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CIBSE Interviewers - Professional Review Assessors and End Point Assessment

Type: Standards and Education
Number of Vacancies: Numerous
Skills/Experience required: Engineering Council registration - IEng or above, interest in encouraging professional development of engineers within a framework of standards and competence. 
Training: Training provided
Description: CIBSE interviewers assess competence for CIBSE corporate membership and registration and also for End Point Assessment at levels, 3, 4 and 6.
Expenses: Nominal Assessment Fee paid
Number of hours required: Min 10 hours a year

 

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Institute of Local Exhaust Ventilation Engineers (ILEVE) Honorary Secretary

The Honorary Secretary of a CIBSE Society or Institute is responsible for the following responsibilities; individual tasks may on occasion be delegated to other Committee members, Society members, external volunteers and CIBSE members of staff. The Secretary acts as an information and reference point for the Chair and other committee members. As an Honorary Sectary you will work in close collaboration with the CIBSE Membership Services Team.

  • Prepare agendas and write minutes for all meetings of the Steering Committee and to keep all Society records. CIBSE have provided Microsoft Teams which can be used as a repository for Society records.
  • The Sectary has access to the Society rules so will be expected to advise the Society Chair on procedures for meetings, votes, motions, application of the rules etc
  • Clarifying past practice and decisions and retrieving relevant documentation
  • Ensure that CIBSE has up-to-date information on Society events and activities
  • Assist CIBSE in organising the Societies AGM: notifying officers, nominated candidates and members, of their selection, nomination or appointment. They will also be expected to assist with the coordination of AGM calling notices and reminders
  • The Sectary will also be able to be involved with the Steering Committee in other ways for example sub-committees and working groups
  • Collaborate with Secretary's of other CIBSE Networks: Societies, Groups and Regions
  • It is expected for the Secretary to be in attendance at all Society events and meetings as far as possible
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Technology Committee

Type: Technology Committee
Number of Vacancies: Five
Skills/Experience required:

The Institution seeks participation from all CIBSE interest areas. Members of Technology Committee should be drawn from a range of age, gender, background, experience and expertise, and should include participation from a range of sectors and interest groups in the UK and overseas e.g. Industry, Manufacturing, Project Management, Finance, Research, Academia.

We are particularly looking for people with expertise in the following areas to support the expertise of our current membership:

  • In-use performance of buildings, especially facilities management
  • Specialist Building Services disciplines e.g. lighting, public health, LEV
  • Facades
  • Building Services Contractors
  • Digital design

The role would particularly suit those with an interest in industry engagement, emerging policy and learning about new technological developments.

Training: none
Description: This is a great chance to contribute to your institution, forge new connections, and expand your thinking about the very nature of building services.
The Technology Committee has the overall responsibility for providing understanding, clarification and validation of the fundamental technical basis of building services engineering and for overseeing the policy work of the Institution.
In short, we:

  • Discuss key building services related topics and emerging themes, particularly in relation to policy
  • Assist CIBSE with its consultation responses
  • Make recommendations for medals CIBSE awards for published research

Expenses: Reasonable travel expenses for in-person meetings
Number of hours required: Committee members are required to attend three meetings per year, allowing time to read papers in advance of the meeting. They will also be required to assist with consultation responses, which can be through their own expertise or use of their network to circulate and collate responses.

 

Please send your CV and a brief description of why you’d like to join the committee.

CIBSE Communications Committee

Type: Communications
Number of Vacancies: Two
Skills/Experience required:  
Training: 
Description: 
Expenses: 
Number of hours required:

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LGBTQ+ Panel of Inclusivity and Diversity Committee

Type: Committee membership
Number of Vacancies: Six
Skills/Experience required: LGBTQ+ community member with an interest in making a difference.  
Training: Inclusivity Training will be given
Description: The newly formed LGBTQ+ panel is a sub-group of the Inclusivity and Diversity Committee which advises the Board on all matters relating to inclusion in Building Services Engineering.
Expenses: Reasonable expenses for attending in-person meetings
Number of hours required: Approx 10 hours in meetings and 10 hours additional work per year.

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Neurodiversity Panel of the Inclusivity and Diversity Committee

Type: Committee membership
Number of Vacancies: Six
Skills/Experience required: Neurodiversity community member with an interest in making a difference.
Training: Inclusivity Training will be given
Description: The newly formed Neurodiversity panel is a sub-group of the Inclusivity and Diversity Committee which advises the Board on all matters relating to inclusion in Building Services Engineering.
Expenses: Reasonable expenses for attending in-person meetings
Number of hours required: Approx 10 hours in meetings and 10 hours additional work per year.

East Anglia Region - Honorary Secretary

Type: Regional committee
Number of Vacancies: 1
Skills/Experience required: Based in East Anglia
Training: Support from Head Office and from the Regional Committee
Description: The Hon Secretary is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Region, including organising meetings and minute taking.
Expenses: Reasonable expenses paid where required
Number of hours required: 2-4 per month

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