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Student Activities, Inclusion and Leadership

The Student Activities, Inclusion and Leadership (SAIL) Office offers support and growth experiences through a variety of educational, social and multicultural activities. Students can participate in student leadership activities through the Associated Students of Aims Community College.

The mission of the department is to promote community-building and engagement opportunities and services that foster student belonging and growth. The vision to be an integral part of the student experience is upheld by the department’s commitment to the following core values:

  1. Collaboration
  2. Inclusiveness
  3. Intentionality
  4. Learning and Growth
  5. Students First

The Student Activities, Inclusion and Leadership department at Aims Community College provides high impact co-curricular programs to help students maximize their student experience. 

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the representative body for Aims students. SGA actively seeks  student opinions related to college policies, procedures, and programs, and advocates on behalf of student  interests to the Board of Trustees, administration, staff, and faculty. SGA finds creative ways to connect with and  solicit feedback from students, provides funding for student organizations and other student-centered initiatives,  and SGA members sit on Aims-wide councils and committees to represent the student voice. 

The SGA Executive Board consists of six officer positions: President, Executive Vice President for Finance, Vice  President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Facilities & Operations, Vice President for Public Relations, and  Vice President for Student Engagement, Inclusion, and Success

  • Attend weekly SGA Executive Board meetings, SGA-sponsored functions, and all required trainings.
  • Maintain frequent contact with students, including seeking input to determine needs, interests, and opinions, and communicating SGA information out to students. 
  • Maintain frequent contact with Aims employees, including building relationships with key collaborators, and communicating professionally and promptly.  
    • Seek out and meet with faculty, staff, and administrators to develop resources, adapt procedures, create new initiatives, and otherwise incorporate student feedback into new and existing work.
    • Brainstorm and problem solve potential obstacles or concerns regarding specific student needs and interests. 
  • Represent the student body on college-wide committee/councils to represent student perspectives and opinions. 
    • Research the history and current context of issues being addressed by the committee.
    • Complete tasks assigned by committee in a timely manner (as needed). 
    • Contribute actively and professionally to conversations by sharing perspectives from students and identifying potential impacts on students that employees may not anticipate. 
  • Ensure advocacy efforts address the needs of all students and promote equity and inclusion at Aims. 
  • Collaborate with Media Specialist to create/distribute inclusive marketing to promote student government  initiatives. 
    • Review and edit marketing materials to ensure materials are addressing an inclusive lens.
    • Research innovative promotion/marketing strategies to reach a variety of learning styles and Social Identities.  
    • Collaborate/consult with the Disability Access Services (DAS) office to address and ensure materials are meeting DAS considerations.
  • Participate in college events, including serving on panels, participating in Aims social media campaigns, and speaking or presenting on behalf of Aims and SGA to students, employees, and/or the community. 
    • Support and contribute to their team members program planning and implementation
    • Actively participate in recruiting student volunteers to support the implementation of student  activities and promote a sense of community and belonging. 
    • Participate in class panels/visits/presentations to encourage and raise awareness related to the benefits of campus engagement. 
    • Participate in campus tours as schedule allows for incoming students and potential students to  enhance engagement/retention/completion among students. 
    • Develop and challenge interpersonal/intrapersonal professional development skills such as public speaking, written communication, and team dynamics. 
  • Work collaboratively with SAIL Media Specialist to develop marketing, promotions, and public service campaigns on behalf of SGA. 
  • Incorporate Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) considerations into SGA initiatives by ensuring opinions and ideas are sourced from the entire student body, representing all identities, and that advocacy  initiatives center removal of barriers to access, ensuring inclusive environments, and elevating voices of  students from marginalized and minoritized identities. 
    • Utilize inclusive language theories and practices into their communications and interactions with campus members. 
    • Role model for campus members the practice of equity and inclusive practices. 
    • Attend diversity, equity and inclusion training (DEI) and online national conference trainings.
  • Support various functions of the Student Activities, Inclusion, & Leadership (SAIL) Office, including  
    • distributing the Toilet Paper newsletter and posters, assisting with SAIL events, and maintaining an organized workspace. 
    • Schedule and arrange appropriate spaces for meetings and events. 
    • Greet and welcome guests. 
    • Recruit, schedule, and manage volunteers for events. 
    • Introduce and assist speakers and participants in meetings and events. 
    • Prepare to explain and inform campus stakeholders such as administration leadership as to the need and benefit of particular programs, initiatives, and resources. 
    • Research, contact, and negotiate with performers, vendors, and speakers to provide relevant and  engaging student programming and services. 
    • Manage and track their respective budgets. 
    • Support and contribute to their team members advocacy planning and implementation. 

