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Part-Time Student, Faculty, and Young Professionals Engagement Representative

Company:
Colorado Society of CPAs
Job Location:
Englewood, Colorado
Category:
Adult and Continuing Education Programs
SUMMARY:
The Member Engagement Representative is a member of the COCPA Operations Team. The Member Engagement Representative is primarily responsible for encouraging and creating member engagement opportunities within the COCPA membership for students, faculty, and young professionals while also supporting the Educational Foundation.

About the Organization:
Founded in 1904, the Colorado Society of CPAs (COCPA) is a 501(c)(6) professional membership association for CPAs in Colorado with a membership of 6,000+ located in the Denver Tech Center. The COCPA operations encompass diverse activities including member services, continuing education, peer review, and, through the affiliated 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, fundraising and granting of scholarships. The COCPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Core Values
Agrees to abide by the COCPA Core Values:

We are Adaptable and Courageous – Be afraid and do it anyway.
  • We are inquisitive, creative, and willing to experiment. We choose to be courageous in our conversations, behaviors, and actions even when it’s uncomfortable. Together, we tackle the challenges before us and adapt our processes, programming, services, and relationships to sustain and grow our organization for the future.
We Practice a Can Do Attitude – Yes we can!
  • We embrace opportunities and challenges with persistence, humor, grace, and a sprinkling of joy. We approach requests with an open mind and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done. We encourage and support others in the work they do. Experiment with something new? Have fun, too? Yes we can. Yes we can. Yes we can.
We Are Engaged and Dependable – Count me. Count on us.
  • We work hard, individually and together. We connect with and contribute to our team and the profession we serve. We are self-motivated and proactive. We focus on being solutions-oriented.
We Deliver Professional High Quality Work – Excellence is the norm.
  • We are personally and collectively accountable for producing our best work to the best of our ability. We pay attention to the details. We hold ourselves and each other responsible for delivering timely, accurate, and informative work products and resources.
We are Member/People Focused – People come first at COCPA.
  • We’re here to make a difference for members, often in unexpected ways. Whether through education, resources, connections, or solutions to problems and answers to questions, we support COCPA members in being successful.
We treat all people with respect, seek to understand, listen effectively, routinely give the benefit of the doubt, and embrace being compassionate and caring. We are resilient team players who understand and support each other in both our personal and professional lives.

Accounting Faculty
  • Serves as staff liaison, providing event planning, administrative support, COCPA web page management, and coordination for an accounting faculty group.
Works with the faculty to plan the annual Accounting Educators Conference, including but not limited to:
  • Determining dates and location
  • Working with Blue Ocean Ideas (BOI) to promote the event to college faculty
  • Assisting with setting up the event, questions, and execution
  • Posting the event survey
  • Develop and maintain a faculty communication strategy
  • Regularly updates the faculty contact list
Student Programs
  • Identifies student member prospects and promotes membership
  • Provides support to students on issues related to student membership
  • Serves as staff liaison, providing event planning, administrative support, COCPA web page management, and coordination of the new COCPA Student Alliance group.
Coordinates Spring Career and Student Interview Days and Surgent Mock CPA Exams Day, including but not limited to:
  • Determining dates and processes
  • Working with our marketing team to promote events to firms, college faculty, and students
  • Assisting with setting up and executing events and answering questions
  • Posting the event survey
  • Coordinates and assists with presentations at college accounting student groups
  • Assists with planning and coordinating Student Night events for chapters that want to host a program
  • Prepares materials and presentations for student programs
  • Maintains the Instagram Engagement Plan. (Engaging and posting content)
Young Professionals Council
Serves as staff liaison to the Young Professionals Council, including but not limited to:
  • Creates meeting agenda and takes meeting notes
  • Facilitates and executes program details such as AMS setup, marketing, instructor support, and webcast monitoring.
  • Updates Young Professionals website landing page
Educational Foundation
Provides support to the Educational Foundation, including but not limited to:
  • Administering the scholarship application and review process for one annual merit-based scholarship program and one new two-year transfer student program
  • Coordinating the Gold Key Award program including facilitating nominations, preparing certificates, selecting and shipping awards, scheduling awards ceremonies, and preparing presentation materials
  • Supporting the Scholars Mentoring Program
  • Supporting the Educational Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Facilitating student-faculty communication
Other
  • Assists with phone and Intercom when needed
SKILLS AND JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Customer service skills required:
    • Commitment to the core value, “We are Member/People Focused”
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Poised, personable, and professional manner on the phone and in person
    • Ability to maintain comprehensive knowledge of COCPA and its membership requirements, services, resources, and programs
    • Ability to respond to member needs efficiently and effectively
  • Data processing skills required:
    • Data input accuracy
    • Knowledge of association management systems and ability to learn new systems
    • Responsible management of financial data and financial assets
    • Basic math skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Experience with Google Office Suite
  • General skills required:
    • Ability to work within the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) process
    • Strong punctuality and dependability
    • Ability to be self-directed
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects/tasks
    • Ability to use office equipment such as a personal computer, computer printer, desktop calculator, scanner, copier
    • Ability to write clear and grammatically correct emails, letters, and documentation
    • Strong problem-solving and information-management skills
    • Ability to exhibit strong judgment when handling confidential information
    • Ability to apply a high degree of organization
    • Ability to meet deadlines and follow up on required tasks
    • Ability to pass a criminal background
  • Physical skills required:
    • Sitting talking, hearing – frequent
    • Lifting up to 20 pounds – infrequent
    • Using hands to handle or feel – frequent
    • Reaching with hands or arms – frequent
    • Close vision and the ability to adjust focus
Schedule
  • Anticipated 25 hours of work per week with additional (paid) hours required for time-critical tasks
  • Core Office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm and by Friday
  • 7:30 am-noon. The specific hours and schedule will be determined jointly and approved by the supervisor with at least 19 hours a week scheduled during Core Office hours
  • Remote work hours available by election and with supervisor approval (some in-person work at Denver Tech Center, CO location required)
  • Ability to travel within Colorado to events
Compensation and Benefits
  • Paid holidays: Scheduled hours during the following organization holidays: New Year’s Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following; Christmas Day. One paid prorated floating holiday available for either Martin Luther King Day or Presidents Day or Juneteenth Day and one paid prorated floating holiday available for use in November or December
  • 40 hours of paid sick leave per year
  • 50 hours of paid vacation in the first year of employment (5 additional hours earned per year up to a total maximum of four equivalent work weeks)
  • Secondary education or professional certification reimbursement up to $1,500/year
  • Four equivalent work weeks of paid FMLA leave available upon qualification
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