Legislative Database Editor

Legislative Database Editors maintain the administrative records that comprise the Senate Legislation Tracker. The position provides first hand experience of the Student Senate legislative process and experience maintaining an accurate database of legislative records. Week to week, Database Editors update the Senate voting logs to reflect the current status of legislation. Applicants can expect to gain baseline knowledge of Student Government, develop an understanding of the Legislative Branch, and build up their excel, website management, and database entry skills.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create data entries for new legislation and Senators

  • Update the existing Legislative Tracker

  • Fact-check various documents and legislation from the Legislative Branch

  • Provide a second set of eyes to any ongoing projects or applications

Necessary Characteristics

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Willingness to become familiar with basic Senate procedure

  • Eager to learn and comfortable making mistakes