Open Positions

Open Positions

Nearly 200 students each year are appointed to serve on the many committees, advisory boards and commissions that serve the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The ASUN President and the Appointments Board (a three member committee lead by the Appointments Board Chair) are charged with appointing student representatives to campus-wide open positions. These vacancies are advertised in the Daily Nebraskan and ASUN social media throughout the academic year. Applications are available on this website, and can be completed and/or printed in the ASUN office.  Additionally, questions on openings in ASUN and ASUN in general can be directed at the Appointments Board.

Completed applications need to be returned to the ASUN office directly. For most positions an interview with either the ASUN President or the Appointments Board will be required. In cases when the number of applicants is unusually high, a screening process will be used based on the written application. 

Any questions may be directed to the staff in the ASUN office at 402-472-2581 or to the Appointments Board.

All applications are due on March 31 at 4 pm at the ASUN office.

ASUN Positions

Academic Committee

The Academic Committee shall be responsible for investigating issues pertaining to the standards of academics at UNL and representing ASUN in any ad-hoc or standing committees or advisory boards pertaining to such affairs. It shall promote course evaluations and handle 15th week complaints.

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Campus Life and Safety Committee

The Campus Life and Safety Committee shall work towards improving the well-being and safety of all students on campus by creating programming related to a variety of topics that affect college students.

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Committee for Diversity and Inclusion

The Committee for Diversity and Inclusion is devoted to representing the diverse populations of the University.

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Committee for Fee Allocations

The Committee for Fee Allocations (CFA) shall recommend to the Senate the establishment and allocation of University Program and Facilities Fees (UPFF).

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Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff’s primary role can include, but is not limited to organizing projects, coordinating information and attending meetings. The Chief of Staff does not serve in a representative role, but can serve on behalf of the President. 

Application

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee shall be responsible for investigating issues pertaining to organizational communication challenges as well as ideas and goals improving communication within ASUN and between ASUN and the UNL student body and faculty, staff, and administration; in addition to promoting ASUN’s purposes as stated in the ASUN Constitution as well as encouraging membership and participation in ASUN among the University’s population.

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Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission establishes the rules and procedures for the ASUN elections.

  • Director
  • Member
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Environmental Leadearship Program Director and Associate Director

The Director shall facilitate the overall direction of the program as designated by the President of ASUN, maintain continual contact with the President, maintain continual contact with the ESC Chair, develop educational curriculum and its implementation, and oversee the completion of tasks towards goals.

The Associate Director shall assist the Director in facilitating the program, ensure that associates are fulfilling their responsibilities, assist with development and administration of the educational program, take attendance and handle excuses.

Application

Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) Appointments Board

ELP Associates must apply, interview, and be appointed by the ELP Appointments Board consisting of the ESC Chair, one (1) general Senate member, elected by the Senate, one (1) at-large member nominated by the Appointments Board and confirmed by the Senate, and the President or his/her designee.

Application

Environmental Sustainability Committee Appointments Board

The ESC Appointments Board shall be comprised of the outgoing ESC Chair or an appointee of the outgoing ESC Chair, one (1) general Senate member elected by the Senate, and one (1) at-large member nominated by the Appointments Board and confirmed by the Senate.

Application

Environmental Sustainability Committee

The Environmental Sustainability Committee (ESC) shall work on a variety of initiatives throughout the academic year to represent the interests of the student body in regards to environmental sustainability on campus. The committee shall work on projects and programming which contribute to fostering a more environmentally friendly and overall sustainable campus community.

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Freshman Campus Leadership Associates (FCLA) Directors

The Directors shall facilitate the overall direction of the program as designated by the President of ASUN, maintain continual contact with the President, provide logistic information to assist with projects, facilitate idea creation and goal setting with a pragmatic timeline, ensure that associates are fulfilling their responsibilities, organize FCLA attendance at ASUN meetings, and oversee the completion of tasks towards goals.

