Loyola University Chicago

Student Government of Loyola Chicago

SGLC Applications are Open!

Hello Loyola Students! Interested in getting involved in the Student Government of Loyola Chicago this upcoming Fall 2021- Spring 2022 Term? Apply for our open positions in the executive branch and the university shared governance. As always, if you have any questions feel free to DM us on Instagram or send us an email at SGLC@luc.edu.

Open Positions: 

  • Associate Communications Officers (2)
  • Board of Trustees Representative (2)
  • University Senate Representative (2)

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Role Descriptions 

For more information about a certain branch or section of SGLC, read below. If you want more information about a specific role, scroll to the bottom of this page and select a role from the dropdown box.

Executive Branch:

These positions are under the leadership of the President and Vice-President. Time commitment varies depending on what the individual wants to work on for the school year, however can range anywhere from 5 to 10 hours a week. These positions come with a scholarship to be directly applied to the student’s tuition. Applicants must complete an interview with the President and Vice-President. Below are descriptions of each position as stated in the Articles of Governance. The position responsibilities may vary and are very flexible. Applicants are encouraged to come to the interview with new ideas on how to expand the role.

Available Positions:

  • Associate Communications Officers

University Shared Governance Opportunities:

These positions are not directly related to the workings of SGLC but are valuable for students who have an appreciation for a university’s shared governance and the inner workings of Loyola. The time commitment for the University Senate and Board of Trustees is approximately a few hours a month, however can vary depending on initiatives the student would like to work on. Applicants must complete an interview with the President and Vice-President. Below are descriptions of each position. The position responsibilities may vary and are very flexible. Applicants are encouraged to come to the interview with new ideas on how to expand the role.

University Senate Student Representative Available Positions:

  • Budget and Strategic Planning Committee
  • Academic Affairs and Research Committee

Board of Trustees Student Representative Available Positions: 

  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Jesuit Identity Committee
  • Advancement Committee

 

Either the Chief Communications Officer or Associate Communications Officer(s).

 

  • Responsible for communicating the SGLC agenda, actions, and initiatives to the undergraduate student body
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the SGLC website
  • Creation, publication, and distribution of a monthly newsletter
  • Promote the professional development of the entire SGLC
  • Facilitate and maintain communication with SAGA, Campus Activities Network (CAN), and student organizations
  • Communications Team has a combined skill set of the following:
    • Website Design
    • Graphic Design
    • Photography
    • Proficient Writing/Journalistic Abilities
    • Social Media Strategy/Management
    • Professional Development

 

Students who might be interested: have a major within the School of Communications or Business, have experience with social media, have experience with website building, have experience with graphic design, have experience with drafting memos and statements

 

 

University Senate is a body made up of faculty, staff, and students who meet monthly to discuss pertinent issues on campus. As a body, they discuss and write legislation and policy to be sent directly to the President of the University as a recommendation. University is a part of the shared governance system at Loyola along with SGLC, Faculty Council, Staff Council, and the Board of Trustees.

  • Attend monthly meetings for the University Senate
  • Sit on a committee, assigned by the leaders of University Senate
  • Advocate for undergraduate student concerns and opinions in the University Shared Governance system

Students who might be interested: have an interest in working in higher education, have an appreciation for the inner workings of a University, enjoy and feel comfortable working with faculty and staff, care about University-wide initiatives and issues.

 

The Board of Trustees is a body made up of Loyola alumni, community members, business owners, and various stakeholders who have the final say on the policies of the university. This is the highest level of decision-making power at Loyola.

  • Attend quarterly meetings for the Board of Trustees
  • Sit on a committee, assigned by the leaders of the Board of Trustees

Students who might be interested: have an interest in working in higher education, have an appreciation for the inner-workings of a University, enjoy and feel comfortable working with faculty and staff, care about University-wide initiatives and issues, have a passion for Loyola’s Jesuit mission, have specified knowledge on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing, and can agree to a confidentiality statement.