Volunteer Job Descriptions for the Association

Elected positions

The ACUI Board of Trustees is elected by the membership and includes the president, president-elect, past president, and at-large members. Members can also be elected to regional director positions.

Run for election to the Board of Trustees

Nominations and applications for the Board of Trustees will be accepted later this year. Learn more about nominating someone, the typical election timeline, or applying for election in future years.

Appointed positions

The ACUI Board of Trustees appoints additional members to the Leadership Team. Some of those appointed positions include: 

2008 CPT members at the 2011 Conf
2009 New Orleans
Conference Program Team Members:
Scott Christopherson-Schorn,
Sarah Aikman, Jennifer Keegin, Molly Ward,
Mary Edgington, and Tari Wimbley
  • Education Council members
  • Program team leaders 
  • Task force members 
  • Student member of the Board of Trustees
  • Others as needed 

If you have questions, or would like to nominate someone for any future openings, send an email to volunteer@acui.org. Other volunteer positions may become available at any time. Be sure to check this page often for up-to-date volunteer opportunities!

For additional information about the selection process for appointed positions, check this out. [pdf]

Position
Title
 
Term Current
Volunteer
 
Job
Description
 
Date Next Open
or Deadline for Application

President 1 year
J. Scott Derrick
Position Description, President  Election Timeline (Elected)
Immediate
Past President
1 year
Sarah Aikman
   
President-Elect 1 year
Jeff Pelletier
Position Description, President-Elect  Election Timeline (Elected)
At-Large Member
of the Board of Trustees
2 years
About Board of Trustees
and Current Roster
Position Description, At-Large Member  Election Timeline (Elected)
International Education
Council Member
3 years* Current Roster
Position Description, Education Council

A new volunteer will be selected in  December. (Appointed by the Board of Trustees)


Education and Research
Fund Program Team
2 years* ACUI Education and Research Fund and Current Roster
Position Descriptions
Program Team Chair
Program Team Member

Chair is appointed by the Board of Trustees. Members of the program team are selected through ACUI volunteer selection process.  
Annual Conference  
•Chair, 24-26 months 

•Member, 20-22 months

•Graduate Students, 3-6 months
About the Annual Conference

2017, Susan Payment

2018, Jen Hernandez

 Position Descriptions
• Program Team Chair 2018
Program Team Member for 2018 description 
Conference Management Team for graduate students 
Conference Program Team chair applications for the 2019 conference will be available in late 2016. The team for the 2018 conference was selected in April 2016.

Applications for the Conference Management Team for graduate students at the 2017 annual conference will be available in September 2016.

Chair is appointed by the Board of Trustees. Members of the program team and graduate student staff are selected through ACUI volunteer selection process. 
Corporate Partnership Development
2 years*  About ACUI Corporate Partnerships

Meet the Team 
Position Description,  Corporate Partnership Development Team Leader Applications will be accepted for program team members in April and the program team leader position in December. 

Chair is appointed by the Board of Trustees. Members of the program team are selected through ACUI volunteer selection process. 
Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS) Liaison 4 years*

About CAS

Matt Ducatt

Position Description, CAS Liaison New position will be selected in Nov./Dec. (Appointed by the Board of Trustees)
Volunteer Development Coordinator 2 years* Sarah Comstock and Team  Position Descriptions
•Volunteer Development Coordinator
•Volunteer Development Team  
New chair will be selected in December (Appointed by the Board of Trustees).


Student Programs
Team Leader
2 years* About Student Programs

Heather Nunes and Team  
Position Description, Student Programs Team Leader
New position applications will be selected in Nov./Dec. (Appointed by the Board of Trustees). 
         
I-LEAD® 2 years* About I-LEAD®


Lead Facilitators:
Jackie Alliotta

Josh Peters-McBride

Position Descriptions

Host I-LEAD® 2017
Join the I-LEAD® Facilitation Team
Job Description, Intern
Job Description, Facilitator
Job Description, Program Team Leader
Program team leader applications will be solicited starting in December .

Applications for the facilitators and interns for the 2017 program will be recruited at the annual conference in 2017. Click here to review the current application.

Members of the team are selected through ACUI volunteer selection process.
Recreation and Leisure Activities 2 years* About Recreation and Leisure Activities

James Contratto, team leader and team
Position Descriptions
•Recreation and Leisure Activities Program Team Leader
•9-Ball Director
 Clay Targets Program Team Chair 
VACANT
Program team leader applications will be available again in March.

Applications for the remaining program team spots vary by position at both the regional and international level.

Members of the international team are selected through ACUI volunteer selection process.
Poetry Slam 2 years* About Poetry Slam

Robb Thibault
Position Description, Poetry Slam Program Team Leader
Members of the team are selected through ACUI volunteer selection process.
UNICEF Campus Challenge
About UNICEF
   
Online Contributor 1-year, unlimited renewal •Follow on Facebook 
•Read tweets on Twitter 
•About ACUI Communities
•About The Commons 
Meet the current Online Engagement Volunteers
Volunteer Contributors:
•Facebook/Twitter Champion Job Description  
•Community of Practice Leader Job Description 
•Commons Contributor Job Description 
 
Contributors can fill out information and work with Central Office staff for social media updates to ACUI membership. Apply now.

 *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. 
  

Teams and Task Forces 

As deemed necessary by the Board of Trustees, teams and task forces are created to do work for a short period of time to address a need of the Association. These are either current or former groups that have performed such work:

 

Certification Task Force Chair Job Description [pdf] and Member Job Description [pdf]      
Growing the Profession Task Force Recommendations [pdf] including members who served
Development of Core Competencies Task Force Report [pdf] including members who served
Volunteer Engagement Task Force Report [pdf] including members who served 
Strategic Plan Core Team       Chaired by then-President-Elect Thomas Lane and their results
Research Team for Training New Student Leaders  Job Description [pdf]      
Career Center Team  Job Description [pdf] 
College Union Idea Team  Job Description [pdf] 
Global Citizenship Team       Job Description [pdf] 


The Association has a strong history of success due to the passion and dedication of its volunteers. The list of ACUI past presidents shows diversity of the volunteers and institutions they represented during their term of office.

Updated June 30, 2016