Director of Information Technology (IT)

AASPA Leadership Position Description

The Information Technology Director plays a very unique and important role in the organization. This is due to the fact that this officer must be familiar with available technology and its ability to enhance the goals of the organization. One of the advantages of this position is that the experience gained can prove to be very useful in obtaining more prominent roles within the organization. The IT Director is also one of the most serviceable officers in the area of being a liaison between the Board of Directors and the constituency. He or she should know the “ins and outs” of the latest technology, AASPA as an organization and be an enthusiastic team player. This position requires approximately 2-5 hours per month.

General Responsibilities

  • Establish and chair an IT committee to mentor upcoming directors
  • Have an IT expert if possible, as a committee member
  • Serve and mentor one Student Representative
  • Insure lateral communication among the Board of Directors
  • Enhance vertical communication to members via existing website, Facebook, Twitter and email pushes to improve communication between members as well as with our members and corporate sponsors
  • Use of the app year round with frequent updates on webinars, training and CME activities
  • Compliance with parliamentary procedures
  • Submit a written functional report two weeks prior to each Board of directors meeting
  • Assist fellow officers as needed
  • Assist Vice President and Secretary with elections
  • Serve as a liaison between the Board of Directors and the constituency via technology
  • Submit an article for each edition of Sutureline newsletter, highlighting functional updates views and/or activities.
  • Serve on ad hoc committees as assigned
  • Miss no more than one Board of Directors meeting
  • Attend Strategic Planning Sessions


Skills/experience needed to successfully serve in this position are:

  • Team player/Communication skills/Multi-tasking skills/Leadership skills/technologically savvy