Tamaki Representative

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

Key Working Relationships:

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

SUMMARY/PURPOSE OF ROLE: The Tamaki Representative is elected to serve as the President of the Tamaki Students’ Association (TSA). They lead the TSA Executive, which runs events on the Tāmaki campus, from the Tāmaki BBQ to the pre-exam support services. They help to ensure that all Tāmaki students have a wonderful experience of university life, and take concerns of Tāmaki students to the AUSA Executive.


Tamaki Student Executive

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

Contacts and Relationships

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

Events and Initiatives

  • Collaborate with AUSA portfolios to hold themed ‘week’ events at Tamaki Campus
  • Work with Tamaki clubs and associations to hold engaging events for Tamaki students

General Executive duties

  • Contribute to AUSA decision making, both using good governance techniques and representing the perspective of Tamaki 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 Tamaki Representatives are able to transition into the role smoothly and efficiently