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Vice President Position Description

Job Description

The chapter Vice President supports the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) mission by building an inclusive local community of UW alumni and supporters united by Badger pride, spirit, and the desire to advance UW-Madison's positive impact on the world. The Vice President assists the chapter president and oversees general operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand the WAA mission and purpose of alumni communities.
  • Be familiar with WAA resources and support.
  • Support the president, secretary, and treasurer at chapter functions in order to become familiar with and promote all chapter operations
  • Participate in monthly Badger Leaders calls
  • Utilize resources provided by WAA
  • Assist with delegating responsibilities, participating with and/or appointing committees or event chairs, and support other chapter leaders in their duties when needed
  • Ensure alignment with WAA is maintained through communications, engagement, and fundraising.
  • Follow WFAA policies and protocols for all events and activities, using registration, email and web support.
  • Perform president duties when the president is absent.
  • Succeed the chapter president to ensure continuation of a successful, effective chapter


  • Must be a UW-Madison alum/na
  • Understand the WAA mission and purpose of alumni communities.
  • Strong affinity to UW-Madison
  • Commitment to create an inclusive Badger community
  • Ability to maintain communications with WAA
  • Ability to stay informed on WAA news, updates, and information through Badger Leaders
  • Ability to delegate and support tasks in an organized fashion
  • Previous work in a leadership or supervisory role, a plus
  • Communication skills and public speaking skills, a plus
  • Experience working with and leading volunteers, a plus
  • Previous event planning experience, a plus
  • Board management experience, a plus