Running for AMC Representative, AMC Officer, or AMC Senator?
Below are frequently asked questions about the Administrative Management Council (AMC) elections, including the various ways you can get involved, details on how to run for a Representative, Officer, or Senator position, and more.
AMC Election Timeline
- January: Attend the AMC 101 event to familiarize yourself with leadership opportunities in the AMC.
- February: Submit your nomination(s).
- March: AMC finalizes election ballots for accepted nominations.
- April: AMC holds elections.
- June: New AMC Senator and AMC Officer term starts.
What is the AMC?
The AMC fosters University-wide relationships that inspire thoughtful engagement, innovative progress, and professional excellence.
- The AMC was activated on October 23, 1970 with the formal adoption of the Bylaws.
- The AMC currently represents over 3,800 administrators at NYU.
- The elected AMC population comprises:
- 4 Officers
- 7 Senators and 13 Alternate Senators (each member serves a 2-year term)
- 146 Representatives and 148 Alternate Representatives (schools have staggered election cycles and serve a 2-year term)
- The elected Representatives are from each of the 27 schools and units at the University
How can I get involved in the AMC?
From attending the monthly AMC meetings to joining a committee, there are many ways to participate in the AMC. You can get involved by attending a general meeting, joining a committee, participating on OpenAMC, and more! If you're ready to take it to the next level, consider:
- Attending the monthly general AMC meetings. Check out the monthly emails from the chair for the next scheduled meeting.
- Participating on the various AMC committees. Be a participant or chair/vice chair for the committees. These include Benefits, Bylaws, Communications, Community Service, AIDE – AMC Inclusion, Diversity & Equity, Nominations & Elections, Professional Development (includes the Mentoring Program), Special Events, Research & Assessment.
- Participating in the NYU Book Club as an AMC representative, be a Brave Conversations Ambassador, and submit ideas through OpenAMC.
- Getting elected as a school or unit representative, or become your school/unit's Senior Unit Representative (SUR).
- Running for AMC Officer: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, or Treasurer.
- Running for AMC Senator and getting assigned to one of the University Senate Standing Committees: Academic Affairs, Community Standards, Financial Affairs, Organization and Governance, or Public Affairs. Note: Those with the 6 highest votes become Senators, while the next 12 become Alternate Senators.
Why should I run for AMC College/Unit Representative, AMC Senator, or AMC Officer?
If you'd like to explore leadership opportunities within the AMC and help make a positive impact on the adiminstrator community within your School or unit, or University-wide, we encourage you to run for one of the available leadership positions during AMC's election cycle.
From expanding your network to gaining professional development opportunities, there are many benefits to holding an Officer, Senator, or Representative, including:
- Working with faculty, students, and senior leadership
- Collaborating on strategic initiatives and projects
- Advocating on behalf of the administrator community
- Enhancing and/or expanding your current skill-set for an immersive professional development experience
What would be my time commitment with the AMC as a Rep or Officer?
As an Administrator, you are welcome to participate in as many monthly AMC meetings and committee meetings as you would like. For the other elected positions, the approximate annual time commitment for the Academic Year is as follows:
- Senators (Alternate Senators): Attendance at University Senate meetings, assigned standing meetings, executive meetings, and AMC monthly meetings.
- Hours: 36
- Business Days: 5.14
- AMC Officers: Attendance at monthly AMC meetings, executive meetings, and University and committee meetings.
- Hours: 56
- Business Days: 8
- College/Unit Reps: Attendance at monthly AMC meetings:
- Hours: 15
- Business Days: 2.14
When do AMC Reps get elected?
2020-2022 (Even Year Cycle)
- Center for Urban Science and Progress
- Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
- Division of Libraries
- Faculty of Arts and Science
- Gallatin School of Individualized Study
- Institute of Fine Arts/Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
- NYU Abu Dhabi
- NYU IT
- NYU Shanghai
- School of Law
- School of Professional Studies
- Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
- University Development and Alumni Relations
- University Relations and Public Affairs
2021-2023 (Odd Year Cycle)
- Campus Operations
- College of Dentistry
- Division of Student Affairs
- Meyers College of Nursing
- Office of the President
- Provost Division
- School of Global Public Health
- Silver School of Social Work
- Stern School of Business
- Tandon School of Engineering
- Tisch School of the Arts
- Wagner School of Public Service