Board Openings

Board Director Openings

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Director of Diversity & Inclusion

Description: The Director of Diversity & Inclusion leads programming focused on engaging all communities within the number of alumni living in the Bay Area. The Director of Diversity & Inclusion also represents the liaison to connect voices of the alumni community and proactively address alumni board with relevant responses and actions needed when event(s) arises.

Example of events: 

Diversity & Inclusion events are usually between 75-100 people. More niche events have an attendance of 15-25 people. 

  • Female Founders from Columbia University
  • Tour of cultural sites (e.g. Dolores Mission)
  • Group organized to walk in the Pride Parade

Responsibilities: 

  • Present a strategic plan focused on diversity & inclusion in the Bay Area and report on the impact of the plan on a quarterly basis
  • Attend monthly board meeting 
  • Plan and host 1 event a quarter end-to-end focused on diversity and inclusion in the Bay Area. Events can be anywhere in the Bay Area region. 
  • Create a list of and engage with local organizations that have a mission for diversity & inclusion as partners for events 
  • Partner with Columbia affiliated groups (e.g. BAC) to execute on events
  • Recruit additional volunteer leads to help support your role as director
  • Attend 3 events a quarter (including the event you plan)

This position will require 3-4 hours a month with a heavier lift of 7-10 hours during a month when you are hosting an event. 

Director of Arts & Culture

Description: The Director of Arts and Culture leads the initiative to provide programming and events related to art, music, dance and culture in the Bay Area for the purpose of bringing together alumni from Columbia University. 

Example of events: 

Arts & Culture events usually are between 20-40 people. 

  • Tour at a local museum (e.g. MoMa)
  • Evening at SF Jazz 
  • Art Walks
  • Tea ceremony at the Japanese Tea Garden

Responsibilities: 

  • Present a strategic plan about arts & culture in the Bay Area and report on the impact of the plan on a quarterly basis
  • Attend monthly board meeting 
  • Plan and host 1 event a quarter end-to-end focused on culture and arts in the Bay Area. Events can be anywhere in the Bay Area region. 
  • Partner with Columbia affiliated groups (e.g. SoCal’s CUE group) to execute on events
  • Recruit additional volunteer leads to help support your role as director
  • Attend 3 events a quarter (including the event you plan)

This position will require 3-4 hours a month with a heavier lift of 7-10 hours during a month when you are hosting an event. 

Director of Career Planning and Professional Development

Description:

The Director of Career Planning and Professional Development (the “Director”) shall be responsible for the following:

  1. Building and maintaining contact with other alumni who can act as mentors or referrals for potential job opportunities in San Francisco Bay Area.
  2. Participate in the planning and execution of the CAA NorCal Career Enrichment Fundraising Initiative.
  3. Keep track of fulfillment of career enrichment sessions by volunteers, and obtain feedback from recent graduates on effectiveness of such sessions
  4. Planning and running [bi-monthly] career enrichment social sessions that bring together mentors and recent graduates in need of help. 
  5. Act as one of the key representatives of the club for any career related events
  6. Development of other programs or events that promotes professional development and career related networking among our alumni community
  7. Be the central point of contact for any alumni in need of career related assistance. Responsibilities include for referring anyone in need of help to mentors for career advice and/or networking opportunities within the relevant industries 

Example of events: 

Career Planning and Professional Development events usually are between 20-40 people. 

  • Networking workshops
  • Career and Connections Panels

 Responsibilities: 

  • Present a strategic plan about career planning and professional development in the Bay Area and report on the impact of the plan on a quarterly basis
  • Attend monthly board meeting 
  • Plan and host 1 event a quarter end-to-end focused on career planning, networking, and professional development. Events can be anywhere in the Bay Area region.
  • Partner with Columbia affiliated groups (e.g. Columbia Business School Club) to execute on events
  • Recruit additional volunteer leads to help support your role as director
  • Attend 3 events a quarter (including the event you plan)

This position will require 3-4 hours a month with a heavier lift of 7-10 hours during a month when you are hosting an event. 

 

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  • Sarah Segal
    published this page in About 2019-04-03 10:14:36 -0700