  • Hold a 2.8 cumulative GPA from the most recent school attended, and maintain at least a 2.5 semester GPA.
  • Enroll in 6+ credits during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. 
  • Must have a desire to represent student interests, serve in a leadership capacity, and learn a variety of  leadership and communication skills. 
  • Must possess a willingness to work collaboratively with other students and Aims staff, faculty, and administrators to advance the ASACC and Aims missions. 
  • Must demonstrate commitment to equity, inclusion, and justice and openness to learn, reflect, and grow as  an inclusive, socially responsible leader.
  • Candidates will be subject to a background check like all Aims employees. Any events that appear on a background check will be individually discussed with Human Resources and the Director of Student Activities, Inclusion & Leadership to determine eligibility. 
  • Presidential candidates must be at least 18 years old by the first day of their contract (May 19, 2022).

SGA President
Minimum 10 hours/week during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Semesters with a maximum of
 25 hours/week; 10 hours/week in summer (May 19, 2022 - May 9, 2023) 

Desired Qualifications 

  • At least one (1) semester of experience in a leadership role in Student Government Association (SGA), the  Campus Activities Programming (CAP) Board, Center for Diversity & Inclusion (Diversity Peer Specialist) or  other leadership experience relevant to small groups or student governments. 
  • Professional communication and interpersonal skills. 

Specific Responsibilities of the President 

  • Represent the students at Aims to the College Trustees (monthly meeting), College Council (bi-weekly  meeting), administration, faculty, and staff as well as entities outside the college community.
  • Set the overall vision and direction for the SGA organization as a whole, including working collaboratively  with the SGA Board to identify that year’s priorities and goals. 
  • Assist, guide, and support all other SGA officers and works to develop camaraderie, mutual trust and respect, and a collaborative spirit among the board. 
  • Run SGA Executive Board meetings, including setting the agendas and acting as tie-breaker if needed.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for SGA. 
  • Meet regularly with the College President, Vice President for Student Engagement, Inclusion, & Success  (SEIS), and other college leadership; work closely with SGA Advisor (including weekly 1:1 meetings).
  • This is a term limited position (1 year). 
SGA Executive Vice President for Finance
Average of 20 hours/week during academic year; 10 hours/week
 in summer (May 19, 2022 - May 9, 2023) 

Desired Qualifications 

  • Knowledge and/or experience with budgeting and accounting. 
  • Highly organized, close attention to detail. 
  • Experience as a member or officer of a student organization at Aims or another institution.

Specific Responsibilities of the SGA Executive Vice President for Finance

  • Oversee the SGA budget, including tracking expenditures, preparing budget recommendations for future, and making recommendations for improved cost effectiveness.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between SGA and student organizations, including overseeing Student  Organization budgets, training student organization officers and advisors on the SGA Funds Request  process and helping officers navigate the process, and attending bi-weekly Student Organization Leader  (SOL) Council meetings. 
  • Represent students on college related finance committees. 
  • Execute the duties and powers of the SGA President in their absence. 
  • Serve as recording and corresponding secretary, including taking meeting minutes and attendance at each meeting, and publishing all pertinent acts and decisions of the SGA. 
  • Meet regularly with the Vice President for Administrative Services/Chief Financial Officer; and works closely with SGA Advisor (including weekly 1:1 meetings). 
SGA Vice President of Academic Affairs
Average of 20 hours/week during academic year; 10 hours/week in
summer (May 19, 2022 - May 9, 2023) 

Desired Qualifications 

  • Experience leading a group or team (including in or outside of the classroom). 
  • Professional communication skills. 
  • Interest in the academic experience at Aims (i.e. classroom experiences, instruction, library and tutoring resources, etc.) 

Specific Responsibilities of the SGA Vice President for Academic Affairs 

  • Represent students on college committees related to the academic experience. 
  • Serve as liaison between SGA and Satellite Campuses, including representing satellite campus student  perspectives in SGA advocacy and decision-making. 
  • Meet regularly with the Executive Vice President/Chief Academic Officer and the Satellite Campus Executive Directors; works closely with SGA Advisor (including weekly 1:1 meetings). 
  • Represent student interests to and work collaboratively with the Aims Academic Affairs Division: 
    • Learning Commons 
    • Faculty Teaching & Learning Center 
    • Academic Programs/Majors in the four divisions (Business & Technology, Arts & Sciences, Public  Safety, Transportation, & Workforce Development, Allied Health & Wellness) 
    • The PERC 
    • High School Programs 
SGA Vice President of Facilities & Operations
Average of 20 hours/week during academic year; 10
hours/week in summer (May 19, 2022 - May 9, 2023) 

Desired Qualifications 

  • Experience leading a group or team (including in or outside of the classroom). 
  • Professional communication skills. 
  • Interest in the infrastructure supporting Aims (i.e. buildings & grounds, technology, food service, etc.)

