FASA: ๐Ÿ“ฎ FASA Elections โ€“ Coordinator Positions ๐Ÿ“ฎ

๐Ÿ“ฎ FASA Elections โ€“ Coordinator Positions ๐Ÿ“ฎ

If you've been wondering how to become more involved with the Concordia Fine Arts Community, this is YOUR chance! FASA is beginning the election process for the upcoming academic year for all Coordinator positions: General, Outreach, Clubs and Services, Student Life, and Finance

Contract: April 2022 - May 2023

Application Deadline: Friday, March 11th, 2022, 11:59pm EST

Compensation: 12 hours per week at $15.50/hour; Summer hours are flexible

Eligibility: Only undergraduate Fine Arts Concordia students enrolled for the 2022-2023 academic year are eligible

READ MORE about the nomination process & job descriptions

Meet FASA's current coordinators for more information about their positions here

Nominate yourself today

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿฆฑ๐Ÿ’˜ Know Your Roots: Natural Hair Workshop and Social Circle ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿฆฑ๐Ÿ’˜
FASA would like to invite you to a workshop that's allllll about kinky, coily, curly hair!

Join us as we reflect on our past while paving a way for the future of natural hair through this workshop and social circle! This recipe we will focus on is an Ayurvedic hair oil that aids in stimulating hair growth, increasing circulation in the scalp, and boosting moisture retention. Each participant will receive a workshop kit with all the ingredients needed (as well as some surprise goodies!!)

Saturday, January 26th, 1-2 PM EST

๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿฟ Hosted by Emem, a 4th-year visual artist and self-taught/self-proclaimed hair enthusiast, who will walk us through various DIY products that have helped them to reinvent their natural hair!


Apply here

๐Ÿ’ซ This event is a part of FASA's Black History Semester Programming ๐Ÿ’ซ

FASA's Winter Special Project Grants
What is a Special Project Grant?A Special Project Grant or โ€œSPGโ€ is a grant given to undergraduate Fine Arts students at Concordia University (be they in a specialization, major, or minor within the Fine Arts) to support both individual and group projects. Part of the fee-levy paid by members of the Fine Arts Student Alliance (FASA) is dedicated toward the SPG fund every semester.

FASA SPGs Handbook and Application

QuestionsIf you have any further questions, feel free to email office.fasa@gmail.com or stop by our office during our office hours. The Coordinators will be happy to help you in any way that we can! You can also find more information about FASA's SPGs on our Resources page.

โœ๐Ÿฟโœ๐Ÿฝ Grant Writing Workshop with Naakita Feldman-Kiss โœ๐Ÿผโœ๐Ÿพ
Are you feeling nervous about upcoming grant applications? SPGs? or where you may even find grant opportunities?

Don't you worry, because FASA has got your back!

Check-out the upcoming Grant Writing Workshop with the amazing Naakita Feldman-Kiss โ€” where participants will learn anything and everything about the grant writing process!


FASA is Hiring a CEO!
Job Callout: FASAโ€™s Chief Electoral Officer

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 13th 2022, 11:59pm EST

Contract: March - April (inclusive).

Compensation: $15.50/hour, requires 10-20 hours, as needed

Job Description:

FASA is seeking an undergraduate Fine Arts student to act as Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) in our 2020/21 Annual General Elections. The CEO conducts and supervises the Annual General Elections, as well as any Referenda.
For more information, see our Facebook event!


Submit your application by filling out this form: https://forms.gle/bxAYSSatibcAm9Fb8
You will be asked several questions and to upload a CV.


All applicants, regardless of if they are selected for an interview, will be contacted by Friday, February 21, 2021.
Interviews will be held the following week via Zoom video call.
Interviews will be conducted in English by two FASA Coordinators.
Interview questions will be sent to applicants 1 day prior to the interview.


