Elections are conducted by the University Secretary (as Returning Officer) for various positions on University bodies (Councils, Committees, Boards etc). Many other bodies conduct their own elections for positions on those bodies. This site only deals with those elections undertaken by the University Secretary.
NOTICE FOR NOMINATIONS – DEPUTY PRESIDENT OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE
The Academic Senate is to elect a Deputy President of the Academic Senate (Research) for a term of office of up to two years.
Nominations for the position close 5:00pm, Friday 23 March 2018.
If required, an optional preferential ballot will be conducted in the Academic Senate meeting on 2 May 2018.
All elected Level D or E (Professor and Associate Professor) members of the Academic Senate are eligible to nominate themselves as a candidate for the Deputy President position.
The President of Academic Senate may nominate from the group of elected Level D or E members of the Academic Senate one or more persons for the Deputy President position, as they so choose.
The role of the Deputy President is to:
- support the President to carry out the role and functions of the Academic Senate
- to keep informed of the academic activities and issues affecting the University
- to actively support and enhance the work of the Academic Senate
- to assist the President to promote the work of the Academic Senate to the wider University community as a collegial, representative body that encourages open exchange of ideas and views on matters of academic importance.
During any absence of the President, the President will appoint one Deputy President to act as President who will have all of the functions of the President.
The term for the position is for two years, contingent on continued membership of the Academic Senate.
HOW TO NOMINATE
Nominations must be submitted on the approved Nomination Form.
You can include a statement (150 words or less) to support your nomination, together with a passport sized photograph. These will be distributed to voters in the event there is more than one eligible nomination received for the position and a ballot is required. If the statement is longer than 150 words, the University Secretary reserves the right to edit it down.
Completed nominations can be emailed to email@example.com.
Completed nominations forms must be received by 5:00pm on Friday 23 March 2018.
PUBLICATION OF NAMES OF PERSONS NOMINATED
The names of persons nominated/elected will be published on this web page from 28 March 2018.
If you would like more information or have questions, please contact Ziah Elliott, Deputy Returning Officer
phone: +61 2 4921 7336 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
There are currently no Council appointment processes open.
Visit the Student Elections Web Page for more information.