York University Graduate Students’ Association (YUGSA)
Polling Clerk, 5 positions available
Contract (Termed), Non-Unionized.
Hours & Duration of Contract:
Up to 28 hours from March 25 to 28, 2019. An additional 2 hour training prior to March 25.
Salary and Benefits:
$15 per hour.
Application Submission & Deadline:
The YUGSA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people historically marginalized based on and not limited to gender identification, sexual orientation, (dis)ability, size, race, class, LGBTQ2P, and anyone legally entitled to work in Canada.
Submit an electronic resume in PDF format to the attention of YUGSA’s Chief Returning Officer, Manisha Joshi-Vijayan at email@example.com by Monday March 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM (EST).
You may submit a hardcopy to our office at the address below during office hours (10AM-1PM — 2PM-4PM) or slip under the door when the office is closed:
Suite 325 Student Centre – York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Job Description, Required Skills and Experience:
Polling clerks are Contract Employees who are responsible for supporting the Chief Returning Officer (CRO) in overseeing the voting process during the YUGSA election. This includes: presiding over polling stations, answering students’ questions about the voting process, assisting students with disabilities in exercising their right to vote as needed, ensuring that voting fraud does not occur, and assisting the CRO and Deputy Returning Officer (DRO) in counting ballots.
Polling clerks are required to have experience in the following fields:
- Experience with student elections
The CRO shall administer all procedural aspects of the YUGSA elections as described in Appendix D of the organization’s constitution (available at http://yugsa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/YUGSA-Bylaws-Feb-2019.pdf) with specific duties
- Assist the Elections Committee (the CRO and DRO).
- Operate polling stations in accordance with the Elections Procedure Code and Guidelines.
- Ensure no tampering occurs with voting procedures.
- Be eligible to vote in the YUGSA elections but otherwise maintain complete impartiality.
- Not be eligible to run for office in the YUGSA elections.