Honoraria & Work Term:


Incoming two week shadow period**


17.5 hrs/wk

Academic Term (Including exam periods)

$465.50/wk (34 weeks)

35 hrs/wk (minimum of 10 hours in the TCSA office)*

Reading Weeks

$266/wk (2 weeks) 20 hours/week

Summer Term (May – September)

$399/wk (16 weeks)

30 hrs/wk (minimum of 10 hours in the TCSA office)*

20 days paid vacation (10 to occur during winter break)

May bank up to 40 lieu hrs over course of the term, which may be used to cover reading wks.

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)

Description Summary:

  • Be ultimately responsible for the overall functioning of the Association. 

  • Assist the Operations and Services Manager to prepare and recommend to the Board of Directors 
a 1st, 2nd and 3rd draft Operating budgets for the Association.

  • Be responsible for the review of existing services and acquisition and implementation of new 
services for the Association with the Operations And Services Manager.  

  • Be responsible for all communications of the Association in consultation with the Communications Coordinator.

  • Be responsible for the due observance of the Association’s By-laws, Operating Resolutions, and 
Policy Resolutions. 

  • Attend the proceedings of the Trent University Board of Governors and report to the Board of 
Directors on those proceedings as well as being responsible for establishing and maintaining 
relations with members of the Board of Governors. 

  • Maintain open communication and active ties with local members of parliament and local 
members of the Ontario Legislature. 

  • Be responsible for the production of the Executive Committee Strategic Plan on an annual basis. 

  • Be responsible, with the assistance of the Association Resource Manager, for completing the Executive exit survey & any transition documentation.

  • Ensure that all money controlled or allocated by the Board is used for and does not exceed the 
purposes or amounts that were designated. 

  • Be the primary contact between the Association and the university administration. 

  • Chair the Standing Committee on Finance and Operations. 

  • Chair the Standing Committee on Organizational Review and Development. 

  • Consult, through available channels, with the Presidents of the College Cabinets, the Graduate 
Student Association, and the Trent in Durham Student Association on matters of mutual concern. 

  • Call emergency meetings of the Board of Directors, in conjunction with the by-laws. 

  • Sit, ex officio and non-voting, on all Standing Committees on which the President does not 
already have a position. 

  • Act as, or ensure the appointment of a Chief Electoral Officer in the event the Association 
Resource Manager is unable to perform their duties 

  • Act as Deputy Speaker. 

  • Share front desk responsibilities when needed.