Director of Student Relations


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


PO Box 160009Altamonte Springs, FL 32716


Position Summary:

The director of student relations manages and promotes student engagement within the chapter by developing and executing initiatives such as a scholarship program, internship program, college outreach efforts, and student special interest groups.

Time Commitment:

Term: One year

Estimated Time Requirements per month:

  • Attending board meetings: 2 hours plus travel time (voluntary)
  • Attending student relations committee meetings: 2-3 hours plus travel time
  • Attending monthly chapter meetings: 3 hours plus travel time (voluntary)
  • Communicating with VP of Engagement: 2-4 hours


Student Recruitment and Engagement

  • Serves as a liaison between local educational institutions and the chapter
  • Encourages local academia to participate in ATD Higher Education community
  • Serves as liaison between members of the student relations committee and the chapter board
  • Serves as communications link between students and chapter in disseminating information relative to student programs, scholarships, internships, and CPLP certification
  • Works with local academia to encourage student participation in local professional chapter meetings
  • Communicates with local academia to provide classroom visits to discuss the talent development profession, ATD and chapter membership, internships/scholarships, etc.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter

Student Special Interest Group (SIG)

  • Provides guidance and direction relative to the organization of student special interest groups
  • Selects and acts as a liaison to a faculty advisor or chapter member(s) to head the group, report back to the board, and attend group meetings regularly
  • Ensures a reduced rate is established for student members
  • Establishes a mentoring program with current members and student members

Board Participation

  • Supports and promotes chapter affiliation requirements (CARE), and the strategic goals and action plans of the chapter
  • Represents the chapter professionally and ethically in all business functions/organizational activities
  • Attends and participates in all board and chapter meetings. Participates in other chapter events, committee meetings, and regional conferences as available


  • Member of ATD National and local chapter
  • Skilled in written and verbal communication, personal interaction, and problem-solving
  • Ability to plan, organize, and execute activities as required by the position
  • Ability to complete projects within established timeframes
  • Ability to delegate tasks and monitor follow-through
  • Ability to fully participate in chapter programs and board meetings
  • Has a willingness to advocate for the chapter
  • Ability to seek others out as volunteers


  • Adult Education
  • Recruiting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Administrative Support
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • 10-15 hours per month
  • Willing to be creative and have FUN!

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