Sample Position Description—Mentoring Chair
- The Mentoring Chair directs the mentoring component of the Inn.
- If deemed necessary, the chair is authorized to form a committee, ideally comprised of:
- members who are not officers
- members who have been in the role of either mentor or mentee
- between 3–5 members
- As part of the Inn’s strategic planning process, determine whether or not the Inn will implement a mentoring program, or engage in a series of mentoring activities that will comprise a program (models available)
- Create a general plan for the year's mentoring efforts in advance (before the first meeting in the fall) with the approval of the executive committee
- Communicate widely and often the mentoring opportunities to all Inn members
- Encourage all levels of membership to participate
- Create pairings or groupings of mentor/mentees; check in on mentors and mentees on progress, readjust as necessary
- Organize the mentoring activities
- Create and deploy satisfaction evaluations at the end of each activity or program year; share results with the national office
- The person in this position must maintain an active membership status with the Inn throughout his or her term.
- The term of this position is two years, commencing on July 1, and may be appointed for additional terms.
- Must meet with the outgoing Mentoring Chair or President to review the current standing of the Inn’s mentoring efforts
- Review the Inn’s most recent membership satisfaction survey to determine previous successes or challenges encountered in the position
- Review the resources available in the Mentoring section of the national office website
- Optional: Attend a Leadership Summit
Responsible To/Responsible For
- Reports to the Executive Committee
- Works with the other Mentoring Committee volunteers
- Oversees mentors