Senator Positions

As a Senator, you will be expected to attend regular Associated Student Government meetings, which are planned every other Thursday at 5:15pm during the semester. Senators will also be able to choose from one of three committees to be a part of, which are Fiscal Affairs, Campus and Community Relations, and Senate Operations. Attending committee meetings will also be part of a Senator's duties as well as coming into the office for one hour per week for an office hour to contact their constituents and work on things for their committee or the organization as a whole.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Teachers College (1 seat open)

School of Business 

Graduate Students (1 seat open)

Freshmen Students (3 seats open)

At Large Students (2 seats open)

Senator Application

Staff Positions

Legislative Director 

Job Requirements: Maintain a 2.75 GPA, except for first semester freshmen and be a full time student.  Attend the monthly Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) meetings with the ASG President, as well as the Students’ Advisory Committee (SAC) meetings held in Topeka, KS. Attend the Pre-KBOR briefing sessions with the ASG President. Attend the Post-KBOR de-briefing sessions as necessary. Transportation and lodging will be covered. Assist SAC in planning a state-wide lobbying day, known as Higher Education Day. Assist the Legislative Director of ESU in planning and executing a lobbying day specifically on behalf of ESU at the State Legislature. Stay in regular contact with all local delegations to the State Legislature.   Attend the Emporia Commission meetings as necessary. Compile and present a bi-weekly update at regular ASG sessions. Stay current on issues pertinent to ESU and ASG happening on the local, state, and federal levels of government. Attend the weekly Cabinet meetings of ASG with all other staff members and prepare a report pertaining to the political occurrences of local, state, and federal entities relative to ASG.   Advise the ASG President and ASG Vice President as needed regarding pertinent issues. 

Legislative Director Application

Diversity & Outreach

Job Requirements: Maintain a 2.75 GPA, except for first semester freshmen and be a full time student.   Advocate on the behalf of the needs of typically underrepresented students. Actively communicate with Recognized Student Organizations and bring feedback to the Senate. Foster a cohesive relationship between ASG, the student body, and the community by communicating with appropriate media outlets and designated individuals. Write or respond properly formatted and factually accurate press releases, as needed, for the student media and the outside media as it pertains to ASG business or student related issues or events. Work with Emporia Mainstreet and foster relationships to help bridge ESU with the Emporia community for events such as Can the Bods and the Big Event. Create and distribute promotions to market ASG events and ASG recruitment. Responsible for using creative outreach methods, such as using social networking tools, to enhance the image of ASG. Serve as an ex-officio member of the Executive Committee and attend weekly cabinet meetings. Direct questions to appropriate members of ASG. Report to the President. The President and Vice President have the right to assign duties as necessary.

Diversity & Inclusion Chair Application


Job Requirements: Maintain a 2.75 GPA, except for first semester freshmen and be a full time student.   Must be able to work with student organizations in planning and policies regarding travel allocations. Preparing packets of information for student organizations and University Departments. Works closely with the office Administrative Assistant to track expenditures and revenues for local organizational and operations budgets for ASG. Make periodic reports to ASG at their meetings regarding the present standing of all organization's allocations. Serve as an ex-officio member of the ASG Finance Committee and serve as a student representative on the University Budget and Tuition Committee. Will give report to Chair of the ASG Fiscal Affairs Committee.

Treasurer Application

Election Commissioner

Job Requirements: Maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA, except for first semester freshmen and be a full time student. The Election Commissioner duties will include but are not limited to, preparing all Associated Student Government election information for presidential, vice presidential and senatorial candidates; distributing election regulations to candidates; making sure candidates uphold these regulations; administering fines when/if regulations are violated; helping to publicize elections; and encouraging all students to vote during the week of elections.  The election commissioner will be expected to attend bi-weekly Senate meetings and weekly Cabinet meetings during employment period.  The Election Commissioner will receive training from and work with the Graduate Advisor for Associated Student Government.

Election Commissioner Application

Chief of Staff

Job Requirements: Maintain a 2.75 GPA, except for first semester freshmen. Must be a full time student. Will serve as the clerk of the student senate. Will oversee the rest of the ASG staff. Take minutes at all student senate meetings and publish those minutes for all members. Get minutes to ESU Printing Services for copying by the Monday following the ASG meeting. Serve as an ex-officio member of the Executive Committee. Serve as Historian for ASG and direct questions to appropriate members of ASG. Report to the President. Complete tasks assigned by the President or Vice President of ASG. Manage and update the ASG website regularly. Provide overall office organization for the ASG section of the Center for Student Involvement. Assist the Vice President on making changes to ASG Bulletin Boards as needed.

Chief of Staff Application