About Sydney MBA Network

Sydney MBA Network is charged with building and sustaining a valued community to enrich the experience and excellence of the MBA and EMBA programs at the University of Sydney Business School.

About the Role

The Secretary is a member of the Board and responsible for governance and process matters. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: working with the President to ensure the board meets its governance commitments, support engagement with the MBA clubs, organise and Chair ordinary and extraordinary board meetings, and keep board members accountable for actions taken at meetings.

Key Information

Reports ToPresident
Direct ReportsAssociate Secretary (optional)
Role TypeVoluntary – volunteers will not be remunerated for their time
Length of AppointmentUp to 24 months
Time Commitment2-3 hours per week

Roles and Responsibilities

TaskDescription% of Role
GovernanceEnsure the board meets its requirements set forth by the University of Sydney and MBA managementWork with the MBA clubs to assist with governance related questions and provided support, on an as needed basis40%
ManagementOrganise all ordinary and extraordinary meetings of the boardChair all meetings and maintain accurate records of all meetings, including actions takenFollow up with Board Members to ensure all actions taken are completed in a timely manner50%
OtherOther tasks as required10%

Key Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of governance processes and best practice
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Current student within either the MBA or EMBA programs at the University of Sydney

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Previous experience in student council or equivalent would be an advantage