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Extended Deadline for BA student Reps!

Dear fellow students! we need more representatives for the BA program, therefore we have extended the deadline for motivated students who want to apply for this position until the 16th of September at 23:59.

Be a positive force at our university and SPEAK YOUR MIND!!

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Leave all your feedback or questions on our website www.rsmsr.nl !!! This way you dont have to wait for reps sending in their google forms in the whatsapp groups anymore! You can SPEAK YOUR MIND, anywhere and always!

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Will you be in the SR Board of 2019/2020?

Board Recruitment 2019-2020

The Student Representation’s mission it to improve the quality of the education at RSM Erasmus University by facilitating and improving the feedback exchange between the students and faculty.

Any student of RSM can apply to become a member of the board, including students who are currently not SR members as well as all bachelor, master and pre-master students.

Start below for an overview of the individual job descriptions of each board position!

You can always find more information on this website which includes documents such as our mission and organization, which will all together give you a greater idea of what is ahead. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by sending an email to info@rsmsr.nl or stop by the office (T5-54).

We are looking to fill the following 7 board positions:

Chairperson, Secretary & Treasurer, IBA Coordinator, BA Coordinator, Marketing & Events Coordinator, Programme Advisory Coordinator, 3rd-Year Coordinator

As the chairperson, it is your duty to organise and manage SR as an organisation. It is your responsibility to monitor not only general processes but also the progress of the other board members to make sure that individual and common goals are being achieved. This entails scheduling and leading weekly board meetings, having personal meetings with each board member, creating overall plans, and ensuring that all activities are in line with the organisation’s statutes. Furthermore, you should always keep SR’s mission of improving education at RSM in mind and ensure that we are on the right track. In addition to that, the Chair should represent SR to external parties and organize professional trainings to further develop the organisation.

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling & leading weekly meetings
  • Keeping up to date with all board members
  • Representing SR to external parties
  • Personal projects to further develop and improve SR
  • Scheduling one-on-one meetings with board members
  • Writing the policy plan
  • Creating short- and long-term goals that should be achieved during the board year
  • Organizing the General Meetings
  • Overseeing recruitment

Needed Characteristics:

  • Good organization skills
  • High level of English
  • Approachable and trustworthy
  • Team working skills
  • Objectivity
  • Patient & Attentive
  • Punctual and good time management
  • Familiarity with different aspects of the RSM and SR is of advantage

Expected Working Hours:

The position of chair requires an average of 15 hours per week.

As the Secretary & Treasurer of SR, you will be in charge of all internal organisational processes and the financial aspects of the organization. You will create a budget where you have the ability, and responsibility, to approve other board member’s budget requests. Moreover, it is your responsibility to monitor all cash in- and out-flows to ensure payments do not exceed the established budget. At the end of the year, you will have to publish an annual report that encompasses all of SR’s financial information. Additionally, as the secretary, you will help the chair lead board meetings, schedule event locations and be in charge of the general internal organisation. New additions to your duties next year will be the following; developing and sustaining SR’s feedback mechanisms and training processes, this entails that you will be the organization’s contact person when it comes to collecting feedback.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating a yearly budget
  • Creating financial reports
  • Approve or reject monetary requests
  • Monitor all inflows and outflows of money
  • Bookkeeping
  • Organisational aspects
  • Scheduling events & locations
  • Keeping agendas and minutes
  • Developing and maintaining feedback mechanisms
  • Survey training

Needed Characteristics:

  • Organization skills
  • High English proficiency
  • Some Dutch proficiency
  • Punctuality & diligence
  • Objectivity
  • Knowledge of financial procedures
  • Bookkeeping skills
  • Critical mindset
  • Communication skills

Expected Working Hours:

The expected workload for Secretary & Treasurer is approximately 15 hours a week. During busy moments this time is mainly spent on your core responsibility and during slower periods it is spent on long-term projects that improve SR or education at RSM.