Please note that this position requires access to a computer and a reliable internet connection while working remotely. If this presents a barrier to any applicant, FASA will do our best to source a computer or otherwise accommodate.
If you have questions or concerns related to accessibility (or anything else), please email office.fasa@gmail.com.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Operating the SimplyVote platform on behalf of FASA and its membership in accordance with FASAโ€™s agreement of use with the Concordia Student Union (CSU) and Arts and Science Faculty Association (ASFA)
  • Corresponding with FASA, the CSU and ASFA about the use of the SimplyVote platform, as needed
  • Creating FASAโ€™s 2022 online election using the SimplyVote platform, including questions regarding the elections of all coordinator nominees to FASAโ€™s five elected coordinator positions for the 2021/22 academic year and all referendum questions
  • Entering the contact information of all FASA members into the SimplyVote platform
  • Ensuring the validity of all votes cast in FASAโ€™s 2020 online election
  • Counting ballots and tallying the results of the elections
  • Ensuring the fairness and equity of FASAโ€™s 2022 online election by resolving and/or reporting all problems arising in this course of this election to FASAโ€™s current Coordinator Team and Board of Directors
  • Updating the CEO Training Manual at the end of the position

  • Values direct-democracy;
  • Equitable and respectful;
  • Good Communicator;
  • Responsible, self-motivated, with strong attention to detail;
  • Proficient with computers;
  • Quickly adapts to use new software;
  • Proficient with Google Drive;
  • Ability to work autonomously;
  • Ability to adapt to feedback;
  • Good time management;
  • Available for regular email communications;
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate Fine Arts student at Concordia University (in a Major, Minor, or Specialization).

  • Familiarity with elections, particularly students electoral processes, such as that of the CSU, ASFA, or FASA; 
  • Familiarity of the organization and the FASA Bylaws;
  • Knowledge of non-hierarchical governing structures;
  • Knowledge of anti-oppression, inclusivity, and accessibility frameworks.

Employment Equity:

If you are an Indigenous person, a Black person, a person of colour, and/or a person with disabilities, then you are eligible for employment equity. If you are not a member of any of the aforementioned communities but would like to be considered for employment equity, you can indicate this in your application and are welcome to briefly describe in what way you see your perspective(s) underrepresented within Fine Arts student organizations.

FASA values the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized communities bring to our organization. We also understand that applicants may experience a number of identities simultaneously in ways that reinforce and nuance their experience. We are committed to creating an organization as diverse as the communities we serve. Please note that while it is not required that candidates explain why they would like to be considered for employment equity, you are welcome to speak to any relevant lived experiences in your application.

This statement is based on one created by COCo: https://coco-net.org/.

Find out more about how FASA uses Employment Equity here.

โญ Student Services and Supports January 2022 โญ
Click here for a list of support systems at Concordia University

๐Ÿ“น Call for Short Film Submissions ๐Ÿ“น
๐Ÿ“นโœจ Calling all Montreal's Black cinema students! โœจ๐Ÿ“น

Before the start of every feature film presented at FASA'S BLACK CINEMA CLUB, multiple short-films produced by local Black, student filmmakers (inclusive of all Montreal Universities) will be screened!


Submit your films here for a chance to be featured

Deadline: February 22nd, 2022, 11:59 pm EST

Compensation: Feature artists will receive a $50 honorarium


๐Ÿ’ซ This event is a part of FASA's Black History Semester Programming ๐Ÿ’ซ

๐ŸŽฅ FASA X CESSA's 48 Hours Challenge ๐ŸŽฅ
We are inviting fine arts students to collaborate on a 30 secs animated feature with Electroacoustic students! The event will take place on the 48Hrs Challenge Discord server, between February 25th-27th, 2022.

The challenge is to create an animation film and sounds from scratch, based on a theme CESSA and FASA picked. The theme is only revealed at the start of the event when all participants are on the server


Deadline to apply: February 23rd, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST

Click here to apply

Join the 48hr Animation Challenge Discord Server

Check-out previous submissions