Specific Responsibilities of the SGA Vice President for Facilities & Operations

  • Represent students on college committees related to facilities, IT, etc. 
  • Meet regularly with the Vice President for Administrative Services/Chief Financial Officer; works closely with SGA Advisor (including weekly 1:1 meetings). 
  • Represent student interests to and work collaboratively with the Aims Administrative Services units: 
    • Facilities & Operations 
    • Food Services 
    • IT 
    • Financial Services 
    • Purchasing 
SGA Vice President of Public Relations
Average of 20 hours/week during academic year; 10 hours/week in
 summer (May 19, 2022 - May 9, 2023) 

Desired Qualifications 

  • Experience leading a group or team (including in or outside of the classroom). 
  • Professional communication skills. 
  • Experience and proficiency with social media, including Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.

Specific Responsibilities of the SGA Vice President for Public Relations 

  • Run the Aims SnapChat account and moderates the Students of Aims Community College Facebook Group; includes training and overseeing student, faculty, and staff “guest posters.” 
  • Represent students on college committees related marketing, communications, website, and public relations. 
  • Meet regularly with the Executive Director of Marketing & Communications; works closely with SGA  Advisor (including weekly 1:1 meetings). 
  • Work with the SAIL Media Specialist to keep the student body informed of SGA events, actions, and initiatives through marketing and social media campaigns. 
  • Represent student interests to and works collaboratively with the Aims Marketing & Communications Department. 
SGA Vice President of Student Engagement, Inclusion, & Success (SEIS)
Average of 20 hours/week during
 academic year; 10 hours/week in summer (May 19, 2022 - May 9, 2023) 

Desired Qualifications 

  • Experience leading a group or team (including in or outside of the classroom). 
  • Professional communication skills. 
  • Interest in the student experience outside of the classroom (i.e. advising, career services, involvement  opportunities, counseling, etc.) 

Specific Responsibilities of the SGA Vice President for Student Engagement, Inclusion, & Success (SEIS)

  • Represent students on college committees related to student engagement, student success, etc.
  • Meet regularly with the Vice President for Student Engagement, Inclusion, & Success (SEIS); works closely  with SGA Advisor (including weekly 1:1 meetings).
  • Represent student interests to and work collaboratively with the Aims Student Engagement, Inclusion, &  Success (SEIS) Division: 
    • Admissions, Counseling, & Recruitment o Pathway Advising 
    • TRiO 
    • Transitions Center 
      • Aims2UNC 
      • Arty’s Orientation 
      • Career Services 
      • Peer Coaching 
      • Navigation Station 
      • Transfer Services 
    • Dean of Students 
      • Counseling & CARE 
      • Disability Access Center 
      • Student Conduct 
    • Student Enrollment, Records, and Testing
    • Title IX and Student Equal Opportunity Office
    • Financial Aid 
    • Student Activities, Inclusion, & Leadership 
      • Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Campus Activities Programming Board (CAP)

The Campus Activities Programming (CAP) Board enhances the educational environment at Aims by providing free, student-centered events focused on holistic wellness, awareness-raising, harm-reduction, and community-building. Campus Activities Programming Board events take place on all campuses including virtually and cover topics ranging from physical and emotional wellness, to multiculturalism and diversity, to pure fun and entertainment. There are five (5) positions on the Greeley campus, one (1) position on Ft. Lupton and Windsor campuses and one (1) that will cover Loveland campus and virtual programs. Each position will have a specific focal point that will inform their event planning.

