Committee: International Student and Scholar Regulatory Practice (ISS RP) Committee
Position: Network Leader, Campus and Community Programming (CCP) Network
Term Dates: Two-year term, renewable for one additional term 

The Campus and Community Programming (CCP) Network addresses programming efforts that contribute to international student success and retention. The Network Leader provides oversight and coordination of the CCP Network, a primary communication resource and tool for the KC ISSS. The Network Leader proactively looks for opportunities to create value for network subscribers through forum discussions, postings on resources, cross-collaboration, and well-timed communication.

Position updated June 2019

Applications are not currently being accepted.
Major Functions and Responsibilities
  • Serve as a point of contact for the network and lead in the development, engagement, and building of community among network subscribers.
  • Manage the annual CCP communication schedule to determine monthly discussion topics that reflect the needs of, and connect with, CCP subscribers. Participate in and monitor the discussion forum and provide assistance to subscribers.
  • Ensure adherence to Network.NAFSA posting guidelines and subscriber code of conduct.
  • Have a strong familiarity of CCP and KC ISSS resources. Assist and refer members to resources.
  • Collaborate with other KC network leaders on cross-network postings, resources, and discussions.
  • Maintain the CCP Blog, Events, and What’s New sections. Organize the CCP library of shared network resources and assist with upkeep of KC ISSS library resources.
  • Oversee the administrative aspects of the network and participate in training provided by NAFSA to utilize Network.NAFSA reports and organizational tools. Contribute to the development and completion of the KC ISSS work plan and related work plan objectives, in accordance with NAFSA’s Strategic Plan. Represent the CCP network and KC ISSS at annual conference activities (KC ISSS Reception, KC ISSS Update, Connector Program, and Networking Center) and perform rotational committee duties as needed by chair.
  • Attend quarterly KC ISSS calls and, when needed, participate in additional calls, as determined by chair.
  • Review annual conference session proposals for ISSS-related submissions

All NAFSA leaders are expected to foster an inclusive environment and seek to learn and understand the multicultural perspectives of the committee/team, our constituents, and stakeholders to align with the NAFSA Diversity and Inclusion Statement. An expression of leadership in this area includes:

  • Engaging the committee/team to identify and implement strategies for increased personal outreach, recruitment, and onboarding for all, especially diversity-focused and underrepresented groups
  • Increasing accessibility and participation from underrepresented groups, individuals, and institutions
  • Expanding educational content within the committees’ purview through intentional outreach and recruitment of diverse presenters and institutional types in partnership with various NAFSA groups

 
NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a professional association driven by its Strategic Plan as established by the Board of Directors.  The success of the association depends on the productive engagement of three key constituencies: the Board, member-leaders, and staff.  Member-leaders are advocates for the association’s mission, vision, values, diversity and inclusion, and ethical principles. They align their work closely with the Board through its vice presidents and with staff to carry out the Strategic Plan. Member-leader roles are guided by objectives assigned by the Strategic Plan, by outcome accountabilities outlined in the Standing Rules, and by position descriptions for specific roles.  

Relationships
  • This position collaborates closely with other NAFSA leaders to enhance work efforts across the association.
  • This position partners closely with the NAFSA staff partner assigned. Effective relationships reflect and include responsiveness to phone calls/e-mail correspondence, timely delivery on responsibilities, open communication and mutual respect among other characteristics.
Commitment
  • Devote an estimated 4 to 6 hours per month to participate in position responsibilities, including monitoring network activity, hosting CCP activities, managing resources, and participating in KC ISSS teleconference calls.
  • Participate in the Washington Leadership Meetings (WLMs) in January 2020 and 2021. (Funding for WLM is provided by NAFSA.)
  • Prepare and attend at preconference meetings at the NAFSA annual conferences in late May 2020 and 2021.
Qualifications
  • Current NAFSA membership throughout length of the leadership term
  • Previous volunteer/presentation experience with NAFSA at the local, regional, or national level
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the ISSS field
  • Strong leadership skills in communication, organization, and project management, with an interest in team work and collaboration
  • Strong interest in Network.NAFSA and in developing the CCP network as an informative resource for professionals working in campus and community engagement and outreach
  • Willingness to adopt organizationwide perspectives and ISSS KC strategic priorities
  • Willingness to adopt association priorities and perspectives on volunteer development and management
  • High strategic planning, management, networking, and delegation experience
  • Strong coordination, analytical, oral, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a team and with NAFSA staff in an outcomes-based environment
  • Commitment to access and respond to email in a timely fashion, as well as communicate using online electronic tools/systems in an online workspace
  • Willingness and ability to travel for participation and representation at NAFSA meetings
  • Ability to manage unconscious bias in the assessment and decisionmaking processes
  • Recognition by peers for being energetic, innovative, and visionary
  • Current NAFSA membership throughout length of the leadership term
  • Ability to meet the volunteer commitment outlined and planning calendar deadlines
  • Institutional support for this volunteer commitment