VP University & College Affairs

Honoraria & Work Term:

$17,066.40/year

Incoming two week shadow period:

  • 10 hrs/wk

  • $164.10/wk

Remainder of term (including exam periods and reading weeks): 

  • $328.20/wk @ 20 hrs/wk (10 hours minimum in the TCSA office)
  • May bank up to 40 lieu hrs over course of the term, which may be used to cover reading wks
  • 20 days paid vacation (10 to occur during winter break)

  • 5 paid sick days
; access to additional paid sick days for appropriate medical issues
  • Statutory holiday pay (20% of 4-week average if holiday falls on a vacation day)
  • Vacation pay (4% of gross)

Description Summary:

  • Be the chief organizer for the Association’s efforts and role in Orientation Week activities & programming, and assist the Association in its efforts and role in Frost Week.
  • Shall represent the Association on relevant university committees and taskforces concerning the colleges, residences, food, and licensing. 

  • Shall liaise between the Colleges of Trent and the Association for all programming and work to address any concerns. 

  • Chair the Events Committee to organize at least one social, campaign, or educational activity per month during the academic year on behalf of the Association.
  • Be responsible for organizing Dionysus with support from the Events Committee.
  • Sit on the Colleges and Student Services Committee as the Association’s representative. 

  • Work to engage students in the formation and review of University policies.
  • Attend the proceedings of the Trent University Senate and report to the Board of Directors on 
those proceedings. 

  • Create and maintain coalitions with groups on campus such as but not limited to the Ontario 
Public Service Employees Union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, and the Trent 
University Faculty Association.
  • Be the Association’s primary contact for students seeking assistance with academic matters.
  • Investigate and address curriculum concerns through the existing channels, and where none exist 
through the lobbying of new policies. 

  • Be responsible, with the assistance of the Association Resource Manager, for completing the Executive exit survey & any transition documentation.
  • Shared front desk responsibilities when needed. 

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