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.
Web and social media coordinators maintain the region's online presence through website and social media channels. Volunteers in this role develop their skills in creative marketing content strategy to produce valuable information to engage members of the region.
Reporting to the regional director and being supported by the senior manager of marketing and communication, for a two-year term, web and social media coordinators are responsible for:
Ensuring relevant and timely information is communicated about regional events and opportunities by regularly reviewing the content on all sections of the regional website in collaboration with the Regional Leadership Team.
Managing the day-to-day administration of all regional social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter.
Utilizing social media tools in creative ways to enhance engagement and deliver information.
Coordinating the promotion of monthly regional communications through the website and social media in collaboration with the communications coordinator.
Promoting all regional events, services, and opportunities through web and social media outlets.
Following all procedures and guidelines for publication set forth in the ACUI Branding Guide.
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.
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.