EMPLOYMENT

The Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association (SMUSA) is proud to provide over 50 employment opportunities to Saint Mary’s students each and every year.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Position: Chief Returning Officer (CRO)

Application due Friday, November 22nd at 4:00pm.

Reports to: Board of Directors through the Elections Committee Chair
Supervision: Deputy Returning Officer (DRO)
Term in Office: January – March, 2020
Remuneration: $1000 per election period

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of this position is to facilitate the SMUSA election process on behalf of the SMUSA Board of Directors and to ensure that all elections, by-elections, plebiscites and referendums are conducted in a professional manner. The CRO will act as the impartial chief administrator of all elections and referenda of the Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association and will ensure that a fair democratic process exists and is upheld. Responsible to the Board of Directors and reporting to the Chair, the CRO conducts the elections on behalf of the Board. The Chief Returning Officer will call the election, open the nomination process, advertise the election to the membership, accept nominations, conduct an all candidates meeting, facilitate a candidates training week, organize a Presidential Debate, organize a Board Candidates Forum, monitor the campaigning period, set up the on-line ballot, open the polls, close the polls, tabulate and announce the results.

 

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Position: Deputy Returning Officer (DRO)

Application due Friday, November 22nd at 4:00pm.

Reports To: Chief Returning Officer (CRO)
Supervision: Poll Clerks / Election Ambassadors
Term in Office: January – March, 2020 (Part-Time)
Remuneration: $800 per election period

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of this position is (1) to assist the Chief Returning Officer in facilitating the SMUSA election process on behalf of the SMUSA Board of Directors and (2) to ensure that all elections, by-elections, plebiscites and referendums are conducted in a professional manner. The Deputy Returning Officer (DRO) will act as the impartial deputy chief administrator of all elections and referenda of the Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association and will help ensure that a fair democratic process exists and is upheld. Responsible to the Board of Directors and reporting to the CRO, the DRO assists the CRO in conducting the elections on behalf of the Board.

 

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