The Student Council is looking for a RUS Chairmanship to oversee the planning and execution of RUC Tutoring 2021.
The RUS Chairmanship consists of two people who are given the overall responsibility for ensuring that tutors receive necessary training and that Tutoring is carried out in a satisfactory manner. This includes the recruitment of tutors, organization and execution of a training program, division of tutors into tutor groups, coordination of trips and events, preparation of a budget, and general support of the tutors’ work. It is also the responsibility of the RUS Chairmanship to ensure that the overall objectives of Tutoring 2021 are achieved, the most important of which being the provision of a comprehensive and engaging study start for new students.
As part of their work, the RUS Chairmanship is expected to collaborate and keep an open, ongoing dialogue with the Student Council’s Chairpersonship and secretariat regarding practical tasks and the development of the Tutoring concept.
The position requires effective organizational skills and a strong sense of overview for large projects. It additionally requires, but is not limited to, the ability to handle stressful situations and pressure, that you have an understanding of (or willingness to learn) to work with budgets and accounts, and skills (and preferably experience) in volunteer management.
Furthermore, an in-depth knowledge of tutoring in its entirety is required. The RUS Chairmanship must cooperate with many different parties, including tutors, a RUSK team, the Student Council’s Chairmanship and board, and RUC’s administrative staff. Therefore, a RUS Chairmanship must be cooperative and seek compromise, while still maintaining the ability to follow a clearly defined course of action and reach broad, overarching goals. Finally, it is expected that the RUS Chairmanship is passionate about creating a fantastic Tutoring for all new students starting at RUC in 2021.
The RUS Chairmanship will be remunerated with the equivalent of 200 hours of work in total. However, this figure is not representative of the total volunteer time commitment, which is expected to be significantly higher. The salary is paid out as a fee from the Student Council, which amounts to DKK 30,000 in total, to be distributed between the Chairs. The fee is paid according to further agreement with the Student Council’s Chairmanship. The final payment will not be made until the submission of a report/review of Tutoring 2021 by the RUC Chairmanship.
Applications and Content
Written applications are to be sent to email@example.com no later than Friday the 6th of November, 2020 at 23:59.
In the application, the applicants are expected to, in addition to explaining their qualifications for the position, consider how they want to develop Tutoring in the future. This is to include detailing how they will meet their objectives.
The application must detail the aspects of Tutoring you believe are important to focus on in 2021. We do not expect you to have Tutoring 2021 planned out – however it is important that you have included your reflections and priorities prior to future employment.
Ideas for content can thus be the following (though anything can be included as long as your visions and priorities are clear).
- What visions will you work towards in 2021 – for example in relation to inclusion, communication or something else?
- How will you recruit RUSKs and tutors?
- How will you organize the training and education plan to ensure that the tutors are ready to carry out their work? This applies to, among other things, seminars and what each should contain.
- What are your reflections on your own qualifications – especially in relation to the above description of the role. Feel free to name other things you find relevant.
Note on the future structure of Tutoring: Currently the Student Council is in the process of rethinking the structure of Tutoring (e.g. the size and function of the RUSK team, among other details) in cooperation with previous RUS Chairs, Lackeys/RUSKs, tutors, and others. The SR board has approved an outline for a significant change in this structure. We value the opinions of our applicants, and if you are interested in hearing more about this process and our current proposal, please feel free to contact us to book a meeting. The applicants need not take this specific proposal into account when writing their application and are free to imagine Tutoring 2021 however they please. However, applicants should be prepared to take part in developing (and potentially executing) a new vision of Tutoring in collaboration with SR’s Chairpersonship, should they be hired.
Interviews will be held on Monday the 9th of November with follow-up interviews in the same week (week 46). Interviews will be conducted by a recruitment committee and will be based on the written applications.
The employed RUS Chairs will be announced at BW.
The recruitment committee consists of at least:
- Calvin Carlson, The Organizational Vice Chairperson of the Student Council at RUC
- Maria Køpke, The Economic Vice Chairwoman of the Student Council at RUC
- Emil Madsen, The 2020 RUS Chairman
- One to two tutors from 2020
Questions related to the above can be directed to:
Calvin Carlson – firstname.lastname@example.org
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