AUSU Hiring CRO

500 Energy Square, 10109 ? 106 ST NW
Edmonton AB T5J 3L7
phone:780.497.7000
fax: 780.497.7003
toll free: 855.497.7003 ausu@ausu.org; www.ausu.org

Chief Returning Officer (CRO) required for upcoming AUSU Election

The Athabasca University Students’ Union is currently accepting applications to fill the role of its CRO for an upcoming summer 2015 election.

The CRO, working with AUSU staff, is responsible for monitoring all aspects of the election process, including but not limited to:
a) accepting nominations;
b) verifying the eligibility of nominees;
c) informing candidates of campaign policy;
d) enforcing campaign policy;
e) accepting votes;
f) confirming voter eligibility;
g) counting ballots, including for any recounts;
h) reporting election results to Council; and
i) conducting any controverted election appeals, unless the CRO is alleged to be responsible for the claimed error or fraud.

This role will last approximately 8 weeks, with a projected amount of total hours around 40-60 within the 6 week period. At this time, we are forecasting an election to occur in mid-August. The successful candidate will receive a $1000 honorarium at the completion of the role. The CRO position can be performed from any location, but requires email and internet capability throughout this period.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume or any questions to election@ausu.org. Previous experience is a definite asset, but not required.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, July 2, 2015.

For further information on this role, and the AUSU Election process, please refer to our AUSU Election Conduct Policy 3.01 found here: http://www.ausu.org/downloads/policies/AUSU_Policy_3_01.pdf

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