Executive Director of the PCA
1) Support and promote the study, teaching, and publication of popular culture throughout the world;
2) Plan and host a high-quality national conference each year;
3) Develop interest areas and research opportunities within PCA;
4) Create strong ties with regional and international popular culture associations as well as start new ones as the need and opportunities arise;
5) Encourage and champion the publication of high quality popular culture research;
6) Stimulate expansion and innovation in popular culture curricula and pedagogical strategies;
7) Collaborate and build alliances with other scholarly and professional groups that study popular culture;
8) Serve as the spokesperson for PCA to all outside constituencies including the media; and
9) Be a committed and principled steward of the PCA Endowment, ensuring its stability and growth.
1) Implementing the policies as developed by the Governing Board as they relate to the annual conference and finances;
2) Planning all conferences and events and serving as the primary liaison between and advocate for the PCA/ACA to the hotel during all conferences;
3) Assuming responsibility for fiscal matters as directed by the Governing Board and the Treasurer;
4) Working with and under the direction of the Treasurer, to prepare a financial report of the previous year for the Governing Board at the annual meeting; and
5) Performing the clerical and administrative work of the Endowment.
Read the detailed, full job description here: PCA Executive Director Position Description (pdf)
Application Materials and Deadline
For full consideration, please submit an application letter that addresses your eligibility, interest, and vision for the position, an updated resume/CV, and the names and contact information of five professional references. Do e-mail these materials to Dr. Philip Simpson, President of PCA (2017-19) at email@example.com. The review of applications will begin on 1 June 2017 and continue until the position is filled.