Director, Career Growth (formerly Director, Professional Development)


Prior experience in planning or coordinating programs/events for EACE or another organization in a leadership capacity; ability to identify career growth and development needs of diverse constituencies; ability to effectively assess lifelong learning initiatives; knowledge of technology applications to enhance and deliver face-to-face and distance learning; enthusiastic, encouraging, and equitable manner; proven ability to motivate volunteers and facilitate the effective completion of projects; excellent communication skills; ability to function strategically with other leaders; demonstrated ability to follow-up with others in an effective and timely manner; serve as model for fiscal integrity and sound money management in conducting EACE business; and has demonstrated commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and empathy in regards to EACE members and those the organization’s members serve.


  • Shall provide coordination and leadership for career development and lifelong learning activities, including but not limited to workshops and other programs. This leadership and guidance will be done through the Webinar, Mentor Network, and Continuing Education Committees respectively that this role oversees.

  • Shall serve as liaison and sounding board to the chairs of the Webinar, Mentor Network, and Continuing Education Committees.

  • Investigates technology and certifications that will enhance career development programming.

  • Conducts membership surveys to identify new program needs.

  • Benchmarks against other professional associations.

  • Networks with leadership from other professional associations for collaborative programming.

  • Shall promote practical, career growth-oriented ethical and legal standards.

  • Perform such duties as assigned by the President and the Board of Directors

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