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Notice of 11th USQ Council Election

Eleventh USQ Council Election - Nominations Open

Nominations are hereby called for the following categories of elected members to fill vacancies on the Eleventh Council of the University of Southern Queensland for a four year term of office, from 7 October 2021 – 6 October 2025:

  • One (1) Member of the Academic Staff of the University, elected by and from members of the Academic Staff
  • One (1) Member of the Professional Staff of the University, elected by and from members of the Professional Staff

For the purposes of this election-

‘Academic Staff’ means:
(a) the University’s teaching and research staff, other than research assistants; and
(b) staff of the University whose instrument of appointment by the Council states they are members of the academic staff*.

‘Professional Staff’ means staff of the University other than academic staff*. 

*As identified on the People Portfolio database as at 4.00pm on Friday 6 August 2021

Elected staff members will have an amount of $12,480 (2021 rate) made available to them, each year, to be used for research assistance, work relief, professional development, etc, as agreed with their supervisor and approved by the University Secretary.

Nomination forms can be found below.

Nominations for the above two categories will close at 4.00pm on Friday 6 August 2021 and should be forwarded to:

The Returning Officer
Governance Office, Level 5, S Block
University of Southern Queensland Toowoomba

Scanned and emailed versions of the nomination form are acceptable provided signatures are included and/or there is evidence that the nominee and nominators have provided their contact details and are available to verify their permission has been given, and should be emailed to Executive Officer (Council).

 

Any questions should be forwarded to Professor Mark Toleman, University Secretary or Ms Robyn Ivey, Executive Officer (Council).

 

Academic Staff Nomination Form 2021 - Word (DOC 204KB)

Academic Staff Nomination Form 2021 - PDF (PDF 225KB)

Professional Staff Nomination Form 2021 - Word (DOC 203KB)

Professional Staff Nomination Form 2021 - PDF (PDF 223KB)