Nominations are now OPEN!

The Students’ Association is looking for driven, passionate, kind and optimistic students to be a part of our team
There are 10 board positions and 1 Executive position open

Vice President Academic

The RRCSA currently has one Vice President Executive position available. The VP Academic, is a part time position. The term of VP Academic would start on November 12th and would end April 30th. Being an executive of the RRCSA means you are an elected student individual there to represent the students of RRC the best you can. VP Academic is a paid position at $18 an hour, 20 hours a week, Monday – Friday from 8:00 – 4:00. It is a great opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience while leaning and experiencing a professional work setting, a diverse work team and making meaningful connections with other students.

Students’ Association Board

The Students’ Association Board is the governing body that operates to set the policies and determine the objectives and direction of the Students’ Association. 

This is a great opportunity for students at Red River College to gain valuable experience in a professional board setting, working with a diverse group of students to determine and achieve meaningful goals that will benefit the student body at Red River College.

The deadline to submit this Election Nomination Package is 12 pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Packages can be submitted through the SA Website.

important dates

Important Scheduled Dates

 

Wednesday, September 1

Nomination are open

Wednesday, September 29

Nominations Close – 12:00 pm

Monday, October 4th

Candidate information session – 12:00 pm, Zoom

**All candidates (or campaign designate) must attend**

Wednesday October 6

Posters and positioning statement submission deadline – 3:00 pm

Friday October 8

Campaigning starts

Candidates may begin engaging students and displaying campaign material/posting on social media

Important Scheduled Dates

 

Thursday, October 14

Candidate speeches and questions session – 12:00 pm, Zoom

Held during an SA Rep meeting

Monday, October 25

Online voting opens on SA website

Wednesday, October 27

Expenditure submission deadline – 12:00 pm

Online voting closes – 3:00 pm

Results emailed to candidates – 5:00 pm

Thursday, October 27

Official results posted on SA media

Friday October 29

Campaigning material/posts/social media removal deadline – 11:00 am

*If elected must also be available:

  • November 2, 4:00 – 6:00 pm (Board Orientation)
  • November 10, 6:00 – 9:00 pm (SAB Meeting)

Vice President Academic Job Specification

Students’ Association Executive Vice President Academic Job Specification

Students interested in becoming a member of the Students’ Association Executive team should:

 

  • Be outgoing and enthusiastic, organized, punctual, and responsible
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Maintain confidentiality where applicable, and be professional
  • Work well in groups
  • Be a student in good standing with RRC and RRCSA
  • Be in a minimum of 1 course per term for Fall and Winter Term
  • Attend all monthly meetings
  • Provide input on all topics and conversations brought forward
  • Reside in Manitoba
  • Have a clean criminal record
  • Have a cumulative GPA over 2.5
  • Drop to 4 courses or currently be in no more than 4 courses

board Job Specification

Students’ Association Board Job Specification

Students interested in becoming a member of the SAB must be a student in good standing with Red River College and the Red River College Students’ Association.

Students’ Association Board Job Specification

Students interested in becoming a member of the Students’ Association Board should:

  • Be outgoing and enthusiastic, organized, punctual, and responsible
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Maintain confidentiality where applicable, and be professional
  • Work well in groups
  • Be a student in good standing with RRC and RRCSA
  • Be in a minimum of 1 course per term for Fall and Winter Term
  • Attend all mandatory meetings during the year
  • Attend all mandatory board committee meeting
  • Read all materials supplied prior to board meetings
  • Volunteer where possible, when asked
  • Meet with constituencies of choice to understand concerns and needs
  • Attend events, Annual General Meeting, partake in surveys.
  • Provide input on all topics and conversations brought forward
Mandatory Board Meetings – Schedule and Structure

As a committed member of the Students’ Association Board, the Students’ Association expects all members to attend all meetings on time. The Schedule for formal mandatory meetings will be scheduled around exams and will be released at the beginning of the Fall Term.

Committee meetings, when required, will be held from 5:00-5:45pm, with the SAB meeting running from 6:00-8:30pm. Depending on the committee, additional meetings may be required outside of these times.

In addition to the formal mandatory meetings, informal meetings will be scheduled.

**Missing more than two mandatory meetings will result in being removed from the board as per the RRCSA bylaws**

Students’ Association Board Job Description

As a member of the Students’ Association Board (SAB), the primary responsibility is to represent students from different constituency groups. Members of the board will attend all formal SAB meetings including sub-committees, follow Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised during board meetings and subcommittee meetings, and abide by the Bylaws, Mission, Vision, and Values of the Red River College Students’ Association.

Prior to and during meetings, members will have read Executive reports and financial statements, bring forward and discuss student matters, move and vote on motions brought forward by the membership, executives, or students, and listen to formal presentations by external stakeholders regarding student issues.

Members will serve for the term of their elected seat (Bylaw 7.2.01-7.2.07). Members will be called on for meetings during the summer months.

SAB members are expected to volunteer wherever possible during their term. This is in addition to the time spent at SAB meetings. Members will attend and promote events, appeal hearings as needed and the Annual General Meeting, as well as other SA functions.

Members are also expected to make themselves known to students including having their photo and name posted on SA media, speaking with students of their constituency of choice to understand their concerns and needs (counting towards volunteer hours), and bringing those items forward to SAB meetings