PDC Vice Chair Position Information:
Description of Position:
The PDC is NCURA's standing committee responsible for all programs, activities and publications devoted to the professional development of NCURA members. The Vice Chair assists the Chair as directed by the Chair and performs the duties of the Chair when the Chair cannot. The Vice Chair serves a one-year term and succeeds to PDC Chair for one year.
One-year term as Vice Chair of PDC and succeeds to PDC Chair for one year. Total Commitment: 2 years.
Function of Position: The Vice Chair, works with the Chair in reporting to the NCURA Board of Directors through the Vice President, will lead the committee through its yearly goals utilizing e-mail, conference calls and in-person meetings as scheduled. The Vice Chair and Chair work with the Board to develop, implement, oversee, and evaluate all professional development activity, including the Annual Meeting, special conferences, traveling workshops, NCURA Magazine, Research Management Review journal, and other publications as well as online learning programs.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities & Time Commitment: The PDC accomplishes much of its work through e-mail, webcam calls, and regular telephone communication throughout the year. Approximately 3-4 hours per week, averaged across a year, can be anticipated.
Qualifications/Requirements for Vice Chair
Leadership: Proven skills in leading committees and teams with experience in task development, review, brainstorming, prioritizing and follow-through.
Knowledge and/or Skills: An understanding of NCURA's primary mission as a professional development organization, and a thorough understanding of its professional development offerings.
Education and/or Experience: Prior service on this committee and/or service on the National Board of Directors, required. Experience with a broad range of university research administration issues, or specific expertise in a particular specialty area within the profession is desirable.
Additional Information (Benefits, Cost Reimbursement, Travel Requirements, etc): Travel for PDC business is reimbursed by NCURA (when travel is necessary).
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