Indicated by our foundation’s name, representation of the student body is SR’s core business. As the IBA Coordinator you will be in charge of the Student Representative across year 1 and 2 in IBA. This job entails recruiting suitable Student Representatives, motivating them, guiding them, and monitoring and checking their work. Furthermore, the job requires you to have a complete overview on year 1 and 2 exams to ensure they go accordingly. The IBA coordinator needs to work closely with the other coordinators on the board as well as with Programme Management and the Professors – which is a great way to network.

Responsibilities:

  • Being approachable for the Student Representatives and students.
  • Gaining reliable/valuable feedback through various survey techniques.
  • Organizing trainings and feedback sessions for Student Representatives.
  • Finalising and proofing reports.
  • Establishing contact with all professors in IBA.
  • Be familiar with the courses and procedures within IBA.
  • Encouraging students to “Speak Their Mind”.
  • Monitoring Student Representative’s progress and work.
  • Maintaining close contact with Programme Management.

Needed Characteristics:

  • Good organisation skills.
  • High level of English.
  • Politeness and respect for professors and programme managers.
  • Team working skills.
  • Objectivity.
  • Familiarity with IBA procedures.
  • Patient and attentive.
  • Punctual and good time management.
  • A critical thought on Education.

Expected Working Hours:

The expected workload for the board year is approximately 15 hours a week. During busy moments this time is mainly spent on your core responsibility and during slower periods it is spent on long-term projects that improve SR or education at RSM.

Representing the student body is the basis of SR. As BA Coordinator you will be responsible for part of this core by planning and managing the representation of the first and second year BA students. This position entails recruiting, training, guiding, and monitoring the representatives, working closely together with Professors and Programme Management as well as the IBA, third year, and PA SR Coordinators, and managing the organisation as a whole as part of the board. Also, you are expected to have a complete overview on the first and second year BA exams to ensure they go accordingly. The BA Coordinator needs to be aware of the ins-and-outs of the faculty, which will certainly be of use during the rest of your studies.

Responsibilities:

  • Being approachable for the Student Representatives and students.
  • Gaining reliable/valuable feedback through various survey techniques.
  • Organizing trainings and feedback sessions for Student Representatives.
  • Finalising and proofing reports.
  • Establishing contact with all BA1 and BA2 Professors.
  • Be familiar with the courses and procedures within BA.
  • Encouraging students to “Speak Their Mind”.
  • Monitoring Student Representative’s progress and work.
  • Maintaining close contact with Programme Management.

Needed Characteristics:

  • Good organisation skills.
  • High level of Dutch.
  • High level of English.
  • Politeness and respect for professors and programme managers.
  • Proactivity.
  • Team working skills.
  • Objectivity.
  • Familiarity with BA procedures.
  • Patient and attentive.
  • Punctual and good time management.
  • A critical thought on education.

Expected Working Hours:

The expected workload for the board year is approximately 15 hours a week. During busy moments this time is mainly spent on your core responsibility and during slower periods it is spent on long-term projects that improve SR or education at RSM.

As the Marketing & Events coordinator you lead all internal & external events of SR, as well as our presence within and beyond SR. This entails organizing and executing external events such as Professor Awards and Drinks with your Professor, but also internal events like the annual SR Trip, a Member’s Day, and other social events for our volunteers. Additionally, you will use different marketing techniques to raise awareness of what the organisation does. You contribute a great deal to SR’s social aspect – making people have a good time in SR and feel belonging to the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Organising all internal & external events
  • Establishing SR’s presence on campus
  • Recruiting new internal members for all committees
  • Monitoring expenses
  • Organizing the SR Trip + Professor Awards
  • Creating marketing campaigns
  • Using WordPress and ideally video & photo editing programs, etc. to create advertisements
  • Tending to all social media platforms
  • Managing committees of desired sizes

Needed Characteristics:

  • Good organization skills
  • High level of English
  • Team working skills
  • Delegation skills (!)
  • Punctual and good time management
  • Experience with marketing and/or event planning
  • Openness to new ideas etc.

Expected Working Hours:

This position will take up an average of 15 hours per week. You will have frequent meetings with your committees, which you prepare and wrap up. During slower periods time is spent on long-term projects that improve SR or education at RSM.

