2017 Conference Program Team Information

The following criteria will be used to evaluate all applicants. The Conference Program Team Chair and ACUI are looking for individuals to serve on the team who are:

  • Capable of expressing opinions openly and honestly while supporting group decisions.
  • Knowledgeable of issues and trends in our profession and higher education.
  • Willing to work hard and communicate concerns while undertaking responsibilities.

And people who:

  • Meet deadlines
  • Believe in ACUI's mission and values.
  • Possess strong communication skills as well as a sense of humor.
  • Understand and support the association's commitment to the core competencies of our knowledge-based professional association.
  • Practice civility and inclusiveness as a member of a working group.

Each applicant must have institutional support for his/her involvement. Your institution must support your attendance at the:

  • 2016 New Orleans annual conference
  • 2017 Philadelphia annual conference

Each candidate must also be available to attend the conference program team's working meetings in Philadelphia. Expenses for these meetings are covered by the association. The dates for the meetings are not yet confirmed but will take place within the following timeframe:

  • Planning meeting between November 2015 and January 2016.
  • Arrive before the annual conference in New Orleans meeting in March 2016.
  • Planning meeting in May to July 2016.

Application Screening and Interview Committee

Complete the online application by April 24. The Screening and Interview Committee will include the conference chair, members of the ACUI Central Office staff, and three ACUI volunteers selected based upon their experience serving on a Conference Program Team and/or on their service as a past member of the ACUI Leadership Team.  The Screening Committee will review all applications and will determine which candidates to further interview for the 2017 Conference Program Team via phone.  All interviews will be conducted by the conference chair, members of the ACUI Central Office staff, and at least one member of the Screening Committee. All candidates will be asked the same battery of questions.

Questions can be directed to staff liaison Zack Wahlquist at zwahlqui@acui.org or 812.245.8053.


Updated March 20, 2015