NACA® Central - Important Dates

Regional Leadership Team: Inclusivity Coordinator

Application Deadline:

Region Date
Central Monday, November 1, 2021 Check Status / Apply
Mid America Monday, November 1, 2021 Check Status / Apply
Mid Atlantic Monday, February 1, 2021 Closed
Northern Plains Monday, August 9, 2021 Check Status / Apply
Northeast Monday, February 15, 2021 Closed
South Monday, February 15, 2021 Closed
West Monday, November 1, 2021 Check Status / Apply

Overview

The Inclusivity Coordinator is responsible for assuring quality educational initiatives around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion that advance the NACA Statement of Diversity.

Specific Responsibilities

• Utilizes the Statement on Diversity as a guide to create and implement programs and activities that educate and promote different forms of diversity and to assist with recruiting presenters for educational sessions addressing issues of diversity.
• Serves as an advocate within the Regional Leadership Team, ensuring that fellow volunteers understand the Statement on Diversity and that they do their part to ensure these ideals are addressed through the conference and other programs.
• Works with the Volunteer Development & Graduate Intern Coordinator to select all Regional Leadership Team volunteers.
• Strongly encouraged to submit at least one educational program proposal for the conference.
• Integrates and supports principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Assures that the Association’s Mission and Vision are reflected in the attendee experience by helping create an inclusive, hospitable environment where all attendees feel welcome and connected. This includes attending all conference events and meetings to set the tone for attendee engagement.
• Attends all regularly scheduled regional meetings and conference calls. 
• Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of, and ensures adherence to, NACA Policies and Procedures.
• Assures that NACA goals, initiatives and relevant strategic plan objectives are integrated with conference initiatives and position responsibilities.
• Follows NACA’s Non-Discrimination, Diversity Advancement and Affirmative Action Principles to recommend others to fill available positions in the NACA leadership and takes the necessary steps to achieve a diverse Association both through the recruitment of volunteers and suggesting to the Board of Directors new or modified programs and services for the Association’s members.
• Communicates the Association’s mission and values to current and potential members to actively promote recruitment and retention.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned and agreed upon with volunteer supervisor and/or NACA staff liaison.


Qualifications / Expectations

• Supports NACA programs through attendance whenever possible.
• Attends regional conference.
• Must be a full-time professional staff member at a NACA member institution.
• Must have approval from and support of their institution (note: support is defined as financial as well as time out of the office, etc.)
• If the volunteer changes jobs during the position’s term, the new school must also be a NACA member and provide a statement of support. The NACA Coordinator of Volunteer Leadership Services must be informed of this change within two weeks and the new letter of support must be received at the NACA Office within 30 days of selection. If not a member school, the school must join as a member within two weeks of transition.


Association Support

• NACA Connect
• Zoom
• NACA Google Drives


Term of Service

• March 1st – January 31st
• July 1st - May 31st ( Northern Plains Only )


NACA Office Liaison

• Director of Education and Research


Professional Competencies

  • Cultivating a Sense of Belonging
  • Networking & Business Relationships
  • Professional Development
  • Relationship Development