New & Unique Professional & Leadership Development Opportunity: GSS Commissioners
The GSS announces the launch of a new and unique professional and leadership development opportunity – GSS Commissioners.
GSS Commissioners will assist directly the work of GSS Executives in providing graduate student with services, programs, and advocacy support at UBC. They act as a proxy delegate at meetings with University administrators or committees where schedule conflicts prevent the attendance of GSS Executives. Commissioners also assist GSS Executives in initiating and supporting GSS projects, and provide leadership to GSS volunteers.
Equity Commissioner : works with the GSS VP University and Academic Affairs and the GSS President in making campus more inclusive, more diverse, and more equitable for all graduate students.
Indigenous Affairs Commissioner : advises the GSS Executive as to how to improve the Society’s understanding of UBC’s indigenous students and works in concert with the Executive on various initiatives that support indigenous students.
Sustainability Commissioner: assists the GSS VP University and Academic Affairs and President in the development of sustainability policy and projects, and is a liaison with graduate students and GSS volunteers working on sustainability projects.
Wellbeing Commissioner: assists the GSS VP Students liaise with various university stakeholders undertaking wellness programs and will held the GSS Executive initiate programs designed to educate graduate students as to some ways to achieve “wellbeing”.
Campus Safety Commissioner: attends the UBC Health and Safety Committee as the designate of the VP and works on various GSS initiatives related to sexual violence on campus; reports to GSS VP University and Academic Affairs and the President.
Mentorship & Experiential Learning Commissioner: works with the GSS VP Students on Orientation initiatives and assists on the development of community service learning programs and mentorship opportunities for graduate students.
Graduate students who are interested in any of the volunteer positions above should submit their applications by Sun., Nov. 22.