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Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health — election of professional staff

This is the schedule for the election to fill a professional staff position on the Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health.

The schedule specifies the term of office, electorate, dates for nominations and ballots, Returning Officer and election rules. It also includes the nomination form that should be used to nominate as a candidate in this election, and information about Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health.

For the election of

Professional staff one position

Term of office

Two years: 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019

Electorate

Any full-time equivalent professional staff member (continuing or fixed-term) from the Graduate School of Health can stand as a candidate, nominate candidates and vote in this election (Rule G3-24(1)(c), UTS General Rules).

Restrictions

Students, undergraduate students, postgraduate students and postgraduate research students who are also members of academic or professional staff of the University (either continuing or fixed-term) are not entitled to stand as candidates, nominate candidates or vote in this election (Rule G3-24(2)).

Nomination form

To nominate a candidate in this election use the Nomination form: Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health — election of staff (116kb PDF).

Ballots

A ballot is required if more valid nominations are received than positions vacant. The ballot will take place in UTS: Elections Online Polling Booth.

  • Open Tuesday 7 November 2017
  • Close Tuesday 21 November 2017 at 3pm

The names of candidates and candidate statements will be made available in voting before the ballot opens.

Returning Officer

University Secretary, William Paterson

Election rules

Elections (Rule G3, Part 3)

Conduct

Participants in elections (candidates, their representatives and voters) are expected to follow the same high standard of conduct and behaviour during the campaign process as is expected on campus generally. The behaviour of election candidates and their representatives should meet expected standards of conduct. See Code of Conduct for UTS Elections.

Concerns about security due to election-related conduct should be reported to UTS Security. Phone +61 2 9514 1192, or dial ‘6’ on any UTS phone.

Results

The results of these elections will be made available in results around two weeks after close of voting, following the declaration of poll by the Returning Officer (Rule G3-38(3) and (4)).

About Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health

Number of meetings The Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health has a minimum of two scheduled meetings per year.
Terms of reference The Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health was established in 2011 and has a responsibility to assess the quality of, and provide direction for, the academic work of the Graduate School of Health, including teaching, learning, scholarship, research and research training.
Composition The Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health currently consists of ex officio members, nominated members, elected staff members and elected student members.
Membership term Membership terms on Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health will be two years for staff and one year for students.
Further information

See Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health

Electoral Officer
Email Electoral Officer
Telephone +61 (02) 9514 1235

Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Health
Email Fiona Scott
Telephone +61 (02) 9514 7369