Volunteer Position Announcement: Dean of Faculty, Ann and Bill Payne ACA Angel University

The Angel Capital Association is announcing the following prestigious volunteer leadership opportunity:

Volunteer Position Announcement: Dean of Faculty, Ann and Bill Payne ACA Angel University

This newly-created, volunteer position will provide the opportunity to give back to the field of angel investing while also providing unparalleled insights and influence over the evolution of angel investing education around the world. You will assist in scaling a class-leading program. Named after our lead donors and unparalleled education supporters, the Ann and Bill Payne ACA Angel University is growing rapidly and seeks to support investors and entrepreneurs. Our goal is to be the gold standard for angel education, derisking investments while driving better outcomes, through inclusive programming that will not only grow the pool of successful angels but offer solid opportunities for equity in access to early capital. 

While Bill Payne began his journey to support entrepreneurs before there was even formal recognition for angel investing, as a volunteer and donor, he has carried us through incredible growth to make ACA the professional organization and leader it is today. To meet growing demand, the Angel Capital Association is seeking a subject matter expert (SME) in angel investing to serve as the Dean of the Faculty. The Dean will have the opportunity to work closely with Bill Payne and other ACA volunteer leaders to build on the strong foundation that exists and to establish the penultimate angel education program in the world.

It’s really one of the pleasures I have in working with the Angel Capital Association that there are so many dedicated volunteers and staff members who have committed significant fractions of their lives to helping the angel community do well and do better,” Bill Payne. 
Duties include:

  • Provides expert knowledge in angel investing as a contributor to the volunteer Education & Smart Practices Committee (E&SP) of ACA 
  • Recruit and orient a diverse pool of new Angel University instructors 
  • Mentor and motivate instructors to be the best they can be in the delivery of curated content
  • Responsible for updating Angel University course content with lead instructors
  • In consultation with E&SP develop course content, course syllabi, associated assignments, etc.
  • Design course assessments to demonstrate achievement of learning outcomes 
  • Coordinate the development of the annual course calendar and instructor assignments 
  • Work collaboratively with the ACA Education Initiatives Director and Operations Director to achieve a seamless participant experience 
  • It is estimated that this position will require approximately five hours per week with some seasonality that may peak in the periods of AU Fall, Winter, and Spring AU sessions.

Interested individuals should send a curriculum vitae and cover letter to education@angelcapitalassociation.org.The position will be filled as soon as a viable candidate is found and this will be a renewable annual appointment by the ACA Board of Directors. Questions may also be directed to this email address with anticipated responses to come within 72 hours.

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