SHRA Vice-Chairperson Durham


  • Employee must be a full-time SHRA employee of NCSSM

  • Incumbent must be able to work at the NCSSM-Durham location

  • Knowledgeable about the programs and activities of the NCSSM

  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment

  • Ability to be a good facilitator

  • Committed to serving the common interests of the SHRA and EHRA Non-Faculty staff


In accordance with the NCSSM Staff Senate Bylaws, the SHRA Vice Chairman-Durham shall be staff elected at large and shall serve as SHRA Vice Chairman at the Durham location for one consecutive year beginning in August of the Academic School Year.

General Description:

The SHRA Vice-Chairperson-Durham will assist the Chairperson and perform the duties of the Chairperson in his/her absence.

The Chairman’s specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist Chairperson as needed;

  • In the absence of the Chairperson, be able to perform and adhere to any necessary duties that include, but are not limited to:

    • Preside at Full Staff Senate Meetings

    • Preside at Quarterly Executive Committee meetings

    • Represent the Staff Senate at NCSSM Board of Trustees meetings

    • Represent the Staff Senate at the Staff Assembly monthly meetings

    • Represent the Staff Senate in other meetings as the need arises

    • Comprise committees as the need arises for certain issues and circumstances

    • Have meetings with the Chancellor of the school as the need arises

    • Adhere to the Executive Officers Responsibilities

    • Serve as Vice-Chair Ex-Officio for one year after his/her term and will attend meetings if needed to assist the incoming chairs

    • Be available upon completion of his/her term for consultation of new SHRA Vice-Chair

    • Schedule a training meeting with the incoming SHRA Vice-Chairperson before the full completion of his/her term as SHRA Vice-Chairperson.


  • Be flexible and available

  • Serve as a support system for other officers and staff

  • Ensure that the Senate and its members are adhering to the Bylaws of the Staff Senate and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

  • Remain professional in all circumstances due to the fact you not only represent yourself but the Staff Senate as well

  • Attend all Executive Meetings

  • Attend all full Staff Senate meetings

  • If unable to attend a meeting you must give a minimum of one week’s notice to other officers discussing why you cannot attend

Time Commitment Required

  • 2 Joint SHRA & EHRA-NF meetings a year; (1 hour each)

  • 2 SHRA meetings a year (1 hour each)

  • 3 Shared Government meetings a year; (1 hour in length each)

  • Executive Committee meetings (time varies upon meeting times)

  • NCSSM Ad Hoc committees as assigned (time varies upon assignment)

  • Other NCSSM official functions as needed