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CEFMA Launches Inaugural Mentorship Program

Aug. 10, 2016

CLEVELAND -- In an effort to support the continual development of its members, CEFMA is proud to launch a mentorship program as a new benefit to the CEFMA membership. The program, which will take place from October through the annual Convention in June each year, seeks to engage the CEFMA membership with educational programs; promote the growth among future leaders in event and facility management; and provide a connection between entry-level event and facility managers and senior level administrators.

In order to participate in the program, participants must meet the following requirements:

1. Participant MUST be a current dues paying member of CEFMA
2. Mentor Criteria

  • Mentor should have seven (7) years of full time experience in event/facilities management.
  • Mentor should have a general interest in young professionals and a history of developing and placing event/facility professionals.
  • Mentor should be willing to commit to the program from October to June
  • Mentor must complete an application form.

3. Mentee Criteria

  • Mentee should have a desire for career advancement.
  • Mentee should be willing to commit to the program from October to June.
  • Mentee must complete an application form.
  • Mentee will establish individual goals which will guide discussions

4. Mentor/Mentee should schedule and complete a minimum of four calls/interactions in a programming year, though more frequent correspondence/interaction is always encouraged.

Acceptance to the program is on a first come, first served basis and the number of mentees accepted will be based on the number of secured mentors in the respective programming year. Attendance at the CEFMA Convention is strongly encouraged.

The deadline for applying is Friday, September 23. Any questions may be directed to Katie Newman (knewman@nacda.com) in the national office.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY AS A MENTOR

CLICK HERE TO APPLY AS A MENTEE

COMPLETE PROGRAM OVERVIEW

About CEFMA: CEFMA is dedicated to the needs of collegiate level event and facility professionals and the challenges that exist within the scope of their responsibilities. CEFMA will seek to promote the growth, leadership, integrity and success of administrators and professional staff in collegiate athletics. For more information about CEFMA, please visit www.cefma.net. CEFMA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 52nd year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.