Overview

The Diversity Initiatives Coordinator is responsible for assuring quality educational initiatives around issues of diversity that advance the NACA® Statement of Diversity.

Specific Responsibilities

Utilizes the NACA® 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 Conference Program Committee, ensuring that fellow volunteers understand NACA’s Statement on Diversity and that they do their part to ensure these ideals are addressed through the conference.
Submits at least one educational program proposal for the regional conference by the deadline.
Attends all regularly scheduled regional meetings and conference calls.
Integrates NACA® goals, initiatives and relevant strategic plan objectives in all aspects of position responsibilities.
Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of, and ensures adherence to, NACA® policies and procedures, as well as other applicable laws and regulations.
Follow 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.
Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned and agreed upon with volunteer supervisor.


Qualifications

The Diversity Initiatives Coordinator must be a full-time professional staff member at an NACA® member institution.
Institutional support for the volunteer is required prior to appointment to the position (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 an NACA® member and provide a statement of support. The NACA® Office and National Volunteer Development Coordinator must be informed of this change and the new letter of support must be received at the NACA® Office within 30 days of hiring.


Association Support

Conference Chair and NACA® Office will confirm additional level of support for pre-conference planning meetings.


Term of Service

Fall Conferences – Jan. 1 through Nov. 30.


Supervision Received

Education and Professional Development Coordinator


Supervision Exercised

On-site volunteers


NACA Office Liaison

Education and Development Coordinator