University of Technology, Sydney

Schedule: Teaching and Learning Committee special election — election of academic staff

This is the schedule for the election of academic staff to the Teaching and Learning Committee.

The schedule specifies the term of office, electorate, dates for nominations and ballot, Returning Officer and election rules. It also includes the nomination form that should be used to nominate as a candidate in this election, and information about Teaching and Learning Committee.

For the election of

Academic staff one position

Term of office

One year: 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022

Electorate

Candidates Academic staff members (not necessarily members of Academic Board) can stand as a candidate, and be nominated and elected by members of Academic Board in this election (UTS General Rules, Rule G3-22(1)(b)).
Nominators and voters Only members of the 2022 Academic Board are eligible to nominate candidates and to vote.

Nominations

  • Open Tuesday 19 October 2021
  • Close Tuesday 2 November 2021 at 3pm

Nomination form

To nominate a candidate in this election use the Nomination form: Teaching and Learning Committee — election of academic staff (110kb PDF).

Ballot

  • Open Thursday 18 November 2021
  • Close Thursday 2 December 2021 at 3pm

A ballot is required if more valid nominations are received than positions vacant. The ballot will take place in UTS: Elections Online Polling Booth.

The names of candidates and candidate statements will be made available in voting before the ballot opens.

Returning Officer

University Secretary, William Paterson

Election rules

Elections (Rule G3, Part 3)

Conduct

Participants in elections (candidates, their representatives and voters) are expected to follow the same high standard of conduct and behaviour during the campaign process as is expected on campus generally. The behaviour of election candidates and their representatives should meet expected standards of conduct. See Code of Conduct for UTS Elections.

Concerns about security due to election-related conduct should be reported to UTS Security. Phone +61 2 9514 1192, or dial ‘6’ on any UTS phone.

Results

The results of these elections will be made available in results around two weeks after close of voting, following the declaration of poll by the Returning Officer (Rule G3-36(3) and (4)).

About Teaching and Learning Committee

Terms of reference The Teaching and Learning Committee is a university-wide advisory and consultative committee, established by Academic Board. It deals with matters pertaining to the strategic planning, policy directions, quality, standard and integrity for teaching and learning in coursework programs as well as the development of the university’s teaching and learning culture and profile.
Number of meetings The Committee meets at least six times per year.
Composition The Committee consists of ex officio members, nominated members, elected staff and elected student members. For further information, see composition and membership.
Membership term Membership terms on the Committee will be two years for staff and one year for students.
Further information

Teaching and Learning Committee website

Electoral Officer
email Electoral Officer
telephone 02 9514 1235

Committee Officer
email Elbreg Zwaan
telephone 02 9514 9811