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Regional Leadership Team: Showcase Selection & Marketplace Coordinator

Application Deadline:

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


The Showcase Selection & Marketplace Coordinator facilitates all aspects of the regional showcase selection meeting process. In addition, the Showcase Selection & Marketplace Coordinator facilitates the implementation of all aspects of Campus Activities Marketplace operation and policy enforcement as needed, in conjunction with NACA staff. The Showcase Selection & Marketplace Coordinator will strive to provide the best possible environment for associate and school members to network and conduct business in accordance with NACA policies.

Specific Responsibilities

• Recruits and selects Showcase Selection Committee in coordination with National Showcase Selection Team and Volunteer Development & Grad Intern Coordinator.
• Coordinates scheduling for virtual showcase selection meetings. Coordinates and facilitates the showcase selection process for regional events with assistance from the national showcase selection team as per printed policy.
• Votes only in the case of a tie.
• Forwards results of the showcase selection process upon completion to the NACA Office within the time frame specified per policy.
• Forwards notification of results to all associate member firms for acts not selected when specifically requested by associate members and within a reasonable time frame.
• 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.
• Strongly encouraged to submit at least one educational program proposal for the conference.
• Facilitates the On-site Selected Showcase opportunity per printed policy.
• Coordinates and supervises the operation of the Campus Activities Marketplace for regional events as per printed policy, recruiting additional team members to assist on site as deemed necessary to assist with monitoring exhibitor load-in and load out.
• Implements opening and closing times during the conference schedule.
• Oversees adherence to policies related to exhibiting, sightlines, noise levels, booth demonstrations and Marketplace attractions.
• Coordinates different opportunities to increase engagement within the Campus Activities Marketplace with exhibitors and delegates.
• Submits written post-conference Showcase Selection & Marketplace Coordinator report to the NACA Office, highlighting instances of noise complaints, early load-out, non-attendance or other policy violations.
• 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 office 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.
• The Showcase Selection Coordinator must not be a current or former employee or intern of an NACA associate member firm or agency, or plan to be employed by or be an intern for an NACA associate member agency or firm within the next fiscal year.
• Served on a regional conference showcase selection committee at least one time is preferred but not required.

Association Support

• NACA Connect
• Zoom
• NACA Google Drives
• Will receive reimbursement for one-half of the double room rate for one night’s lodging for the time they are required to arrive early for conference to attend required meetings.

Term of Service

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

NACA Office Liaison

• Associate Services Manager

Professional Competencies

  • Experiential Leadership Learning
  • Networking & Business Relationships
  • Professional Development
  • Relationship Development
  • Supervising