Executive Team Positions

To find out more about each position, please read below.

Executive Director
Reports to: Co-Board Chairs (Dr. Gassman and Mrs. Widner)
Job Summary:  To provide leadership, structure, and communication systems for the members to serve effectively in their roles.
Key Activities and Responsibilities:
Assist and guide committees and other officers
Set agenda for board and association meetings
Lead weekly association meetings
Lead board meetings (when applicable)
Report to University
Active spokesperson for organization
Provide direction for peers and take directions from peer
Provide encouragement for peers
Establish and implement yearly goals
Participate in outside events and Director’s Team meetings
Work with classes involved in Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’ events
Communication with co-board chairs
Conduct evaluations at the end of each semester
Needed Characteristics, Experience and Training:
Leadership skills
Ability to take initiative
Knowledge of Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Ability to multi-task
Ability to meet time commitment
Active membership in Nonprofit Leadership Alliance for at least one semester
Good communication skills
Ability to relate to diverse personalities
Ability to respond positively to feedback
Ability to motivate and lead in a creative manner
Ability to plan, organize, and evaluate organizational activities
Time Committment
One year term
Attendance at all student association meetings: two hours every week
Attendance at all advisory board meetings: two hours twice a semester
Attendance at Director’s Team meetings
Attendance at majority of volunteer, professional development, and social activities
Attendance at any activities involving club presidents at UNI

Associate Director:
Reports to:
 Executive Director
Job Summary:  To provide leadership, communication, and organization to NLA in the event that the Executive Director cannot fill their role.
Key Activities and Responsibilities:
Actively communicate and engage advisory board members
Set advisory board meetings
Plan and coordinate all aspects of AMI
Lead association meetings (when applicable)
Active spokesperson for organization
Provide direction for peers and take directions from peer
Provide encouragement for peers
Establish and implement yearly goals
Participate in outside events and Director’s Team meetings
Work with classes involved in Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’ events
Communication with co-board chairs
Conduct evaluations at the end of each semester
Needed Characteristics, Experience and Training:
Leadership skills
Organization
Knowledge of Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Ability to multi-task
Ability to meet time commitment
Active membership in Nonprofit Leadership Alliance for at least one semester
Good communication skills
Ability to relate to diverse personalities
Ability to respond positively to feedback
Ability to motivate and lead in a creative manner
Ability to plan, organize, and evaluate organizational activities
Time Committment
One year term
Attendance at all student association meetings: two hours every week
Attendance at all advisory board meetings: two hours twice a semester
Attendance at Director’s Team meetings
Attendance at majority of volunteer, professional development, and social activities
Attendance at any activities involving club presidents at UNI

Director of Finance:
Reports to: Executive Director
Job Summary:  To provide leadership, structure, and communication systems for the members to serve effectively in their roles.
Key Activities and Responsibilities:
Keep accurate reports of organization’s bank account and finances
Keep accurate records of amounts brought in by various fundraisers
Attend all student association meetings
Keep change box and have it stocked for fundraising events
Accountable for checkbooik
Needed Characteristics, Experience and Training:
Leadership skills
Organization
Ability to take initiative
Knowledge of Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Ability to multi-task
Ability to meet time commitment
Active membership in Nonprofit Leadership Alliance for at least one semester
Good communication skills
Ability to relate to diverse personalities
Ability to respond positively to feedback
Knowledge of bookkeeping
Time Committment
One year term
Attendance at all student association meetings: two hours every week
Attendance at all advisory board meetings: two hours twice a semester
Attendance at Director’s Team meetings
Attendance at majority of volunteer, professional development, and social activities
Attendance at any activities involving club presidents at UNI

Director of Information Management:
Reports to: Executive Director
Job Summary:  To provide leadership, structure, and communication systems for the members to serve effectively in their roles.
Key Activities and Responsibilities:
Take notes at meetings
Send out reminders about meetings and activities
Send out minutes
Update organization’s e-mail list serve each semester
List organization’s meeting dates and times in LYHS Newsletter and Northern Iowan
Report to local newspapers to report on important events
Commit to help recruit and train Secretary-elect
Update accountability report- spreadsheet pertaining to numerical data about the organization for the current year
Needed Characteristics, Experience and Training:
Organization
Leadership skills
Ability to take initiative
Knowledge of Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Ability to multi-task
Ability to meet time commitment
Active membership in Nonprofit Leadership Alliance for at least one semester
Good communication skills
Ability to relate to diverse personalities
Ability to respond positively to feedback
Comfortable with computers
Effective writing skills
Time Commitment:
One year term
Attendance at all student meetings: two hours every week
Attendance at all advisory board meetings: two hours twice a semeste
Attendance at sub-committee meetings: one hour every week
Attendance at majority of volunteer, professional development, and social activities

Director of Marketing:
The marketing team is in charge of getting our name out throughout campus.  This team oversees the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance brochure and packet, website, newsletter, WRC display case, social media outlets, etc.

Director of Resource Development:
Resource Development in charge of raising funds for projects that Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is working on.  The resource development team in particular is in charge of the annual fundraising campaign to raise money for Nonprofit Leadership Alliance students to attend the annual Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Management Institute.  Resource Development plans fundraising events such as the Duck Dash and Younkers Day coupon sales.

Director of Membership:
The membership team is in charge of bringing in new members and retaining memberships from the past.  The membership team reaches this goal by visiting classes, setting up tables around campus, and planning awesome social events throughout the academic year.

Director of Professional Development:
Professional Development works on networking with nonprofit organizations for future benefits, as well as helping Nonprofit Leadership Alliance members grow professionally.  Professional Development schedules speakers, tours, resume building, and schedules one professional development event per month.

Director of Community Service: 
The community service committee is in charge of planning and organizing the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance 500 hour community service project that is completed annually.  This year the community service committee is in charge of 500 community service hours to assist the Alzheimer’s Association, which will hold it’s annual QUASH event in April. NLA members will participate in every aspect of this event: from tear down to participation as a team.