Table of Contents:

  1. Coordinator Callout

  2. FASA’s Call For Favourite Artworks

 

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Become a FASA Coordinator!

These PAID, PART-TIME positions allow you to get involved and make an impact. 

Deadline for nominations: Monday March 9th, 2020 @1pm

*FASA’s team includes 5 elected coordinators: 

  1. General Coordinator
  2. Communications/Outreach Coordinator
  3. Clubs and Services Coordinator
  4. Student Life Coordinator
  5. Finance Coordinator

These coordinators:

  • Oversee and support FASA clubs 
  • Create connections with the Montreal community and beyond 
  • Organize events 
  • Create services that benefit Fine Arts students 
  • Organize projects to improve student spaces 
  • Advocate on behalf of Fine arts students for mental health services, climate justice, inclusivity, accessibility and anti-oppression
  • Make systemic changes 
  • Create initiatives to support marginalized students 

 

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IMPORTANT DETAILS:

Employment Period: April 2020 – May 2021

Compensation: 12 hours per week at $15/hour; Summer hours are flexible

To nominate yourself:

Submit a printed Nomination Form complete with 25 signatures of support and a Cover Letter to FASA’s office (VA-211) during office hours. CLICK HERE for Nomination Form

Please email office.fasa@gmail.com to confirm that your submission has been received. 

You may only nominate yourself for one coordinator position within this election period. 

 

Deadline for nominations: Monday March 9th, 2020 @1pm 

 

We aim to provide an inclusive and accessible workplace for members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, religion, marital or family status, age and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit or Indigenous person. 

 

See below for detailed breakdown of positions:

General Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

Clubs and Services Coordinator

Student Life Coordinator

Finance Coordinator

  1. General Coordinator

Alongside five other FASA coordinators, the General Coordinator is responsible for managing FASA’s general operations like coordinator meetings, General Meetings and Board of Directors meetings. The General Coordinator is empowered to organize events and create new student services throughout the year. They may also look for positive partnerships and sponsorships for FASA to engage in, and work directly with these partners. This person will often be the first contact for students reaching out to FASA for information or support, and will gain a strong knowledge of Concordia’s internal structure and the many student groups that offer services. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the primary spokesperson of FASA and act as a liaison between the University administration and the FASA Membership.
  • Implement the decisions of the FASA BoD and the meetings of the Members.
  • Be responsible for the general operations of FASA and have the autonomy to exercise all operational tasks, via the Office Coordinator as required.
  • Organize and chair weekly Coordinator meetings.
  • Organize meetings of the Members.
  • Coordinate with the Communications Coordinator in order to maintain communication with associations and faculty.
  • Coordinate the activities of the Coordinator Committee and work to ensure that the Coordinators meet the demands of their positions as outlined by the Bylaws
  • Host monthly Board of Director Meetings.

Assets

  • Strong communicator and team leader
  • Responsible and organized
  • Basic knowledge of Google Drive and related applications (Docs, Sheets, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Concordia fee levy groups and their governing structures
  • Knowledge of the Fine Arts Student Alliance its bylaws
  • Enthusiasm for student organizing! 

Email fasalovesyou@gmail.com if you have further questions about this position. 

  1. Communications/Outreach Coordinator

Alongside five other FASA coordinators, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for managing FASA’s social media, newsletter, website and public image through instagram, facebook etc. This person is directly involved in hiring FASA’s graphic designer and contracting illustrators. The Communications Coordinator is encouraged to organize events and create new student services throughout the year. They may also look for positive partnerships and sponsorships for FASA to engage in, and work directly with these partners. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for forming and maintaining liaisons between FASA and other governing bodies, associations, and organizations at both the student and faculty level.
  • Ensure a good diffusion of information to the membership through the website, newsletter and social media such as instagram and facebook..
  • Act as a liaison with the creative community of Concordia University, both within and beyond the University.
  • Distribute information to the FASA Membership regarding upcoming events and other pertinent information via an electronic newsletter to all Members of FASA via the listserv.
  • Maintain contact with other student associations and student groups of Quebec.
  • Host Monthly Board of Director Meetings.

