Members of the Conference Program Team will join Chair Geoff Combs, University of Massachusetts–Boston, in creating a welcoming and educational environment at ACUI's largest event, while showcasing their talents through collaboration with colleagues. From this position, volunteers establish a network to connect, communicate, and share ideas with peers. The conference is March March 15–20, 2020, in Atlanta.
Reporting to the 2020 Conference Program Team chair and supported by the director of education staff liaison, for a two-year term, team members are expected to:
Each candidate must also be available to attend the Conference Program Team's working meetings in Atlanta. Expenses for these meetings are covered by the association. The dates for the meetings are not yet confirmed but will take place within the following timeframe:
- Planning meeting in the second half of 2018.
- Arrive before the 2019 Annual Conference in Indianapolis for a meeting in March 2019.
- Planning meeting in mid-2019.
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.
Association planning volunteer positions require a commitment of two years. While projects vary by season and role, over the course of the term, volunteers should anticipate approximately four hours of conference call and project work per month.