Joining the National Board

Joining the National Board

Are you interested in joining the Hermanos Unidos National Board?

http://goo.gl/forms/nj5Zog1xFv

Position(s)*:
– Director of Communications
– Director of Development
– Director of Expansion
– Director of Finance
– Director of University Relations
– Secretary

*Detailed descriptions of the positions are below.

Qualification:
Must be an Hermanos Unidos Alumni. Minimum of 1 year post-undergraduate experience. Have a deep-rooted understanding of Hermanos Unidos’ Mission and Vision.

Role:
One of the primary functions of the National Board is to understand the issues at the student level by actively engaging with Familias. Each Board member fulfills essential duties in best interest of Hermanos Unidos and is assigned a Familia Region to collaborate with, resolve issues, and offer guidance.

Responsibilities:
Tasks that each Liaison must accomplish in the academic year are the following:

– Maintain high-visibility among assigned Familia Region
– Attend General Body and Steering Familia meetings as needed
– Attend semi-annual Leadership Retreat and Leadership Conference
– Support major events as it pertains to our Mission and Vision
– Participate in monthly Board Meetings at a specified time and date.
– Have constant communication with Familia Co-chairs and Leadership

Selection Process:
There is a formal interview process, which will be arranged during our monthly phone-call.

If you are interested, please follow the link and complete the form.

http://goo.gl/forms/nj5Zog1xFv

For questions please contact Roberth Machado, Chairman of the HU National Board at rmachado@hermanosunidos.org

IMPORTANT: As of April 2020, the National Board is accepting applicants for interview.

Director of Communications

Role & Responsibilities: The Director of Communications will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate our Mission and Vision. Determine marketing strategies; work with fellow Board Members on various relationships and campaigns.

Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of the Mission and Vision of Hermanos Unidos
  • The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical
  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills.

Year 1 Expectations: Ensure proper alignment of all externally facing platforms including but not limited to Website, Social Media, and external communications. Create a consistent calendar of communications with various stakeholders.

Director of Development

Role & Responsibilities: The Director of Development is responsible for managing and supporting the assessment of organizational needs and the design, implementation and evaluation of programs that facilitate the professional development and continuous learning of team members, ranging from our Undergraduate membership, Familia Leadership, and National Board

Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of the Mission and Vision of Hermanos Unidos
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • Ability to evaluate and research training options and alternatives
  • Ability to design and implement effective training and development.
  • Excellent leadership skills.

Year 1 Expectations: Create HU Undergraduate Development 4-5 Year Plan (Timeline for planning throughout undergrad career). Develop the onboarding protocol for Board Members and Undergraduate Leadership.

Director of Expansion

Role & Responsibilities: The Director of Expansion is responsible for working with current established Familias to asses and identify expansion opportunities. During times where there is no active expansion plans or projects, the director will work to deepen the community partnerships around our established campuses.

Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of the Mission and Vision of Hermanos Unidos
  • Ability to independently set priorities and share with team members and to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to travel to future expansion campuses as appropriate
  • Excellent leadership skills.

Year 1 Expectations: Review Expansion Guide and protocol for proper alignment with Mission and Vision. Create Expansion Committee.

Director of Finance

Role & Responsibilities: The Director of Finance will keep account of the receipts and disbursements in the organization’s books. They are responsible for keeping track of the organization’s financial condition and keep other officers and board members informed about the financials.

Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of the Mission and Vision of Hermanos Unidos
  • Superior knowledge and understanding of State and Federal nonprofit accountability
  • Ability to strategize financial growth and development initiatives
  • Excellent leadership skills.

Year 1 Expectations: Ensure all State and Federal documentation is up-to-date and continue monitoring/filing our status as a nonprofit organization.

Director of University Relations

Role & Responsibilities: The Director of University Relations manages University relationships across all of our Familias. They will be responsible for three primary areas: system and campus based advocacy communications efforts, including email updates, talking points and Familia leadership advising; oversight and management of Familia campus liaison database and special program information; and advocacy events and trainings.

Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of the Mission and Vision of Hermanos Unidos
  • Effective written communication and public speaking skills
  • Capable of effectively strategizing, anticipating needs, and taking initiative
  • Demonstrate ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles.
  • Ability to travel to existing Hermanos Unidos Campuses
  • Excellent leadership skills.

Year 1 Expectations: Develop and implement a plan that outlines all strategies and tactics with aggressive but realistic measurable objectives for areas of University Relations. Establish faculty/administration relationships will all campuses in which Hermanos Unidos exists. Create contact sheet of Board use and reference.

Secretary

Role & Responsibilities: The Secretary will manage internal communications and prepare or keep track of board meeting dates, meeting agendas and minutes from the meeting. Oversee organizational auditing. Work closely with other Board Members to establish yearly calendar.

Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of the Mission and Vision of Hermanos Unidos
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills.

Year 1 Expectations: Review all Hermanos Unidos documents including but not limited to Constitution, By Laws, and Code of Conduct. Present pertinent findings and updates needed to Board. Assess all organization documentation and structure to propose updates and re-alignment. Develop and distribute a board calendar before the start of each year.