We are looking for a student to fill the position of Graduate Students Representative on the TRUSU Board of Directors. This position has an approximate time commitment of 10 hours per week and is eligible to receive a bi-weekly honoraria.

The Graduate Students’ Representative ensures that the valuable perspectives and interests of Graduate Students are represented on the Board of Directors and in the Union. They are a member of the University Affairs Committee and are responsible for recruiting and resourcing student representatives on TRU committees, and planning and implementing campaigns seeking changes in the university. They are the people working hard on important institutional changes like better food service, more flexible and affordable parking, and cheaper textbook costs through increased use of Open Textbooks.

The Graduate Students’ Representative is a member of the Board of Directors and is responsible for attending all bi-weekly Board of Directors meetings. You can find a schedule of all Board Meetings for the upcoming term here. Do not apply for this position if you are unable to attend Board Meetings. 

Application Details

Applications will be accepted online until January 2, 2019 at 4:00PM. The successful candidate will be appointed at the January 15 Board of Directors meeting and the term will run from January 16 until April 30th, 2019. Candidates for this position must be enrolled in a Graduate Program at TRU. 

Successful candidates should be available to complete a Board of Directors Orientation and Committee Orientation (approximately 4 hrs) between January 16 and January 22, 2019.

If you have any further questions regarding the position please contact our Executive Director Nathan Lane via email at execdir@trusu.ca

If you would like to apply to serve on the TRUSU Board of Directors complete the application form below.

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