The QRA board is looking for a board secretary.
Read the section ‘about this position’ to find out about the skills required, training opportunities and much more. Please complete the form prior to the EOI closure date if you would you like to express your interest.
QRA Board: Secretary
Position Description – QRA Association Secretary
Currently (as at November 2021), the duties of the QRA Association Secretary reside with the QRA’s Executive Officer.
From a governance perspective having the Association Secretary’s role being rolled into the EO role is workable but not ideal.
The adoption of the Associations’ new rules will likely render the current arrangement unworkable due to the increased workload imposed amongst other issues.
Administrative support required by the Association Secretary will be provided by the Association staff as required, under the direction of the EO.
The Association Secretary will be responsible for the operation of technology platforms used by the Association for Board Meetings and the Member Database. QRA currently uses BoardPro and Revolutionise Sport.
The primary purpose of the Association Secretary is to ensure the Association adheres in the Association’s Rules and to its statutory obligations as detailed in all associated government Act/s and Regulations.
The Association Secretary reports to the Association Board. This Association Secretary is not a Board position.
Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to ensuring that the Association adheres to its statutory obligations, the secretary will usually undertake the following tasks:
Authorities shall be as per the Association Rules and associated Act/s and Regulations or as delegated by the Board.
Knowledge and Skills Required
The Association Secretary should be methodical, persistent and impartial, and should have the following additional skills and knowledge
Position Training Requirement
Undertake a training course conducted by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) or like organisation to ensure the incumbent is fully aware of all the positions’ responsibilities.
This course may also provide a reference point for the resolution of any complex Association compliance type issues which may arise over time.
QRA, through its membership of QSport, has access to a NFP Governance Course conducted by AICD.
It is envisaged that this role will be voluntary and would need a time commitment of 8 hours per week on average; however, this commitment may vary greatly depending the nature of what is required at any particular time.
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Belmont Shooting Complex
The Queensland Rifle Association fosters target rifle shooting and firearms training through our clubs. Different classes of rifle shooting are conducted by our Clubs under the Standard Shooting Rules (SSRs) of the National Rifle Association of Australia (NRAA).
Belmont Shooting Complex