PSBA is seeking applications for two open Advocacy Ambassador positions. Candidates should have experience 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 responsible for assisting PSBA in achieving its advocacy goals. To achieve their mission, ambassadors will be kept up to date on current legislation and PSBA positions on legislation. The current open positions will cover PSBA Sections 3 and 4, and Section 7.
PSBA Advocacy Ambassadors are independent contractors representing PSBA and serve as liaisons between PSBA and their local 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 part-time, nine-month independent contractor position with a monthly stipend and potential renewal for a second term. Successful candidates must commit to the full nine-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 one 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 to the job posting. Questions regarding the Advocacy Ambassador position should be directed to Jamie Zuvich at (717) 506-2450, ext. 3375. The deadline to submit a cover letter, resume and application is August 19, 2019. All other required documents must be submitted upon successful application.