Application Information 2018-01-17T21:17:17+00:00

NIRSA Services Corporation Board of Directors Application Information

Overview

The NIRSA Services Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of NIRSA, was formed in 1999 to develop, guide, and implement marketing opportunities through collegiate recreation.

NSC builds custom marketing opportunities for forward looking companies to tap into the passion and authenticity of the student athlete in the recreation center.

NSC also offers the NIRSA Championship Series, regional and national tournaments for sport club and intramural athletes.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications necessary for an NSC Director:

  • Current Professional, Professional Life, or Emeritus membership as well as at least five prior years of professional membership.
  • Five years in an administrative/management position with direct experience in:
    1. budget development and budget accountability
    2. supervision of full-time staff
    3. event management
  • Service to NSC and/or NIRSA in a volunteer leadership capacity.
  • Proven interest in NSC’s and NIRSA’s respective missions.
  • Demonstrated commitment to NSC’s and/or NIRSA’s programs and services.
  • Active interest in promotion and sponsoring of NSC programs and events.

Preferred Qualifications for an NSC Director:

  • Exceptional oral communication skills as demonstrated by NSC and/or NIRSA presentations.
  • Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated by responses to required questions.
  • Previous experience on a not-for-profit or for-profit board of directors.
  • Past experience in strategic planning.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in higher education.
  • Experience with enterprise operations and/or corporate sponsorship programs.
  • Entrepreneurial experience in public or private sector.

NSC Board Member Expectations

All NSC Directors have the following duties and functions but are not limited to:

  • Commitment to serve a three year term
  • Maintain NIRSA membership in good standing throughout the term
  • Attend and participate in all meetings of the Board of Directors, regardless of type and medium
  • Manage the requirements of a volunteer leader with the expectations associated with one’s primary job responsibilities
  • Represent the Board of Directors at various NSC functions, as appropriate
  • Uphold the mission/vision of NIRSA Services Corporation and its parent organization, NIRSA
  • Demonstrate a commitment to NSC’s programs and services.
  • Active interest in promotion and sponsoring of NSC programs and events.

To accomplish the duties and functions of a Director, appropriate funding within the NSC annual operating budget will be available.

Application Process

NIRSA Services Corporation Board of Directors applications are now closed and will reopen late Fall 2018.

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For questions about NIRSA Services Corporation board positions, please contact David Bowles, NSC President, at davidb@recsports.ufl.edu. If you have any questions or difficulties completing this form, please contact Rebecca Reeves at NIRSA headquarters.

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Annually the NIRSA Services Corporation Board President appoints a nominations committee consisting of three NSC Directors. Announcements of Board vacancies are made to the NIRSA membership through various means, includingNIRSA Know and the NIRSA website. Applications for Board vacancies are received by NIRSA Headquarters and forwarded to the NSC President and members of the NSC nominations committee.

The NSC nominations committee reviews the applications taking in to consideration how the candidate meets the criteria for Board positions, and other knowledge areas that are necessary for the NSC Board.

The nominations committee forwards a summary of applicants and their recommendation to the NSC Board. The NSC Board discusses the applicants and approves a slate to be presented to the Shareholder for approval.

The NSC President convenes a Meeting of the Shareholder for the purposes of affirming the slate of NSC Board members for the coming year. The NSC bylaws require that at least 10 days and no more than 60 days’ notice be given to the Shareholder of the meeting.

After the Meeting of the Shareholder, the NSC President communicates the outcome to the candidates. The timing of the nomination process should be completed so that new NSC Board members can make schedule any travel arrangements to attend the NSC Board meetings during the NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Exposition. NSC terms begin on May 1 of each year, but newly appointed Board members are invited as guest to meetings that occur before May 1.

The NSC Board is note currently accepting applications for open Board of Directors positions.

Overview

The NIRSA Services Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of NIRSA, was formed in 1999 to develop, guide, and implement marketing opportunities through collegiate recreation.

NSC builds custom marketing opportunities for forward looking companies to tap into the passion and authenticity of the student athlete in the recreation center.

NSC also offers the NIRSA Championship Series, regional and national tournaments for sport club and intramural athletes.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications necessary for an NSC Director:

  • Current Professional, Professional Life, or Emeritus membership as well as at least five prior years of professional membership.
  • Five years in an administrative/management position with direct experience in:
    1. budget development and budget accountability
    2. supervision of full-time staff
    3. event management
  • Service to NSC and/or NIRSA in a volunteer leadership capacity.
  • Proven interest in NSC’s and NIRSA’s respective missions.
  • Demonstrated commitment to NSC’s and/or NIRSA’s programs and services.
  • Active interest in promotion and sponsoring of NSC programs and events.

Preferred Qualifications for an NSC Director:

  • Exceptional oral communication skills as demonstrated by NSC and/or NIRSA presentations.
  • Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated by responses to required questions.
  • Previous experience on a not-for-profit or for-profit board of directors.
  • Past experience in strategic planning.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in higher education.
  • Experience with enterprise operations and/or corporate sponsorship programs.
  • Entrepreneurial experience in public or private sector.

NSC Board Member Expectations

All NSC Directors have the following duties and functions but are not limited to:

  • Commitment to serve a three year term
  • Maintain NIRSA membership in good standing throughout the term
  • Attend and participate in all meetings of the Board of Directors, regardless of type and medium
  • Manage the requirements of a volunteer leader with the expectations associated with one’s primary job responsibilities
  • Represent the Board of Directors at various NSC functions, as appropriate
  • Uphold the mission/vision of NIRSA Services Corporation and its parent organization, NIRSA
  • Demonstrate a commitment to NSC’s programs and services.
  • Active interest in promotion and sponsoring of NSC programs and events.

To accomplish the duties and functions of a Director, appropriate funding within the NSC annual operating budget will be available.

Application Process

Annually the NIRSA Services Corporation Board President appoints a nominations committee consisting of three NSC Directors. Announcements of Board vacancies are made to the NIRSA membership through various means, including NIRSA Know and the NIRSA website. Applications for Board vacancies are received by NIRSA Headquarters and forwarded to the NSC President and members of the NSC nominations committee.

The NSC nominations committee reviews the applications taking in to consideration how the candidate meets the criteria for Board positions, and other knowledge areas that are necessary for the NSC Board.

The nominations committee forwards a summary of applicants and their recommendation to the NSC Board. The NSC Board discusses the applicants and approves a slate to be presented to the Shareholder for approval.

The NSC President convenes a Meeting of the Shareholder for the purposes of affirming the slate of NSC Board members for the coming year. The NSC bylaws require that at least 10 days and no more than 60 days’ notice be given to the Shareholder of the meeting.

After the Meeting of the Shareholder, the NSC President communicates the outcome to the candidates. The timing of the nomination process should be completed so that new NSC Board members can make schedule any travel arrangements to attend the NSC Board meetings during the NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Exposition. NSC terms begin on May 1 of each year, but newly appointed Board members are invited as guest to meetings that occur before May 1.

Applications open November 15 with a deadline of January 17, 2018.