APPOINTED Positions SELECTION
Applications Close: Monday, April 12th, 11:59 PM
The Appointed Positions on the McMaster Engineering Society are a variety of positions that work with the Executive and elected members throughout the year in order to make sure everything the MES does happens. There is a wide range of appointed positions and the details of their associated policy can be found in the MES policy manual. Learn more about these positions and apply for them using the buttons below!
Chief returning officer
The CRO keeps us all in check; not only does the CRO chair MES meetings, but they also coordinate our elections, and ensure our Policy Manual and Constitution are up to date! Positions holders must have held at least one voting position on the MES council. Reports to the President.
equity and inclusion officer
The Equity and Inclusion Officer is an important MES position that looks critically at the MES’s operations and policies in order to help the Executive make them more equitable and inclusive. Reports to the President.
The Administrator essentially ‘takes care’ of the MES Council through organizing Council bonding events, planning and ordering MES swag, keeping the MES Office orderly, and taking notes at Council Meetings. This position is a great way to learn a little about every side of what the MES does. Reports to the Vice President Finance & Administration.
These Coordinators run our lovely shop, the Drain! The duties include recruiting and overseeing Drain staff, developing new merchandise, organizing leather jacket sales, keeping track of the Drain’s inventory, opening and closing the Drain, and more! Reports to the Vice President Finance & Administration.
The macLAB Chair advertises the benefits of the macLAB Fund, and administer the opt-out period on behalf of the MES. This position heads the macLAB Board of Directors in determining where funding will be allocated for the given year. Reports to the Vice President Academic.
information technology coordinator(s)
This Coordinator maintains the MES website, MES email services, and takes care of all of the MES’s computer needs! Reports to the Vice President Finance & Administration.
The Data Coordinator(s) create termly surveys and Reports to the collect demographic data on the Faculty of Engineering undergraduate student body. These coordinators also constantly look for ways to improve methods of data collection for any events or services the MES runs! Reports to the Vice President Finance & Administration.
The Sponsorship Coordinator(s) work with external companies to the MES in securing sponsorship opportunities for specific MES events and the MES as a whole. These coordinators may also work with teams affiliated with the MES in joint sponsorship initiatives. Reports to the Vice President Finance & Administration.
These Coordinators run Kipling, the Engineering Grad Formal. This means that they plan all aspects of Kipling from the venue booking to the ticket selling and catering. They also help facilitate Kipling Pranks! Reports to the Associate Vice President Events.
These Coordinators run our Engineering Formal! This means that they plan all aspects of Fireball from the venue booking to the ticket selling and catering. Reports to the Associate Vice President Events.
These Coordinators maintain MES traditions, chair the Culture Committee, and run events such as Santa Hog, Academic Flush, Pi Day, and more! Reports to the President.
This position oversees the sustainability of MES services, events, and operations and makes suggestions to the Executive, as well as other organizers, on how to improve the MES’s sustainability. This position also chairs the Sustainability Committee and works with this committee to advocate for Sustainability in the community as well as run Sustainability related events for the MES. Reports to the Associate Vice President Clubs & Services.
These Coordinator(s) chair the Wellness Committee, plan and execute events that support student wellness and stress relief, and speak up for student wellness! Reports to the Vice President Student Life.
The Sports Coordinator(s) organize team sports events for the MES including soccer and dodgeball tournaments, encourage participation in intramurals, and coordinate with other engineering schools for inter-school challenges. Reports to the Vice President Student Life.
leadership development coordinator(s)
The Leadership Development Coordinator is a position focused on improving available resources to students by working with external companies and Engineering Co-op & Career Services. Reports to the Vice President External.
The Mentorship Coordinator(s) manage the MES mentorship program and are lead the recruitment of new upper year mentors, the matching of mentors and mentees, and facilitate conversation and support between mentor-mentee pairs by running events and providing outreach content! Reports to the Vice President Academic.
internal affairs coordinator(s)
The Internal Affairs Coordinator(s) coordinate events internal to the MES. Coordinating MES representation and assisting in charity initiatives such as Santa Hog and PI day, while also working with the Faculty of Engineering Outreach and Alumni offices! Reports to the Vice President Communications.
gerald hatch centre student coordinator
This position manages all aspects of the Hatch Centre’s daily operations! From the room booking system, VIA system, furniture maintenance, and capstone lockers, this position is great for anyone who has ideas on how to improve the Gerald Hatch Centre! Reports to the Vice President Student Life.
dw lounge coordinator(s)
These Coordinators take care of our DW Lounge found on the first floor of the Hatch building! Not only do they monitor the equipment in the lounge such as the TV, but they also suggest new assets to make the lounge more comfortable and inviting, and make sure that the lounge is kept clean! Reports to the Associate Vice President Clubs & Services.
trailer maintenance coordinator(s)
This position looks after the MES Trailer and ensures that it is booked out to those who need it! Reports to the Associate Vice President Clubs & Services.
social media and website coordinator(s)
These Coordinator(s) manage all the social medias the MES has, promoting MES, Faculty, and external opportunities and news to Faculty of Engineering students! They also frequently update the MES website with new content regarding events, website themes, special webpages, etc! Reports to the Vice President Communications.
The Graphic Designer positions create all of the graphic designs for the MES for everything from graphics for the website, event posters, and videos. If you like doing graphic design in your spare time, this position is perfect for you! Reports to the Vice President Communications.
The Publications Editor oversees the production of the Handbook, Frequency, and Plumbline publications. They also ensure their timely creation and printing, working with external printing and advertising organizations. Reports to the Vice President Communications.
The Frequency Editor(s) write and publish our informative newspaper, the Frequency. They include articles on conferences, upcoming events, and exciting opportunities within our community. Reports to the Vice President Communications.
The Plumbline Editor(s) look after our satirical paper, the Plumbline. This means that they write and publish the Plumbline and liaise with the editorial Committee! Reports to the Vice President Communications.