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UCU general secretary election: call for nominations

Following the resignation of Sally Hunt, a vacancy has arisen in the position of general secretary of the University and College Union and nominations are currently sought. The position of general secretary is a full-time, salaried position as the union's chief executive. The term of office is for five years from the date on which the successful candidate is available to take up the office.  

The deadline for the receipt of all nominations, including all support required for nominations, and election addresses is 5:00pm on Monday 8 April 2019. If a ballot is required this will take place 29 April - 23 May 2019. The full text of the calling notice is available here and the election guidance notes and nomination form can be found below. 

To be sent information in hard copy, including large print or other formats, or for further information about these elections, contact Kay Metcalfe at UCU's head office (tel: 020 7756 2551).


Calling notice
UCU927.html | UCU927.rtf
Nomination form [370kb]
Job description [125kb]
Election address regulations [87kb]
Election guidance notes [226kb]
Rules extract: general secretary election [89kb]

Last updated: 13 March 2019