Gaisce - The President’s Award
TU Dublin Societies Office
Requirements:Organised, leadership skills, team working skills, good motivator and enthusiastic
Society Committee members lead in the organisation and management of their society.
All roles are performed on a voluntary basis and we are very grateful of your contribution to the TU Dublin Community. Please register your status as a committee member and you can begin logging your hours and getting due recognition and reward when appropriate.
There are various positions - summary information below, and please get in touch with the TU Dublin Societies team for more information if needed.
The Chairperson is the figurehead and is responsible for society activities and the society's relations within the university and externally, and should oversee the members of the society committee, ensuring that the Treasurer and Secretary of the society are keeping in touch with the university authorities.
The Chairperson is also jointly responsible (with the Treasurer) for the society’s finances.
The Chairperson should chair all committee meetings of the society and organise, manage and delegate when required. The Chairperson coordinates the activities of the Society and ensuring that all committee members adhere to their delegated roles and responsibilitie,s among other responsibilities.
The Vice-Chairperson is the main point of contact with the Societies’ Office and, where necessary, the University. The Vice-Chairperson attend all meetings of the Societies’ Forum among other responsibilities.
The Secretary of a society is defined as ‘the person who will take minutes of meetings, deal with correspondence and be responsible for the secretary’s report and the society’s submission to the end-of-year book’.
Larger societies may have one secretary responsible for communication and another for recording. • Recording all formal meetings with regard to the business of their Society.
The Treasurer is responsible for all financial transactions; meeting all financial deadlines, submitting budget requests and requesting funding, making sure that all such transactions are conducted in an honest and transparent matter, collecting receipts and submitting them for any funds received from institutions; ensuring that the financial end-of-semester reports are submitted on time and fully completed among other responsibilities.
Other Society Committee roles include but are not exclusive to:
Health and Safety Officer
Public Relations Officer (PRO)
Trips/ Events Officer
Guest Speaker Coordinator.
Is training provided?: Yes
Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Claire Flannery
Address: TU Dublin Societies Office, TU Dublin City Campus, Aungier St, Dublin D02 HW71
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