Open Board Position: Director at Large - Leadership Development


Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana is seeking an emerging leader to fill a board vacancy seat as the Director at Large of Leadership Development for YLNI. This individual should be someone versed in team management and leadership with a passion for telling the story of YLNI and Northeast Indiana. Within this role, the Director at Large of Leadership Development will have the opportunity to actively work with the Vice President of Leadership Development to oversee all aspects of Leadership Development programming within the YLNI organization.

Background / Skills

Ideal applicants for this position would have the following background, interests, and strengths:

  • Experience with YLNI’s Leadership Institute, High School Leadership Institute, View from the Top, or Power Lunches programs.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Experience managing and coordinating projects or events to completion.
  •  Experience with different leadership styles and training.
  • Management experience a bonus, but is not required.

Job Roles / Responsibilities

This individual would take the lead to help from a board level with the following:

  • Work directly with the VP of Leadership Development to recruit and manage members of the Leadership Development Committees.
  • Guide and communicate with the committees of each of the programs that fall under Leadership Development including the new College Leadership Institute.
  • Recruit speakers and venues for programs.
  • Ensure the completion of tasks required to fulfill the Foellinger Leadership Grant requirements.
  • Attend monthly YLNI board meetings.
  • Attend committee meetings as necessary.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

    Our Mission

    YLNI’s mission is to attract, develop and retain emerging leaders through community, professional and social engagement.

    Apply Today:

    If you or someone you know may be interested in this position, please email a short bio about yourself and summary of why you may be interested to Justin Hayes at All applications due on or before June 15, 2019. Applicant’s resume and board application may be required.

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    Fort Wayne, IN  46853

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