The Student Body President is elected in the spring to represent more than 68,000 students for the following academic year. The President serves as the only student member on the UCF Board of Trustees. The President is the CEO of the UCF Student Government and is responsible for the allocation of the almost 20.4 million dollar Activity and Service Fee Budget. The President is advised by 16 Executive Cabinet members on matters of policy, and oversees various University departments and agencies.
The Student Body Vice President is elected in the spring alongside the Student Body President to serve for the following academic year. The Vice President and President work collaboratively in achieving the Platform goals they have set to accomplish. The Vice President sits on various committees appointed by the Student Body and university president. The Vice President is the chair of the Agency and Department Strategic Planning Board to oversee all organizations, agencies, and departments at the university level. The Vice President’s role is to manage the internal operations of the Executive cabinet.
The expectations of the Chief of Staff are to work directly with the President and support special projects. The Chief of Staff will also oversee and work directly with the Division of Student Affairs. This role includes advising and playing an essential role in decision making for the Executive Cabinet. Finally, the Chief of Staff will serve alongside the Deputy Chief of Staff, who will be the mirror of the position working with the Vice President.
The Deputy Chief of Staff will work directly with the Vice President and support special projects. The Deputy Chief of Staff will provide supervision and support to the Division of Communications. This role includes advising and playing an essential role in decision making for the Executive Cabinet as well as overseeing the Student Government Leadership Council as the ELC Mentorship Program Coordinator. The Deputy Chief of Staff will coordinate with the First Year Experience office to provide information regarding Student Government to incoming students. Finally, the Deputy Chief of Staff will serve alongside the Chief of Staff.
The Attorney General shall be the Legal advisor to the president and shall hand down opinions on the constitution, statutes, and rights and responsibilities to any member of the student body upon request. It shall be the responsibility of the attorney general to undertake statutory revisions. The Attorney General is also responsible for advising students appearing before the SG Judicial Council, the Office of Student Conduct, or any other University sanctioned board.
The Comptroller shall be the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Student Senate and of Student Government in general, heading the $20.7 million budget paid by students through the Activity and Service Fee. The Comptroller shall serve as a liaison between student government and the entities receiving funds from the Activity and Services Fee including student organizations and SG agencies. The Comptroller shall be responsible to the student body, and the Student Body Senate, for accurate and up to date maintenance of records and transactions made. The Comptroller will also manage the Finance Office.
The Director of Student Affairs is responsible for the management of the Division of Student Affairs and overseeing those special projects and programming. The Director of Student Affairs will be the main point of contact for student on-campus events and student concerns. The Director of Student Affairs shall be responsible for planning and executing Universal Knights and Light Up UCF. The Director of Student Affairs is also a liaison to Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC), Student Accessibility Services (SAS), and Graduate Student Association (GSA). The Director of Student Affairs is responsible for the oversight and implementation of the Hunger and Homelessness Executive Outreach Committee.
The Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator shall oversee promoting campus diversity and inclusion, interfaith relations, and mental health. This position will work closely with the Multicultural Student Center and serve as an advisor and a liaison. This position will work with Campus Faiths and Ministries to promote equity and acceptance within the university community. This position will be required to host diversity education events and roundtable discussions throughout the year. The Director of Diversity & Inclusion is responsible for the oversight and implementation of the Interfaith Executive Outreach Committee.
The Academic Affairs Coordinator shall be Student Government’s link to UCF’s academic colleges and academic programs. This position is responsible for completing objectives pertaining to academic services offered by the university and executing academic programming offered by Student Government. This position will be responsible for learning and being up to date with issues regarding all colleges of the university and Faculty Senate to determine how SG can help academic programs offered to students.
The Sustainability and Innovation Coordinator shall be responsible for the implementation of environmental awareness programming on campus as well as working with campus entities and organizations to increase their environmental awareness. They will also work with campus entities, such as the Student Union, the Recreation and Wellness Center, Wellness & Health Promotion Services, and the Health Center to develop more sustainable alternatives and practices to work towards achieving a healthier campus environment. The position will also oversee research, technological improvements, and advancements at the university. This position will also research other methods for creating a more sustainable campus and promoting student wellness. The Sustainability and Innovation Coordinator is responsible for the oversight and implementation of the Sustainability Executive Outreach Committee. Finally, this position will oversee the advocacy of the Green Initiative Fund.
The Safety and Transportation Coordinator shall be the Student Government liaison with Parking & Transportation Services, and A&SF funded facilities. This position willfocus on advocating for students in all matters related to facilities and transportation. The Safety and Transportation Coordinator will be responsible for improvements in areas such as shuttle services, facilities, operations, etc. This position will also be a voting member of the University Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee. Additionally, this position will work towards making UCF a safer campus for our students. This will include, but will not be limited to, working with UCF Police Department and other entities on campus.
The Athletics Coordinator shall be responsible for working closely with UCF Athletics to continue partnerships and create relationships with traditions-based agencies, the Alumni Association, and University Administration. This position will be responsible for planning/executing all the SG Tailgates and all Student Government programming at athletic events. The Athletics Coordinator will also work to further establish relationships amongst Intramural Sports and other similar organizations. The Athletics Coordinator is also responsible for the oversight of an Athletics Executive Outreach Committee.
The Governmental Affairs Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the lobbying concerns of the student body are being addressed at the university, local, state, and federal levels. The position will organize visits to the State Capital, such as SG’s annual Day at the Capitol event, and local representatives at Day at City Hall, to voice the concerns of the student body. This position will oversee hosting events in conjunction with political action groups that bring local, state, and national leaders to UCF to educate the student body on prominent issues. The Governmental Affairs Coordinator is responsible for the oversight and implementation of the IgKnight Your Vote Executive Outreach Committee.
The Director of Communications shall be responsible for the management of the Division of Communications & Outreach. This Director shall be responsible for creating and executing a communication plan geared at advertising and educating students about SG events and services as well as focusing on student outreach and engagement. The Director of Communications & Outreach shall be responsible for the public perception of Student Government. This position will be required to build relationships with campus and local media to ensure the proper dissemination of information from Student Government to the students and local community. The Director shall also serve as the Webmaster of the Student Government website. This position will collaborate with other Student Government branches as needed for joint ventures.
The Outreach Coordinator will be required to work with the Director of Communications to create outreach plans and partnerships with Registered Student Organizations and the Office of Student Involvement. The Outreach Coordinator will also be responsible for student outreach efforts across campus through the means of tabling, organization and classroom visits, as well as various workshops hosted by the Office of Student Involvement. The Outreach Coordinator will work closely with Rosen, Downtown, Transfer, and Graduate Students serving as a liaison.
The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining Student Government social media outlets. This position will create promotional items, advertise events, and market Student Government services to the student body. The Marketing Coordinator will also assist with written communication and develop interactive engagement through a variety of platforms. This position will assist other Division of Communications and Outreach members with creative ventures(i.e., graphics, video, etc.).
The Visual Media Coordinator will be responsible for developing graphics for Student Government. This position will assist other Cabinet members with creative ventures. This position will assist other Division of Communications and Outreach members with special projects. This coordinator will be encouraged to attend and document Student Government events and programming.
The Digital Media Coordinator is responsible for recording and editing videos of Student Government. This position will assist other Cabinet members with creative ventures. This position will assist other Division of Communications and Outreach members with special projects. This coordinator is expected to attend and document Student Government events and programming.