AACRAO Parliamentarian


AACRAO offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits and retirement package, and a convenient location in Washington, D.C.

AACRAO is a non-profit, voluntary, professional association of more than 11,000 higher education professionals representing approximately 2,600 institutions in more than 40 countries. Its commitment to the professional development of its members includes best practice guidance on admissions strategies to meet institutional diversity objectives, delivery of academic programs in innovative ways to meet the needs of a changing student body, and exemplary approaches to student retention and completion.

AACRAO is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About the Job

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023


The role of the Parliamentarian at the annual meeting is to act as an impartial arbiter of the AACRAO Bylaws and Robert’s Rules of Orders serving as a resource to the President as he/she/they conducts the business meeting. 

Prior to the Annual Meeting, the Parliamentarian will meet (virtually) with the President (or Board as a whole) to discuss items that will come up for vote at the business meeting, and any procedural complexities that may arise. The Parliamentarian is introduced to the membership, recognizing their role at the beginning of the business meeting.  At the Business Meeting, the Parliamentarian is accessible to the Board and President for advisement (front row or on stage). 

The Parliamentarian may be called upon for advice/counsel by the President or may be called upon by a voting member to make a determination or recommendation on procedure related to the administration of the meeting. For any business of the meeting or votes, they will help ensure the accuracy and integrity of the process.  In the situation where a vote count is necessary, the Parliamentarian will coordinate with the Chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee to facilitate N&E’s appropriate collection and counting of the votes.

  • Length of Term: 3 years (2024 – 2026)

  • Non-Compensated Role

  • AACRAO Annual Meeting Attendance Required


● Must be a member of AACRAO
● No prior training required

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