Alumni Club Board of Directors Leadership Opportunities: APPLY NOW!

Want to get involved with the Alumni Club of New York City? We are now accepting nominations for open positions on the Board of Directors!

The Alumni Club of NYC Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the positions of Secretary, Programming Co-Chair, Career and Networking Co-Chair, and Programming Committee Member.  Candidates should be thoughtful, creative, engaged with the UChicago community, and strongly committed to strengthening ties among alumni in the New York City area and with the University. Alumni, parents and friends of UChicago in the New York City area are considered members of the Club. Any member in the New York City area may nominate another member, or him-or herself, to serve as a director. The term begins on July 1, 2019. Candidates will be selected and notified in June.

Apply Now  Application period closes at midnight on June 15, 2019.

If you have any questions, have issues accessing the application, or would like any additional information, please contact the Alumni Club's President, Tom Sandlow, AB’81, MBA’85, or the Alumni Association at 773.702.2150.

Secretary

  • Take minutes and maintain records of all board meetings or delegate the task to another board member in extenuating circumstances
  • File copies of board meeting minutes with the Alumni Association staff liaison
  • Work with club/group president (or staff liaison, as necessary) to handle logistics of board meetings, identifying location, generating agendas, sending announcements of upcoming board meetings, etc.
  • Maintain a list of all current board members and their contact information
  • All Board of Director members are expected to attend all BoD meetings, attend Club events, and help maintain and develop the UChicago community in NYC
Programming Co-Chair
  • Responsible for planning and executing 20 or more club events per year, across a range of topics, formats and costs targeted toward the broader UChicago alumni community in New York. Most events will be led by volunteers with the co-chair’s oversight
  • Organize and lead two club planning meetings a year.  Recruit and support new and ongoing volunteers
  • Takes the lead on developing local support for large-scale national “big tent” events produced by the University (Phoenixphest, Harper Lectures)
  • Ensures proper marketing and communications for events in conjunction with the Communications Co-Chairs by maintaining contact with the Alumni Association
  • Coordinates event promotion with the Communications Chair with other local volunteers for UChicago Community Online and social media outreach
  • All Board of Director members are expected to attend all BoD meetings, attend Club events, and help maintain and develop the UChicago community in NYC
Career and Networking Co-Chair
  • Responsible for coordinating or collaborating on 2-3 networking events, panels and/or career related activities
  • Assist with and provide input on digital and/or in-person programming sponsored by the Alumni Association in November 
  • In conjunction with the Alumni Association and other campus partners, take an active role in identifying internships, externships, mentorship opportunities, and job opportunities for local alumni
  • All Board of Director members are expected to attend all BoD meetings, attend Club events, and help maintain and develop the UChicago community in NYC
Programming Committee Member
  • Organize and execute 2-4 community events annually with support from and in coordination with the Alumni Association and Programming Co-Chairs
  • Serve as a resource in identifying volunteers, regional contacts, potential board members, and other alumni volunteers based on current needs and priorities
  • Support fellow board members as necessary with strategic advisory support and management of the various committees
  • Support alumni opportunities such as volunteering, affinity groups, local events and University-led signature events
  • All Board of Director members are expected to attend all BoD meetings, attend Club events, and help maintain and develop the UChicago community in NYC
 
For all positions, applicants must be a member in good standing at the time of their selection, and at all times during their tenure. The term of office shall be two years and shall start on July 1, 2019. Each successful candidate shall serve not more than two consecutive terms in any office. Please reference the Board member responsibities for more information.