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Elections to the 2018 Boards of KY Association and KY Foundation

This site is about the schedule of the board elections. Excellent communication skills in Finnish and in English are required in all positions. Applications must be sent in Finnish.

You will find the applicants to each position on this website after each application deadline. All board members and chairpersons are chosen by KY Representative Council.

If you have any questions regarding board elections, please contact hallitusvalinta@kyweb.fi or if you want to know more about the positions contact the responding board member. It is suggested to go for a lunch/coffee etc. with old board members to discuss on-going events and responsibilities.

Check the applicants for the Former of the Board here.

Schedule in general

10.11.2017 at 16.00 Deadline to apply for the Former of the Board at KY Association

15.11.2017 at 16.00 Panel for candidates applying for the Former of the Board. Straight after the election of the former of the board in the meeting of KY Representative Council

19.11.2017 at 16.00 Deadline to apply for Board Member at KY Association

22.11.2017 at 18:00 Panel for KY Association Board Member applicants

28.11.2017 at 16.00 Deadline to apply for Chairperson of the Representative Council of KY

28.11.2017 KY’s Representative Council elects the Board for KY Association for the year 2018 on the basis of the Board Former’s proposal

30.11.2017 at 16.00 Deadline to apply for Chairperson of the Board at KY Foundation

30.11.2017 at 16.00 Deadline to apply for Student Member of the Board at KY Foundation

5.12.2017 at 16.00 Panel for candidates applying for Chairperson of the Board at KY Foundation as well as the election of Chairperson of the Board in the meeting of KY Representative Council. Panel for candidates applying for members of the Board at KY Foundation (after the panel for candidates applying for Chairperson of the Board at KY Foundation) and the election of members of the board.

Application for the Former of the Board at KY Association

Send your application, picture and resume to hallitusvalinta@kyweb.fi by Friday 10.11.2017 16.00. (N.B. Do not send the application to kye-list@kyweb.fi, this will be done by the selection workgroup after the deadline)

All applicants for the Former of the Board are expected to join the interview session organized by the Representative Council on Monday 13.11.2016 at 17.00 at KY Building, Yläkertsi.

Applicants for the Former of the Board have the possibility to show their interest in the position until the beginning of the panel discussion for all applicants, however, we wish that applicants would comply with the indicative deadline. The panel for applicants for the Former of the Board will be held on Wednesday 15.11.2017 16.00 onwards (place will be confirmed later), after which the Former of the Board will be elected at the Representative Council’s meeting.

Application for Board Member at KY Association

Send your application, picture and resume to hallitusvalinta@kyweb.fi by Sunday 19.11.2017 16.00. (N.B. Do not send the application to kye-list@kyweb.fi, this will be done by the selection workgroup after the deadline). Please include in your application your current year of study, your study program and your preference for areas of responsibility. The allocation of responsibilities varies from year to year, so you can choose the topics of your interest from the list below:

Alumni

Brand

Campus affairs

Communications

Community

Corporate Relations

Culture

Educational or Academic affairs

Finance

International affairs

Master’s students

New students

Ownership steering

Sports and wellbeing

Vice Chairman of the Board

Volunteers

Work and Career

Applicants have the possibility to show their interest in the position until the beginning of the panel discussion, however, we wish that applicants would comply with the indicative deadline. After the application period has ended, you will receive materials in your inbox that help you prepare for the panel held on Wednesday 22.11.2017 18-19.30. In addition, the Former of the Board will interview all applicants. The Board of KY for the year of 2018 will be selected on the basis of the proposal of the Former of Board and via approval of the Representative Council on Tuesday 28.11.2017.

Application for Chairperson of the Board at KY Foundation

KY Foundation is looking for a Chairperson for the Foundation’s Board for a one-year-term. According to the rules of KY Foundation, the Chairperson must be a student.

Send your application, picture and resume to hallitusvalinta@kyweb.fi by Thursday 30.11.2017 16.00. (N.B. Do not send the application to kye-list@kyweb.fi, this will be done by the selection workgroup after the deadline). After the application period has ended, you will receive materials in your inbox that help you prepare for the panel for all applicants. The panel will be held on Tuesday 5.12.2017 17.00 (place will be confirmed later). The Chairperson will be selected the same day during the subsequent Representative Council meeting.

Application for Student Member of the Board at KY Foundation

KY Foundation is searching for two student members for the Foundation’s Board for a term of two years. Additionally, if a current student member is selected as the Chairperson for 2017, the Foundation is also searching for one student member for a one-year-term.

Send your application, picture and resume to hallitusvalinta@kyweb.fi by Thursday 30.11.2017 16.00. (N.B Do not send the application to kye-list@kyweb.fi, this will be done by the selection workgroup after the deadline). After the application period has ended, you will receive materials in your inbox that help you prepare for the panel for all applicants. The panel will be held on Tuesday 5.12.2017 after the panel of the chairpersons (place will be confirmed later). The student members will be selected during this same meeting.

Application for Chairperson of the Representative Council of KY

The Representative Council of KY is looking for a Chairperson for the council for a one-year-term. According to the rules of the KY Representative Board, the Chairperson must be a student. Send your application, picture and resume to kye-list@kyweb.fi by 28.11.2017 16.00

Applicants have the possibility to show their interest in the position until the beginning of the council meeting for all applicants, however, we wish that applicants would comply with the indicative deadline.