Title: Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD®) Program Team Leader
Responsible to: Educational Program Coordinator
Volunteers responsible for: I-LEAD® Curriculum Committee, I-LEAD® Facilitation Team
Term of office/Renewal: I-LEAD® Program Team Leader will serve a term beginning with their appointment in January 2013 and ending at the close of the 2014 I-LEAD® session(s). At the end of the term, volunteers may reapply for a second term; no person can serve in an appointed Leadership Team position more than two consecutive terms.
- Design, direct, and coordinate, with ACUI Central Office staff, the annual premier student program known as the Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD®).
- Work with and through the ACUI Education Councils to gain volunteer assistance and input.
- Assemble and direct the I-LEAD® Curriculum Committee to perform curriculum development and program design.
- Solicit input from members of the Leadership Team, Association membership, and the Central Office for the development of new and enhanced components and topics for I-LEAD®.
- Assist regions and other ACUI entities in understanding and promoting the I-LEAD® program.
- Communicate regularly with the Central Office liaison and members of the program team on the site selection, content development, implementation, marketing, and assessment of I-LEAD®.
- Assist as needed in preparing an annual plan of work, income projections, and budget needed to accomplish these objectives.
- Through programs, services, and leadership, advance the principles articulated in the Association’s strategic plan, mission, and values statement.
- Assist in the recruitment, selection, and training of the I-LEAD® Facilitation Team, including lead facilitators, small group facilitators, and interns.
- Participate in the recruitment, transition, and training of the subsequent program team leader, as mutually agreed upon with the Central Office liaison.
Potential I-LEAD® program team leaders should demonstrate:
- Former facilitation team member of
- Expertise in developing educational programs.
- Performance in organizational, leadership, motivation, communication, and listening skills.
- Broad range of experience at ACUI regional and annual conferences, programs, and workshops.
- Commitment to affirmative action and multiculturalism.
- Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse needs and priorities of the student leaders on campus.
- Full-time employment in a college union/student activities department at an ACUI member institution; solid institutional support and job stability.
Applicants must demonstrate an understanding of the Association's 11 core competencies, realizing that this particular volunteer role will place emphasis on one or more competency area:
- Facilities Management
- Fiscal Management
- Human Resource Development
- Intercultural Proficiency
- Student Learning
The Association recently adopted a new process for volunteer selection. Click here for complete details.
Updated July 26, 2012