Education Advisory Group (EAG) Chair-Elect

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Signup Deadline: 04-21-2023
Starts: 05-01-2023
Ends: 04-30-2024
Location: Online Opportunity


In support of the NACA Mission and Vision, the EAG Chair-Elect shadows the chair, supports EAG initiatives, and ensures that all activities are aligned with the volunteer team charge, which is to establish the educational priorities for the association; to assist other volunteer groups and partners involved in the delivery of the educational program; and to engage in special initiatives that promote student learning and staff development. 


Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Assumes the responsibilities of the EAG Chair in their absence and upon the expiration of their term.  

  • Participates in EAG meetings, including team lead meetings with EAG Chair and NACA Office Liaison. 

  • Assists the EAG chair with projects and tasks as needed.  

  • Stays abreast of trends and issues in campus activities and higher education. 

  • Initiates and implements special projects that enhance educational offerings. 

  • Develops resources and tools that assist members with program development. 

  • Reviews education policies and, in collaboration with office staff, makes recommendations to the Board of Directors. 

  • Participates in meetings during conferences, called meetings, and sub-committees and workgroups.  (Note: While there are benefits related to on-site participation during live events, NACA recognizes it is not always financially feasible for its members.) 

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned and agreed upon with NACA office staff liaison. 



  • Must demonstrate the ability to lead team efforts either through previous NACA or other higher education volunteer leadership roles or through their work on campus.  

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in campus activities. 

  • Must also have served in at least two volunteer positions with the association and attended at least three NACA® events in the last 5 years (e.g., Regional Conference, National Convention/NACA Live, Summer Institute). 

  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of trends and issues in campus activities, as demonstrated through graduate education, professional development, attendance at national student affairs conferences, and/or diverse job experiences within campus activities and student affairs.  

  • Supports NACA programs through attendance whenever possible.  

  • Part-time (50%) or full-time employment by a NACA member institution. 

  • Must have approval from and support of their institution (note: support is defined as financial as well as time out of the office, etc.). 

  • If the volunteer changes jobs during the position’s term, the new school must also be a NACA member and provide a statement of support. The NACA Volunteer Development Manager must be informed of this change within two weeks and the new letter of support must be received at the NACA Office within 30 days of selection. If not a member school, the school must join as a member within 30 days of transition. 


Association Support: 

The Education Advisory Group will receive the following support from the Director of Education and Research and the Association: 

  • Schedule conference calls and meetings for the group. 

  • Actively participate in meetings, being sure to communicate forthcoming strategic initiatives coming out of Education and Research at the national office. 

  • Communicate regional conference and convention needs and requests to appropriate volunteers and office staff (i.e., meeting rooms, education session slots, AV needs, etc.). 

  • NACA Connect 

  • Zoom 

  • NACA Google Drives 


Term of Service/Time Commitment: 

  • One-year term as Chair-Elect, then two years as Chair, May 1 – April 30 

  • One hour per week for meetings and an additional 2-3 hours per month for special projects 


NACA Office Liaison: 

  • Director of Education and Research 



  • Relationship Development 

  • Training 

  • Strategic Planning 

  • Recruitment and Retention 

  • Policy Knowledge Development and Management 

  • Networking and Business Relationships 

  • Event Support 

  • Intentionality in Student Learning 

  • Professional Development 

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

5-7 Years




Kimberly Leners
NACA Office

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