Elections 2021

Executives Elections

The Executive Elections will be taking place in January. Despite a return to campus for some students and classes we will still be holding our elections completely online.

If you have any questions please email [email protected]

Dates of Election

December 2nd – After 9am
Election information goes out

January 20th – 11am 
Election Nomination Package is to be sent to [email protected]
This includes: nomination form, platform, headshot, 1-2 square graphics and 1-2 Instagram story graphics

January 25th-February 3rd – All day
Campaign period

February 1st-3rd – 9am-11:59pm
Voting period

February 4th or 5th – After 9am 
Election results

Information Package

This package is to help candidates understand the process of the elections and is to be used as a reference.

2021 Information Package

Nomination Form

This package is filled out by the candidates and is to be sent to [email protected] by January 20th at 11am.

You must send in the following: nomination form, platform, headshot, 1-2 square graphics and 1-2 Instagram story graphics

2021 Nomination Form

Other Information

You can see our by-laws and policies: https://nusu.com/governance

You can find the elections policy here: Elections Policy

Executive Positions

The NUSU Executive positions are paid positions. You must be:

  • a current student at Nipissing University
  • be in good standing with Nipissing University and NUSU
  • be at least eighteen (18) years of age

The President is expected to work 40 hours/week during the summer months (May-August) and 25 hours/week during the academic school year. The President currently receives $26,260 per annum worked.

The Vice-Presidents are expected to work 40 hours/week during the summer months (May-August) and 20 hours/week during the academic school year. The Vice-Presidents currently receive $23,230 per annum worked.

President

*As the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, the President is primarily focused on the general management and supervision of the Corporation and is the overseer of general governance and legal affairs of the organization. Additionally, the President acts as the primary liaison between prominent members of the University, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), government officials at the federal, provincial and the municipal level and the North Bay Community to represent and advocate for all the students of Nipissing University. The individual, who reports to both the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee, shall be highly motivated, have the ability to commit to a cooperative work environment, demonstrate organizational skills, have an exemplary work ethic, and demonstrate to not only have interpersonal skills, but to build connections with others while creating a supportive team atmosphere.

Have questions about this position? Email Hannah Mackie at [email protected]

*This is by no means a complete list of responsibilities or a full description of the position. 

2020 President Job Description

Vice-President Finance & Administration

*As the Treasurer of the Corporation, the head of the Finance and Administration department, and the supervisor of the Student Health Plan, the Vice-President, Finance and Administration is primarily focused on the financial and administrative components of NUSU. This includes the construction of the annual budget, ensuring that proper accounting procedures are in place, addressing student concerns related to the Health Plan, and any other recommendations regarding finances and the Health Plan. The individual, who reports to both the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee, shall be highly motivated, have the ability to commit to a cooperative work environment, demonstrate organizational skills, have an exemplary work ethic, and demonstrate to not only have interpersonal skills, but to build connections with others while creating a supportive team atmosphere.

Have questions about this position? Email Hannah Mackie at [email protected]

*This is by no means a complete list of responsibilities or a full description of the position. 

VP Finance & Administration Job Description

Vice-President Advocacy & Awareness

*As the Secretary of the Corporation, the head of the Communications department, the Vice-President of Advocacy and Awareness is primarily focused on the advocacy of academic needs for the student body, Chief Student Senator within the Nipissing University Academic Senate, the creation and overseeing of the NUSU student calendar, the NUSU website, social media platforms, public and media relations, and the implementation of awareness campaigns. The individual, who reports to both the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee, shall be highly motivated, have the ability to commit to a cooperative work environment, demonstrate organizational skills, have an exemplary work ethic, and demonstrate to not only have interpersonal skills, but to build connections with others while creating a supportive team atmosphere.

Have questions about this position? Email Hannah Mackie at [email protected]

*This is by no means a complete list of responsibilities or a full description of the position. 

VP Advocacy & Awareness Job Description

Vice-President Student Life

*As head of the department of Services, the Vice-President, Student Life is primarily focused on the planning of Frosh Week, organizing transition and orientation days, directing and facilitating academic and social events, managing the student food bank, overseeing student clubs, and is in charge of supervising elections as the Chief Returning Officer. The individual, who reports to both the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee, shall be highly motivated, have the ability to commit to a cooperative work environment, demonstrate organizational skills, have an exemplary work ethic, and demonstrate to not only have interpersonal skills, but to build connections with others while creating a supportive team atmosphere.

Have questions about this position? Email Hannah Mackie at [email protected]

*This is by no means a complete list of responsibilities or a full description of the position. 

VP Student Life Job Description