Volunteer with NACA - National Position Detail

National Volunteer Positions: Awards Committee Chair

Closed: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Closed


The Awards Committee Chair will oversee the anonymous awards selection committee for the Patsy Morley Outstanding Programmer Award, C. Shaw Smith New Professional Award, the Frank Harris Outstanding Student Government Advisor Award, Diversity Achievement Award – Campus Program, Diversity Achievement Award- Individual, and the Legacy Award. The Achievement Award Selection Committee is composed of the Chair, three at-large members who are staff at an NACA member school and one student from a member school.

Specific Responsibilities

Reviews committee applications, interviews applicants, and selects committee members.
Reviews all Achievement Award applications.
Schedules and facilitates Awards Committee conference calls.
Submits recommended award nominees to the NACA office.
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


The Awards Committee Chair must be a full time professional staff member at an NACA member institution.        
The Awards Committee Chair must have approval from and support of their institution 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 a 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.
Knowledge and understanding of the NACA Achievement Awards is required.

Association Support

Zoom conference call platform will be provide by NACA as requested.

Term of Service

6 months
Sept 1st - April 30th

Supervision Received

Chair of the Board of Directors

Supervision Exercised

Awards Committee

NACA Office Liaison

Coordinator of Volunteer Leadership Services