© 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved.
CHAPTER LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIE...
© 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved.
CHAPTER PRESIDENT
Manages the chapter’s overall ...
© 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved.
VICE PRESIDENT OF PUBLIC RELATIONS & RECRUITMENT...
© 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved.
VP, SOCIAL MEDIA
Maintains detailed, multimedia ...
© 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved.
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National officer position descriptions 2013 2014

  1. 1. © 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Creating leaders that honor, inspire, and engage OVERVIEW The premise of the NSCS officer leadership program is to challenge each NSCS officer to develop the skills and attributes necessary to be successful in the future as a global citizen. Being an active NSCS officer is one of the most valuable ways to build leadership abilities, expand interpersonal relationships, extend program management skills, and develop and incorporate integrity into your daily life. GENERAL EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL OFFICERS  Serve as a role model, embodying the ideals of a student leader and engaged NSCS member  Take an active role in planning and holding the New Member Induction Ceremony  Maintain open lines of communication with fellow officers and the chapter advisor, chapter membership, and the NSCS national office  Possess accurate and up-to-date knowledge of NSCS opportunities and benefits, and be able to effectively communicate the benefits of NSCS membership to those who ask  Utilize the resources at www.nscs.org, and maintain an accurate chapter profile  Maintain Facebook chapter page based on requirements outlined in the “Maintaining your NSCS Chapter Facebook Page”  Keep members engaged by attending regularly scheduled events  Network with other organizations and individuals on campus  Turn in requested information on or before stated deadlines  Fully prepare incoming officers to ensure a smooth transition for the next year  Take full advantage of the opportunities to develop personally and professionally through an NSCS leadership role REQUIRED POSITIONS FOR GOOD STANDING: ADVISOR Advises and supports the efforts of the chapter, providing consistency from year to year Responsibilities  Manage the Invitation Approval Process, including: Signing the invitation letter Supporting NSCS registration on campus Finalizing the online Invitation Letter approval by October 1  Facilitate the eligible member information process so that new members can be invited , including: Sending the request to the school registrar Following up with the registrar to ensure information is sent to the national office by stated deadlines Troubleshooting roadblocks in getting eligible member information  Receive information sent from the NSCS national office, by mail, including but not limited to the Fall and Spring Boxes and chapter checks  Store chapter items from year to year so that they do not get lost in officer transitions  Attend chapter’s New Member Induction Ceremony
  2. 2. © 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER PRESIDENT Manages the chapter’s overall goals and direction for the year, while maintaining positive relations with the national office, chapter membership, and campus community Responsibilities  Attend the annual NSCS Leadership Summit and Transition Week  Organize, plan, and facilitate the growth and success of the chapter  Set the agenda for chapter/officer meetings  Communicate regularly with the chapter advisor and officers  Ensure that the chapter remains registered and in positive standing with all appropriate campus offices; including being listed under student organizations on school website  Maintain Facebook chapter page based on requirements outlined in the “Maintaining your NSCS Chapter Facebook Page”  Hold chapter leadership accountable for chapter goals and performance, and oversee officer transitions  With the chapter advisor, facilitate the member recruitment process (Invitation Approval Packet in the fall; Eligible Member Information in the spring)  Act as a liaison between the national office and local chapter VICE PRESIDENT OF EVENTS Collaborates with the chapter President to manage the New Member Induction Ceremony and all other NSCS Signature programs and to ensure compliance with all campus and national regulations and deadlines Responsibilities  Oversee the planning and execution of the New Member Induction Ceremony  Submit Induction Scheduling Form, Activity Report and Roster to National Office  Oversee all membership and recruitment events  Plan and coordinate chapter officer meetings  Secure speakers for meetings, events and other activities  Initiate collaboration between chapter and other groups/organizations  Attend all officer meetings and events unless otherwise approved by the Chapter President  Collaborate with VP of Social Media and VP of Public Relations to publicize chapter events
