The Viking Union is Open!


We are excited to announce that the Viking Union is open Monday-Friday 7am – 10pm, Saturday 9am - 11pm and Sunday 10am - 11pm.
Services have resumed operation, including Starbucks, the Bookstore, Vendor's Row and the Multi-Purpose Room is home to a Student Study Space, students can connect to campus Wi-Fi for streaming classes and ATUS printers are available in the Study Space. There is also comfortable seating throughout the 6th floor. Face Coverings are required, and Physical Distancing will be monitored. We look forward to seeing you!

Employment

The AS Personnel Office is responsible for the Human Resources of the Associated Students. This includes, but is not limited to, upholding all aspects of the AS Personnel Policy, orchestrating and overseeing all AS student employee hiring, processing all employment paperwork for AS student employees, the placement of work-study positions, and organizing AS-wide employee recognition and Staff Development. The current office is charged with assessing the needs of the organization concerning day-to-day activities and supporting AS employees whenever possible.

Associated Students Interview Stock Questions


All AS Positions

  • Why are you interested in working for the Associated Students as the ________?
  • The AS has a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and being accessible to all Western Students. What does it mean to you to have a commitment to diversity and inclusion? How will you help to create a more equitable, just, and anti-racist campus community while in this position?

Director

  • Tell us how you have addressed a situation where there were varying opinions within your group about how to accomplish a goal?
  • Describe a time when you managed a budget at work, personally, or for an organization. How would you apply that experience to managing a budget in this position?
  • In this position you may be supervising other student employees and/or volunteers. What is your experience related to supervision, and how will you apply it to empower others and keep them motivated throughout the school year?
  • Tell us about a time when you had a disagreement with a friend, classmate, or colleague, and how you resolved it?

Coordinator

  • In this position you may be supervising other student employees and/or volunteers. What is your experience related to supervision, and how will you apply it to empower others and keep them motivated throughout the school year?
  • Describe a time when you managed a budget at work, personally, or for an organization. How would you apply that experience to managing a budget in this position?
  • Leadership comes in a variety of ways such as group events, activities, and class projects among many other things. When presented with a leadership opportunity, what role do you tend to take?
  • Describe to us the steps you took to organize, plan and complete a project that had a deadline?

Program Assistant

  • Describe to us the steps you took to organize, plan and complete a project that had a deadline.
  • Tell us about a creative solution you developed to solve a problem.
  • This position requires you to work with little supervision at times. Please describe a time when you had to work on a project unsupervised.
  • Give us an example of a time when you felt excessive demands were placed on you. How did you handle the situation?