CSCA Executive Director Search
Central States Communication Association
Executive Director Position
The Central States Communication Association (CSCA) is seeking its next Executive Director (ED) to serve a five-year term, beginning July 1, 2013 until July 1, 2018. The newly selected Executive Director will spend their first year being mentored by outgoing ED Nancy Brule, and will devote the last year of their five-year term mentoring an incoming ED.
The responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Handling the business aspects of the annual convention
Compiling and printing the convention program
Soliciting program advertisers and convention exhibitors
Working with the First Vice-President on convention logistics
Arranging CSCA Executive Committee meetings
Selecting future CSCA Convention sites
Coordinating the development of the association’s newsletters
Managing the Association’s finances, working closely with the Finance
Committee Chair and KOC Member Services (Kathie Cesa)
Recording and disseminating all minutes of the Executive Committee
Coordinating the Association’s website (with the help of Kathie Cesa)
CSCA is a professional, academic organization of primary and secondary school teachers, students, college and university professors, and communication professionals. CSCA was founded in 1931 to promote the communication discipline through educational, scholarly, and professional endeavors. The association consists of the 13 Midwestern states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio, and is governed by a ten-member Executive Committee, of which the Executive Director is a member. The CSCA Executive Director will have the opportunity to work closely with the elected leadership of the association.
Individuals interested in the position should submit a letter of interest describing past experience with the association, administrative / managerial experience and qualifications, as well as a statement of institutional support from the applicant’s current Department or employer. A current CV should also be submitted. Materials should be submitted electronically no later than Monday, March 18 to McKinneyM@missouri.edu.
The CSCA Executive Committee will meet with individuals interested in the position at the association’s annual meeting in Kansas City (April 3-7, 2013). Those who may have questions about the position are encouraged to contact Mitchell S. McKinney, CSCA President, at McKinneyM@missouri.edu or 573-882-9230, or Nancy J. Brule, current CSCA Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-638-6419.