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Friday, July 21, 2017

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 – Start May 1, 2017

Constituency A 8

KHS

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

Constituency A 9

Faculty of Nursing

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

Constituency A11

Faculty of Social Work

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

Constituency E

UR APT

Administrative, professional and technical employees of the University of Regina

(1) Delegate for 8-mos term (to Dec 31, 2017)

Constituency F

FNUniv APT

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

(1) Delegate for a 1-year term

Constituency G

Sessionals (Campion,Luther, UR, FNUniv)

Sessional lecturers, sessional ESL instructors, sessional practicum coordinators, sessional supervisors, sessional practica coaches and

sessional laboratory instructors employed by U of R, Campion College or Luther College

(1) Delegate for 1-year term

 

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. Meetings are monthly. All members wishing to fill these vacancies must be approved by the Grievance Committee. These are the opportunities available:

Constituency Eligible Nominees Vacancies – Start May 1, 2017

Constituency FNUC

Academic Staff, Librarians and Archivists or Administrative, Professional and Technical employees employed by the FNUniv

(1) Delegate for 2 year term to start ASAP

Member at Large Constituency

Open to all URFA members (1) Delegate for 3-year term

 

Joint University Committees

Volunteers are required to serve as URFA representatives on various committees at First Nations University, Luther College, and University of Regina. All appointments to committees are open to URFA members of the appropriate bargaining units, and unless otherwise indicated, are subject to terms commencing May 1 for one year.  All members wishing to fill these vacancies must be approved by the Executive Committee.  These are the opportunites available:

 Bargaining Unit
Committee Vacancies – Start May 1, 2017

First Nations University

Education Leave Committee
APT Job Evaluation Committee
Equity Committee

(1)  APT member

(2) APT members
(1) Academic member

Luther College

Occupational Health and Safety Committee

(1) Academic member - term to commence July 1, 2017 for 1 year

University of Regina

APT Markets Supplement Committee

OH&S Commmittee (College Ave. Campus)

University Parking
Employment Equity Consultative Committee

(1)  APT member

(1) APT or Academic member
perferably from that campus

(1)  APT member

(1)  APT member - 2 year term
commencing immediately

 

URFA Standing Committees

The University of Regina Faculty Association has committees that require volunteers.  All appointments to committees are subject to terms commencing May 1 for one year, unless otherwise indicated.  All members wishing to fill these vacancies must be approved by the Executive Committee.  These are the opportunites available:

Committee Member Requirement - Start May 1 for 1 Year

Bylaws and Resolutions Committee

(2) URFA members from any bargaining unit

Pension and Benfits Committee

(1) APT member

Sessional Advocacy Committee

(5) Sessional Members from any sessional category or campus