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  • Introduction to the NACE Principles and Ethical Practice

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    • Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017
    • Time: 1 — 2 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online

    • Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services and university relations and recruiting professionals
    • Competency: Management and Administration
    • Fee: Free
    • Summary

      Are you interested in learning about revisions to the NACE Principles and Ethical Practice? Would you like to hear the context behind revisions and how revisions will impact decision making?

      NACE’s revised Principles for Ethical Professional Practice go into effect August 1. Take part to learn about how the revised principles can inform your policies and help you work effectively with colleagues and counterparts to manage issues and challenges. You’ll also learn about new resources and guidance, and discuss how to ensure ethical practice in your operation.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Review context and methodology considered during the revision process;
      • Examine concepts which impact your operation and stakeholders;
      • Identify strategies to mitigate ethical issues within your organization; and
      • Improve organizational and departmental processes to meet the highest standards of ethical practice.
    • Event Details

      Registration includes three-month, post-event access to the webinar archive.

      To view the presentation deck, attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the "I'd like to" option next to the Introduction to the NACE Principles and Ethical Practice listing in MyNACE > Events. Remember to download your copy of the presentation deck (available one to two days prior to the webinar). A video archive will be available there as well within five (5) business days of the webinar's completion.

      To see the NACE cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page.

    • Format

      During this one-hour webinar, the presenters will deliver a synchronized audio and PowerPoint presentation. Participants will have time for live Q&A throughout the program, and may be asked to contribute opinions or feedback via live chat, virtual polling, and other mechanisms.

    • Presenters

      Samuel Ratcliffe

      Samuel Ratcliffe, Ph.D., Director, Career Services, Virginia Military Institute

      Sam Ratcliffe, Ph.D. is a consultant, researcher, author, and frequent presenter on key topics related to career services.

      A former president of both the Virginia (VACE) and Eastern (EACE) Associations of College and Employers, Sam received the distinguished service award from both organizations. He has served on the board of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as College Director, Vice President-College, and President. Sam also provided career services expertise for ten years as a member of the board of directors for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). Sam has also been a faculty member for leadership studies courses and director of career services at VMI for many years.

      Sam is a thought leader and influencer on multiple national issues including career competencies, ethical principles, accountability, external review processes, leadership development, advocacy, outcomes assessment, professional standards, and career services practitioner competencies. He has been consistently recognized as a top visionary and forward thinking leader in the profession.

      Dr. Ratcliffe is also one of 35 members of the prestigious NACE Academy of Fellows. This recognition is for his professional contributions to the advancement of knowledge, leadership, and excellence in professional practice.

      Shawn VanDerziel

      Shawn VanDerziel, Chief Human Resources Officer, The Field Museum

      Shawn VanDerziel is the Chief Human Resources Officer for The Field Museum in Chicago, one of the world’s largest Natural History museums. In addition to his responsibilities as the head of human resources, he also serves as the Museum's Chief of Staff. Shawn began his career with The Field Museum in July 1997.

      Prior to joining the Museum, Shawn was the manager of recruitment for a permanent placement recruitment firm that placed candidates with fortune 500 companies. Additionally, he spent several years working in higher education as a student admissions director.

      Shawn has earned his Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification, SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University.

      Shawn is a Past President of NACE, actively serves on NACE committees, and is a 2014 inductee to NACE’s Academy of Fellows.


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