2023 NSWMSC Executive Election Round 2

NSWMSC performs a multitude of functions key to the daily lives of medical students, thus requiring motivated, skilled and dedicated individuals to direct its course. NSWMSC are still looking for committee members for 2023:

  • Secretary  
  • Treasurer  
  • Publications Officer
  • Indigenous Students’ Representative

Each position has a specific application process and will be outlined in the respective sections below. However, common to all applications are the following: 

  1. Personal statement (200 words) – must contain a description of interest and motivation 
  2. Relevant curriculum vitae (CV): 
    1. 2 pages maximum, 12pt font
    2. Prior experience and other factors influencing eligibility should be highlighted
  3. Filling out the relevant online form with contact and other details 

If for any reason the personal statement and CV cannot be attached to the relevant point in the form then please email it (along with a name and position being applied for) to Betty Wang, at secretary@nswmsc.org.au by 11:59pm Monday 31st October 2022. If there are multiple applications being submitted, then each position and its relevant documents must be sent in a separate email. After applying, you should receive a confirmation email from secretary@nswmsc.org.au before the end of Tuesday 1st November.  

Please read the role descriptions below and feel free to contact the relevant 2022 NSWMSC executive member for more information:  

2023 Position Descriptions Round 2

Required Components 
  • Curriculum vitae (2 pages maximum, 12pt font)  
  • Personal statement (200 words)  
  • Interview (live at Council 3 Meeting on the 16th of October 2022)  
Roles and Responsibilities 
  • Organise regular Executive meetings both in-person and via videoconference (fortnightly)  
  • Organise logistics and minute NSWMSC Council Meetings, including content and discussion  
  • Arrange elections of incoming Executive and other positions throughout the year  
  • Ensure correspondence with Medical Student Council Representatives from each of the NSW universities via email or Facebook  
  • Minute all meetings of the organisation
  • Support the operation of the NSWMSC Microsoft Teams space with the IT Officer 
  • Coordinate the distribution of incoming correspondence to relevant members of the executive  
  • Provide general logistic and organisational support to other aspects of the Council, including events, retreats, and advocacy efforts where needed 
Desirable Attributes 
  • Strong organisational skills and planning
  • Effective time management  
  • Good communication skills & attention to detail  
  • Multitasking and self-direction  
  • Motivation and enthusiasm  
  • Competence using Microsoft Office, Google Drive and video-conference software  
Required Components 
  • Curriculum vitae (2 pages maximum, 12pt font) 
  • Personal statement (200 words)  
  • Interview (live at Council 3 Meeting on the 16th of October 2022)  
Roles and Responsibilities 
  • Keep financial records of all transactions made by NSWMSC  
  • Issue invoices for all revenue raised
  • Ensure insurance of NSWMSC is up to date  
  • Work together with IT Officer to ensure that ticket sales run smoothly  
  • Ensure that all refund transactions are done in due time  
  • Create a budget at the start of the year to forecast revenue spent/made  
  • Work to set target revenue with Sponsorship Officer
  • Submit a financial report according to Fair Trading NSW  
  • Coordinate prompt refunds for any spending on Council Meetings, events or other such allocated expenditures  
  • Manage merchandise, including spending and inventory  
Desirable Attributes 
  • Experience in financial management
  • Understands the process of incorporation
  • Meticulous with record keeping
  • Have long term vision for financial situation of NSWMSC
Required Components 
  • Curriculum vitae (2 pages maximum, 12pt font) 
  • Personal statement (200 words)  
  • Interview (via videoconference at a date TBA following NSWMSC Council 3)  
Roles and Responsibilities 
  • Be responsible for various NSWMSC publications and promotions, in an editorial and design role
  • Liaise with the NSWMSC executive, medical societies, and students across NSW and the ACT to produce engaging content
  • Lead NSWMSC’s social media presence with the support of the NSWMSC executive 
  • Produce, alongside Sponsorship Officer official documents including the sponsorship prospectus
  • Work with Events Directors to develop promotional material for events throughout the year 
  • Attend regular executive and council meetings  
Desirable Attributes 
  • Creativity and a passion for the role  
  • Experience in using design software such as Canva, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, etc.  
Required Components 
  • Curriculum vitae (2 pages maximum, 12pt font)  
  • Personal statement (200 words) 
  • Interview (via videoconference at a date TBA following NSWMSC Council 3) 
Roles and Responsibilities 
  • Representing the interests of Indigenous Medical students in New South Wales  
  • Advocating for Indigenous Medical students in New South Wales including, but not limited to: “Closing the Gap”, inclusion of Indigenous Health issues into NSW medical school curricula and increased cultural competency of NSW medical schools 
  • Liaising with AIDA (Australian Indigenous Doctors Association) SRC members in NSW 
  • Contributing to advocacy efforts of NSWMSC regarding Indigenous issues with consultation of wider Indigenous community, AIDA and their members  
  • Implementation of relevant and Indigenous focused events e.g., NAIDOC Week  
  • Organise a welcome to country for major NSWMSC events   
Desirable Attributes 
  • Knowledgeable in issues regarding Indigenous medical students in Australia
  • Experience in policy writing and advocacy 
  • Self-directed and proactive in taking leadership of this role 
  • Passionate in community engagement and development 
Prerequisites 
  • Must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Must be actively involved within their Indigenous community