Job Opening at the Acadia Students’ Union: Deputy Chairperson

Good evening Acadia! 😊

The Acadia Students’ Union is welcoming applications from students for the position of Deputy Chairperson on the Students’ Representative Council. Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume, explaining what experiences and skills they possess and why they would like to serve in the position.

Applications must be submitted before 4:30 PM on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 by email to or by paper copy at the Union Market (in the Student Union Building).

The Deputy Chairperson is responsible to Council and works under the direct supervision of the Chairperson and the Chief Returning Officer throughout the year. The successful candidate will be responsible for the preparation of detailed minutes for all meetings of Council and select Committees of Council and would also act as the Deputy Chief Returning Officer during the election period(s). More information on the job description and duties of the Deputy Chairperson can be found on the Acadia Students’ Union website at

The ideal candidate would be able to demonstrate the most of following skills:

  • Responsible and respectful
  • Personable and Friendly
  • Eager to Learn and Do good things
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Good listening skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Able to work as part of a team or independently, as needed
  • Experience and/or knowledge in elections, Roberts Rules of Order, and minute taking would all be considered as assets.

I am very excited to welcome a new member of the ASU team and I look forward to reviewing the amazing applications from the student body with the rest of Hiring Committee!

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me anytime or visit me during my office hours, posted at



Oliver Jacob
Chairperson of the SRC
Acadia Students’ Union

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