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Student Organizations: Questions to Ask Before Leading One

Working in a university has no shortage of opportunities and challenges, one of which may include being asked to be the club advisor for a student organization. It is important to understand the new aspects of your job before agreeing to take it on. You may feel a little confused as to what your new role includes, so here are a few things to consider if you choose to say yes.

1.Know Who the Organizers Are

You should be intimately aware of the organization’s purpose, rules, and process of adding members. You should also connect with the members of leadership, be that the founders or the elected officials so that they know how to contact you should there be any issues. You are there to help them to address potentially difficult situations.

2. Help Facilitate Activities

Your organization may need to work with a college event planner to organize … Read the rest