Available Positions

find out about all the positions or OPPORTUNITIES currently available with asfa!


Elections Officer Positions

ASFA Chief Electoral Officer

We're looking for a Chief Electoral Officer!

What does the CEO do?

The CEO shall ensure that the election is properly conducted, and, for that purpose, shall see to the mandatory training of the electoral officers and direct their work during elections.

The CEO takes care of:

  • Verifying that all parties participating in the election comply with these elections regulations;
  • Issuing directives on the carrying out of elections regulations;
  • Receiving and examining the reports and returns transmitted to them;
  • Inquiring into the legitimacy of the election expenses;
  • Proposing regulation reforms to Council.

The CEO also takes care of:

  • Providing information regarding the specifications and the carrying out of these elections regulations to any person who requests it.
  • Giving public access to all information, reports, returns or documents relating to elections regulations.

Note: This is a paid position.

How can I apply?

Please send your resume as well as a cover letter to the Internal Coordinator by January 18th at internal@asfa.ca. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Concordia students can apply so long as they are not a member of the following list:

  1. Current and former members of the ASFA Executive;
  2. Current and former Councillors;
  3. The executive body of any ASFA Member Association;
  4. Any ASFA member who holds an elected or appointed position within ASFA or one of its Member Associations;
  5. Current and former members of the CSU Council of Representatives;
  6. Current and former members of the CSU executive;
  7. Members of the CSU electoral staff.

Member Association Chief Electoral Officers

We're looking for a multiple Member Association Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs)!

What does a CEO do?

Chief Electoral Officers organize an MA's by-elections, referenda, and general elections. The CEO ensures fair practice amongst the electoral candidates, makes sure that the elections are broadcasted to the Member Association's students, and ensures the proper functioning of the elections.

Tasks include:

  • Understanding ASFA's Internal guidelines for elections and referenda;
  • Creation of an election budget;
  • Hiring of polling clerks, if needed;
  • Proper training of polling clerks;
  • Publicizing elections and encouraging voting;
  • Booking rooms, tables and printing electoral material;
  • Monitoring of candidates' promotions;
  • Overseeing polling;
  • Counting ballots and ensuring accuracy.

Note: This is a paid position.

How can I apply?

Please send your resume as well as a cover letter to the Internal Coordinator by January 26th at internal@asfa.ca. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Concordia students can apply so long as they are not a member of the following list:

  • Current and former members of the ASFA Executive;
  • Current and former ASFA Councillors;
  • The Executive Body of an ASFA Member Association;
  • Any ASFA member who holds an elected or appointed position within ASFA, or one of its Member-Associations;
  • Current and former members of the CSU executive; and
  • Members of the CSU electoral staff.

External Appointment Positions

STUDENT REQUEST COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE

What is the Student Request Committee?

The Student Request Committee is a Committee within the Faculty of Arts and Science that considers applications from students for exceptions to academic regulations or related matters. Examples of such requests can include course overloads, registration or withdrawals after the deadline, course substitutions, exceptions to residence requirements, permission to take courses at other universities, and exceptions to the rules governing the refund of tuition and other fees.

What is a Student Request Committee representative?

A Student Request Committee representative sits on the Student Request committee alongside faculty members and university administrator. They participate in the discussions regarding requests submitted and have a vote in any decision making situation.

How can I apply?

Send your Resume and a Cover letter to internal@asfa.ca before January 26th, 2019. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science.

FACULTY COUNCIL STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

What is Faculty Council?

Faculty Council is the highest academic decision making body within the Faculty of Arts and Science. Amoung other things, it reviews all requests for changes to curriculum and academic programs from departments within the faculty.

What is a Fauculty Council Student Representative?

A Fauculty Council Student Representative sits on Faculty Council alongside faculty members and university administrators. They will contribute to discussion regarding academics and will have a vote in any decisions made.

Students sitting on faculty council will have an opportunity to interact with faculty members and administrators within the faculty. Furthermore, students will be able to voice their opinions and provide feedback on academic matters.

How can I apply?

Send your Resume and a Cover letter to internal@asfa.ca before January 26th, 2019. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science.

Committee Member Positions

Academic Committee member

We're looking for a Member-at-Large on our Academic Committee!

What is a Member-at-Large?

A MAL serves as a liaison between the general student body and ASFA. If you are a MAL on the Academic committee, you will exercise a voting right on the committee and play a role in its direction.

What is the Academic Committee?

The purpose of the Academic Committee shall be to examine relevant academic issues affecting the student body and to advocate in the best interest of Arts and Science students in the Faculty.

How can I apply?

Send your Resume and a Cover letter to internal@asfa.ca before January 26th, 2019. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science.

Advocacy Committee member

We're looking for a Member-at-Large on our Advocacy Committee!

What is a Member-at-Large?

A MAL serves as a liaison between the general student body and ASFA. If you are a MAL on the Advocacy committee, you will exercise a voting right on the committee and play a role in its direction.

