VP Professional Development Job Description


The Vice President for Professional Development manage the distribution of information regarding education and certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter

Role and Responsibilities

  • Define strategies or improvement in professional development/training programs
  • Develop and implement a chapter professional development plan, including a program roadmap for professional development content programs
  • Develop plans for and coordinate the chapter’s external educational activities, such as study groups, seminars, workshops, courses, professional development days and other educational activities
  • Oversee soft skills development and training programs
  • Manage chapter created credential examination review courses and other such courses
  • Provide information to members and nonmembers on career development
  • Provide information and guidance to members and nonmembers on certification/re-certification in the context of PMI
  • Incorporate feedback, suggestions and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter regarding the contents of programs
  • Provide the information necessary to market the education, certification, as well as training opportunities by the chapter
  • Recommend, develop and deliver project management education materials, courses, presentations and sessions.
  • Provide the information necessary to market the education, PMI certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter
  • Develop and implement a plan for educational outreach at the elementary, secondary, and collegiate levels.
  • Develop and implement a program roadmap for all events
  • Advance the project management profession through the planning and coordination of special events, as identified by the chapter’s board
  • Develop and implement a succession and transition plan

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Member in good standing of PMI and PMIWIC
  • Ultimate team player – as a leader and team member
  • Must be willing to commit to attending Board and Membership meetings, responding to emails and participating in chapter operations as appropriate.

Role Specific Skills

  • Program and Event Planning Skills
  • Ability to Develop and Manage Program and Event Schedules
  • Knowledge of PMI Credentials and PDU’s
  • Contract and Vendor Management
  • Ability to Create and Analyze Program Survey’s and Evaluations
  • Basic Budget Management Skills
  • Content and Curriculum Development

Other Leadership Skills

  • Ability to Delegate Effectively
  • Public Speaking & Presentation Skills
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Team Building Skills

Additional Notes

Familiarity with best practices in Professional Development Programs a plus