As the Programme Advisory Coordinator, it is your goal to better the academic environment of (I)BA by improving general practices. One part of the job is to recruit and guide a committee which has the freedom to work towards any aspect of academic improvement. This freedom thus entails the responsibility of constantly recognizing fields of improvement of RSM and working diligently towards improving them. This for example includes matters such as student stress levels or the RSM identity. The second major part is to oversee the general examination situation at RSM, including the compilation of reports identifying course-overarching issues. A natural part of the job is to work closely with numerous RSM bodies such as Programme Management, Academic Directors, Learning and Innovation Team, and Examination Board. This collaboration especially happens during Boost the Bachelor, where you will play an active role in contributing a student perspective towards the redesign of the bachelor – which is a unique chance to have an impact on education.

Responsibilities:

  • Recognizing academic fields of improvement of (I)BA
  • Recognizing needs of students
  • Be familiar with the courses and procedures within (I)BA
  • Gaining reliable and valuable feedback
  • Actively participate in Boost the Bachelor
  • Seek involvement in various projects
  • Finalizing reports
  • Maintain close relationship to several RSM bodies
  • Recruit and coordinate committees

Needed Characteristics:

  • Curiosity in the field of education.
  • Passion to improve RSM.
  • Persistence and determination.
  • Organization skills.
  • English fluency.
  • Team working skills.
  • Time management.
  • Creative ideas and actions.
  • Passion to explore new opportunities.

Expected Working Hours:

The expected workload for the board year is approximately 15 hours a week. During busy moments this time is mainly spent on your core responsibility and during slower periods it is spent on long-term projects that improve SR or education at RSM.

This position is new to the organisation, however, is deeply involved in the core process of representing the students at RSM. As the 3rd-year Coordinator, you will be in charge of the Student Representatives across year 3 in BA and IBA, as well as in the minors offered at RSM. This job entails recruiting suitable Student Representatives, motivating them, guiding them, and monitoring and checking their work. Furthermore, the job requires you to have a complete overview of exams to ensure they go accordingly. Furthermore, with Representatives, will collect and present feedback on all options of the 7th Trimester to evaluate possible improvements. You will be required to work closely together with the other coordinators on the board as well as with Programme Management and the Professors – which is a great way to network.

Responsibilities:

  • Being approachable for the Student Representatives and students
  • Gaining reliable/valuable feedback through various survey techniques
  • Organizing trainings and feedback sessions for Student Representatives
  • Finalising and proof-reading reports
  • Be familiar with the courses and procedures within IBA/BA
  • Encouraging students to “Speak Their Mind”
  • Monitoring Student Representative’s progress and work
  • Maintaining close contact with Programme Management
  • Organizng feedback collection for the 7th Trimester

Needed Characteristics:

  • Good organisation skills
  • High level of English & Dutch
  • Politeness and respect for professors and programme managers
  • Team working skills
  • Objectivity
  • Patient and attentive
  • Punctual and good time management
  • A critical thought on Education

Expected Working Hours:

The expected workload for the board year is approximately 15 hours a week. During busy moments this time is mainly spent on your core responsibility and during slower periods it is spent on long-term projects that improve SR or education at RSM.

How to apply?

Apply now!

The Application deadline is the 12th of April 2019 23:59 hrs. Please send an email to info@rsmsr.nl titled “Application for the SR Board 2019/2020”. In this e-mail you should attach your CV and motivation letter (no more than 2 pages).

Your motivation letter should cover the below mentioned points:

  • For which position(s) would you like to apply and why?
  • Why would you be a suitable candidate for this position? And for the board in general?
  • How would you contribute to improve SR in general?
  • What do you want to change/improve/implement through the desired position? What are your plans/ideas?
  • Add anything you want to add and think is important/relevant.

There is no specific structure that we require to see in your motivation, just be yourself and do not exceed the limit of 2 pages. Please write your motivation letter in English.

We look forward to your applications!

SR Board 2018-2019