Leadership Opportunities

PAEA Seeks Graduate Advisor to the Student Academy of AAPA

June 3, 2020

The Association is looking to fill the role of PAEA Graduate Advisor to the Student Academy of AAPA (SAAAPA) for a two-year term, commencing on July 1, 2020, until June 30, 2022, with the option for reappointment for a second two-year term. This role is ideal for a faculty member newer to PA education.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience and/or interest in student leadership
  • Prior experience in SAAAPA or AAPA
  • An educator with less than 10 years of experience in PA education

Responsibilities/Expectations of PAEA Graduate Advisor

The Graduate Advisor is a dual-role position, serving both on PAEA’s Future Educator Development Steering Committee and as a liaison to SAAAPA. The role and responsibilities for this position include:

  • Serve as a mentor/guide for the SAAAPA Board of Directors (BOD) as a non-voting member.
  • Collaborate with the PAEA Board of Directors student member at large to maintain communication with SAAAPA.
  • Provide continuity between successive SAAPA BODs.
  • Attend the SAAAPA Assembly of Representatives at the AAPA Conference and one in-person SAAAPA BOD meeting.
  • Participate in quarterly conference calls with the SAAAPA BOD.
  • Submit quarterly reports in collaboration with the PAEA Board of Directors student member at large and one report for the PAEA annual business meeting in October.
  • Serve on PAEA’s Future Educator Development Steering Committee.
  • Support PAEA’s Future Educator Fellowship.

Additional Information

  • Applicants will be notified of decisions by June 30.
  • The Graduate Advisor term will begin on July 1 and end on June 30, 2022.
  • The Graduate Advisor is supported for travel, lodging, and meals at any required in-person meetings.

Applications are due by June 17. Questions about the position or the application process may be directed to Ashley Bray at abray@PAEAonline.org.

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