Director of Events, Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California

Posted by Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California on 05/15/2015
Submitted by Victor Tancredi Ballugera

General Information

Nomination start - 05/18/2017
Nomination end - 05/31/2017
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 5
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The Director of Events is responsible for generating and executing concepts for alumni events. The Director takes a leadership role in mentoring volunteers to implement events and also recruits and trains new volunteers as needed.

Cornell Interests:

Affinities

Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills

Communicate

Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
Plan at least four alumni events per year (one per quarter). Manage events onsite, interacting with alumni and leading volunteers. Manage event promotion, including creating and posting announcements on website and coordinating with Social Media Director to promote event postings and feature events in newsletter. Communicate important event updates at Board meetings as necessary.

Lead/Manage/Serve

Organize, Plan and/or Host Events
Manage Projects
Serve on a Committee or Board
Work with the Chair of the Events Committee to plan and promote events according to established procedures. Plan events calendar at least 2 months in advance while keeping in mind potential conflicts with other Cornell associated events.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Mentor
Represent Cornell
Event Directors are the engine of Cornell NorCal. Event Directors represent both us and the University. Directors are expected to carry themselves in a professional manner. Directors may train volunteers and recruit new members when possible.

Experience:

Services: Business
Nonprofit

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Nancy Abrams Dreier
Volunteer Position Title:
Director, West Coast Engagement and Cornell Silicon Valley
Email:

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 1-2 hrs/week
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 1 year
Number of terms in Office: 1 term

Requirements

Prerequisites Attention to detail, Ability to motivate and generate enthusiasm in others, Strong planning, organization, and follow-through skills, Proactive, Communication, Creative thinker.

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? Yes

Meetings

Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Usually in SF
Conference Call: No
Meetings per year: Monthly

Other Meeting Details: Monthly meetings are mandatory. Attendance either in person or electronically.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Club affinity outreach chairs are invited to attend CALC and are encouraged to attend any other additional training opportunities available to them. Attend Annual members meeting.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election