GET INVOLVED

Below you will find current CUASA Vacancies and Volunteer Opportunities. Remember, service to CUASA is service to the University! Get involved today! Email the CUASA Office if you’re interested in any of the positions below.


Steering & Council Vacancies

Treasurer:

What is it?

– The Treasurer is an Officer of CUASA

What do they do?

– Voting Member of the CUASA Steering Committee
– Ex officio voting member of CUASA Council
– Provides reports on CUASA’s finances and financial matters
– Chair of Finance Committee
– Serves as a Signing Officer of the Association (unless you are a US citizen)
– Member of CUASA’s Staff Relations Committee
– Other duties as required (see link below)

What would my involvement look like?

– CUASA Officers serve two-year terms
– Would be required to attend monthly Steering and Council meetings, and others as required

Where can I get more information?

Here.

Chair, Equity:

What is it?

– The Chair of Equity is an Officer of CUASA

What do they do?

– Voting Member of the CUASA Steering Committee
– Ex officio voting member of CUASA Council
– Chair of Equity Committee
– Makes reports on Equity Activities
– Member of CUASA’s Staff Relations Committee
– Other duties as required (see link below)

What would my involvement look like?

– CUASA Officers serve two-year terms
– Would be required to attend monthly Steering and Council meetings, and others as required

Where can I get more information?

Here.

Chair, Nominations and Elections:

What is it?

– Chair, Nominations & Elections is an Officer of CUASA

What do they do?

– Voting Member of the CUASA Steering Committee
– Ex officio voting member of CUASA Council
– Chair of Nominations and Elections Committee
– Other duties as required (see link below)

What would my involvement look like?

– CUASA Officers serve two-year terms
– Would be required to attend monthly Steering and Council meetings, and others as required

Where can I get more information?

Here.

Council (unit vacancies):

What is it?

– CUASA Council Member

What does it do?

– The Council of the Association is responsible for determining the Association’s policies and bylaws.
– Council consists of the Officers of the Association and representatives of the academic sub-units of the University.

What would my involvement look like?

– Members are elected for three year terms starting April 1 of each year.
– Would be required to attend monthly Council meetings (Council meets at least six times from September to May) and report back to their sub-units.

Where can I get more information?

– See which units have vacancies here.
– See the Council Handbook here. (link to come)


Committee Vacancies / Volunteer Opportunities

GPAC (3 vacancies):

What is it?

– Grievance Policy and Administration Committee

What does it do?

– Directing of the grievance process in consultation with Association staff
– Developing and recommending to Council policy on grievance handling
– Approving grievances to be taken to arbitration
– Advising the Collective Bargaining Committee on grievance issues.

What would my involvement look like?

– Grievance Committee members serve two-year terms
– Attending monthly grievance committee meetings
– Review reports from the Grievance Chair and Senior Grievance and Arbitration Officer

Where can I get more information?

– Email [email protected].
Here.

JHSC (one vacancy):

What is it?

– Joint Health and Safety Committee

What does it do?

– The Committee has the following principal functions:
– To identify and evaluate actual or potential hazards in the workplace
– To obtain information from the employer relating to health and safety in the workplace
– To inspect the workplace on a regular basis
– To be consulted about and having a member representing workers be present at the beginning of any health and safety-related testing in the workplace
– To recommend health and safety improvements in the workplace

What would my involvement look like?

– The JHSC meets five times per year, generally on the third Wednesday of the month in January, March, June, September, and November. Meetings will normally be two hours in duration.
– Members are appointed for five-year terms, but can choose to serve for a shorter period if necessary.

Where can I get more information?

Here.

SAC (two vacancies):

What is it?

– Salary Adjustment Commission

What does it do?

– To consider and recommend to the University President adjustments in the salary of employees, deemed necessary to meet exceptional situations, including special merit, market differentials, offers of alternative employment, or obvious inequity.
– To review the salary of each term appointee granted a preliminary or tenured/confirmed appointment, and if necessary, the Commission shall recommend an adjustment to reflect their new status.

What would my involvement look like?

– There shall be established an adjustment commission consisting of two (2) members named by the Employer and two (2) members named by the Association. Each party shall in addition name one (1) alternate in order that the commission shall have an ability to meet on short notice with a full complement of four (4) (two (2) members representing each party).

Where can I get more information?

– Appendix E of the 2017-2021 CUASA Collective Agreement. (link to come)

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