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Student Advisor (SA)

One of the two Student Advisors (SAs) is selected by the Board of Directors each spring. SAs serve for two years and provide the student voice as voting members of the Board of Directors. They also chair the Student Leadership Committee. SAs advocate for the needs and concerns of the student members of Sigma Tau Delta. The two SAs work together promoting the goals of the Society among its members.

Eligibility

  • Must be a Sigma Tau Delta member at a school with an active chapter; and
  • Must plan on attending a school with an an active chapter, through the end of appointed two-year term (April 2021 – March 2023).

Application for SA (April 2021 - March 2023 Term)

Application Deadline: April 14, 2021
Applications Closed

Application Documents / Information Required

  1. Upload your resume or CV.
  2. Provide the name and email address of one or more of your Sigma Tau Delta Chapter Advisors.
  3. Prepare to respond to questions regarding why you want to be a student leader, contributions you have made to your local chapter, and other leadership roles you have held or currently hold.

Selection Process

Members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors will interview final candidates. The selected 2021-2023 SA will be appointed at the Sigma Tau Delta Board of Director’s meeting in April.

Position Duties

  1. Represent the student members of Sigma Tau Delta by attending all Board meetings. To best represent the students, the SA should contact all of the Student Representatives (SRs) and Associate Student Representatives (ASRs) prior to any Board meeting, soliciting their advice and suggestions.
  2. Serve as co-chair of the Student Leadership Committee. Duties include:
    • keeping in touch with Student Leadership Committee members;
    • organizing and implementing the Student Leadership Workshop for the convention;
    • helping perform Student Leadership Committee tasks requested by the Board;
    • encouraging regional conferences;
    • encouraging chapter recruitment; and
    • encouraging chapter exchanges.
  3. Serve on the Communications Committee.
  4. Serve the Board by being a member of any other committees, as needed.
  5. The SA should keep in touch with all of the Student Representatives and Associate Student Representatives, making sure that: 
    • SRs keep in contact with the Regent and chapters in their region;
    • SRs, ASRs, and Regents communicate with each other; and
    • SRs and ASRs are given guidance in their duties and in any activities they help with.
  6. Maintain communication with the Regents and all of the Board members.
  7. Encourage Sigma Tau Delta activity within the Student Advisor's own chapter and region.
  8. The Senior SA should prepare the Junior SA for the position. 
  9. Respond to student inquiries regarding the Society.
  10. Provide items for Society communications as needed.
  11. If an SA will no longer be able to serve the Society well, they should notify the Board immediately.