PCA/ACA Position: Executive Director/Events (ED Events)
Accelerated timeline: Due 15 Feb 2014
Update (25 Feb) Applications accepted until the position is filled
The PCA/ACA invites applications for the position of ED/Events for one 5-year term (July, 2014 to June, 2019). The ED/Events is responsible for all planning of events, including the annual conference, as directed by the Executive Director Oversight Committee, and serves as the PCA/ACA liaison to the hotel during annual PCA/ACA conferences. She/he coordinates with the Executive Director/Operations (PCA/ACA’s chief financial officer), and submits annual conference financial reports. The ED/Events does not set PCA/ACA policy.
The position is part-time; benefits not included. The stipend is competitive. The contract includes standard 90-day probationary period and contract renewal is subject to annual evaluative reviews. The ED/Events may not serve successive terms. The successful candidate should be experienced in event planning and personnel management of at least a medium-sized academic conference and/or organization and have a demonstrable commitment to and activity in the PCA/ACA, and be able to work well with people and under pressure. The successful candidate should have been a member of the PCA/ACA for at least five of the last ten years, and should have held leadership positions within the PCA/ACA, at least one of which should be a working leadership position and have been held within the last five years.
Applications should include a letter of interest, a statement of purpose, and a current CV. Names of three references are requested, two of whom should be present or past officers or board members of the PCA/ACA. Applications should be submitted electronically to Joy Sperling, President, PCA/ACA (Sperling@denison.edu) by as soon as possible. The PCA/ACA is an EOE employer. Further information is available upon request.