President, Johnson Club of Chicago

Posted by Johnson Club of Chicago on 05/10/2014
Submitted by Tina Gourley

General Information

Process for Filling Position: Open (Volunteers self-identify)
Number of Seats: 2
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60607, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

A Johnson Club Leader supports the strategic vision of Johnson through sponsored programs and activities that bring area Johnson alumni, students and friends together for lifelong enrichment and community. The president oversees the work of volunteer leaders in the successful creation, management and implementation of these initiatives, and interacts frequently with and receives full support from Johnson Alumni Affairs in areas of faculty and alumni speaker identification, e-communications, communication with Cornell Alumni Affairs, event marketing, surveying, and other support as needs arise.

Cornell Interests:

Colleges/Schools

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Talent Expectations: Skills

Communicate

Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
Create and submit an annual plan outlining fiscal year events; use social media to advertise events, collect feedback/ideas from alumni, and collaborate with fellow club leaders; speak at board meetings.

Lead/Manage/Serve

Organize, Plan and/or Host Events
Lead a Group
Manage Projects
Serve on a Committee or Board
Develop and alumni plan; develop, organize and manage a minimum of 2 events per year in collaboration with Johnson Alumni Affairs, local alumni, regional Cornell Club (if applicable), and external & inclusion, Johnson centers/institutes; organize and lead board meetings at least twice per year to discuss events and annual plan; manage budget; help Alumni Affairs maintain the accuracy of the alumni database by forwarding contact/employment information; and confirm alumni club leadership each year.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
Attend regional Cornell Club (if exists) board meeting annually and development relationships with Cornell Club leadership; attend the Johnson Club & Class Officer Annual Planning Meeting in January in NYC; and help Alumni Affairs identify/recruit future club leaders.

Experience:

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Sara Andress
Email:

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 5-7 hrs/month
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 1 year
Number of terms in Office: 2 terms

Requirements

Prerequisites Johnson alumnus

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No

Meetings

Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: Yes
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Johnson Club & Class Officer Annual Planning Meeting
Conference Call: No
Meetings per year: 2x year

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election