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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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 starting May 1, 2019:

Constituency Eligible Nominees Vacancies – Starts May 1, 2019
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 1- 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 2-year  term to end April 30, 2021

 

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. These are the opportunities available on the Grievance Committee: starting May 1, 2019:

Constituency

Eligible Nominees

Vacancies - Commence May 1

Constituency Univ of Regina Academic

Academic Staff employed by Univ. of Regina in the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Instructor, Lab Instructor, Librarian, Archivists

Alternates – (1) for 3-year term and (1) for a 1-year term

Constituency Campion College

Academic Staff employed by Campion College in the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Instructor or Librarian

Alternates – (1) for 1-year term

Constituency First Nations Univ. Academic

Academic staff and librarians employed by the First Nations University

Alternates – (1) for 1-year term

Constituency First Nations Univ. APT

Administrative, professional and technical employees employed by the First Nations University

Delegates – (1) for 2-year term

Alternates – (1) for 2-year term

Constituency Sessionals

Sessional Lecturers, ESL/LI Sessional Lecturers, Sessional Lab Instructors, Sessional Supervisors, Sessional Practica Coaches, and Clinical Nursing Practica Coaches employed by UofR, Campion College or Luther College

Alternates – (1) for 3-year term

Constituency First Nations Univ. Sessional

Sessional Instructors, Sessional Lab Instructors or Sessional Field Coordinators employed FNUniv

Delegates – (1) for 2-year term

Alternates – (1) for 2-year term

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 starting May 1, 2019:


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

Committee Member
Term - May 1/19 to April 30/20 (unless otherwise indicated)
APT Education Leave Committee APT

(1) Delegate for 1- year term

APT Job Evaluation Committee

APT
APT

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

Employment Equity Committee
Academic

(1) Delegate for 1- year term, starting April 1, 2019

OH&S Committee APT (1) Delegate for term ending April 30, 2021
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA (must be an Academic or APT staff member with the University of Regina)
Employment Equity Consultative Committee Academic (1) Delegate for 2- year term, starting April 1, 2019
URFA STANDING COMMITTEES
URFA Equity Committee URFA Member (5) Delegates for 1- year term
URFA Pension & Benefits Committee

Academic

(1) Delegate for 1- year term

URFA Sessional Advocacy Committee URFA Member (2) Delegates for 1- year term
URFA Returning Officer
URFA Member (1) Alternate Delegate for 1- year term
URFA Trust Fund Committee
URFA Member (1) Delegate for 3- year term (election by membership)

 

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