N&LDC Member Description

Members of the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee are charged with identifying, training, promoting and rewarding the future and current leaders of the organization.

DURATION: Two years

  1. Function of Position - Work as a member of the team identifying ways to accomplish the overall charge of the committee. May assume management responsibilities for certain tasks such as oversight of a selection committee.
  2. Essential Duties and Responsibilities & % Time Devoted - May assist with one or more of the following duties of the committee:
    1. Identify members with leadership potential
    2. Design and/or implement mechanisms for provision of training in leadership skills
    3. Design and manage systems for promoting future leaders (mentoring and selection for committees/offices)
    4. Work with regions to assist in implementation of leadership development initiatives at the regional level.
    5. Call for nominations and select slate for annual election
    6. Oversee the selection process for all NCURA awards including the Catherine Core Minority Travel Award, the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Administration, Distinguished Service Award, Joseph F. Carrabino Award, and the Gold Award.
  3. Qualifications/Requirements
    1. Knowledge and/or Skills - Ability and willingness to work as an effective member of a team. Familiarity with NCURA structure. Must be knowledgeable of talented individuals within NCURA and possess a good understanding of issues concerning diversity.
    2. Education and/or Experience - No specific education requirements. Must have been an NCURA member for a minimum of five (5) years, acknowledged as a leader within the organization (regional and/or national) and be experienced in some aspect of the N&LDC charge-training, leading, diversity, mentoring, etc.
  4. Training and Support - Strong support from the NCURA Office staff.
  5. Additional Information (Benefits, Cost Reimbursement, Travel Requirements, etc) - Travel to one or two meetings per year (mandatory travel is reimbursed by NCURA). Participation in conference calls and electronic communications. Average of 50 or 60 hours effort annually, depending upon assignments.

For further information on this position, contact Kathleen Larmett, Executive Director, at larmett@ncura.edu