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Arc @ UNSW


Annual Budget: Not supplied
Number of Paid Staff: more than 100
Number of Volunteers: more than 100
Community Segment: Legal Services, Sport & Recreation, Education, Arts & Culture

Current Board Size: 12+
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area:

Any further information about this vacancy:

Arc@UNSW Limited (Arc) is the student organisation at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). One of the biggest and best student organisations in Australia, Arc is dedicated to providing students with the best University life and experience possible at every level of our dynamic organisation.

Arc is a Not for Profit, Public Company, Limited by Guarantee, governed by a Board of Directors. The Arc Board is made up of 15 individuals 8 of whom are directly elected students, 2 indirectly elected students, 2 UNSW appointees, 2 UNSW Alumni and the Chief Executive Officer of Arc.

Arc is currently seeking to fill the position of UNSW Alumni Director. The role is voluntary. Candidates must be prepared to commit 4-6 hours per month as well as attend Board and Sub-committee meetings (held afterhours from 6pm). The term is for two years from June 2019 to June 2021. Arc is seeking suitably qualified candidates, with postgraduate commercial experience and the following skills and attributes:

  1. UNSW Alumni (mandatory)
  2. Alignment and understanding of the culture and mission of the organisation (mandatory)
  3. Strong financial acumen (highly desirable)
  4. Extensive experience in corporate governance (highly desirable)
  5. Expertise in strategic planning and focus (highly desirable)
  6. Comprehensive understanding of risk management and compliance (highly desirable)
  7. Experience in either retail, marketing, social communities (desirable)

Arc is a diverse workplace valuing diversity, gender equality and social inclusion and committed to upholding these values. We have created a culture in which difference is valued and positively encourage all candidates to apply irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or other characteristic. Our goal is to make everyone feel involved, respected and connected – where different ideas, backgrounds and perspectives work together to preserve the Arc values and behaviours.

Further information can be gained by contacting the Chair of the Board, Nadhirah Daud on chair@arc.unsw.edu.au or the CEO, Shelley valentine on s.valentine@arc.unsw.edu.au. A cover letter detailing your experiences and why you would like to be considered for this role along with a resume should be submitted to register your interest. A formal interview process involving a panel of current directors will be conducted.

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Consulting, Strategy & Development, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplued
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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