Volunteer with NACA - Regional Leadership Team Positions

Position Descriptions & Responsibilities

Regional Leadership Team: Regional Leadership Team Chair

Application Deadline:

Region Date
Northern Plains Monday, April 12, 2021 Closed
South Friday, January 15, 2021 Closed


The Regional Leadership Team Chair is responsible for guiding, facilitating, and delegating tasks to the Regional Leadership Team. The purpose of the Regional Leadership Team is to bring the Association’s mission and vision to life, introduce NACA to non-member colleagues, foster connections between Association members, and promote continual learning and engagement.

Specific Responsibilities

• Leads, facilitates and organizes the work of the region team.
• Ensures integration of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives throughout regional activities and programs.
• Facilitates and leads the team’s efforts in introducing NACA to colleagues and promoting the Association.
• Strongly encouraged to submit at least one educational program proposal for the conference.
• 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 strategic goals, programs, services and Policies and Procedures.
• Assures that NACA goals, initiatives and relevant strategic plan objectives are integrated into regional programs, the regional conference 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

• Two Years
• January 1st – January 31st
• May 1st - May 31st (Northern Plains Only)

NACA Office Liaison

• Coordinator of Volunteer Leadership Services.

Professional Competencies

  • Cultivating a Sense of Belonging
  • Networking & Business Relationships
  • Policy Knowledge, Development & Management
  • Professional Development
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Relationship Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supervising
  • Training
  • Volunteer & Staff Management