What is the Advocacy Committee?

The Advocacy committee’s mandate is to advocate on behalf of all Arts & Science students, particularly those from equity-seeking communities. The Advocacy Committee is mandated to plan consent, anti-oppression, and mental health awareness workshops, and to address issues of sexual assault, racism, mental health, bullying, and safer spaces within Concordia that affects ASFA and its Member Associations.

How can I apply?

Send your Resume and a Cover letter to internal@asfa.ca before January 26th, 2019. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science.

Communications and External Affairs Committee member

We're looking for a Member-at-Large on our Communications and External Affairs Committee!

What is a Member-at-Large?

A MAL serves as a liaison between the general student body and ASFA. If you are a MAL on the Communications and External Affairs committee, you will exercise a voting right on the committee and play a role in its direction.

What is the Communications and External Affairs Committee?

The purpose of the Communications and External Relations Committee will be to oversee ASFA’s communications strategy and that of its Member Associations in promoting activities and events. In addition, it shall examine ASFA’s role in the greater community outside Concordia University and implement initiatives to promote ASFA’s best interest. It shall also be responsible for overseeing any commercial activity within the Association.

How can I apply?

Send your Resume and a Cover letter to internal@asfa.ca before January 26th, 2019. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science.

Internal Affairs and Administration Committee member

We're looking for a Member-at-Large on our Internal Affairs and Administration Committee!

What is a Member-at-Large?

A MAL serves as a liaison between the general student body and ASFA. If you are a MAL on the Internal Affairs and Administration committee, you will exercise a voting right on the committee and play a role in its direction.

What is the Internal Affairs and Administration Committee?

The purpose of the Administration and Internal Committee is to coordinate all matters pertaining to the Member Associations. The Administration and Internal Committee shall also serve as an available screening option for Member Association events to ensure that they adhere to financial restrictions, University Policies and Sustainability Policies.

How can I apply?

Send your Resume and a Cover letter to internal@asfa.ca before January 26th, 2019. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science.

Judicial Committee member

We're looking for Judicial Committee members!

What does the Judicial Committee do?

The Judicial Committee shall upon written request of any Member, Member Association or ASFA-constituted body, with the approval of Council, convene to:

a) Interpret the By-Laws and the validity of regulations and resolutions enacted by ASFA Council;

b) Declare invalid any act of any Member or Member Association who through their action derogates from these By-Laws or from the constitution of any Member Association;

c) Settle disputes on matters concerning ASFA between its Members, Officers or constituted bodies;

d) Investigate any questionable financial or other duties associated with ASFA or Member Association executives; and

e) Issue provisional decisions to safeguard the rights of the parties in the course of proceedings. Provisional decisions are issued when they are urgent and necessary to avoid irreparable prejudice which the final decision could not effectively remedy. Such provisional decisions require a two- thirds (2/3) majority of the JC. Provisional decisions remain in effect until the final decision is rendered, save earlier revocation by the JC.

How can I apply?

Send your Resume and a Cover letter to internal@asfa.ca before January 26th, 2019. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science. It is however important to note that there are restrictions as to who is eligible to sit on the Judicial Committee.

The following are not eligible to sit on Judicial Committee

  • Current members of the Concordia Student Union Judicial Board;
  • Current and former members of the Concordia Student Union Council of Representatives or Executive;
  • Current and former Chairpersons of the Concordia Student Union;
  • Current and former members of the ASFA Executive;
  • Current and former executives of any ASFA Member Association;
  • Current and former Independent Councillors;
  • Current and former Chairpersons of ASFA; or
  • The Minute Keeper of Council

Policy Review Committee member

We're looking for a Member-at-Large on our Policy Review Committee!

What is a Member-at-Large?

A MAL serves as a liaison between the general student body and ASFA. If you are a MAL on the policy review committee, you will exercise a voting right on the committee and play a role in its direction.

What is the Policy Review Committee?

The purpose of the Policy Review Committee is to review the By‑Laws and Annexes governing ASFA and propose changes or amendments. The Policy Review Committee shall send all proposed changes to Council for approval, as per the By‑Laws. In addition, the Policy Review Committee shall also be responsible for drafting and maintaining any additional policy implemented within the Association.

How can I apply?

Send your Resume and a Cover letter to internal@asfa.ca before January 26th, 2019. Only those who send both a cover letter and a resume will be reviewed by the internal committee. Please make sure to send any documentation in PDF format.

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science.

Street Team Member

We're looking for Street Team members!

What is the Street Team?

The Street Team works to promote ASFA's events and initiatives both in-person and online. Common tasks include tabling in university areas with high student traffic to engage with such students, and making social media posts.

How can I apply?

Send an email to the Street Team Coordinator explaining why you're interested in getting involved! Simple as that. There's no deadline to apply, we're always looking for members!

Who can apply?

Students studying within the faculty of Arts and Science.