Assets

  • Strong communicator
  • Responsible and organized
  • Basic knowledge of software like wordpress and mailchimp 
  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms like facebook and instagram
  • Familiarity with Concordia fee levy groups and their governing structures
  • Knowledge of the Fine Arts Student Alliance its bylaws
  • Enthusiasm for student organizing! 

Email fasa.outreach@gmail.com if you have further questions about this position.

3. Clubs and Services Coordinator

Alongside five other FASA coordinators, the Clubs and Services Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and supporting FASA’s Clubs. This person facilitates the Club registration process and receives clubs’ monthly reports. The Clubs and Services Coordinator is the direct contact for clubs looking for support to navigate challenges throughout the year. They plan the Clubs Fair and Craft Fair.

Key Responsibilities

    • Responsible for maintaining regular contact with Club Members and BoD members, as well as the oversight and development of policies related to Club funding, eligibility and constitutions.
    • Keep up to date with University policies, room booking procedures, and communicate this information to Club Members and BoD members.
    • Oversee club registration procedures and ensure that all procedures meet deadlines set by the University.
    • Work with the Communications Coordinator to disseminate information to associations, clubs and affiliates to promote an active student life.
    • Host Monthly Board of Director Meetings.

Email fasaclubs@gmail.com if you have further questions about this position.

  1. Student Life Coordinator

Alongside five other FASA coordinators, the Student Life Coordinator is responsible for planning events and creating and maintaining services for Fine Arts students. This person facilitates the Club registration process and receives clubs’ monthly reports. They will also look for positive partnerships and sponsorships for FASA to engage in, and work directly with these partners. The Student Life Coordinator will advocate on behalf of students and connect them to services on campus and beyond. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Coordinator Committee and the Clubs and Services Coordinator to construct a diverse itinerary of events, workshops and/or lectures to take place throughout the academic year.
  • Go-to person for members with academic difficulty, will act as an advocate and address academic complaints and support members in the resolution of academic conflict.
  • Act as the liaison between the Membership and the Conflict Resolution and Complaints Committee.
  • Host Monthly Board of Director Meetings.

 Assets

  • Strong communicator
  • Responsible and organized
  • Event organization experience
  • Active listening training or interest in related skills
  • Basic knowledge of Google Drive and related applications (Docs, Sheets, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Concordia fee levy groups and their governing structures
  • Knowledge of the Fine Arts Student Alliance its bylaws
  • Enthusiasm for student organizing! 

Email fasastudentlife@gmail.com if you have further questions about this position

  1. Finance Coordinator

Alongside five other FASA coordinators, the Finance Coordinator is responsible for managing FASA’s budgetary needs, and any other decisions/organization regarding financial matters. It is their responsibility to ensure FASA is transparent about where and how our money is being spent. For a full description of the finance coordinators role, please refer to the FASA bylaws.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Office Coordinator to keep monthly budget spreadsheets and document all of FASA’s monetary exchanges.
  • Ensure money is spent in the most ethical and economic way.
  • Present FASA’s quarterly and annual budgets at FASA General Meetings. 
  • Attend weekly coordinator meetings.
  • Attend monthly board or directors meetings.
  • Follow and uphold all FASA governing documents.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the FASA Board of Directors, or agreed upon at a Coordinator meeting, including general contributions to group efforts to meet FASA’s goals.
  • Host Monthly Board of Director Meetings.

 Assets

  • Mathematically inclined/comfortable in dealing with financial matters.
  • Basic knowledge of software like Excel or Google Sheets
  • Familiarity with Concordia fee levy groups and their governing structures
  • Knowledge of the Fine Arts Student Alliance its bylaws
  • Enthusiasm for student organizing! 

Email fasafina@gmail.com if you have further questions about this position

 

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FASA’s Call for Favourite Artworks!

Application Deadline:  Friday March 13th, 2020 at 11:59 PM

Compensation: $75 per artwork

Details:

*ONLY ONE SUBMISSION PER ARTIST, meaning submit one artwork… Your favourite!*

Artists are asked to submit their favourite artwork completed this school year! This callout is open to all mediums and will spotlight what the artist themselves consider to be their strongest, most accomplished work of the school year!

The exhibition will be curated to showcase a variety of styles of work, we will be selecting artworks that create an aesthetically cohesive exhibition.

The exhibition will take place from April 10-25th, the artist must be available to set up and take down their own artwork.

APPLY HERE!