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Wollongong University Medical Students' Society

WUMSS descriptions

Phase 2 Representative x2

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Position Description

Committee:

WUMSS Committee

Position:

2nd Phase representative 

Responsible to:

WUMSS Executive

Position summary:

The WUMSS phase 2 representative acts as a point of contact between students and GSM staff, lecturers and specialists. 

Main duties and responsibilities:

Direct contact between GSM and student body:

  • Attend phase 2 meetings to bring to the attention of the committee issues faced by the cohort and ideas on how these situations can be rectified
  • Report outcomes to the cohort
  • Support phase 1, 3 and 4 representatives
  • Consult frequently with other members of the WUMSS committee to help address any issues which may have arisen
  • Maintain frequent contact with phase 2 committee members in between meetings to raise concerns/ address issues which may arise
  • Handle day-to-day issues faced by the cohort
  • Encourage cohort cooperation and maintain harmony amongst stressed students

Knowledge:

The phase 2 representative must have proficient knowledge in the following: 

  • Committee members, phase 2 chair and how to contact them
  • The Aims and vision of WUMSS;
  • The WUMSS Constitution; and,
  • Knowledge of when phase meetings are and how to access them

Skills:

ThePhase 2 Representativemust demonstrate the following skills: 

  • Ability to work under stress and be able to effectively communicate with members of the phase 2 committee both verbally and non-verbally 
  • Team building;
  • Decision making skills;
  • Ability to communicate effective, both verbally and non-verbally;
  • Stress management skills; and,
  • Time management skills, and the ability to meet schedules and deadlines.

Personal Attributes:

The Secretary must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties, as well as demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Be honest and trustworthy;
  • Be respectful;
  • Maintain a cool head under pressure
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity;
  • Be flexible; and,
  • Demonstrate sound work ethic and commitment to WUMSS

For enquiries please contact the WUMSS (Secretary) secretary@wumss.org.au