, BlazerLink, & Google Drive).
    • Have all DSUSAA council members use their D # for access to programs
  • Manages internal DSUSAA correspondence.
  • Manages DSUSAA sign-in/ roll-taking at each event. – submits report to DSUSAA President.
  • Manage and enter in DSUSAA office hours schedule in calendar.
  • Performs other duties and assignments directed from the DSUSAA President, DSUSAA Advisor, and/or Alumni Director.
  • Prepare binders for each DSUSAA member before each semester’s retreat/orientation.

VP ALUMNI RELATIONS

Scholarship: Full In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 6 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 240 per semester (average 15 hrs per week)

  • Serves as an executive on the DSUSAA council.
  • Assumes the duties of the DSUSAA President in the absence of the President.
  • Recruit Alumni Relation committee members.
  • Supervises and motivates the directors, assistant directors and committee members under the Alumni Relations branch.
  • Envisions and creates opportunities for DSU to connect with its alumni through time, talent, or treasure.
  • Manages alumni relations efforts and works with their Alumni board member counterpart.

DIRECTOR OF SAA PROGRAMMING

Scholarship: Half In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 3 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 112 per semester (average 7 hrs per week)

  • Acts as chairperson or coordinates with the chairperson of each alumni relations events including but not limited to:
    • AlumnNights
    • SAA Programming
  • Strategize and implement alumni engagement efforts and new ideas to grow the
    Alumni Association.

DIRECTOR OF TRADITIONS

Scholarship: Half In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 3 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 112 per semester (average 7 hrs per week)

  • Manage and update the traditions app.
  • Protect and defend the traditions of Dixie State University.
  • Engage current students and alumni in events and traditions at DSU and in the community.
  • Propose new traditions, events, and activities that foster the Dixie Spirit.
  • Coordinate opportunities for students to learn of the traditions at DSU such as:
    • Traditions Tax

VP ADVANCEMENT

Scholarship: Full In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 6 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 240 per semester (average 15 hrs per week)

  • Serves as an executive on the DSUSAA council.
  • Responsible for ensuring DSUSAA has effective development strategies.
  • Recruit Advancement committee members.
  • Supervises and motivates the directors, assistant directors, and community members under the Advancement branch.
  • Proposes new ideas regarding Advancement Opportunities and coordinates with the Alumni board counterpart.
  • Seeks out opportunities to gain sponsors and make connections within the to benefit DSUSAA and the Dixie State University.

 

DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT & CAMPUS RELATIONS

Scholarship: Half In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 3 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 112 per semester (average 7 hrs per week)

  • Responsible for communications and coordination with DSUSAA members.
  • Proposes new engagement opportunities for student committee and DSUSAA recruitment and retention.
  • Assist and support Vice President of Advancement with donor relations and advancement opportunities.
  • Coordinates with DSUSA and Student Clubs on campus to encourage participation in Alumni events and activities.

 

DIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIP

Scholarship: Half In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 3 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 112 per semester (average 7 hrs per week)

  • Proactively engage with potential and current sponsors.
  • Create sponsorship contracts and ensure full execution.
  • Seeks out opportunities to gain sponsors and make connections within the community to benefit DSUSAA and the Dixie State University

VP PUBLIC RELATIONS

Scholarship: Full In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 6 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 240 per semester (average 15 hrs per week)

  • Serves as an executive on the DSUSAA council.
  • Responsible for all marketing efforts.
  • Maintains branding and promotions for DSUSAA and Alumni Association events, activities, and organization as a whole.
  • Coordinates social media, print, email, and other publicity campaigns.
  • Coordinates the development of content and updates for alumni website.
  • Supervises and motivates the Director of Media Production, Director of Social Media and PR branch assistant directors and members.

DIRECTOR OF MEDIA PRODUCTION

Scholarship: Half In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 3 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 112 per semester (average 7 hrs per week)

  • Creates digital and print media for all DSUSAA events and other projects as assigned.
    • Video Production
    • Photography
    • Digital Design
    • Maintains and organizes media database on google drive.

DIRECTOR OF MEDIA PRODUCTION

Scholarship: Half In-State Tuition

Office Hours: 3 hrs per week

Total Involvement Hours: 112 per semester (average 7 hrs per week)

  • Manage social media platforms (FaceBook, Instagram, SnapChat, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc)
    • Create and publish posts on social media.
    • Determine budget and posts to boost/ sponsor.
    • Develop an social media analytic report.
    • Monitors DSUSAA Member postings and schedule.