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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities with URFA

The University of Regina Faculty Association (URFA) is run on a volunteer basis and depends on the active participation of its members. There are volunteer opportunities available at URFA beginning May 1 that have yet to be filled on the Council of Representatives, Grievance Committee, Joint University Committees and URFA Standing Committees.

If you would like to volunteer for one or more of these opportunities please contact URFA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 306-585-4378.

Council of Representatives

The Council of Representatives shall provide policy advice and recommendations to the Executive Committee for the benefit of the Association. The Council of Representatives shall meet at least quarterly. All members wishing to fill these vacancies must be approved by the Executive Committee. These are the opportunities available:

Constituency Eligible Nominees Vacancies – Starts May 1, 2018
Faculty of JSGSPP (A 7) Academic Staff employed by U of R in the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer or Instructor (1) Delegate for 2- year term to end April 30, 2020
Faculty of Kinesiology (A 8)
Academic Staff employed by U of R in the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer or Instructor (1) Delegate for 2-year term to end April 30, 2020

Faculty of Nursing (A 9)

Academic Staff employed by U of R in the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer or Instructor

(1) Delegate for 1-year term to end April 30, 2019

FNUniv APT (F)

Administrative, professional and technical employees of First Nations Univ. of Canada

(1) Delegate for 1-year term to end April 30, 2019
(1) Delegate for 2-year term to end April 30, 2020

Sessionals (G)

Sessional lecturers, sessional ESL instructors, sessional practicum coordinators, sessional supervisors, sessional practica coaches and sessional laboraroy instructors employed by UR, Campion, Luther and/or FNUniv

(1) Delegate for 1-year  term to end April 30, 2019

 

Grievance Committee

The Grievance Committee functions to ensure that the provisions of the URFA Collective Agreements are maintained and that all members of the Association are treated according to the principles of natural justice. It is the duty of Grievance Committee members to provide fair representation to all URFA members. The Grievance Committee meetings monthly. All members wishing to fill these vacancies must be approved by the Grievance Committee. These are the opportunities available:

Constituency Eligible Nominees Vacancies – Starts May 1, 2018
Univ. of Regina Academic
Academic Staff employed by U of R in the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Instructor, Lab Instructor, Librarian, Archivists

(1) Alternate for 1-year term to end April 30, 2019

(1) Alternate for 2-year term to end April 30, 2020

Campion College
Academic Staff employed by Campion College in the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Instructor, Lab Instructor
(1) Alternate for 2-year term to end April 30, 2020
First Nations Univ. Academic Academic Staff employed by First Nations Univ. in the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Instructor, Lab Instructor, Librarian
(1) Alternate for 2-year term to end April 30, 2020
First Nations Univ. APT Administrative, Professional and Technical staff employed by the First Nations Univ.

(1) Delegate for 3- year term to end April 30, 2021

(1) Alternate for 3-year term to end April 30, 2021

First Nations Univ. Sessional
Sessional Instructor, Sessional Lab Instructor, Sessional Field Coordinator, employed by the First Nations Univ.

(1) Delegate for 3- year term to end April 30, 2021

(1) Alternate for 3-year term to end April 30, 2021

Joint University Committees and URFA Standing Committees

There are numerous Joint University Committees throughout the campus including committees at the University of Regina, Luther College, and First Nations University.  URFA Standing Committees are organized and operated through the Faculty Association. All members wishing to fill these vacancies must be approved by the Executive Committee. These are the opportunities available:


 FIRST NATIONS UNIVERSITY (must be an Academic or APT staff member with First Nations University)

Committee Member
Term - May 1/18 to April 30/19 (unless otherwise indicated)

APT Job Evaluation Committee

APT

(1) Delegate for 1- year term
(1) Alternate for 1-year term

Occupational Health and Safety
Prince Albert Campus

Sessional

(1) Delegate for 3- year term

UNIVERSITY OF REGINA (must be an APT staff member with the University of Regina)
APT Market Supplements Committee
APT
(1) Delegate for 1- year term
URFA STANDING COMMITTEES
URFA Bylaw and Resolution Co URFA Member (1) Delegates for 1- year term
URFA Finance Committee URFA Member (1) Delegates for 1- year term
URFA Pension & Benefits Committee
Academic
(1) Delegate for 1- year term