Contract Posting: Chief Election Officer

The Graduate Students’ Association will be holding its annual elections in March. The GSA requires a Chief Electoral Officer(s) to administer these processes from nominations to the tabulation of results.  In addition to getting involved with your GSA, this is a good opportunity for a graduate student to gain experience in organizing and running an election. 

Position Term:  Variable hours between early February until early April

Remuneration: $1500

Number of Positions: 1

Job Description:           

The position of CEO involves:

  • Working collaboratively with the GSA Electoral Board
  • Notifying nominated candidates of their nomination for election and determining if they accept
  • Notifying Council members of the nominees for election and enlisting Council’s aid in publicizing the election in their departments
  • Publicize the election and encourage voter turnout
  • Administration of the election according to GSA Election rules and policies
  • Tabulation of results
  • Informing Council of results at the first meeting of Council following the election
  • Informing the appropriate bodies and authorities of the election results

Deadline: February 10th, 2020

Submit resume and cover letter to:

GSA Carleton Electoral Board (Word or PDF):

The GSA values employment and educational equality and welcomes applications from diverse groups including (but not limited to) women; indigenous people; people of colour; people with disabilities; international students; and gay, lesbian, bisexual, 2 Spirit and transgender people.

This position is only available for Carleton graduate students.