Applications are now being sought for an enthusiastic, inspiring and committed student, with strong leadership skills, to chair the Students’ Union’s Elections Committee.
Elections are vitally important to students, the Students’ Union and the University. They ensure that students, students’ views and interests are represented and that activities are student-led.
Elections are held through all levels of student activity to choose:
- Academic representatives in departments, faculties and on high-level University committees.
- SU Officer trustees to lead the direction of the Students’ Union and represent all students at the University of Bath to the University, locally and nationally.
- SU sub-group executive committee members to direct and manage areas such as societies and clubs.
- Activity group committees to run individual activities such as the Rugby club or the Physics society.
Chair of Elections Committee
The Chair of Elections Committee is an appointed position. Applications are now being sought for an enthusiastic, inspiring and committed student, with strong leadership skills, to chair the Students’ Union’s Elections Committee. The post is for one academic year and training will be provided.
Elections Committee is made up of elected representatives from and assists the SU’s Returning Officer in ensuring that all of the SU’s major elections run smoothly and are fair.
The principal elections are the cross-campus elections but others include the Academic Rep elections, sub-group executive elections and all activity group committee elections.
This is not only an opportunity to get involved in the Students’ Union but also a great personal development opportunity.
Closing date for applications is Friday 17 September 17:00. You should address your application to the Deputy Returning Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, giving details of your reasons for applying, your experience and what benefits you feel you can bring to this post.
Informal queries may be directed to the Deputy Returning Officer: email@example.com.
Interviews for this post will be on the afternoon of Wednesday 22 September.