Education Director

The Role

The Education Director is an advocate for the role of education in the life of a designer. They develop and oversee the strategy for education-focused programming, and seek to expand regional student and faculty participation in the design community. The Education Director advises on and oversees the work of Education Committee Chairs.


  • Works with Education Committee Chairs to establish and execute annual Education goals for the chapter. These goals may include projects like a mentorship series, portfolio reviews, student conferences, etc.
  • Serves as an advocate and resource for Education Committee Chairs
  • Administer the Education budget
  • Maintains active relationships with faculty and AIGA student chapters in the region
  • Consult with the board on industry standards and best practices in design education.


  • Show strong organization and management skills.
  • Consistent communication among board members, AIGA members, and the greater design community.
  • Be an active AIGA Member
  • Fulfill a 2 year term 
  • Propose and execute a succession plan

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By AIGA Austin