Vice President for Communications, Cornell Club of Utah

Posted by Cornell Club of Utah on 04/08/2022

General Information

Nomination start - 04/22/2022
Nomination end - 06/30/2022
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84101, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The Vice President for Communications is part of the team who provides leadership and guidance to the board and the local Cornell community. In addition, the Vice President for Communications is responsible for maintaining the club's web page in iModules, as well as ensuring any and all social media outlets are up-to-date. The Vice President for Communciations is also asked to explore all options for maintaining a robust online club presence and use social media to effectively communicate club and alumni activity with the local Cornell community.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
It is important that the Vice President for Communications is able to communicate in board meetings and share thoughts and ideas with the board. Although public speaking is not mandatory, it is helpful to have a comfort level in speaking to their constituents. The ability to share a clear message is important in both speaking and communicating via email and especially on the club web pages.


Serve on a Committee or Board
Working with the club board, the Vice President for Communications is responsible for conceiving, developing, implementing, and integrating a broad range of communications, social/digital, and content marketing activities in support of the Cornell Club of Chicago’s activities. The Vice President for Communications will work to help devise creation of all external and internal/network communications products and materials online, and other optional media tactics.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
The Vice President for Communications should actively participate in succession planning and board opportunity discussions within their community. Meeting alumni and speaking with them about opportunities to engage the local Cornell community are vital to the growth of the club.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Sonja Watkins Kelly

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs/week
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 2 years
Number of terms in Office: 1 term


Prerequisites Obtaining a working knowledge of iModules is required*; additionally expereince in maintaining social media is preferred. *We will provide training opportunities.

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Meeting locations will vary.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: Other

Other Meeting Details: Each club has a different meeting schedule.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Club officers are invited to attend CALC and are 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