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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIR JOB DESCRIPTION

Reports To: SCRID Executive Board
Status: Volunteer

POSITION PURPOSE
Supervise all aspects of professional development events, workshops and functions hosted by SCRID.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, prepare and coordinate at least 4 professional development events per fiscal year
  • Recruit and coordinate a committee to assist in hosting events
  • Maintain constructive relationships with professional partners in the community
  • Prepare and maintain paper work required by RID, SCRID and other organizations
  • Work within the budget provided by the SCRID board
  • Check SCRID email a minimum of once per week
  • Submit a monthly report which includes budget usage updates
  • Submit an annual report for the annual membership meeting
  • Attend 75% of all board meetings
  • Manage the PDC budget

TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, ABILITIES

  • Interpreting experience preferred; graduate of an ITP/IPP;
  • SCRID member in good standing;
  • Experience event planning;
  • Strong organization and administration skills;
  • Good written, verbal & ASL/PSE communication skills;
  • Sensitive to member’s needs;
  • Public speaking skills.

ABILITY TO

  • Interface in a mutually cooperative way with SCRID members, Board and volunteers;
  • Work within the requirements outlined by RID and SCRID
  • Work as part of a team with others;
  • Think “outside-of-the-box”.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinate professional development activities for the membership of SCRID;
  • Communicate issues and concerns regarding events to the SCRID board;
  • Create and cultivate connections with presenters, host sites and others key to event coordination.

Source: 2009-11 Board of Directors