Saturday, April 13, 2013

Officer Elections!!!!!

Hello NSCS members,

On Monday April 22, NSCS will be holding an officer elections meeting in the Granada Room (below the performance hall) at 5pm in the USU.  If you are interested in holding an officer position with NSCS, please read the officer descriptions below and determine which position you would like to fulfill.  If you have any questions feel free to contact us as  We look forward to seeing you there!!!!

General Expectations for All Officers
·         Serve as a role model, embodying the ideals of a student leader and engaged NSCS member
·         Take an active role in planning and holding the New Member Induction Ceremony
·         Maintain open lines of communication with fellow officers and the chapter advisor, chapter membership, and the NSCS national office
·         Possess accurate and up-to-date knowledge of NSCS opportunities and benefits, and be able to effectively communicate the benefits of NSCS membership to those who ask
·         Utilize the resources at, and maintain an accurate chapter profile
·         Maintain Facebook chapter page based on requirements outlined in the “Maintaining your NSCS Chapter Facebook Page”
·         Keep members engaged by attending regularly scheduled events
·         Network with other organizations and individuals on campus
·         Turn in requested information on or before stated deadlines
·         Fully prepare incoming officers to ensure a smooth transition for the next year
·         Take full advantage of the opportunities to develop personally and professionally through an NSCS leadership role

Manages the chapter’s overall goals and direction for the year, while maintaining positive relations with the national office, chapter membership, and campus community
·         Attend the annual NSCS Leadership Summit  and Transition Week
·         Organize, plan, and facilitate the growth and success of the chapter
·         Set the agenda for chapter/officer meetings
·         Communicate regularly with the chapter advisor and officers
·         Ensure that the chapter remains registered and in positive standing with all appropriate campus offices; including being listed under student organizations on school website
·         Maintain Facebook chapter page based on requirements outlined in the “Maintaining your NSCS Chapter Facebook Page”
·         Hold chapter leadership accountable for chapter goals and performance, and oversee officer transitions
·         With the chapter advisor, facilitate the member recruitment process (Invitation Approval Packet in the fall; Eligible Member Information in the spring)
·         Act as a liaison between the national office and local chapter


Collaborates with the chapter President to manage the New Member Induction Ceremony and all other NSCS Signature programs and to ensure compliance with all campus and national regulations and deadlines
  • Oversee the planning and execution of the New Member Induction Ceremony
  • Submit Induction Scheduling Form, Activity Report and Roster to National Office
  • Oversee all membership and recruitment events
  • Plan and coordinate chapter officer meetings
  • Secure speakers for meetings, events and other activities
  • Initiate collaboration between chapter and other groups/organizations
  • Attend all officer meetings and events unless otherwise approved by the Chapter President
·         Collaborate with VP of Social Media and VP of Public Relations to publicize chapter events

vice President of Public Relations & Recruitment

Fosters awareness of NSCS and its activities among potential members, campus officials, and the community at large


·         Increase activeness in your chapter through public relations efforts

·         Consistently Update the NSCS Chapter Facebook Fan page with events, pictures and video

·         Maintain Facebook chapter page based on requirements outlined in the “Maintaining your NSCS Chapter Facebook Page”

·         Plan and coordinate chapter’s Public Relations Campaigns, RUSH! Week and other member recruitment activities

·         Publicize chapter meetings, events and member accomplishments

·         Participate in Organization Fairs, Fall Welcome activities, etc.

·         Visit Freshman Orientations/Seminars, Honors Classes, Residence Halls, etc. to provide publicity for your NSCS chapter

·         Ensure your campus is engaged and familiar with NSCS


Keeps an organized and detailed account of chapter activities, consistently updates Chapter Checklist and monitors STAR Status progress


·         Report chapter activities and member involvement to the national office, in accordance with the STAR Program
·         Ensure that the chapter meets minimum STAR requirements
·         Maintain records for a member tracking/rewards program (if applicable)
·         Distribute all information about national opportunities to members and officer board
·         Provides national office with relevant documents, photographs, etc
·         Communicate with Member Engagement Representative regarding STAR Status Standing

Oversees chapter finances, fundraising and tracks member involvement


·         Understand all policies related to chapter finances and chapter credit card
·         Prepare seasonal chapter budgets, and coordinate disbursement of chapter checks with the national office
·         Manage and oversee all financial transactions for the chapter, including reimbursement of expenses
·         Plan all chapter fundraising activities

Vice President of Planning to Achieve Collegiate Excellence (PACE)
Coordinates the chapter’s Planning to Achieve Collegiate Excellence program, maintaining its presence as the signature NSCS service initiative
·         Establish and maintain a relationship with partner school/organization
·         Plan regular PACE activities such as school visits, assemblies, and March to College™ Day(s)
·         Recruit, train, and provide ongoing support to PACE volunteers
·         Solicit and implement feedback from program participants
·         Ensure program compliance with all legal and privacy regulations, as stipulated by the partner organization and college/university administration

Vice President of Community Service
Connects members with their campus and local communities through participation in charitable events, and NSCS-sponsored service activities
·         Establish and maintain a relationships with local service partners
·         Stay up-to-date on campus service activities
·         Recruit members to participate in service programs and events
·         Ensure program compliance with all legal and privacy regulations, as stipulated by the partner organization and college/university administration

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