Volunteer with NACA - Regional Leadership Team Positions

Position Descriptions & Responsibilities

Regional Leadership Team: Communication Coordinator

Application Deadline:

Region Date
Central Monday, February 15, 2021 Closed
Mid America Friday, January 22, 2021 Closed
Mid Atlantic Friday, January 1, 2021 Closed
Northern Plains Monday, August 9, 2021 Closed
Northeast Friday, January 22, 2021 Closed
South Friday, January 22, 2021 Closed
West Monday, November 1, 2021 Check Status / Apply


The Communications Coordinator collaborates with Regional Leadership Team (RLT) members to promote regional programs and events, as well as coordinates the production and distribution of conference marketing, publications, signage, and materials.

Specific Responsibilities

• Coordinates with RLT members and the Director of Member Development & Marketing to develop marketing and communications to promote all regional programs and events.
• Assists NACA staff and Conference Committee with developing pre-conference information, conference program, and other conference materials, as well as reviews materials prior to publication. Coordinates on-site signage needs, on-site signage placement, and miscellaneous on-site printing. Assists in the development of on-site presentations and slide shows consistent with the NACA® Style Guide.
• Serves as an Association brand ambassador by marketing and promoting national and regional programs and events through personal social media accounts. Encourages and supports RLT members to do the same.
• Adheres to deadlines for marketing, communications, and publication/materials solicitation and production.
• Provides consistent application of standards outlined in the NACA® Style Guide.
• Adheres to the budget for various publications and materials.
• Provides information for the website within appropriate timelines.
• Records, edits, and distributes minutes from all meetings.
• Strongly encouraged to submit at least one educational program proposal for the conference.
• Integrates and supports principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Assures that the associations Mission & 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 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.

Association Support

• NACA Connect
• Zoom
• NACA Google Drives

Term of Service

• Feb 1st – January 31st
• June 1st - May 31st (Northern Plains Only)

NACA Office Liaison

• Director of Member Development & Marketing
• Online Marketing Manager

Professional Competencies

  • Marketing and Branding
  • Networking & Business Relationships
  • Professional Development
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Relationship Development