Looking for an Awesome Job Opportunity? Work in the Office of Student Life!
- Paid positions
- Be included in an amazing training program that includes keynote speakers, leadership retreats and conferences
- Digital design internship opportunities
- Represent your fellow students in deciding campus policies and procedures, and other student led initiatives
- Flexible schedule that is amazing for students where you set your own hours around your academic priorities
- Plan fun social events or help create outreach programs and events for students to gain knowledge and support
- Get to know you student body better and truly make your mark on Pierce College
The mission of the Associated Students of Pierce College Fort Steilacoom (ASPCFS) Student Government shall be, “We, as students of Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, will take an active role in identifying and addressing the needs of the student body; we will work to benefit the college and community through leadership, representation, and service.”
Some of the ways in which Student Government serves the campus are by: advocating on behalf of the student body, providing administrative support to student clubs and organizations, assisting in operating the Multicultural Leadership Institute (MLI) and Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA), authorizing funding from the S&A and student technology fees contingency funds, administering the student food pantry, recruiting students representatives for various college committees, and overseeing special projects and initiatives that enhance the student experience.
General duties applicable to all student government positions:
- Uphold the constitution and bylaws of the ASPCFS
- Represent the students of Pierce College Fort Steilacoom on all matters requiring Student Government action
- Explore and develop innovative programs for increased student well-being
- Be responsible to contact the Student Life office daily
- Be responsible for seeking student opinions and ideas as the basis for Student Government actions
- Accept additional responsibilities as assigned or needed in the absence of another officer
- Cooperatively work with members of the college and the surrounding community
- Help with the set up and tear down of general meetings
- Responsible for attending assigned committees or responsible for finding someone to serve in their place
The Associated Students of Pierce College Fort Steilacoom (ASPCFS) President presides at all regular and special general assembly meetings, represents the students at the Pierce College Board of Trustees meetings, and manages the operations of the ASPCFS, among other duties and responsibilities. The president is expected to work a minimum of 15 hours per week.
ASPCFS Vice President
The Vice President plans and implements the Raider Review event, performs the duties of the president in his/her absence, among other duties and responsibilities. The Vice President is expected to work a minimum of 15 hours a week.
Clubs and Organizations Senator
The Clubs and Organizations Senator serves as the chair of the club council of ratified clubs and organizations. They review club charter packets to ensure they are complete. They track and balance club budget expenditures, among other duties and responsibilities. The Clubs and Organizations Senator is expected to work a minimum of 10 hours a week.
Student and Cultural Affairs Senator
The Student and Cultural Affairs Senator assists the Director of Student Life, or his/her designee, in administrative duties of the Multicultural Leadership Institute (MLI), including promoting MLI workshops, recruiting new members for the MLI program and tracking participation, among other duties and responsibilities. The Student and Cultural Affairs Senator is expected to work a minimum of 10 hours a week.
The Engagement Senator assists the Director of Student Life in administering the Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) and recruiting new members for the ELA program. They also help track member participation in the program and promote ELA to the student body. The Engagement Senator also recruits students to serve on various college committees such as Tenure Committees and the Services and Activities (S&A) and Student Technology Fee budget committee. The Engagement Senator is expected to work a minimum 10 hours a week.
The Legislative Senator meets quarterly with the college administration and students to discover student needs and to give/receive updates on legislative activity. They coordinate voter registration drives, constitution day, and civics week events, among other duties and responsibilities. The Legislative Senator is expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
The Administrative Senator assembles the Student Government meeting agendas, puts the meeting minutes together, and schedules meeting spaces for the Student Government meetings, among other duties and responsibilities. The Administrative Senator is expected to work a minimum of 10 hours a week.
The Activities Board’s mission is “to initiate, prepare and execute programs which address educational, cultural and social issues, while also providing entertainment for the college and the community. Student Activities will strive to empower all Pierce College students and enhance the education and leisure opportunities on campus."
Issues and Awareness Coordinator
Responsible for providing the campus with events and activities to educate and create awareness about current social, cultural and health-related issues. These issues include but are not limited to alcohol and substance abuse, sexual and gender issues, culture and ethnicity events, with an emphasis on current events and happenings at the time they occur.
Special Events Coordinator
Responsible for the coordination of traditional large-scale student events, such as the quarterly Welcome Daze (2-day event), Student Appreciation Week and the Halloween Extravaganza, as well as many holiday/seasonal events. These large-scale events are programs that involve a great deal of creativity, planning and organizing, with a strong management style that promotes “hands-on” approach to events to keep 100% Activities Board involvement.
Responsible for the coordination of events that keep Pierce students and their families in mind in the coordination of events that also reach potential Pierce students (such as high school seniors) interested in Pierce College. Outreach routinely initiates and develops relationships with other student-based departments and student groups such as Aspire, TRIO and International Education.
Entertainment and Recreation Coordinator
Assume the responsibility of providing campus entertainment and recreational opportunities for the students of Pierce College. This includes a wide and varied range of entertainment/recreation activities to include, but not limited to, musical, comedy, gaming, big-toys, game shows tournament events and tickets to some sporting and recreational events. Collaborate with the Communications Coordinator and Student Engagement Specialist to create regular virtual or online-based engagement content ranging from podcasts to online gaming events.
Primarily responsible for producing the Student Life quarterly calendar, to include the input and placement of all FS Student Life events and meetings, the design, layout, implementation, and print of the final product. Also responsible for designing promotional material for events for both Activities Board and Student Government. This includes, but is not limited to posters, flyers, handbills and brochures.
Responsible for updating and maintaining the Student Life website, including updating information on all FS Student Life events, Student Government information, as well as links to student clubs and organizations. Also responsible for designing promo and maintaining the schedule for the CWIS system (College Wide Information System – Monitor around FS Campus). Additionally, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for the input of information on the Campus Reader board and monitoring the Student Life Facebook page. They collaborate with the Entertainment/Recreation Coordinator and Student Engagement Specialist to create and promote regular virtual and online engagement content ranging from podcasts to online gaming events. They manage the uploading and distribution of online engagement materials.
Apply by filling out and submitting a Student Government or Activities Board application to the Office of Student Life.
The front desk in Student Life serves as a hub of information and access to the campus community. Our front desk staff are some of the first people any new student interacts with on campus. Whether it’s creating a student their first ID, providing access to the Food Pantry or helping someone navigate their way around campus, our front desk staff are an invaluable campus resource.
Front Desk Staff (Four Positions)
Responsible for maintaining and manning the Front Desk during our typical office hours. Encourages and engages with students looking to access various campus resources: the Food Pantry, Student Life programming, Textbook Marketplace, etc. Tracks and helps analyze data about how we are serving students, our inventory and what resources we have to offer/need to replenish. Moderates various virtual services, like the Pierce College Minecraft Server and Virtual Front Desk. Contributes to creation and promotion of various Student Life programs, activities and events.
Apply by filling out and submitting a front desk staff application to the Office of Student Life.