PSBA is seeking applications for six Advocacy Ambassadors who have been involved in day-to-day functions of a school district, on the school board, or in a school leadership position. The purpose of the PSBA Advocacy Ambassador program is to facilitate the education and engagement of local school directors and public education stakeholders through the advocacy leadership of the ambassadors. Each Advocacy Ambassador will be an active leader in an assigned section of the state, and is kept up to date on current legislation and PSBA position based on PSBA priorities to accomplish advocacy goals.
PSBA Advocacy Ambassadors are independent contractors representing PSBA, and serve as liaisons between PSBA and their local and federal elected officials. Advocacy Ambassadors also commit to building strong relationships with PSBA members with the purpose of engaging the designated members to be active and committed grassroots advocates for PSBA’s legislative priorities.
This is a 9-month independent contractor position with a monthly stipend and potential renewal for a second year. Successful candidates must commit to the full 9-month contract, agree to fulfill assigned Advocacy Ambassador duties and responsibilities, and actively participate in conference calls and in-person meetings. A valid driver’s license is required, and mileage reimbursement will be provided for approved regional and statewide travel. Interested candidates must provide a signed cover letter, resume, Act 24 clearance, current Act 34 and Act 151 clearances and FBI fingerprints (dated within 1 year).
To complete the application process and upload required documents go to PSBA’s Career Gateway at https://careergateway.psba.org/register.jsf to create an account and apply. Career Gateway questions can be directed to Michelle Kunkel at 717-506-2450 ext. 3365. Questions regarding the Advocacy Ambassador position should be directed to Jamie Zuvich at 717-506-2450 ext. 3375. The deadline to submit cover letter, resume and application is August 25, 2017. All other required documents must be submitted upon successful application.