News and Forum Instructions
By Kyle Ramsey 810181

VATSIM Vice President Regions (VATGOV4)

Responsible to:
VATSIM Founders Team

Position Duties:
    Acts as the Board of Governors’ representative to the VATSIM Executive Committee and with individual Regional Directors and liaises between the Board of Governors and Executive Committee
    Assists Regional Directors with inter-regional issues
    Provides reports to the Board of Governors on the activities of the Executive Committee and Regional Directors
    Provides reports to the Executive Committee on the activities of the Board of Governors that relate to Regional matters
    Ensures that the Regional Directors are fulfilling their requirements and duties pursuant to Article III of the VATSIM Code of Regulations
    Promotes an excellent working relationship between the Board of Governors and Executive Committee
    Manages the VATSIM Hit Squad and ensures that this squad is assigned to Regions that require development

Board of Governor Duties:
    Attend Board of Governors meetings as outlined in Article §2.07 of the VATSIM Code of Regulations
    Maintain a regular monthly online presence and be willing to answer questions from members if connected with staff callsign
    Assist with duties as a VATSIM Supervisor when logged into the network with a rating of Administrator. Enforce the policies of VATSIM both on and off the network.
    Interact with other members of the Board of Governors, the VATSIM Executive Committee and/or individual Regional Directors as needed to accomplish their individual and collective duties
    Actively contribute to the development of VATSIM policy, procedures and plans

Position Holder Attributes:
    Be a member of good standing in VATSIM for more than two years at the time of application
    Demonstrated ability to make and keep commitments
    Ability to communicate clearly through different mediums to people of different cultures, backgrounds and nationalities
    Expectation of availability to attend all scheduled meetings for the duration of the meeting and engage daily in email and voice communications with other BoG members in furtherance of VATSIM policy and procedures and effectively engage with staff, members, and the professional media in problem solving and relationship building.
    Have excellent knowledge of the VATSIM Code of Conduct, Code of Regulations, Global Ratings Policy, Transfer and Visiting Controller Policy, VA/VSOA, and Pilot Training procedures
    Have proven ability in the management of a small group of people
    Be able to work effectively and build relationships within a volunteer organization
    Have proven ability with the use of Flight Simulation software and VATSIM Pilot and ATC Client Software
    Able to leverage the strength of the organization to solve problems and find resources to apply to issues globally

Please send your resume/CV to [email protected] no later than 2359z Sept30, 2016 . Include references and examples of your management, leadership, and team dynamics and development skills in VATSIM and real world. This is a significant and very busy role within the BoG and requires a person with excellent people skills with the ability to influence, persuade, and develop a common vision cross the entire VATSIM world through the Region Directors and the Executive Committee while building clear expectations and holding BoG and EC members accountable to commitments. The time commitment is high and requires swift replies to emails and ad hoc voice meetings.