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MSU Returning Officer Positions

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STUDENTS' UNION RETURNING OFFICER (RO) & DEPUTY RETURNING OFFICER (DRO) POSITIONS 
 
Maynooth Students' Union (MSU) is looking for students who wish to play a significant role in the democratic operations of the organisation. Each year a number of elections  are held in order to elect the student representatives that will run MSU on behalf of the students of Maynooth Universtiy and St.Patrick's College, Maynooth. 
 
The Returning Officer (RO) and Deputy Returning Officer (DRO) positions are key roles in making sure that these elections are run in an efficient and proper manner whilst at the same time ensuring that the highest of standards are maintained in administering and running the various electoral process of MSU.
 

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 12th September 2017

​(Short listed applicants must be available for interview from 3pm Wednesday, 13th September 2017
​)
 
 

POSTS AVAILABLE (for this academic year 2017-18):

​1. ​
Returning Officer
​2. ​
Deputy Returning Officer

 

Returning Officer

Short version: Job is to supervise and execute all elections and referenda for the year 

Constitutional job description is as follows:

6.3.2.1 – The Returning Officer Shall:

6.3.2.1.1 – Be appointed from the membership of the Union.

6.3.2.1.2 – Hold a term of office of one year, from the first of July to the thirtieth of June.

6.3.2.1.3 – Hold no office in the Union or the Board of Trustees.

6.3.2.1.4 – Express no opinions on the state of the Union in a personal or official capacity.

6.3.2.1.5 – Supervise and execute all elections and referenda during his / her term of office.

6.3.2.1.6 – Appoint assistant returning officers as deemed necessary for the conduct of elections and referenda.

 

(2) Deputy Returning Officer   The main duties of the posts are to aid the Returning Officer in running the Students' Union elections and referenda.

 

For further information please contact:  Leon Diop (MSU President) in the Students' Union Centre or via e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

All those interested in the positons should send in a letter of application along with a CV to Leon Diop (MSU President) by 5pm on Tuesday, 12th September 2017 via e-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Please include in the subject line: "Returning Officer / Deputy Returning Officer Vacancies"

 

​Interviews for the 
Returning Officer
​ and ​
Deputy Returning Officer
​ ​
positions will be held Wednesday, 13th September 2017 in the MSU building so please be available if applying.
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