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VLDC Seeks Candidates for New Special Interest Section (SIS) Positions: Apply by Jan. 5


11/16/2017

The Volunteer Leadership Development Committee (VLDC) is seeking candidates for a number of appointed leadership positions. All of these positions are critical to the Association, so please consider yourself or a colleague by completing the online application process.

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Applications accepted: November 27, 2017, 12 pm noon EST- January 5, 2018, 12 pm noon EST

Note: Occupational therapy assistants are eligible to apply for all positions.

To determine whether you or your colleagues are qualified, please review the criteria and details in each position’s Job Description (JD) below.

General Eligibility Criteria

  • Shall have consistent access to a high-speed Internet connection and be comfortable working in a virtual communications environment. This includes opening, saving, editing, and sending attachments in email and other electronic formats as needed.
  • Shall be a member in good standing of the Association at time of nomination and throughout the term of office.
  • Shall have knowledge of and familiarity with Official Documents of the Association (including Bylaws, policies, relevant SOP/JD, AOTA Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics (2015), Administrative SOP, and strategic plan).
  • Shall not serve in any other position at the same time unless designated in the SOP/JD or appointed to a smaller group of the body to which he or she was elected.

View the Job Descriptions

Appointments will be made in February 2018, with assumption of office immediately upon appointment. For more information or questions about positions or the application process, please contact VLDC@aota.org (include your name, email address, and telephone number).

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 5, 2018 by 12 pm noon EST. All application materials must be submitted by the deadline through the online platform in order to be considered.

Academic Education SIS (formerly Education SIS)

  • Advocacy & Policy Coordinator
  • Young Professionals Coordinator
  • Research Coordinator

Developmental Disabilities SIS

  • Advocacy & Policy Coordinator
  • Leadership & Management Coordinator
  • Young Professionals Coordinator
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Research Coordinator

Productive Aging SIS (formerly Gerontology SIS)

  • Advocacy & Policy Coordinator
  • Young Professionals Coordinator
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Research Coordinator

Rehabilitation & Disability SIS (formerly Physical Disabilities SIS)

  • Advocacy & Policy Coordinator
  • Young Professionals Coordinator

Sensory Integration & Processing SIS (formerly Sensory Integration SIS)

  • Advocacy & Policy Coordinator
  • Leadership & Management Coordinator
  • Young Professionals Coordinator
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Research Coordinator

Work & Industry SIS

  • Advocacy & Policy Coordinator
  • Leadership & Management Coordinator
  • Young Professionals Coordinator
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Research Coordinator