AMSA Global Health Committee
Management Team 2014 - Application Pack About the AMSA Global Health Committee The AMSA Global Health (AGH) Committee is a sub-committee of AMSA dedicated to engaging and empowering medical students interested in Global Health. The AGH Management Team is responsible for the day-to-day management of AMSA Global Health, as well as its Management Team Meetings, AGH Councils, engaging with Global Health Groups, and running projects and campaigns on a number of Global Health issues. Positions Open for Application: ● Chair ● Vice Chair (Internal) ● Vice Chair (External) ● National Co-ordinator ● Treasurer ● Education Officer ● Policy Officer ● IT and Publicity Officer ● Partnerships Officer ● Training Co-ordinator The Position Descriptions for these positions are listed below.
The Application Process To be eligible for a position on the Executive Team, the applicant must: ● Be a medical student in one of Australia’s medical schools ● Adhere to the Application Process ● Not have been the Chair for more than a total of two (2) years, for an application to the position of Chair The applicant in their application must include: ● A motivation letter of no more than one (1) A4 pages ● A Curriculum Vitae of no more than one (1) A4 pages ● Presentation and 2 minutes question session to the AGH September Council Applicants are encouraged to not apply for multiple positions. The motivation letter and the Curriculum Vitae must be sent to the AMSA Global Health Officer, James Lawler ([email protected]
) by August 31, 2013 at 2359 AEST.
The timeline of the application process for 2013 is as follows: August 1, 2013
August 31, 2013
Applications Close 2359 AEST
Wednesday 11 September, 2013
Presentation in person or by video conference at the September AGH Council Meeting (Time TBA) Election at the September AGH Council Meeting
Late applications will not be accepted. All stages of the application process will be in accordance with Clause 7 of the Committee’s Terms of Reference. The term for all positions will be from January 1, 2014 till December 31, 2014. Enquiries For more information, please contact the AMSA Global Health Officer, James Lawler, at [email protected]
or 0432 39 69 79. Applicants are encouraged to contact previous AGH Management Team Officers to discuss their applications.
AGH Chair Duties
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To provide strategic vision and lead AMSA Global Health according to the motions passed by the AGH Council. Ensuring the fulfillment of AGH’s Strategic Plan To represent AGH within internal and external forums, in conjunction with the AMSA Global Health Officer, as deemed appropriate. To present a report to AMSA Council or the AMSA Executive wherever required. Knowledge of AGH’s functions Committee management experience Able to act as a diplomatic spokesperson and advocate for AGH Able to provide vision, think strategically and focus on core issues Contactable and efficient with communication Able to delegate
~15 hours per week
Kelly Thompson | [email protected]
AGH Vice Chair (Internal) Duties
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Assist the Chair in carrying out their duties, especially where the chair is unable to discharge their duties Call for all necessary reports and agenda items prior to meetings To be responsible for chairing of all Management Team and Council meetings. Be responsible for the organisation, collation and distribution of all AGH Committee documents and reports Have an intimate knowledge of the official documents of AGH and review these where appropriate Manage the internal documents of AGH Coordinate team management and the delegation of tasks t