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AVAILABLE LEADERSHIP POSITIONS:

 

COORDINATORS

Coordinator duties and responsibilities:

Coordinators complete organizational and management tasks that support the efforts of a variety of projects, campaigns or events underneath the Director of their cabinet.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Communicating with co-coordinators about tasks and assignments.

  • Collaborating with cabinets and committees on budgeting and allocating funds or resources.

  • Delegating tasks to appropriate team members.

  • Managing deadlines and progress across the cabinets and BIC board to ensure the deliverable is executed on time and on budget.

  • Organizing third-party providers and vendors to deliver elements that can't be produced in-house.

  • Overseeing the delivery of projects and making adjustments as necessary to ensure they are delivered to specifications and high standards.

 

Coordinator skills and qualifications:

Coordinators use a variety of soft skills and industry knowledge to provide the most comprehensive organizational and management support they can.

 

Common skills and qualifications for Coordinators include:

  • Verbal and written communication for understanding project requirements and explaining these needs to employees and third-party providers.

  • Attention to detail to ensure all specifications are met.

  • Problem-solving abilities to correct any challenges or inefficiencies for the best results.

  • Decisiveness and good judgment to address pressing project matters when time is limited.

  • Organization and time management to manage multiple tasks, sometimes for multiple projects, at once

  • Leadership and motivation to guide team members in making consistent progress.

  • Goal-setting to set realistic deadlines and strategize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly progress.

 

COMMITTEE LEADERS

Blacks In Cybersecurity is looking for committee leaders to help us connect with and better serve the diversity in the Black community in Cybersecurity.

List of BIC-Committees:

 

Men's Committee

Women's Committee

K-12 Committee

T33NZ Committee (middle school - high school)

HBCU Outreach Committee

Differently Abled Committee (Accessibility and Provisions)

Continued Learning Committee (serving our senior citizens)

International Member Committee (serving our international members)

Mentorship Committee

LGBTQ+ Committee

Committee leader duties and responsibilities:

  1. In consultation with the Executive Director, CEO or other board or committee members, schedule dates, times and location for meetings.
     

  2. Ensure meeting are called and held in accordance with the organizations’ mandate, code of conduct and/or by-laws.
     

  3. In consultation with the Director or Program Director and/or other committee members establish and confirm an agenda for each meeting.
     

  4. Ensure the meeting agenda and relevant documents are circulated to the members of the committee  in advance of the meeting.
     

  5. Officiate and conduct meetings.
     

  6. Provide leadership & ensure committee members are aware of their obligations and that the committee complies with its responsibilities.
     

  7. Ensure there is sufficient time during the meeting to fully discuss agenda items.
     

  8. Ensure that discussion on agenda items is on topic, productive and professional.
     

  9. Ensure minutes are complete and accurate, retained, included and reviewed at the next meeting.

Committee leader skills and qualifications:

Coordinators use a variety of soft skills and industry knowledge to provide the most comprehensive organizational and management support they can.

 

Common skills and qualifications for Coordinators include:

  • Verbal and written communication for understanding project requirements and explaining these needs to employees and third-party providers.

  • Attention to detail to ensure all specifications are met.

  • Problem-solving abilities to correct any challenges or inefficiencies for the best results.

  • Decisiveness and good judgment to address pressing project matters when time is limited.

  • Organization and time management to manage multiple tasks, sometimes for multiple projects, at once

  • Leadership and motivation to guide team members in making consistent progress.

  • Goal-setting to set realistic deadlines and strategize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly progress.

 

 

AMBASSADORS

CLICK HERE FOR THE AMBASSADOR APPLICATION.

Location and Campus Ambassadors are selected based on their application content and the following requirements:

Ambassadors represent the input and interests of their home BIC@Location groups around the world.

 

This leadership within BIC is especially coveted and selective as we depend on our Ambassadors to uphold the BIC code of conduct and standards as well as grow the Cybersecurity community in their area.

Ambassador skills and qualifications:

  • Diplomacy – the ambassador’s role is primarily diplomatic in nature, so the ability to successfully manage community relations and support positive interactions between BIC@ Location groups and the surrounding community is essential.

  • Negotiation skills – because they frequently lead negotiations on a variety of topics, ambassadors need to be pragmatic and skilled negotiators with a solid understanding of their nation’s positions and interests

  • Relationship building – ambassadors build relationships with their BIC group and the surrounding community, ability to develop and maintain positive relations is a major benefit in this position.

  • Leadership skills– ambassadors oversee and direct their respective communities, assign roles and manage meetings, etc.

  • Conflict resolution – the ability to resolve conflict and negotiate a common ground.

  • Verbal and written communication for understanding project requirements and explaining these needs to employees and third-party providers.

  • Attention to detail to ensure all specifications are met.

  • Problem-solving abilities to correct any challenges or inefficiencies for the best results.

  • Decisiveness and good judgment to address pressing project matters when time is limited.

  • Organization and time management to manage multiple tasks, sometimes for multiple projects, at once.

  • Leadership and motivation to guide team members in making consistent progress.

  • Goal-setting to set realistic deadlines and strategize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly progress.

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