Director of Communications, Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California

Posted by Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California on 04/15/2020

General Information

Nomination start - 03/28/2023
Nomination end - 04/27/2023
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 1
Location: San Francisco, California 94104, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The Director of Communications is responsible for making final editorial decisions and set deadlines for all club communication. Share authority with president to directly communicate with the general membership via Office of Alumni Affairs. Work with Technology Director by providing website content.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Layout and/or Design
Write and/or Edit
Assist with writing content for website and electronic newsletters. Consider and implement methods for outreach. Collect feedback.


Manage Projects
Make final editorial decisions and to set deadlines for all club communication.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Work closely with other Officer’s communication efforts.

Industry Experience:


Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Kate Van Dalsem
Volunteer Position Title:
Director, West Coast Engagement

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 5-7 hrs/month
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 1 year
Number of terms in Office: Not Applicable


Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? Yes


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Meeting in the region.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: Monthly

Additional Attendance Requirements: Director of Communications position is invited to attend CALC and is encouraged to attend any other additional training opportunities available to them.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election