Candidate to

become a fulltimer or boardmember

Fulltimers
The fulltimers are students who take a one year break from their studies and work full time at
the student union. There are five full time positions, three presidials, and two coordinators.
The event coordinator is the only fulltimer role which can be held by a non-swedish
speaking student.


Responsible for General University Matters (Pres. Uni)
Is responsible to have connection to the other student unions in Lund and their work. Pres.
Uni is also the one responsible to represent the student union’s collective voice through
Lund University Student Union (LUS). Pres. Uni is also responsible for the quality assurance
and is one of two student representatives in the faculty’s education council, the group for
quality assurance as well as the course syllabus group.

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Responsible for Student Welfare Matters (Pres. Stu)
The presidial responsible for student welfare matters handles equality matters internally,
runs the student union economy, and works on a national level with student politics e.g.
through SFS representation.

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Responsible for General Faculty Matters (Pres. Fak)
The presidial responsible for general faculty matters is responsible for the coordination and
registering of student representatives and study councils, the work with study- and learning
environments and contact with the faculty management.

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Event Coordinator *No Swedish required*
The Event Coordinator primarily works to organise social events with the aim to; welcome
new students at the faculty and ease the transition into student life, encourage members to
know and recognise the student union and increase interest in becoming active, and to thank
currently active members for their contributions to the work of the student union. Some key
events include Slaget om Samvetet, the Novice Period, Samhällsvetarbalen, the Christmas
and Spring parties, and Tandem. The Event Coordinator recruits committees and project
groups for these events, and acts as the overall financial and logistical responsible for them.
The Event Coordinator is the chairperson of the event committee, and has responsibility for
the student union house, Samvetet. The Event Coordinator is also responsible for the
Project Fund where students can apply for project funding to an event that benefits students
at the Faculty of Social Sciences. The event coordinator is the only fulltimer role which can
be held by a non-swedish speaking student.

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Labour Market Coordinator
The Labour Market Coordinator primarily works with planning and carrying through the
student union’s operations and activities directed at preparing social sciences students for
the labour market. This is done by arranging different events like lectures, workshops, panel
discussions and more. By being in contact with alumni networks and coordinating

mentorship programs. By assisting the program associations and sections in their labour
market work. By actively informing the members about current labour market preparatory
possibilities. The Labour Market Coordinator is also responsible for arranging the annual
labour market day SAMarbete, and does so together with a project group.

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President
The president of the student union is responsible for coordinating the fulltimers and the
political work of the student union. Besides, the president is also the media spokesperson for
the student union, and represents the union at ceremonial occasions. The president position
is held by one of the presidials (Pres.Uni, Pres.Stu, or Pres.Fak), and the other two
presidials are vice presidents.

The Board (6 positions) *No Swedish required*
The board consists of six students, as well as the presidium. The board members work
closely with the fulltimers with the daily activities, and are also preparatory for the
Representative Assembly. This work involves dealing with the operative work of the student
union, such as concretisation and implementation of the action plan, election of student
representatives, following up on the work of the fulltimers, and holding delegated financial
responsibility. The board also has employer responsibility for the fulltimers, which means
they have the obligation to monitor their wellbeing and create a healthy work environment.

 

The board is elected in the spring and sits for 1 year. The board is expected to attend a
three-hour-long board meeting once every 2 weeks. The board also holds responsibility for
sharing the workload of drop-ins, afterworks, and other logistical work of the student union.
In addition, board members are relied upon to represent the organisation at internal and
external events, and provide operational support to the fulltimers and their events where
needed. The board members are also expected to work with the fulltimers in working groups,
to implement the action plan.