Arc@UNSW Limited (Arc) is the student organisation at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). Arc is dedicated to providing students with the best University life and experience possible at every level of our dynamic organisation. We’re made up of a diverse and vibrant group of people who are passionate about student life and delivering amazing results.

Arc is a not-for-profit, Public Company, Limited by Guarantee, governed by a Board of Directors. The Arc Board is made up of 15 individuals, 8 of whom are directly elected students, 2 indirectly elected students, 2 UNSW appointed staff, 2 UNSW Alumni and the Chief Executive Officer of Arc.

Arc is currently seeking a new UNSW Alumni Director to join the Arc Board. Please note that this role is voluntary. Candidates must be prepared to commit 4-6 hours per month in addition to attendance at Board and Sub-committee meetings. As this position is filling a current vacancy the initial term is through to May 2023, with the opportunity to continue for an additional 2-year term (to May 2025). Arc is seeking suitably qualified candidates, with at least 5 years post-graduate commercial experience, along with the following skills and attributes:

1.     UNSW Alumni (mandatory)

2.     Alignment and understanding of the culture and mission of the organisation (mandatory)

3.     Strong financial acumen (mandatory)

4.     Extensive experience in Corporate Governance (highly desirable)

5.     Expertise in Strategic Planning and Focus (highly desirable)

6.     Comprehensive understanding of Risk Management and compliance (highly desirable) 

7.     Experience in either retail, marketing, social communities (desirable)

Arc is a diverse workplace valuing diversity, gender equality and social inclusion and committed to upholding these values. We have created a culture in which difference is valued and positively encourage all candidates to apply irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or other characteristics. Our goal is to ensure everyone is involved, respected and connected – where different ideas, backgrounds and perspectives work together to uphold and enhance Arc values.

More information regarding the Board and the non-student Director’s responsibilities and expectations can be found here.

Apply details:

A cover letter detailing your experiences and why you would like to be considered for this role along with a resume should be submitted to register your interest. A formal interview process involving a panel of current directors will be conducted.

Further information can be gained by contacting ceo.admin@arc.unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 4 February 2022, 11:59pm 


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We have created an Arc working culture in which all differences are valued: from age, gender and ethnicity to thinking styles and beliefs. We positively encourage applications from all candidates irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or other characteristic. Our goal is to make everyone feel involved, respected and connected – where different ideas, backgrounds and perspectives work together to preserve the Arc values and behaviours.

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