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Call for Applications | Treasurer and Head of Financial Administration

Deadline for Application Submissions: 24 September 2017 (19:59 CEST)

Call for Applications
for the position of

IAPSS Treasurer and Head of Financial Administration

for the legislative term of 2017/2018

The IAPSS Executive Committee is hereby launching a Call for Candidates for the position of IAPSS Treasurer and Head of Financial Administration in the Executive Committee in the 2017-2018 Association year. Do you want to be part of the Executive Committee, thus having a chance to shape the Association’s future on virtually a daily basis? It is a substantial responsibility with high workload, but definitely a most rewarding experience for many different career paths. We look forward to your candidatures!

Application Procedure & Requirements

Deadline for Applications: Sunday, 24 September 2017, 19:59 CEST

Required Documentation for Application:

(1) A resume including reference to a) your studies, b) your academic and/or professional experiences relevant for the applied position, c) your overall academic experiences, d) your language skills, e) your personal data, and f) personal references (optional).

(2) A cover letter of 1-2 pages stating a) your personal motivation for applying for the position, b) a detailed description of at least two experiences relevant for the applied position, c) the integration of the applied position into your daily life, d) your previous experiences within IAPSS (if applicable).

(*) All documents should be sent as .pdf files to before the deadline.

Duration of the mandate: October 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018.


(1) Applications submitted later than 24 September 2017, 19:59 CEST, and incomplete applications will not be considered.

(2) The position-holder will become one of the legal representatives of the Association for the 2017-2018 mandate. A registration with the Chamber of Commerce of the Netherlands will be necessary for this purpose, for which the necessary expenses will be covered.

(3) For the position, it is beneficial if candidates have (i) experience with financial administration, (ii) experience with fundraising and grant applications, and (iii) at least basic Dutch language skills.

(4) All positions are, as all positions within IAPSS, voluntary and unpaid. In addition, valid IAPSS membership is a necessary condition for occupying the position during the whole duration of the mandate.


  • Management of the financial administration of the Association (incl. annual budgeting process, execution of all payments and expenses, control and administration of income), under the supervision of and in collaboration with the IAPSS President and the IAPSS Secretary-General;
  • Co-coordination of fundraising activities (incl. Institutional grant applications, drafting processes of funding proposals at corporate bodies, their evaluation and related reporting);
  • Control of membership payments of both individual and association members, in cooperation with the IAPSS Secretary General;
  • Supervision regarding the compliance of the IAPSS financial administration and related income and expenses with the IAPSS Financial Regulations;
  • Regular financial reporting to the IAPSS ExCom, biannual financial reporting to the IAPSS SupCom and the IAPSS General Assembly;
  • Assistance with the coordination of the provision of travel grants to panelists at both the IAPSS World Congress and the IAPSS Convention, as well as other IAPSS events if so decided by the IAPSS ExCom;
  • Coordination of all tasks to be carried out and duties to be fulfilled regarding the bank accounts and payment facilities of the Association.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a Skype interview. The installment will take place on October 1. Please do not hesitate to contact us in case of further questions or inquiries.

The IAPSS Executive Committee

International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS)
Postbox 9108 | 6500HK Nijmegen | The Netherlands
Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is the executive body of the association. It consists of the President, Secretary-General, Treasurer, Head of the Academic Department, Head of the Events Department, Head of World Congress, Head of Convention and Head of the International Cooperation & Public Relations Department. Members are normally elected to this body at the General Assembly, taking place in April each year.

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