Position Description & Duties
The Membership Director is responsible for providing leadership to membership activities in chapters, particularly assuring that chapter membership directors have access to resources necessary to recruit at-large SHRM members to chapters, local chapter members only to SHRM, and non-affiliated HR professionals to both organizations. The Membership Director also provides leadership to member engagement/retention measurement and strategies of chapters.
- Attend all State Council meetings and actively participate in Council matters.
- Provide leadership to chapter membership directors in all areas of membership responsibility.
- Assure that chapter membership directors have access to best available resources for member recruitment and retention to assist with: at-large members to chapters; local members only to SHRM; non-affiliated professionals to both organizations; and engagement/retention of current chapter members.
- Track and report to State Council statewide and chapter membership growth and other relevant membership data (e.g., demographic data on members).
- Track and report to State Council statewide and chapter member retention rates.
- Collect successful membership recruitment/retention initiatives to share with chapter membership directors.
- Provide a forum at State Council meetings, State Leadership Conference , via conference calls and/or through Social Media for chapter membership directors to discuss membership issues and share successful recruiting/retention practices.
- Serve as resource for those chapters struggling to meet minimum standards in SHRM membership to assure that chapters are not disaffiliated for not meeting requirement.
- Encourage uniform membership requirements for all chapters based on the SHRM model for membership qualifications.
- Attend State Leadership Conferences to assure representation for this critical area of responsibility.
- Inform the Council of at-large members who indicate an interest and have demonstrated potential for leadership positions.
- Assist the Council in the dissemination of information, providing timely and accurate responses to proposals, surveys, and questionnaires.
- Facilitate two-way communication between the Council leadership and the membership.
- Utilize National SHRM resources as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned by State Director.
- Host a WI SHRM booth at the State Conference.
- Promote and communicate membership successes for our chapters.
- Create communication and networking plan to connect Members-at-Large to local Chapters.
- National SHRM Membership in good standing required.
- SHRM certification preferred.
Serves a one-year term beginning the first day of January and ending the last day of December. May be reappointed for two additional one-year terms for a total service of three years.
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Over 20 years of HR Generalist, Benefits and Recruiting has further developed my passion for building professional connections and linking people to positions that fit their personal and professional goals.