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2021 Job Descriptions

Are you:

Interested in early childhood education issues?

Looking to grow your leadership skills and network?

An New Jersey AEYC member?

Or do you know anyone you would like to nominate for the board?

If so, consider becoming a member of the New Jersey AEYC Governing Board! The following positions are available, with the term beginning June, 2021. Applications are open through March 1, 2021. Please consider sharing your talents and time with us!

  • President Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Vice President – Social Media
  • Vice President – Governance
  • Vice President – Public Policy
  • Secretary

Click on the image to the left to download the application form OR fill in and submit the form below. Please see detailed job descriptions at the bottom of that page.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

NOMINATION TO THE NJAEYC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Submit all completed nominations to mail@njaeyc.org no later than March 1, 2021.

FOR THE NOMINATOR - PLEASE FILL IN YOUR INFORMATION BELOW:

For the nominator: please fill in your information.

WHO ARE YOU NOMINATING FOR THE NJAEYC EXECUTIVE BOARD?
Please fill out the section below with information on the nominee.

JOB DESCRIPTONS

President Elect

Term of Office: 1 year

Purpose: The President Elect is the chief volunteer in training who attends all meetings of the Board, the Executive committee and other meetings as required.

Responsibilities:
Prepare to assume the Office of President.
Fill the Office of President should that office become vacant, and subsequently fills the Office of President for a regular term as is entitled to the president-elect.
Assist the Board President in the execution of his or her duties.
Serve ex officio as a member of committees and may attend their meetings.
Assist the President to plan and implement activities to further the Association’s vision, mission, goals and objectives.
Attend the NAEYC Annual Leadership Conference.
Participate in annual conferences: state and national.
Promote Association membership.
Confer with President on proposed or adopted board actions.
Perform other duties upon request of President.

Qualifications:
A member of NJAEYC and NAEYC
A commitment to NJAEYC and its values
An understanding of NJAEYC vision, mission, goals and objectives, and services
An understanding of the responsibilities and relationship of paid and volunteer staff
Knowledge of and influence in the early childhood community
Ability to understand concepts and articulate ideas
Demonstrated potential to lead the Association
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to objectively consider various perspectives in guiding major policy decisions of the Association

Secretary

Term of Office: 2 years

Responsibilities:
Prepare and provide written minutes to board members in the specified time.
File approved minutes.
Maintain the official list of board members in accordance with policy and procedure.
Record and distribute minutes of all board meetings, executive committee meetings, and annual meeting within 10 days
Submit minutes of annual meeting for inclusion in next year’s annual report.
Prepare correspondence at direction of the Board.
Coordinate disbursement of Board communication prior to all Executive Committee and Board meetings.
Maintain file of all NJAEYC correspondence.

Qualifications:
A member of NJAEYC
A commitment to NJAEYC and its values
An understanding of NJAEYC’s vision, mission, goals and objectives, and services
An understanding of the responsibilities and relationship of paid and volunteer staff
Knowledge of and influence in the early childhood community
Ability to understand concepts and articulate ideas
Access to a computer, printer, fax and email

Treasurer

Term of Office: 2 years

Responsibilities:
Serve as financial officer of the Association and as a member of Finance Committee.
Manage, with the Bookkeeper, the board’s review of and action related to the board’s financial responsibilities.
Ensure that appropriate financial reports are made available to the board on a timely basis.
Prepare the Annual Budget with the Finance Committee.
Present the Annual Budget (prepared by the Finance Committee and the bookkeeper) to the Executive Committee for review and recommendations to NJAEYC Board for approval.
Work with the Bookkeeper/Finance Committee to establish the annual review and ensure its completion in a timely manner.
Ensure development and board review of financial policies and procedures.
Ensure that the Association maintains tax-exempt status.
Sign financial forms and instruments as required.
Ensures the safety of principal, liquidity and a competitive rate of return on investments.
Oversee implementation of NJAEYC financial
Oversee the maintenance of monthly and annual financial records and reports including report of income, expenses, investments, and balances including all transactions from Chapters in conjunction with the bookkeeper

Qualifications:
A member of NJAEYC
A commitment to NJAEYC and its values
An understanding of NJAEYC’s vision, mission, goals and objectives, and services
An understanding of the responsibilities and relationship of paid and volunteer staff
Knowledge of and influence in the early childhood community
Ability to understand concepts and articulate idea.
An understanding of financial accounting for nonprofit organizations

 

NJAEYC Vice President – Governance

Term of Office: 2 years

Purpose: To support the organizational development of the Association.

Responsibilities:
Oversee governance, finance, and strategic planning committees.
Facilitate communication among/between committees and the Board
Nurture the development of potential leaders
Represent his/her committees at Executive Committee and Board meetings.
Serve as a member of the Governance Committee and chairperson of the Nominating Team in the absence of a Past President.

Qualifications:
A member of NJAEYC and NAEYC
A commitment to NJAEYC and its values
An understanding of NJAEYC vision, mission, goals and objectives, and services.
An understanding of the responsibilities and relationship of paid and volunteer staff
Knowledge of and influence in the early childhood community
Ability to understand concepts and articulate idea

 

Vice President – Public Policy

Term of office: 2 years

Purpose: To promote the vision and mission of NJAEYC on the local, state and national level.

Responsibilities:
Stay up to date on policy surrounding early childhood issues
Nurture the development of potential leaders
Testify when requested.
Work with partners, and the Public Policy fellow on PP campaigns,
Work on Voter Voice

Qualifications:
A member of NJAEYC and NAEYC
A commitment to NJAEYC and its values
An understanding of NJAEYC’s vision, mission, goals and objectives, and services
An understanding of the responsibilities and relationship of paid and volunteer staff
Knowledge of and influence in the early childhood community

 

 

Vice President – Social Media

Term of office: 2 years

Purpose: To promote the vision and mission of NJAEYC on the local, state and national level.

Responsibilities:
Oversee Social Media campaigns, facilitate communication among and between committees and the Board and work with Social Media intern and website developer.
Nurture the development of potential leaders

Qualifications:
A member of NJAEYC and NAEYC
A commitment to NJAEYC and its values
An understanding of NJAEYC’s vision, mission, goals and objectives, and services
An understanding of the responsibilities and relationship of paid and volunteer staff
Knowledge of and influence in the early childhood community