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Student Intern Position Description: Assistant Director of Programs and Events

  • Monday, February 05, 2018 5:30 PM
    Message # 5722957

    Student Intern Position Description: Assistant Director of Programs and Events

    Position Summary:

    The Assistant Director of programs and events will assist the Director of Programs and other Chapter Leaders with the chapter’s programming function, including responsibility for topic/speaker selection, site selection, and overall meeting management and reporting.

    Time Commitment:

    Term: One year

    Estimated Time Requirements per month:

    ·         Attending board meetings: 1 hours plus travel time

    ·         Attending programs committee meetings: 1-2 hours plus travel time

    ·         Attending monthly chapter programs: 2 hours plus travel time

    ·         Communicating with newsletter editor, individuals responsible for website, administrative office and committee members about routine issues: 2-3hours


    Program Development

    ·         Ensures a relevant program/event is held on a regular basis (at least one each quarter)

    ·         Solicits program topics from membership and evaluates relevance and interest to members

    ·         Administers program events within budget

    ·         Attracts and secures speakers who address the concerns and interests of the membership

    ·         Coordinates locations for meetings

    ·         Collects and reports on participant feedback of programs, and uses feedback to plan future events

    ·         Provides meeting details, including speaker’s biography for chapter website and/or newsletter.


    ·         Recruits and trains incoming vice president of programs and events and makes recommendation to him/her regarding future speakers, topics, etc.

    ·         Recruits and trains volunteers to support program functions.

    Board Participation

    ·         Attends board meetings, chapter programs, and regular committee meetings.

    ·         Represents the chapter professionally and ethically

    ·         Participates in board meetings and chapter meetings


    ·         Full-time and part-time student

    ·         Possesses marketing and public relation skills

    ·         Skilled in written and verbal communication, personal interaction and problem-solving

    ·         Ability to plan, organize and execute activities as required by the position

    ·         Ability to complete projects within established timeframes

    ·         Ability to delegate tasks and monitor follow-through

    ·         Ability to attract and lead committee members

    ·         Time available to fully participate in chapter events


    • Free ATD Maryland Membership for 1 year
    Attendance to all 2018 Chapter events sponsored by ATD Maryland         

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