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Apply to be on the 2017-2018 SUBOG Board!

Deadline to Apply to SUBOG has been EXTENDED to Sunday, Feb. 26th at 11:59pm!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the SUBOG Board for the 2017-18 academic year! To be eligible to interview, please complete this online application to the best of your abilities. If you have any questions about SUBOG or the application process, please call 860-486-3904 or email the current SUBOG President, Marissa Carbone, at subogpres@uconn.edu.

About SUBOG

The Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG) is the campus programming board at the University of Connecticut – Storrs. SUBOG provides educational, entertaining, recreational and multicultural programs and events for the UConn community. Led by a President and four Vice Presidents, SUBOG coordinates events including, but not limited to, concerts, comedy shows, lectures, movies, special events and travel programs. The eight Committee Chairpersons work on programs from the ground up – from brainstorming ideas to negotiating contracts, from running the show to evaluating the program – with the help of volunteer committee members. The two Chairpersons of the Outreach Committee ensure the interests of the undergraduate student body are heard and promotes all SUBOG programs, events, and the organization as a whole.

SUBOG Board Structure

NOTE: To review responsibilities for each position, see the Position Descriptions.

Members of the Executive Board:
— President
— Vice President of Programming (2 positions)
— Vice President of Policy
— Vice President of Finance & Administration

Programming and Outreach Chairpersons:
— Arts
— Comedy
— Concerts
— Film
— Lecture
— Major Weekends
— Outreach (2 positions)
— Special Events
— Sports Promotion

Expectations for Members of the SUBOG Board

SUBOG members are expected to schedule 5 weekly office hours in the SUBOG office, as well as additional time for committee meetings and board meetings, all while maintaining a good scholastic standing at the University.  Responsibilities include supporting your own committee, as well as full board events such as HuskyWOW, Homecoming, Winter Weekend, and the Spring Concert.  You will be responsible for supporting full board decisions, adhering to board policies, as well as attending mandatory training retreats in April 2017, August 2017, and January 2018.  As a student leader, you are expected to be aware of individual student needs, the needs of diverse groups on campus, and the needs of the UConn community as a whole.  Respect for other students’ interests is essential.  As a SUBOG member, you have the opportunity to affect the campus atmosphere in a very positive way.  Perhaps the most important requirements are enthusiasm, dedication, and support.  Above all, your experience as an active participant in SUBOG will be fun and beneficial to your personal development.  You will learn and refine organizational, programming and communication skills, and most importantly experience the great feeling of knowing that you are making a difference at UConn.

Benefits of SUBOG

There are many benefits to being a student leader at the University of Connecticut, such as: interaction with fellow student leaders, faculty and staff; leadership training, direct and real leadership experiences; and the opportunity to serve your campus community.  You also meet a lot of people, make lifelong friends and have a great time.  Show us how excited you are!  SUBOG members promote campus pride.  Show us some spirit!  We look forward to your application and wish you the best of luck.

Selection Process

Eligibility

Any full-time undergraduate student at the UConn-Storrs campus or full-time regional campus student intending to be full-time on the Storrs campus during the Fall 2017 semester may apply.

Factors that are evaluated:
1. Interest, enthusiasm, creativity, commitment .
2. Your past accomplishments and experiences.
3. Your responses on both the application and during the interview.

To be able to serve as a leader of SUBOG, you have to meet basic eligibility requirements outlined by TRIAD, the leadership program for all Tier III student organizations at UConn.  To ensure you are eligible, please review the TRIAD Eligibility Policy.

SUBOG must be represented at all TRIAD meetings and training.  The President of SUBOG typically holds this responsibility, schedule permitting, but other members of SUBOG may be called upon to represent the organization.

Timeline

The APPLICATION DEADLINE is Sunday, February 26th at 11:59pm.  All applicants must have their completed SUBOG applications submitted online.  After your application is received, a member of the SUBOG Selection Committee will contact you to schedule an interview.  Interviews for the SUBOG President will be conducted the week of February 27th.  Interviews for all other positions on SUBOG will be conducted the week of March 6th.  The committee will extend formal offer later that week so all applicants will know their application status prior to Spring Break.

After returning from Spring Break, the new SUBOG Board will begin meeting to learn and plan for the future. Below is a breakdown of the scheduled commitments for all newly selected SUBOG Board members:

Transition Meetings: Monday, March 20th – Thursday, March 30th (specifc dates will be selected later)
Overnight, Full Board Training: Friday, March 31st – Saturday, April 1st
Spring Concert: Thursday, April 6th
Spring Weekend: Thursday, April 20th through Saturday, April 22nd
First Formal Meeting: Monday, April 24th
SUBOG End of the Year Banquet: Tuesday, April 25th
Fall Training: Thursday and Friday before the First Day of Classes

IMPORTANT: There is a separate application for the President.  Candidates for all other positions on SUBOG can use the top application link below.  If a candidate for the President position is also interested in other roles on SUBOG, the candidate must complete BOTH applications!

Click to begin the APPLICATION for SUBOG VICE PRESIDENTS, OUTREACH & PROGRAMMERS
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