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Club and District Support Associate Officer (Bilingual)

Rotary International
Evanston, IL 60201

Job Title:             Club and District Support Associate Officer

Area:                   Club and District Support

Reports to:         Supervisor, CDS Americas

Classification:    Exempt

(currently working remote but will return to office must be willing to relocate or currently live in Chicagoland area)


Organization Overview

Rotary unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities. Each year, Rotary members invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotarys clubs and humanitarian initiatives, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit http://www.rotary.org.


Rotarys Commitment to Diversity

As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


General Overview

This position is responsible for using regional expertise and organizational knowledge to create club and district leadership development strategies for volunteers in North America, the Caribbean, or Spanish-speaking Latin America. You will have the opportunity to develop relationships, counsel senior volunteers, support Rotary initiatives, and coach clubs while you improve governance, expand member benefits, and create solutions to emerging challenges. Your contribution in volunteer management will enhance participant engagement and increase our ability to adapt as an organization.


You Will Have

  • Bachelors degree

  • Two years of volunteer management experience

  • Knowledge of dispute management, governance, and member experience

  • Excellent communication skills speaking with and writing for a global, multicultural audience (written and verbal English and Spanish)

  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced, information-driven environment

  • Analytical aptitude, problem-solving, and independent decision-making skills

  • Comfort working with senior volunteer and staff leaders

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, including a positive and professional attitude

  • Experience working with international and remote teams

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and virtual meetings


You Are Good At

  • Relationship-building, negotiating, team building, and influencing others

  • Leading or working collaboratively within a global team or across teams

  • Creating, facilitating, and delivering effective training and high-quality member experiences in person and virtually

  • Identifying and anticipating member needs to solve problems and drive outcomes

  • Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data for integration into club and district leadership development strategies within your assigned territory

  • Presenting concepts clearly and concisely, coaching, active listening, motivating others, and giving and receiving constructive feedback

  • Adapting to shifting priorities and change


You Are Open To

  • Domestic and international travel


You Will Be Responsible For

As the primary liaison to various club and district leadership roles, and in collaboration with senior leaders and colleagues, you support operationalizing Rotarys Action Plan through:


  • building your network of 350+ Rotary leaders by cultivating and maintaining working relationships on a first-name basis with current, incoming, and past governors, assistant governors, various district chairs, Rotaract representatives, zone leaders, and 1015 new club presidents annually to develop and strengthen leadership capacity

  • creation of leadership development strategies including expert, regionalized guidance, education, communication, and coaching to club, district, and zone leaders

  • promotion of club flexibility, innovation in best practices, and enhancement of Rotary and Rotaract member experiences

  • counsel on governance and policy processes, harassment prevention and investigation, and dispute resolution and mediation practices for club, district, and zone leaders

  • education and strengthening of DEI principles and initiatives within club and district culture

  • development and analysis of budgeting, compliance reporting, and sustainable business process improvements to increase district operational efficiency

  • guidance, review, and approval for various functions of club and district operations

  • travel to meetings and events to build relationships, train, share resources, and resolve issues

  • education of club, district, and zone leaders through in-person and virtual events, regional curriculum, webinars, open houses, workshops, learning labs, expo booths, phone and video calls, emails, and promotional materials to motivate, build proficiencies, and improve club and district operations

  • conducting research and analyzing insights to enhance club culture and member experience, remove barriers to collaboration, and increase leadership development strategies

  • promotion of Rotary products to increase members product awareness and adoption

  • engaging and cultivating relationships with a diverse group of staff from other business units to influence cross-team cooperation


Leadership Attributes

  • Communication Be open to receiving ideas from diverse viewpoints and able to communicate messages so that they are universally understood.

  • Engagement Foster relationships by hearing, recognizing, and valuing others

  • Strategy Identify Rotarys opportunities and design approaches that align with our strategic goals

  • Innovation Move Rotary beyond traditional ways of thinking

  • Presence Demonstrate composure and confidence

  • Collaboration - Build partnerships and work with others to meet shared objectives

Why work for Rotary?

  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package

  • Progressive 401k matching contributions

  • Above market and generous paid time off package

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Professional development opportunities

  • On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees

  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from

  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many dining options


Posted: 2022-05-21 Expires: 2022-06-20

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