  3. 3. © 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved. VICE PRESIDENT OF PUBLIC RELATIONS & RECRUITMENT Fosters awareness of NSCS and its activities among potential members, campus officials, and the community at large Responsibilities  Increase activeness in your chapter through public relations efforts  Consistently Update the NSCS Chapter Facebook Fan page with events, pictures and video  Maintain Facebook chapter page based on requirements outlined in the “Maintaining your NSCS Chapter Facebook Page”  Plan and coordinate chapter’s Public Relations Campaigns, RUSH! Week and other member recruitment activities  Publicize chapter meetings, events and member accomplishments  Participate in Organization Fairs, Fall Welcome activities, etc.  Visit Freshman Orientations/Seminars, Honors Classes, Residence Halls, etc. to provide publicity for your NSCS chapter  Ensure your campus is engaged and familiar with NSCS STAR STATUS COORDINATOR Keeps an organized and detailed account of chapter activities, consistently updates Chapter Checklist and monitors STAR Status progress Responsibilities  Report chapter activities and member involvement to the national office, in accordance with the STAR Program  Ensure that the chapter meets minimum STAR requirements  Maintain records for a member tracking/rewards program (if applicable)  Distribute all information about national opportunities to members and officer board  Provides national office with relevant documents, photographs, etc  Communicate with Member Engagement Representative regarding STAR Status Standing TREASURER Oversees chapter finances, fundraising and tracks member involvement Responsibilities  Understand all policies related to chapter finances and chapter credit card  Prepare seasonal chapter budgets, and coordinate disbursement of chapter checks with the national office  Manage and oversee all financial transactions for the chapter, including reimbursement of expenses  Plan all chapter fundraising activities
  4. 4. © 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved. VP, SOCIAL MEDIA Maintains detailed, multimedia records of chapter’s service and social activities and history to aid in publicity, recruitment, and officer transitions. Maintains the chapter’s online presence on chapter’s Facebook Fan Page, also inclusive of managing chapter e-mail accounts, web site (if applicable), and profiles in campus organization directories  Upload picture(s) and tag all of the officers from your chapter on Facebook  Ensure all meeting minutes on Facebook are posted in the “Notes” section  Maintain conversation by responding to comments and answering questions on the Facebook Fan Page  Create and upload photos/video for events on Facebook  Use Status Update to make announcements for events and important reminders MUST FILL VP, PACE OR VP, COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR GOOD STANDING: VICE PRESIDENT OF PLANNING TO ACHIEVE COLLEGIATE EXCELLENCE (PACE) Coordinates the chapter’s Planning to Achieve Collegiate Excellence program, maintaining its presence as the signature NSCS service initiative Responsibilities  Establish and maintain a relationship with partner school/organization  Plan regular PACE activities such as school visits, assemblies, and March to College™ Day(s)  Recruit, train, and provide ongoing support to PACE volunteers  Solicit and implement feedback from program participants  Ensure program compliance with all legal and privacy regulations, as stipulated by the partner organization and college/university administration VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNITY SERVICE Connects members with their campus and local communities through participation in charitable events, and NSCS-sponsored service activities Responsibilities  Establish and maintain a relationships with local service partners  Stay up-to-date on campus service activities  Recruit members to participate in service programs and events  Ensure program compliance with all legal and privacy regulations, as stipulated by the partner organization and college/university administration
  5. 5. © 2011, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, All Rights Reserved. OPTIONAL POSITIONS (NOT REQUIRED FOR MINIMUM STAR STATUS): SOCIAL CHAIR (May be filled at the chapter’s discretion) Connect NSCS members to each other, and to potential members, through social event. Update and maintain the NSCS Chapter Facebook page with events and pictures EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT Collaborates with the chapter President to ensure the growth and success of the chapter, manage NSCS Signature programs and to ensure compliance with all campus and national regulations and deadlines Responsibilities  Fulfill the duties of the chapter president in his/her absence  Initiate collaboration between chapter and other groups/organizations  Fulfill the duties of the chapter president in his/her absence  Attend all officer meetings and events unless otherwise approved by the Chapter President  Maintain Facebook chapter page based on requirements outlined in the “Maintaining your NSCS Chapter Facebook Page” SECRETARY Keeps an organized and detailed account of chapter activities and happenings Responsibilities Secretary  Record minutes and attendance for all chapter/officer meetings; post minutes on Facebook Fan Page  Maintain Facebook chapter page based on requirements outlined in the “Maintaining your NSCS Chapter Facebook Page”  Distribute all information about national opportunities to members and officer board  Facilitate all correspondence and distribution of materials to chapter membership  Provides national office with relevant documents, photographs, etc.

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