Application

Freshman Campus Leadership Associates (FCLA) Appointments Board

FCLA Associates must apply, interview, and be appointed by the FCLA Appointments Board consisting of two (2) general Senate members, elected by the Senate, an at-large member nominated by the Appointments Board and confirmed by the Senate, and the President or his/her designee.

Application

Green Fund Selections Committee

The Green Fund provides grants for student-led projects directed toward improving overall environmental sustainability on campus. The fund and its grant reviewing committee empower students and enables student-driven projects in sustainability by providing a source of funding, guidance, hands-on experience and networking.

  • At-Large
  • Graduate

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Government Liaison Committee

The Government Liaison Committee shall educate and engage students in civic duties and legislative actions, and deliberately communicate student views and concerns to the University’s administration and the Nebraska State Government, while representing the student body as a whole and remaining impartial.

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Senate

The ASUN Senate functions as the primary representative body for students, as well as the regulator for other student organizations.  Senator’s responsibilities encompass the full range of student affairs, individual projects, research and lobbying with administrators, faculty, legislators, the Board of Regents and citizens.

Recording Secretary

The Recording Secretary shall take accurate minutes of Senate meetings, including a list of those in attendance.

Application

Student Court

The judicial power of the Student Court shall extend to the following controversies:

  • Matters of the Trial of Impeachment.
  • Matters of interpretation of the ASUN Constitution.
  • Matters of contested elections.
  • Matters concerning organizations when referred to the Court by the University of Nebraska administration, the Student Senate, or an individual student.
  • Other matters arising under the bylaws, or ordinances of the Senate, or the exercise of the powers of the President or Internal and External Vice Presidents of the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska.

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The Big Event Co-Chairs

These individuals will chair the Big Event with the Internal Vice President of ASUN. Their main duty is to provide overall leadership with the logistical aspects of the Big Event. This position would require a time commitment over the summer.

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Undergraduate University-Wide Committees Positions

For graduate student-only university-wide positions refer to the Graduate Student Assembly.

Commencement and Honors Convocation Committee

The Commencement and Honors Convocations Committee shall be primarily responsible for coordinating plans for commencement and honors convocations.

Students appointed to the Commencement and Honors Convocation Committee will be concurrently appointed to the Convocations Committee. 

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Convocations Committee

The purpose of the Convocations Committee is to administer a speakers program for the university community.

Students appointed to the Convocations Committee  will be concurrently appointed to the Commencement and Honors Convocation Committee

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Grading and Examinations Committee

The Grading and Examinations Committee shall be responsible for continued study and evaluation of the existing grading and final examinations systems, shall consider and evaluate proposals for change and modification of the systems, and shall make recommendations for action to the Faculty Senate.

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Libraries Committee

The Libraries Committee shall advise and make recommendations on all the matters pertinent to the research and general service functions of the libraries, including allocation of funds for the increase of library holdings.

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University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee shall receive notification of undergraduate courses and programs of study after they have been approved by the curriculum committees of the undergraduate colleges, and notification of approval or disapproval of all curricular changes in the undergraduate colleges.

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Graduate and Undergraduate Positions

Intercollegiate Athletics Committee

The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee shall review and make recommendations on all Athletics Department policies, programs, and practices to ensure that they are consistent with the educational mission of the University and that they are supportive of student-athletes in their academic as well as athletic endeavors.

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Student Publications Board

The Student Publications Board shall hire the editor and business manager of each student publication under its jurisdiction, and a part-time professional journalist to advise the publication's editor and staff.

Application

University Conduct Board and University Appeals Board

The University Student Conduct, Subordinate and Appeals Boards are comprised of students and faculty. The Student Conduct and Subordinate Boards hear cases of alleged violations of the UNL Student Code of Conduct. There are three Subordinate Boards each of which focuses on a particular type of case: academic misconduct, sexual misconduct and cases involving student organizations.

Application

University Health Center Student Advisory Board

The purpose of the University Health Center Student Advisory Board is to represent the student body in regards to the health and wellness of the University community.

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Appointments Board

Name Position
Ngo Andy Chair
Lindblad Sam At-Large Member
Neujahr Andrew At-Large Member