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Job Overview

Job Title: Volunteer - Student Senator
Sector: Government,Other
Job Type: Part-time Temporary
Pay Rate: 0.00 / hour
Compensation Notes: This is a volunteer position.

Job Details and Description

Description: Three Student Senators are required to represent students on the University of Alberta Senate, as well as delivering information on the Senate’s activities back to students.

The Senate, consisting of elected and appointed community leaders from around northern Alberta, meets four times per year to explore ways in which the University can better connect with the public. It may require reports from any part of the University, as well as receive and consider submissions from any member of the public, and can deliver public opinions to the University. It also has the power to confer honorary degrees.

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Qualifications: Must be an undergraduate student enrolled in at least one course for credit in the Fall and Winter semesters of the 2020/21 academic year.

Must have an interest in student issues at the U of A, and a desire to represent student interests to the University and public.

An understanding of University governance is an asset, but is not required.
Work Hours: Morning, Afternoon

Primary Job Location

Street Address: University of Alberta
City: Edmonton
Province: Alberta
Postal Code: T6G2J7
Country: Canada

Application and Other Information

Application Deadline: June 11, 2020
Application Instructions: Please apply at Applications should include a resume listing past experience and a short writing sample. The short writing sample should answer the question: What is your vision for the reputation of the University? Writing samples should not exceed 250 words. Questions regarding the job duties and qualifications of serving on the Senate can be directed to the SU VP External, Rowan Ley: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview with the nomination committee.
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Application Notes:
Other Notes: U of A Students' Union
Ad Start Date: May 21, 2020