CUPE 3912 needs new executive members!

VP Dalhousie – Studley TAs

CUPE 3912 is looking for a new Vice-President at Dalhousie, representing Teaching Assistants, Studley Campus.

Here is an opportunity to engage with other CUPE members and serve your Union! CUPE 3912 is looking for a new representative for the Teaching Assistants at Studley Campus, Dalhousie University. Under our new bylaws, this position will run until April 2019.

Please note that the Vice-President at Dalhousie, representing Teaching Assistants, Studley Campus is a member of the Executive of CUPE 3912 not an employee and is, therefore, an elected position.

Anyone interested in standing for the position must be a Teaching Assistant at the Studley Campus of Dalhousie.

No experience is required. You will be required to do training which CUPE 3912 will provide. The time commitment varies throughout the year, but an average would be about 5 hours a week.

The Vice-President, Dal, Studley TAs represents teaching assistants, markers, and lab instructors and others in treating issues at their work for Dalhousie.

  • a central duty will be to receive communications from teaching assistants and others about concerns related to employment at Dalhousie
  • a related duty is to serve on the Labour management committee at Dalhousie
  • submitting written reports at each General Meeting and each Executive Meeting
  • attend and participate in all discussions and decisions of the Executive Board of CUPE
    o represent the interests of teaching assistants at Dalhousie Studley

Although it is a volunteer position, the Vice-President at Dalhousie, representing Teaching Assistants, Studley Campus, does receive an honorarium.

Members who are interested in standing for election should contact the nominating committee by October 19, 2018 after which the Executive will set a date for the election.
Please contact the nominating committee at cupe3912@dal.ca (put “Studley rep” in the subject line) if you are interested or for more information.

Treasurer

We need a new treasurer!

Here’s an opportunity to engage with other CUPE members and serve your union! CUPE 3912 is looking for a new Treasurer. Under our new bylaws, this position will run until April 2019.

Please note that the Treasurer is a member of the Executive of CUPE 3912 not an employee and is, therefore, an elected position.

Anyone interested in standing in the election must be a member in good standing of CUPE 3912 (a member who has taught one course at one of the three universities in the last three years or who is a TA at Dalhousie).

No experience is required. You will be required to do training which CUPE 3912 will provide. The time commitment varies throughout the year, but an average would be about 5 hours a week.

The Treasurer takes care of financial matters including:

  • bookkeeping using CUPE’s electronic ledger,
  • depositing rebates,
  • making payments,
  • serving as liaison with the local’s and employers’ payroll services,
  • participating in the investments committee and Executive meetings,
  • corresponding with CUPE National in financial matters and
  • ensuring that the local’s trustees finish the yearly audit.

Although it is a volunteer position, the Treasurer does receive an honorarium.

Members who are interested in standing for election should contact the nominating committee by October 19, 2018 after which the Executive will set a date for the election.

Please contact the nominating committee at cupe3912@dal.ca (put “Treasurer” in the subject line) if you are interested or for more information.