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Nominations & Senior Appointments Committee

Purpose

  • Supports Council in exercising its governance responsibilities by providing advice on the appointment of members to Council and special selection committees, the contract parameters for the position of Vice-Chancellor, recruitment procedures for the Vice-Chancellor and other specified members of the senior executive and the performance of the Vice-Chancellor; and
  • Exercises governance responsibilities on behalf of Council in determining the remuneration, conditions of employment and recruitment procedures for senior executive positions determined by Council.

Terms of Reference

The Committee advises Council on:

  • candidates for consideration by the Chief Minister for appointment and re-appointment to Council under section 11(1)(d) of the University of Canberra Act 1989 (ACT);
  • candidates for appointment and re-appointment to the positions of Chancellor and Deputy Chancellor;
  • the appropriate knowledge and skills mix of Council membership, taking into account the Voluntary Code for the Governance of Australian Universities and the requirements of section 11A of the University of Canberra Act 1989;
  • any policy matters regarding the membership of Council, including the remuneration of members of Council;
  • the membership of special selection committees;
  • recruitment procedures for the position of Vice-Chancellor and other members of the senior executive determined by Council;
  • contract parameters for the position of Vice-Chancellor; and
  • the performance of the Vice-Chancellor; and
  • The University's annual performance and related Key Performance Indicators.

The Committee determines, on the delegated authority of Council:

  • remuneration, conditions of employment and recruitment procedures for senior executive positions determined by Council

2017 Meeting Dates

The Committee meets with the Honorary Degree Committee.

  • Thursday, 30 March 2017
  • Thursday, 28 September 2017

Membership

Category Member Period of Appointment

Chancellor (ex officio)

Professor Tom Calma AO  
Deputy Chancellor (ex officio)Dr Chris Faulks 

Vice-Chancellor & President (ex officio)

Chair of Academic Board (ex officio)

Professor H. Deep Saini

Professor Dharmendra Sharma

 
One of two other external members of Council Vacant 
One of two other external members of Council Dr Tom Karmel AM1 February 2016 - 31 January 2018

Secretariat

Acting Secretary Ms Kathleen O'Sullivan