Job Descriptions

Community Education Advisory Council Position Description

Title: Advisory Council Chairperson
Selection: Elected by Advisory Council Membership
Accountable to: Advisory Council
Primary Function: To facilitate to work of the Advisory Council in fulfilling their mission and philosophy as approved by the Boards of Education.
Time Commitment: One year term as Chairperson
Responsibilities:

  • Chair the Advisory Council and Executive committee meetings.
  • Work with the Director of Community Education on a regular basis to develop council agendas and direction.
  • Represent the Advisory Council at appropriate functions.
  • Establish appropriate committees, appoint members to them and periodically check out their progress.
  • Assist in organizing new member orientation.
  • Perform other related duties mutually agreed to with the Advisory Council, Executive Committee, and/or the Director.
  • Qualifications:
  • An active member of the Advisory Council.
  • Able to manage time and responsibilities, demonstrating a commitment to council activities.
  • Understands and actively supports the philosophy and purpose of Community Education.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

 

Title: Advisory Council Vice Chairperson
Selection: Elected by Advisory Council Membership
Accountable to: Chairperson and Advisory Council
Primary Function: To assist the work of the Advisory Council Chairperson in fulfilling the council's mission and philosophy as approved by the Boards of Education.
Time Commitment: One year term as Vice Chairperson
Responsibilities:

  • Chair the Advisory Council and Executive committee meetings in the absence of the Chairperson.
  • Conduct Advisory Council business for the Chairperson when necessary.
  • Perform other related duties mutually agreed to with the Advisory Council, Executive Committee and/or Director.
  • Qualifications:
  • An active member of the Advisory Council.
  • Understands and actively supports the philosophy and purpose of Community Education.

 

Title: Advisory Council Member
Selection: Recommendation by the Community Education Advisory Council to the Boards of Education for approval.
Accountable to: Advisory Council Chairperson
Primary Function: To actively participate in the work of the Advisory Council.
Time Commitment: One year renewable. Attend regularly scheduled council meetings, committee meetings, and other appropriate functions (workshops, in-service training, etc.).
Responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings regularly. Review agenda and materials in advance of each meeting.
  • Seek community input regarding issues/concerns before the council.
  • Assist the staff in identifying community needs, interests and concerns.
  • Attend committee meetings and complete assignments as required.
  • Perform other related duties as time, interests and abilities permit.
  • Qualifications:
  • Understand and actively supports the philosophy and purpose of Community Education.
  • Active member of the Advisory Council.