STUDENT

ACTIVITIES

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Sport Events provides opportunities for individuals to grow as leaders and participants in short-term (usually one-day) sporting events.

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Volunteer

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We invite all students that are interested to volunteer to help with any of our events on campus. 

We have large events and small events.  The hours involved could be 2 hours on a weekend to put on an event up to 10+ hours helping our Students Leaders to get everything ready....

We have many ways you can get involved. Come to the Student Activities Office, 101 Manwaring Center, to find out how. 

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Student Area Director

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The Sports Student Area Director oversees the entire area of sports, which includes Sports Events, Recreational Sports, and Competitive Sports. Student Area Directors are primarily responsible for teaching, training and empowering the Student Directors in that area. They also meet with other Student Area Directors to council about Activities-wide issues....



Teach/Empower/Grow others

Student Area Directors are responsible to teach and empower Student Directors sufficiently that they can succeed in their roles. This is done by teaching the following:The mission and vision of the University, the Activities Program and their area. The structure of the Activities Program and their stewardship area. The roles of the Student Leaders in Activities and their stewardship area. The doctrines and principles of disciple-leadership found in the LBF manual and the scriptures, and how those principles and doctrines apply to what the leaders are actually doing in their stewardships.

Administrative

New Student Area Directors counsel with the current Student Area Director, current Student Director and Advisors in the selection of new Student Directors for their area. Hold Student Directors accountable. Area Directors are responsible to hold Student Directors accountable for their stewardship. This requires that Area Directors understand not only their own stewardship but also the stewardship of the Student Directors.Understand and apply the Student-Leader Model. Area Directors are not responsible to create and execute all that happens in their area, but they are expected to know what is happening at all levels in their areas and to ensure that programs and events are done to an acceptable level and standard. Area Directors are responsible to oversee marketing efforts in their area. With other Student Area Directors, coordinate efforts for organizational representation at campus wide events (NSO, Spirit Week, etc.).

Counsel

Student Area Directors meet and counsel regularly with Student Directors as well as observe and provide feedback.Student Area Directors meet and counsel weekly with other Student Area Directors regarding general Activities issues and to study and prepare together for training within their areas.

Communicate

Return and report Student Area Directors are responsible to Area Coordinators and return and report regularly. The Student Area Directors council is responsible to the Activities Directors.

Area Communication

Student Area Directors work with their Student Directors to see that effective communication processes are in place which include all of the Student Leaders in that area.

Continuity

Student Area Directors are responsible to see that pertinent information about their area is passed on to the succeeding Student Area Director.

Student Area Director Guidelines

As you consider a student leadership experience in the Student Activities Program, please review the Mission Statement and following guidelines:

MISSION STATEMENT: 
Student Activities invites individuals to experience the power of acting for themselves through involvement in student-led programs and events.

1. HONOR CODE / DEVOTIONALS 
Student Leaders are expected to be exemplary in living the Brigham Young University-Idaho Honor Code. Student Leaders are expected to attend BYU-Idaho weekly devotionals. Devotional dress is encouraged when possible. 

2. SCHOLARSHIP/EMPLOYMENT 
Student Leaders will receive a full-tuition scholarship upon being selected and meeting the following qualifications:a. On track during the semester serving and a matriculated full-time student (12 credits minimum). Does not have to be on track to apply, but must be in town for all training.
b. Completed no more than 129 cumulative credits prior to the semester they serve.
c. Must have earned a minimum of 30 credits at BYU-Idaho prior to the semester they serve.
d. Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and no University restrictions.
e. Serve an average of 10 hours per week. (There may be occasional times in the semester when more time is required.)
f. If employed, it is recommended that the Student Leader not work more than 10 hours per week at an on/off campus job. Employment should be in a different area from where the Student Leader is currently receiving a scholarship.
g. May only serve as a Student Director one semester. May only serve as a Student Area Director one semester. 
h. Student Area Directors must have previous experience at the Coordinator level or above. Student Directors should have had previous experience at the Manager level or above.


3. RESPONSIBILITIES 
Student Leaders will attend retreats, meetings, and other events as announced. Student Leaders will enable students to lead, guide, and direct those serving on their boards as they plan and organize activities. 

4. AVAILABILITY 
Must be available to their Student Leaders and Advisors on a regular basis throughout the semester, including checking e-mails regularly for Activities communications. 

5. COUNCIL MEETINGS 
Student Leaders are expected to attend Activities Council Meetings as scheduled.  The Student Leader will also hold weekly council meetings for the purpose of leadership training, planning, organizing, etc. in their own area. 

6. ADVISOR 
Student Leaders will meet regularly with their Advisor for purposes of training, evaluation, planning, etc.

7. EXPERIENCE 
Student Area Directors must have previous Activities experience at the Coordinator level or above. Student Directors should have had previous experience at the Manager level or above.

Student Director

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Student Director is in charge of interviewing and selecting Coordinators for events.

This is a position with a scholarhsip. 

Student Director meets with Advisor over events weekly and meets with Coordinators over events as needed to teach them responsibilities and assist them with any needs they might have.

Coordinator

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Coordinators are in charge of interviewing and selecting Managers to run the different sports events on campus.

They help teach and train Managers in their duties with policies and procedures needed to accomplish their tasks. 

Meetings are scheduled as needed to assist the Managers in accomplishing their event.

Coordinators will meet as...

needed with the Director to learn his duties.

Manager

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Manager is a leader over an event we have on campus.  It could be Manager of weekly fencing classes, or a one-day tennis tournament, or a lacrosse clinic. It could be managing one of our big events such as the Temple to Temple Relay or Slam Dunk Competition.  These events cross into two semesters for preparation.

We need Managers to make our program run....

The hours needed to manage vary from one event to another. When you apply, inform us of what time you have available, and we can help you find the event that will fit into your schedule.

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