VP of Professional Development


Position Overview:

Membership elected volunteer leader responsible for professional development, educational, and chapter events in accordance with chapter policies and bylaws.

Qualifications (Prerequisites):

  • Minimum of 2 years PMI volunteer experience (1-year PMIWDC experience required).
  • Minimum of 2 years volunteer and/or professional leadership experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Content Development (understanding of curriculum development beneficial)
  • Knowledge of PM PMI® Credentials and PDU requirements and administration


  • Preparing members and potential members to attain and maintain PMI® certifications
  • Delivering high quality PM education, training, certification courses, and programs events in-person/live and/or virtual, longer in duration than the Programs’ FA events which includes for the Chapter’s Annual PM Symposium.
    o All-day educational seminars subjects generally include leadership training, risk, agile enterprise, and soft skills. 
    o Virtual courses generally include: Agile for PMs, and Risk Management.
  • Managing the chapter mentorship program(s).
  • Defining strategies for improving Chapter professional development and training programs.
  • Developing and implementing a chapter professional development plan, including a program roadmap for professional development content.
  • Developing plans for and coordinating the chapter’s external educational activities, such as study groups, seminars, workshops, courses, and other educational activities.
  • Providing information to members and nonmembers on career development.
  • Providing information and guidance to members and nonmembers on PMI® certification/recertification.
  • Incorporate feedback, suggestions, and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter regarding the contents of educational programs and mentoring program.
  • Working with the Partnership Management team to promote the Project Management (PM) profession, PM education, PMI® certifications discounts and opportunities, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter.
  • Developing and delivering project management presentations and sessions including leadership development training programs.
  • Seeking new project management professional development programs through networking with other educational organizations, corporations, and PMI® chapters.
  • Developing and maintaining customer satisfaction survey(s) to evaluate the effectiveness of all training and educational programs offered; thereby ensuring we are staying current and meeting the community’s needs.