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GSA Executive Election

We are now hiring for a the following Executive Council positions for Semester 2, 2016. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the Election Day where they will be elected by the Members of the society.

If you have a passion to take GSA to the next level while at the same time learning and gaining extracurricular experience, then we invite you to challenge yourself and apply today.

The Executive Council positions that are available are:

  1. President;
  2. Vice President of Internal Operations;
  3. Vice President of Social Activities;
  4. Vice President of Professional Development;
  5. Secretary; and
  6. Treasurer.

Duties of the following Executive positions shall include but not limited to:

President

  • To chair all club, Committee, General and Annual General Meetings (held during their term) of the club or society;
  • Responsible for general operation, direction and leadership of GSA at all levels (high and low), advancing GSA interests and ensuring growth of the association and identifying potential problems and opportunities.
  • To report to the Associate Dean of Postgraduate Studies.
  • To have a thorough knowledge of the club’s or society’s Constitution;
  • To plan the coming year’s activities in coordination with Vice Presidents;
  • To act as official spokesperson for the club;
  • To liaise with fellow office bearers;
  • To acquaint each committee member with their function, responsibility, duties and maintain personal contact with them;
  • To liaise with Arc and departments of the University where necessary; and
  • To ensure that an “Application for Affiliation” form accompanied by the minutes of the most recent Annual General Meeting and an updated membership list is submitted to Arc.

Vice President of Internal Operations

  • In the absence of the president, to chair all club, Committee, General and Annual General Meetings (held during their term) of the society;
  • To ensure effective flow of information among Executive Committee and ensure that tasks are delivered on time to support GSA events;
  • To supervise the Marketing, IT, Logistics and Human Resource Managers;
  • To oversee the maintenance of the property and equipment of GSA;
  • To have a thorough knowledge of the society’s constitution;
  • To ensure that motions made at any Meeting of the society are reflective of the constitution; and,
  • To assist the President in their duties wherever practical.

Vice President of Social Activities

  • To plan and organise the social activities and allocate tasks to the entire team;
  • To have a thorough knowledge of the society’s constitution;
  • To ensure that motions made at any Meeting of the society are reflective of the constitution; and,
  • To assist the President in their duties wherever practical.

Vice President of Professional Development

  • To plan and organise the professional development activities and allocate tasks to the entire team;
  • To have a thorough knowledge of the society’s constitution; and,
  • To ensure that motions made at any Meeting of the society are reflective of the constitution; and,
  • To assist the President in their duties wherever practical.

Secretary

  • To be responsible for receiving and replying to all correspondence on behalf of the club;
  • To organise meetings, agendas (in consultation with the President), and minutes;
  • To keep relevant club papers in order;
  • To coordinate elections; and
  • To maintain the membership database in coordination with HR Manager, updating when changes are made.
    To act as Arc Delegate for GSA, including the following duties:
  • To be aware of the Arc funding system, it’s requirements and its possibilities for the club;
  • To communicate with the Executive before and after each Arc Clubs General Meeting to pass on information (about grants etc);
  • To liaise with Arc and the club’s Executive; and
  • To have a good working knowledge of Arc forms.

Treasurer

  • To keep and maintain all club financial records and prepare budget for allocation of GSA funds on a monthly basis;
  • To prepare a year-end Balance Sheet and Statement of Income to the Executive Council;
  • To keep the club informed of its financial position (at meetings, through regular e-mail/forum reports, or regular newsletter;
  • To carry out financial transactions as directed by the club management;
  • To not put the club in debt that cannot be repaid, but should endeavour to match costs and income as closely as possible; and
  • To ensure that club funds are not misused at any time.

Applications close Wednesday 25th May 2016 11:59pm.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the Election Day where they will be elected by the Members of the society.

Election Day is on Thursday 26 May 6pm - 8pm.

Apply by downloading this document https://goo.gl/kf7jWB and emailing it to: info@gsaunsw.com

 

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