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Committee Role Descriptions

Considering being part of the committee next year? Well here's a little something to describe the roles of the committee :D Feel free to ask any of the current committee if you have any questions about any of the roles!

President

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to other committee members as necessary. Act as a mediator amongst committee.

  • When necessary, act as figurehead and main representative of club. Signatory on AURAC bank account.

  • Liase with UoA (along with memberships, secretary, and treasurer) through email and OrgSync.

  • Speaker @ AGM & SGM’s. Ensure the club runs smoothly by effectively overseeing all committee members.

  • Drive continuous improvement of the club. Maintain best practice in all aspects possible.

  • Along with rest of committee, try to the best of ability to represent best interests of club and it’s members

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Secretary

  • The custodian of club's offical documents. 

  • Main duties include as one of Executive Committee member; fulfilling fiduciary duties for the benefit of the club, having custody over official documents, calling meetings, and taking true and accurate minutes.
     

Memberships

  •  Organizing the club stall for the University Club Expo at the start of each semester (Organizing volunteers, EFTPOS machine, stall set up and booking, etc)

  • Responsible for membership (Monitoring the sign-up form and bank account, adding people to the mailing list, distributing membership cards, taking membership signups at club nights).

  • Answers general club enquiries from prospective members via email.

 

Treasurer

  • Responsible for the club’s finances.

  • Main duties are to audit and keep track of the year’s financial accounts.

  • Other duties include applying for grants, making bank transactions, and reporting on the financial situation etc.

  • This position involves heavy liaising and coordination with other committee members during decision-making processes.


Trips

  • Organizes the two big trips of the year, Orientation trip and Re-Orientation trip

  • Usually organizes trips to Kawakawa Bay as well 

  • Incentives other committee members and club members to organize their own trips

 

Instruction

  • Organizes instruction courses (namely Abseil and Anchor Course and the Lead Course)

  • Implements the safety management plan

  • Organizes other instructors availability to organize courses, along with assessing people as necessary to ensure they have the skill set necessary

 

Socials (x2)

  • Organizes social events to encourage club members to mix and mingle with each other 

  • Ideas for social events include: Outdoor club stein, Cocktail party, Pub-Quiz, Glow in the dark climbing, Posh Dins

 

Gear

  • Stores the gear

  • Coordinates loaning gear for member requests 

  • Must be prepared to sort out gear for club-organized trips specifically

 

Safety

  • Ensures safety management practices are maintained

  • Take note of any accidents or injuries that occur within the club 

 

Alpine

  • The Mountaineer in Chief: taking the club to new heights.

  • The alpine officer helps people from the club enjoy the snow and ice: we run snow schools to get people into it; we provide gear to help people run their own trips; and we provide advice and insight from our own time in the mountains.

  • Takes care of alpine gear

  • Sometimes we run other courses too, for instance on avalanche awareness. Officially we are a part of AUTC too, so you get the joy of two awesome clubs.

 

Wall

  • Sets new climbs at the University Rec Center, along with organizing setting nights for other people to have the opportunity to set

  • Liase with the University Rec Center about the wall

 

IT

  • In charge of the website and email servers 

 

General (x2) 

  • Offer help to other committee members where necessary

  • Gain insight into what it is like to be a committee member

  • Has to be a University of Auckland student

 

Advisory (x2)

  • Offer advice to the committee on the running of the club based on past experience

  • Has to have had 2 years of experience in the committee