The application for COD co-chair can be found below.
This application is due by Friday, March 7th. Apply today!
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee on Diversity
Co-Chair Application, Spring 2014
Mission: The Committee on Diversity serves as the means by which students actively research, assess, and engage issues of diversity on campus. Students on this committee will survey several areas of Barnard College, in particular, the student body, faculty, and administration, and present thoughtful and practical approaches to improving the dynamics of diversity in all facets of the College. The Committee will address issues of identity, surrounding, but not limited to, sexual orientation, ethnicity, culture, religion, gender, socioeconomic class, education, citizenship, and ability. The Committee will create forums in which students can participate in meaningful and evocative discussions surrounding the above issues. Members of the Committee on Diversity should exhibit interest for and awareness of issues of identity and power dynamics.
Members: The committee is composed of student members. One member of the committee serves as the co-chair of the Committee on Diversity along with the Representative for Diversity.
Meeting Times: The committee holds hour-long weekly meetings.
Appointments Process: Your application for this position will be considered by the Student Government Association's Appointments Committee. This committee acts as an advisory board to the SGA Representative Council, advising whom to appoint to SGA committee positions. This is a secret committee; the identity of all members is kept anonymous in order to allow for critical and honest recommendations of candidates for SGA. Your application will be considered anonymously. Once the committee has reviewed all applications, they will make recommendations to the SGA Representative Council. The SGA Representative Council will vote internally on the recommendations of the Appointments Committee at the SGA Representative Council meeting on Monday, March 10. If you have any additional questions about the process, please contact Vice President for Student Government Mia Cooper at SGAappointments@gmail.com.
This application is due by Friday, March 7, 2014 by 5PM. Please submit an electronic copy to SGAappointments@gmail.com. Please write your application in a MS Word ‘.doc’ and send it as an attachment. If your application is not in this formatting, it will not be considered. You will be contacted about the status of your application by Wednesday March 12. Note: we do not send confirmation emails unless you request one.
On the first page of your application please list:
Cell phone number
PLEASE DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME IN ANY OTHER PART OF THE APPLICATION. The Appointments Committee considers all applications anonymously.
On the second page of your application please list:
Expected Graduation MM/YY
Time commitments for upcoming semester and beyond
Whether or not your GPA is above a 2.5 (the minimum GPA allowed for SGA positions)
Whether or not you are going abroad, and if so, which semester
Answers to the Application Questions (see below)
On the third page of your application please list your previous and current involvement on campus and any other experience you believe is relevant to the position you are applying for (please do not summarize in sentence or paragraph form; no resumés, please).
Please include the questions in your application
1. What is one thing that you want to accomplish as a co-chair for Committee on Diversity for this semester? And state briefly how would you accomplish it.
2. What is your understanding and expectation for the co-chair position and the relationship between two co-chairs?
3. Briefly state your understanding of the newly proposed committee name “Committee on Inclusion and Equity.”
4. How much time do you realistically plan on committing to this position every week?
Please email VPSG Mia Cooper at SGAappointments@gmail.com with any questions.