This is a regional leading volunteer position, ideal for those interested in determining and advancing strategic directions, governing over long-term goals, representing the association to other members, and setting the tone for member experiences.

Membership coordinators encourage involvement in regional and Association-wide activities through recruitment and retention efforts. Volunteers in this position build relationships with to promote the value of ACUI to those advancing campus community.  

Reporting to the regional director and being supported by the membership manager, for a two-year term, membership coordinators are responsible for:

  • Coordinating continuous efforts to reach out to member institutions and individuals, encouraging membership renewal.
  • Communicating with colleagues at nonmember institutions regarding ACUI and the benefits of membership in the Association.
  • Providing information to members of the region regarding ACUI resources, events, and other membership benefits.
  • Developing and implementing a newcomers program at the regional conference, to include pertinent information on ACUI and ways to get involved, in collaboration with the regional conference committee.
  • Planning a nonmember/member event at the regional conference, if applicable.
  • Assisting the Central Office with the maintaining accurate records, institutional contacts, and profile information related to membership.
  • Assisting in the promotion of free membership to students and faculty members.
  • Working closely with the business manager to prepare a budget for the recruitment of new members.

All Regional Leadership Team members are also responsible for:

  • Participating in the scheduled face-to-face Regional Leadership Team meetings during the year. One meeting should take place at the regional conference and the other at the time decided by the team.
  • Participating in monthly Regional Leadership Team conference calls throughout the year.
  • Acting as a resource person for the region and campus organizations.
  • Inspiring student involvement in regional and ACUI events and opportunities.
  • Developing proposal for an educational session at the regional conference.


At the time of application, individuals must have: employment at a higher education institution; institutional or individual membership; a signed institutional support form; and a commitment to fulfilling the duties of the position for the length of the term. Applicants must also demonstrate an understanding of ACUI’s vision, core values, and core competencies, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Time Commitment

Regional leading volunteer positions require a commitment of two years, except for student positions which have a one-year term. Over the course of the term, volunteers should anticipate at least 4 hours of conference call and project work per month, in addition to attending in-person Regional Leadership Team meetings. 


Applications for open positions will be due in June 2018. A screening committee made up of the regional director, regional volunteer coordinator, staff liaison, and other related volunteers will review applications, interview qualified candidates, and make a selection recommendation.