Overview

Coordinates diversity activities for the National Convention.

Specific Responsibilities

Develops and plans diversity activities for the National Convention with input from the National Convention Program Committee.
Plans an appropriate recognition within the National Convention as February is Black History Month in conjunction with the Leadership Fellows Program.
Plans and hosts diversity networking activities in conjunction with the Leadership Fellows Program.
Plans and hosts the Diversity Dance Party or similar program in conjunction with the Leadership Fellows Program.
Creates diversity and inclusion opportunities throughout all aspects of the National Convention.
Creates list of potential speakers for the Diversity Speaker.
Utilizes the Leadership Fellows for the planning and implementation of diversity related activities at the National Convention.
Assists the Leadership Fellows in creating and implementing educational sessions for the National Convention.
Works with the NACA office to provide the Diversity Guide and promote the guide during the Convention.
Participates in convention planning team calls/meetings.
Attends on-site planning team meeting the day prior to the convention.
Participates in training calls as scheduled.
Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of, and ensures adherence to NACA policies and procedures, as well as other applicable laws and regulations.
Assures that NACA goals, initiatives and relevant Strategic Plan objectives are integrated with convention initiatives and position responsibilities.
Follows NACA’s Non-Discrimination, Diversity Advancement and Affirmative Actions 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.


Qualifications

Must be a full-time staff member at a member institution. (Note: 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, Chair of the Board, National Volunteer Development Coordinator must be informed of this change and the letter of support must be received at the NACA Office within 30 days of hiring.)
Must have approval from and support of their institution prior to applying for the position (Note: support is defined as financial as well as time out of the office, etc.)


Association Support

N/A


Term of Service

May 1st through Feb 28th of the following year.


Supervision Received

Educational and Professional Development Coordinator


Supervision Exercised

Diversity Graduate Intern


NACA Office Liaison

Director of Education and Research