In post-secondary institutions where there is an existing student-led club, student liaisons serve as on-campus representatives of the SCMA™. They work to enhance awareness of the club and to promote membership.

Requirements:

  • Enrolled in full-time studies in a college or university program and specializing (or intending to specialize) in supply chain 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Hold Student Affiliate status in SCMA™

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Student Liaison benefits:

For the student body:

  • Guarantee to have a speaker or representatives who will participate in at least one on-campus event per academic year (at the discretion of the institute.)
  • Networking opportunities 
  • Access to the SCMA™ National Scholarship Program™ 
  • Access to local SCMA™ events at a preferred rate 
  • Access to SCMA™ Resource Centre™ (which provides industry and career planning resources)

For the Liaison person:

  • Recognition on SCMA™ Website™ listing of Student Leaders; experience  noted on personal resume 
  • Free registration for the regional conference (where available; travel and accommodation not included) or for a local SCMA™ event (at the discretion of the Institute). 
  • Opportunity to influence SCMA™ Student Engagement Program™
  • Opportunity to network with student leaders from other schools engaged in the program

Student Liaison responsibilities:

  • Liaise with SCMA™ Institute to obtain information on local events of interest to students and circulate that information to supply chain 
  • Organize at least one on-campus event (speaker(s) from SCMA); engage with SCMA™ regarding campus career fairs 
  • Promote purchase of Student Affiliations in SCMA™ 
  • Actively promote participation in the Student Case Competition; provide information about entries to SCMA™ staff 
  • Inform student body of the availability of SCMA™ National Scholarships™ 
  • When requested, coordinate student volunteers to support Institute or national programs held locally (giving priority to SCMA™ Student Affiliates) 
  • Communicate relevant updates from SCMA™ National™ and local Institute to supply chain students through email and by posting notices 
  • Ensure SCMA™ handouts are available at all events organized by the Student Association 
  • Submit the completed SCMA™ Student Club Liaison Activity Reports Form for each term (must be received by the local Institute contact by January 15 and April 30) 
  • Ensure that the SCMA™ Club Liaison position is included in the group’s planning/elections for the next year. 
  • Participate in the SCMA™ Student Club Liaison/Representative conference call each term