Grafton Representative

Hours: 10 hours (voluntary, but eligible for performance based-bonus)

Key Working Relationships:

  • AUSA Officers
  • AUSA Executive
  • Grafton Student Executive
  • Grafton Faculty Associations
  • Grafton Faculty staff

SUMMARY/PURPOSE OF ROLE: The Grafton Representative is responsible for representing and serving students studying at the Grafton Campus. In their role, they lead the Grafton Students’ Executive and work with medicine, pharmacy, optometry, nursing and other Grafton-based students and their students’ associations. They run events on Grafton campus such as Welfare Day, and lobby on issues that affect Grafton students.


Grafton Student Executive

  • Convene and chair Grafton Student Executive meetings, ensuring efficient and open discussion and decision making
  • Monitor the membership of the Grafton Student Executive, and add or remove member organisations if seen as relevant

Contacts and Relationships

  • Build and maintain a network of relationships with:
    • Grafton Student Executive organisations, and any other student organisations on Grafton Campus
    • Grafton Campus faculty and administration staff
    • Any relevant organisations in Auckland or New Zealand who may wish to collaborate with AUSA on Grafton Campus
  • Ensure that these contacts are appropriately maintained and filed for successive Grafton Representatives

Events and Initiatives

  • Collaborate with AUSA portfolios to hold themed ‘week’ events at Grafton Campus
  • Work with Grafton clubs and associations to hold engaging events for Grafton students
    General Executive duties
  • Contribute to AUSA decision making, both using good governance techniques and representing the perspective of Grafton students
  • Attend and contribute to weekly AUSA Executive meetings
  • Provide support and assistance for other AUSA Executive members during their events and other initiatives
  • Report on progress on a fortnightly basis

Reporting Duties

  • Create and speak to the following reports for the AUSA Executive
  • An Annual Plan, which includes all planned events, projects, key contacts and other goals for the year
  • A Semester One Report, tracking progress against the Annual Plan and analysing success
  • An Annual Report, tracking progress throughout the year and reflecting on success
  • A transition document, containing all information necessary to ensure that successive Grafton Representatives are able to transition into the role smoothly and efficiently