This position supports NAFSA's volunteer management and member engagement objectives. The Associate Director (AD) will serve as a staff partner to the Membership Engagement Committee and Member Interest Groups providing guidance for the MIGs and committees in alignment with NAFSA's strategic goals. The AD partners with the Sr. Director for programs, products, and services related to leadership development and volunteer recruitment, retention, review, reward and recognition. This role also includes management of the National Awards program. Collaborating and coordinating work with NAFSA staff and departments is essential.
The AD serves in various roles during the Regional Conferences, Washington Leadership Meeting, NAFSA's Annual Convention &Expo, Regional Spring Team meetings, and other meetings as assigned. Additionally, the AD may represent NAFSA at various Member Interest Group (MIG) events as needed.
Requires: Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant work experience; demonstrated successful experience with training/teaching role; experience in volunteer management, leadership development, training, non-profit or association membership; work experience in planning/management of project teams of 5-7 members;strong communications skills verbal, written and presentations; full knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office; experience with analyzing data to impact change; diplomatic approach; "can do" attitude; sound judgement; time management skills; ability to learn various technology, web and data management systems;
Preferred: Successful experience working with association volunteers; project management and database software; prior membership in NAFSA, presentations at regional/annual conferences; participation in regional/national leader groups.
About NAFSA Association of International Educators
NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the leading not-for-profit professional association in the field of international education and exchange. NAFSA, with 10,000 members, is an association advancing international education and exchange and global workforce development. Its members come from the 50 states and 140 other countries. The association is led by a Board of Directors who dev...elops a strategic plan that sets priorities. The 95 employees at our DC Metro Center office enjoy a progressive environment and generous benefits including paid vacation, sick and personal leave, health, dental, retirement contributions and more. Our workday is 9-5 except during the summer when it is 8:30-5:30 M-TH and 9-12 Friday. All NAFSA staff work at our annual conference usually held over Memorial Day weekend.