2018-2019 UH SPE Chair Applications

/2018-2019 UH SPE Chair Applications
2018-2019 UH SPE Chair Applications 2018-04-24T14:58:23+00:00

About

We’re looking for bright and talented Coogs to carry on and keep connecting the upstream oil and gas industry with students at the University of Houston! UHSPE interviews are held for the following chair positions:

  • Industry Liaison
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Professional Development
  • Events
  • Special Events
  • Membership
  • Technology
  • Communications

We’re looking for:

  • Talented, driven, reliable, dedicated UH students in good academic standing (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Active member of the chapter with valid and up-to-date SPE International membership
  • Must be available for the entire 2018-2019 academic calendar year as an officer and not graduating before Spring 2019
  • Able to manage several tasks effectively and on time in a team environment
  • Preferably not involved as an officer in other student organizations
  • Interested in pursuing a career in oil and gas

While we may have candidates involved as officers in other student organizations, we’d advise considering an officer role only if you can allocate adequate time for the job.

The SPE University of Houston Student Chapter constitution dictates that open officer elections are held for major officer positions every spring which include the President, Vice President Internal, Vice President External, Treasurer, and Secretary. All other positions will be selected via interview process by an officer panel of current and elect officers.

Learn more about the positions

 Graduate Affairs Chair    

  • Graduate Student Classification
  • Well known
  • Selection by Interview

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Graduate Affairs Chair shall seek to ensure graduate student member participation in SPE events, meetings, and all other general activities sponsored by SPE. This officer shall promote the ideas and interests of all graduate student members, and will help facilitate and manage SPE sponsored meetings, events, and general activates altogether with other student officers.

Professional Development Chair    

  • Junior/Senior/Graduate Classification
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Selection by Interview

Responsibilities and Duties:

This Professional Development Chair will be responsible for enhancing the development of student members outside the classroom. This position shall focus on developing our students technically and professionally through certifications, software training, field visits, business program development in collaboration with Bauer School of Business and the Engineering Career Center. This officer shall also be responsible for preparing students to project a professional image to companies. This chair should identify opportunities for our chapter, and attend events, workshops and conferences that will benefit students. Moreover, the Professional Development Chair shall serve as a link to other professional networks such as the SPE Young Professionals Committee.

Events   

  • Open Classification
  • Organized
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Selection by Interview

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Events Coordinator will be responsible for organizing SPE tailgates for every football game. In addition, this officer shall be responsible for ordering food for SPE student chapter meetings, SPE lunch & learn meetings, and other special events.

Special Events   

  • Open Classification
  • Experience with event planning
  • Strong people skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Selection by interview

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Special Events chair shall be responsible for the planning and execution of several high visibility events for the student chapter.  The officer shall coordinate with the President and Vice- President for the success of several events laid out at the beginning of the term.  A part of the external team, the officer shall coordinate the venue booking, ordering of refreshments, invitations of students and industry professionals, and other necessary duties involved in hosting successful events for the student chapter.

Industry Liaison

  • Served for a full term as UHSPE officer in 2014-2015, 2015‐2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018
  • Junior/Senior/Graduate Classification
  • Great networking skills
  • Selection by Interview

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Industry Liaison will be responsible for bridging the gap between the students and industry professionals. This officer may be required to invite Guest Speakers, deliver presentations to organizations seeking funds or sponsorship assistance. The main objective will be to connect with industrial organizations and professionals, informing them about the chapter’s activities. The industry liaison would work in close association with SPE Gulf Coast Section to promote the UH SPE Chapter and its activities.

  • Open classification
  • Tech Savvy
  • Organized
  • Selection by Interview

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Technology Chair will be responsible for maintaining the UH SPE Website and keeping it updated with information about all activities related to UH SPE. This officer needs to work with the University of Houston College of Engineering and the Petroleum Engineering Department to ensure that the team is effectively connected to appropriate social media websites. The Technology Chair is also responsible for making separate pages for ATCE and Student Paper Contests. The Technology Chair might also be required to connect with the SPE Gulf Coast Section Events and post them on chapter’s the website. The Technology Chair and the Secretary will create a calendar of events and develop and post the annual event schedule on the website. The Technology Chair shall serve as custodian to all the chapter’s official electronic accounts and will provide direct access to the elected officers. The technology chair will also serve as an adviser to the executive board and assist with the introduction of new technologies that may be useful to the board and the chapter members.

Membership Chair  

  • Strong people skills
  • Selection by Interview

Responsibilities and  Duties:

The membership chair will inform all UH Petroleum Engineering students about the benefits of being an active member of UH SPE. This officer should try to recruit as many members as possible. The membership chair shall also make announcements in freshman year classes and inform new undergraduate and graduate students on how to become chapter members. This position shall also maintain an up-to-date database of all current chapter members. The membership chair shall also create an attendee list for each Chapter event.

Technology Chair      

  • Open classification
  • Tech Savvy
  • Organized
  • Selection by Interview

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Technology Chair will be responsible for maintaining the UH SPE Website and keeping it updated with information about all activities related to UH SPE. This officer needs to work with the University of Houston College of Engineering and the Petroleum Engineering Department to ensure that the team is effectively connected to appropriate social media websites. The Technology Chair is also responsible for making separate pages for ATCE and Student Paper Contests. The Technology Chair might also be required to connect with the SPE Gulf Coast Section Events and post them on chapter’s the website. The Technology Chair and the Secretary will create a calendar of events and develop and post the annual event schedule on the website. The Technology Chair shall serve as custodian to all the chapter’s official electronic accounts and will provide direct access to the elected officers. The technology chair will also serve as an adviser to the executive board and assist with the introduction of new technologies that may be useful to the board and the chapter members.

Communications Chair

  • Open Classification
  • Active on Social Media Networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Skilled photographer (or aspiring)
  • Skilled writer
  • Selection by interview

Responsibilities and  Duties:

The Communications chair shall be responsible for the student chapter’s presence on active social media networks and keep records or histories of all the chapter’s activities.  The chair should take pictures at all SPE events and maintain an accessible database of these photos. The Communications chair will also be responsible for composing the monthly chapter article for the GCS-Connect newsletter.

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