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Job Overview

Job Title: Speaker Ė Studentsí Council
Sector: Government,Other
Job Type: Part-time Temporary
Pay Rate: 0.00 / hour
Compensation Notes: The Speaker is paid an honorarium of $178.79 per meeting.

Job Details and Description

Description: Chair and conduct Studentsí Council meetings in accordance with Robertís Rules of Order, and the Standing Orders of Studentsí Council. Work with SU administrative unites to ensure that administrative and logistical needs of Studentsí Council are met.

Duties include but are not limited to:
1. Sit as a non-voting member of Studentsí Council (does not have the authority to propose motions to Studentsí Council).
2. Chair meetings of Studentsí Council and conduct the meetings in accordance with Robertís Rules of Order, and the Standing Orders of Studentsí Council.
3. Work with Discover Governance to look after the budget and logistical needs of Studentsí Council.
4. Request a report from the University of Alberta Office of the Registrar and Student Awards each term to confirm that all individuals occupying positions requiring them to be undergraduate students meet all requirements set out in Studentsí Union bylaw.
5. Represent Studentsí Council before the Discipline, Interpretation and Enforcement Board.
6. Assist in planning orientation sessions and retreats for Studentsí Council when necessary.
7. Serve as a resource to members of Studentsí Council, and provide timely responses to questions from members regarding Studentsí Council matters.
8. Perform other duties as may be required by Studentsí Council or Studentsí Union bylaw from time to time.
Qualifications: 1. Must be able to work at all Studentsí Council meetings.
2. Must be able to respond to questions and concerns in a timely manner.
3. Familiarity with Robertís Rules of Order and the Standing Orders of Studentsí Council would be considered an asset.
4. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills.
Work Hours: Evening

Primary Job Location

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

Application and Other Information

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019
Application Instructions: E-mail a resume listing past experience, and a one-page cover letter outlining why you are the best candidate for this position, to Rebecca Taylor at Candidates will be elected by Council at the first Council meeting of the year, to be held April 23, 2019 at 6:00 PM, in University Council Chambers. Candidates have two minutes to give a speech, Councillors may ask questions of each candidate, and a vote will be taken by secret ballot. See Appendix 1: Procedure for Electing A New Speaker of the Studentsí Council Standing Orders.
Contact Name: Rebecca
Phone: --
Application Notes:
Other Notes: U of A Students' Union
Ad Start Date: March 19, 2019