Please find below the nomination form to be an officer or rep for the SHU branch of UCU for the academic year of 2019/20.

This may seem a bit far in advice – but this is so that officers and reps will have enough time to get their union hours agreed in their work plans for the coming year.

Officers and reps are crucial for the union, and we need people more than ever!

Please complete, scan and email your form by 5pm on Tuesday 22 January 2019 to Liz Kettle, UCU Returning Officer at the email address above.

Next steps

•             Nominations presented and ratified at UCU SHU branch AGM on 20 Feb 2019

•             If places are contested, there will be a ballot, arranged by UCU national office.

If you would prefer to send your form by post, please allow enough time to arrive by 5pm on Tuesday 22 January 2019 and send to Liz Kettle, UCU Returning Officer, SHU Joint Union Office, 1.09 Cooper Buildings, Arundel Street, Sheffield S1 2NS

(Please email Liz too, just to let her know that you have posted your form – l.kettle@shu.ac.uk

UCU (University and College Union), Sheffield Hallam University branch

UCU Nomination Form for officer and rep roles for academic year 2019 – 2020
Please complete and return by 5pm on Tuesday 22 January 2019

SHU UCU OFFICERS: I wish to stand for the following role(s) as an officer of UCU for academic year 2019 – 2020

OFFICER ROLES Name Block capitals Candidate’s signature Supporting name/signature 1* Supporting name/signature 2*
01. The chair/president         
02. The vice-chair/vice-president         
03. The treasurer         
04. The secretary         
05. The negotiating secretary         
06. The anti-casualisation officer         
07. The health and safety officer         
08. The caseworker co-ordinator         
09. The membership secretary         
10. The recruitment officer          
11. The equality officer         
12. The training and reps co-ordination officer         
13. The communications officer         
14. Collegiate site co-ordinator
including casework responsibilities
       
15. The convenor – university directorates including casework responsibilities        
16. The convenor – STA (formerly ACES) including casework responsibilities        
17. The convenor – SHH (formerly D&S) including casework responsibilities        
18. The convenor – Health and Wellbeing including casework responsibilities        
19. The convenor – Sheffield Business School including casework responsibilities        
20. The assistant health and safety officer         
21. The assistant casework co-ordinator (1)         
22. The assistant casework co-ordinator (2)         

* Candidates should include the names and signatures of two current UCU members at SHU.

SHU UCU REPSI wish to stand as a UCU representative for my department (or equivalent – see below) for academic year 2019– 2020

Faculty and Department (or equivalent)e.g. STA/Department of ComputingHWB/non departmental Name
Block capitals
Candidate’s Signature Supporting name/signature 1* Supporting name/signature 2*
          

* Candidates should include the names and signatures of two current UCU members at SHU.

Notes

All elected officers are expected to attend committee and branch meetings and should request Wednesdays from 9am-2pm free from teaching and other university commitments to allow them to do so. To ensure accountability to members all officers must attend these meetings or send their apologies. This information will be shared with members at next year’s AGM.

All elected reps are expected to attend branch meetings and should request Wednesdays from 12-1pm free from teaching and other university commitments to allow them to do so. To ensure accountability to members all reps must attend branch meetings or send their apologies. This information will be shared with members at next year’s AGM.

Please feel free to put yourself forward as both a UCU rep and as an officer. You may nominate yourself for more than one role. You may choose to indicate a specific preference (bearing in mind that these roles will be allocated to applicants in the order shown above).

Applications received after 5pm on Tuesday 22 January will not be considered where other candidates for the roles have already put their names forward. Late applications for other vacancies will be considered at the discretion of the committee. Following the AGM, the current branch committee will address any remaining vacancies.

Next steps• Nominations presented and ratified at UCU SHU branch AGM on 20 Feb 2019.• If places are contested, there will be a ballot, arranged by UCU national office. • The timetable for this may seem a bit far in advance for next academic year starting in September. However this is so that officers and reps will be able to get their hours agreed in their work plans for the coming year. 

Please complete, scan and email your form by 5pm on Tuesday 22 January 2019 to 
Liz Kettle, UCU Returning Officer – l.kettle@shu.ac.uk

If you would prefer to send it by post, please allow enough time to arrive by 5pm on Tuesday 22 January 2019 and send to 

Liz Kettle, UCU Returning Officer
SHU Joint Union Office, 1.09 Cooper Buildings
Arundel Street, Sheffield S1 2NS

Please also email Liz Kettle at l.kettle@shu.ac.uk to let her know that you have posted your form.