This is a serving volunteer position, ideal for those interested in providing opportunities for peer networking and resource sharing, collaborating on special projects that meet a unique need, or communicating the value of the Association.

Membership Recruitment and Retention Team members encourage involvement in regional and Association-wide activities through recruitment and retention efforts. Volunteers in this position build relationships with colleagues to promote the value of ACUI to those advancing campus community.
Reporting to and being supported by the membership manager staff liaison, for a one-year renewable term, Membership Recruitment and Retention Team members are responsible for:
  • Coordinating continuous efforts to reach out to institutions and individuals, encouraging joining or renewing membership.
  • Collaborating with the Central Office to identify and reach out to prospective new members.
  • Meeting once per month for updates on new member recruitment campaigns and overall member retention.
  • Reaching out to new members via email and phone and welcoming them to ACUI.
  • Being willing to call at-risk members monthly and encouraging them to utilize ACUI member benefits.
  • Attending scheduled programs and/or quarterly webinars to answer any questions for potential and current members.


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

Serving volunteer positions typically require a commitment of 4–12 months, though this varies by the specific project work of the role. Over the course of the term, volunteers should anticipate approximately 2–4 hours of conference call and project work per month.

Application Process

Applications for this opportunity are due April 13.

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A screening committee made up of the staff liaison and related volunteers will review applications, interview qualified candidates, and make a selection recommendation.