Join the Harvardwood Board of Directors

The Harvardwood Board of Directors is coming up on elections for its next term, and we are looking for some energetic individuals to fill a few great positions! The Harvardwood BOD is the managing body that oversees the volunteer efforts of Harvardwood members worldwide and has worked to create an impressive array of events, programs, and online resources over the past fifteen years. As a member of this dynamic team, you will play a large role in determining the priorities and setting the course for the entire organization. 

Below is a list of Board positions we are looking to fill. Each Harvardwood Board member holds office for a period of two years, until his or her successor is elected and qualifies. Board members should have a strong interest in fostering career education and networking among Harvard University alumni and students, and candidates have either completed a degree program at Harvard University or have a strong enough affiliation to Harvard as determined by a majority of the existing directors. Board members must be of the age of majority in CA and should be able to attend quarterly board meetings in the Los Angeles area (Board members in other locations can participate via conference call, but please note that for some positions, a presence in LA is preferred).

To be considered, please email your resume and a brief statement of qualification and interest (1-2 paragraphs) to Harvardwood's Executive Director, Dona Le, by January 22, 2018. Please be sure to write your statement in the body of your email, not as a separate attachment. Thank you!

Open Harvardwood Board of Directors Positions

Director, Membership Experience

The Director of Membership Experience will help the Board in determining why people become Full Members and implement strategies for keeping members engaged in the organization. This person will serve as one of the points of contact for current members on how to best utilize Harvardwood. He/she will relay information to the Board about what is important to members and how to improve the overall Harvardwood membership experience. The ideal candidate for this position is personable, approachable, and enthusiastic about Harvardwood’s potential for service. 

Associate Director, Harvardwood Publishing

Harvardwood Publishing is expanding in exciting new ways, and the Director seeks an Associate Director to help develop a range of projects. In 2016, we published our first-ever anthology and aim to pursue future projects in support of the work of Harvard-affiliated writers. A knowledge of and passion for electronic publishing would be welcome, as well as ease in the world of sponsorship and marketing.

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