New Board Opportunities

We are currently searching for candidates to serve on the AIGA Minnesota Board of Directors in the following two roles. Interested AIGA members in good standing are encouraged to apply. After an initial round of brief interviews, nominated applicants will be chosen for appointment by majority vote of the board. Directors serve on the board for two-year terms with voting rights. In addition to committee duties, Directors are expected to attend monthly board meetings (held in Minneapolis on the second Wednesday of every month from 6:30–8:30pm) and maintain an active presence at AIGA Minnesota activities and programming. ———————————— DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS Purpose of position To oversee Chapter communications and ensure communications efforts are in alignment with the AIGA mission and local purpose statement. Lead communications efforts / teams to ensure the Chapter speaks with one clear voice that is in the best interest of the Chapter and consistent with AIGA ethics and communications guidelines. Oversee strategic Chapter communications planning by ensuring each audience – direct and indirect – is considered with respect to relationships, resources and desired outcomes under Chapter purpose statement. CO-DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION Note that this position works in conjunction with John Vorwald, AIGA Minnesota’s other Co-Director of Education. Purpose of position To oversee the chapter’s education activities, by developing and nurturing relationships between AIGA Minnesota and regional educators, schools, student groups and students. To act as an advisor to and liaison between the chapter board, educators and students to ensure that chapter activities address critical education issues and student needs. To supervise and work with the student representative to ensure that chapter programs and communications strategies offer educationally enriching opportunities. To ensure that AIGA Minnesota’s education objectives are aligned with AIGA national initiatives as well as our chapter’s purpose statement. ———————————— HOW TO APPLY FOR THESE POSITIONS Ideal candidates will have previous volunteer experience with AIGA, strong leadership and communication skills, project management experience, and experience leading teams of volunteers. We ask that candidates please submit a current resume and briefly answer the following questions in consideration for the positions.

  • What skills/experience do you bring with you to the board, and how will they assist you in your work?
  • What other leadership experience has prepared you for serving on the AIGA Minnesota board?
  • What would you like to accomplish during your tenure on the AIGA Minnesota Board?

If you would like to apply, would like more details, or if you have any questions about these volunteer opportunities, please contact Jen Soik at [email protected], by Thursday, November 5, 2010.