Director of Communications, Cornell Club of Los Angeles

Posted by Cornell Club of Los Angeles on 08/03/2021

General Information

Nomination start - 04/28/2022
Nomination end - 06/04/2022
Process for Filling Position: Open (Volunteers self-identify)
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
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:
Associate Director, West Coast Engagement and Cornell Silicon Valley

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: Los Angeles area.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: Monthly

Other Meeting Details: CCLA typically meets every other month, but may call special meetings as needed.

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