 

  • Follow a Holistic Wellness model to plan events within your focus area from a variety of aspects of wellness.
  • Complete the NASPA Certified Peer Education Training in order to be eligible to sit for the certification exam and gain knowledge related to best practices in awareness/prevention/education student activities.
  • Collaborate with Media Specialist to create/distribute inclusive marketing to promote student programs.
  • Complete Safe Zone Training.
  • Attend diversity, equity and inclusion training.
  • Seek out and develop partnerships with campus departments, administration, faculty, staff, student clubs and organizations, and community resources to provide students with a broad array of activities.
  • Research, contact, and negotiate with performers, vendors, and speakers to provide relevant and engaging student programming.
  • Manage and track budgets assigned to the position.
  • Support and contribute to their team members’ program planning and implementation
  • Actively participate in recruiting student volunteers to support the implementation of student activities and promote a sense of community and belonging.
  • Submit and maintain Program files in the ASACC shared drive for each program.

  • Hold a 2.8 minimum GPA from the most recent school attended and maintain at least a 2.5 semester GPA while  in the position.
  • Enroll in 6+ credits during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023.
  •  Must have a desire to represent student interests, serve in a leadership capacity, and learn a variety of leadership and communication skills
  •  Must possess a willingness to work collaboratively with other students and Aims staff, faculty, and administrators to advance the ASACC and Aims missions.
  •  Must demonstrate commitment to equity, inclusion, and justice and openness to learn, reflect, and grow as an inclusive, socially responsible leader.
  • Candidates will be subject to a background check like all Aims employees. Any events that appear on a background check will be individually discussed with Human Resources and the Director of Student Leadership to determine eligibility.
  • Commit to working a minimum of ten (10) hours per week and a maximum of twenty (25) hours per week during Fall/Spring semesters and at least ten (10) hours per week (maximum of 20 hours/week) in summer (May 19, 2022 - August 9, 2022).

Mental Health and Wellness
  • This position will plan and implement student programs with a focus on mental health, well-being, and resources. Topics may include awareness, prevention, and reducing the stigma related to suicide, self-harm, depression, etc. This position will collaborate with various campus departments, faculty, and community/state/national resources to implement engaging, informative and evidence-based programs.
Sexual Identity, Health and Violence Prevention
  • This position will plan and implement student programs with a focus on prevention, awareness, and resources in a balanced manner (i.e. safe sex, abstinence, reproductive health, STI’s, etc.) related to sexual well-being as well as collaborate with the Title IX Coordinator on Title IX topics (relationship violence, stalking, date rape, etc.). This position will also take into account the diverse identities of students by offering activities that raise awareness across many intersectional identities. ​​​​
Family and Evening Programs
  • This position will plan and implement student programs with a focus on activities that include student’s families and/or provide activities to meet the needs of evening students.
Nutrition and Physical Health
  • This position will collaborate with the Hunger-Free Campus Initiative to provide workshops/events for students focused on nutrition, addressing food insecurity, and raising awareness about resources and adoption of healthy lifestyles. Duties will include assisting with co-hosting workshops, recruiting faculty/staff/speakers to facilitate, planning and promotion of workshops/events, and providing a student voice on the Hunger Free Campus committee.
Campus Election Engagement
  • This position will be the student representative on election engagement initiatives/committees aimed at increasing voter registration and election knowledge among students. Duties may include offering activities related to current events, speakers, and raising awareness about opportunities related to community service and volunteer opportunities such as Weld County Food Bank, Weld County Humane Society, etc.
Loveland/Virtual Programs
  • This position will serve students on the Loveland campus to offer on campus activities as well as research and seek out best practices to engage students in a virtual environment to provide distance learners a sense of community and belonging. ​​​​​
Windsor Campus Programs
  • This position will plan and implement student programs focused on the student population on the Windsor Campus.
Fort Lupton Campus Programs
  • This position will plan and implement student programs focused on the student population on the Fort Lupton Campus.

  • Event Marketing and Promotion
  • Recruitment and Volunteer Engagement
  • Welcome Week Events and Grad Reception Event
  • H2H Planning Committee Student Representative
  • Holocaust Memorial Observances of Greeley & Northern Colorado Planning Committee
  • Words with Writers/Author Series
  • Council for Equity & Inclusion
  • And other college committees per student interest and committee needs
  • Student Handbook

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  • Associated Students of Aims Community College

    The Associated Students of Aims Community College includes all fee-paying students and provides leadership opportunities through the Student Government Association and the Campus Activities Programming Board.

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  • Commencement Ceremony

    Aims conducts one commencement ceremony per year, held at the end of the spring semester.

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More Student Resources

The Student Activities, Inclusion and Leadership department provides a variety of services, resources, workshops and events to enhance the Aims student experience. Please visit the following pages to learn more:

Student Activities, Inclusion and Leadership Staff

The Aims Student Activities, Inclusion and Leadership department staff are committed to promoting community-building with a “students first” mindset.