Program Committee Vice Chair

ABOUT AACRAO

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 race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About the Job

POSITION SUMMARY

The Program Committee Vice Chair helps develop the program for the Annual Meeting by soliciting, reviewing, and selecting session proposals, assisting presenters with session development, and setting the final session program. Ideal applicants will have at least two years of experience as a Program Committee Coordinator.

Applications are due by July 12, 2024.

How to Apply

Using the form below, interested applicants must submit:

  • A completed application form, including a statement describing any current or past AACRAO involvement and a professional experience statement.

Gender
Ethnicity
Area(s) of Expertise (check all that apply):
I have experience working at the following institution types (check all that apply):
AACRAO Leadership Experience
Have you served or do you currently serve as a PAC Chair or Vice Chair?
Have you served or do you currently serve as a Program Committee Coordinator?

Please list past AACRAO volunteer service and provide an AACRAO volunteer statement: ~100 word statement showcasing volunteer commitment and intention to lead the Program Committee.

~100 word statement showcasing how the applicant’s professional experience will contribute to the PC.

Applicant Acknowledgements
The Program Committee Vice Chair role will commence in conjunction with the 2025 Annual Meeting. By checking yes you are acknowledging and agreeing to the statement.
The Program Committee Vice Chair will assume the role of Program Committee Chair in conjunction with the 2026 Annual meeting. By checking yes you are acknowledging and agreeing to the statement.
Program Committee Chair and Vice Chair are expected to be in attendance at the Annual Meeting and Leadership Meeting held during their service years. By checking yes you are acknowledging and agreeing to the statement.
Program Committee chair and Vice Chair are expected to develop/lead the PAC meeting at the Annual Meeting and co-lead related programming during the Leadership Meeting. By checking yes you are acknowledging and agreeing to the statement.
Program Committee Chair and Vice Chair will be trained on and expected to champion AACRAO’s digital platform, Open Water, for program planning; as well as collaborate with AACRAO staff to develop platform resources and generally advance platform functionality. By checking yes you are acknowledging and agreeing to the statement.