Div. 45 of APA: Director of Psi Alpha Omega | Deadline July 1

Div. 45 of APA: Director of Psi Alpha Omega | Deadline July 1

Division 45 of the American Psychological Association is requesting applications for the Director of Psi Alpha Omega, Division 45’s National Honor Society.  According to PAO’s Bylaws which regulates the rotation of ethnicity and gender of the Director, the successful applicant will have an appropriate terminal degree in psychology and will preferably be an early career Male African American/Black, Male Asian American/Pacific Islander, or Male Middle Eastern/Arab American.  We are particularly interested in filling this position from the above three categories which intersects with a person with disabilities and/or from the LGBTQ community.  The Directorship will be for five years (beginning January 1, 2015).  As per APA’s guidelines, the position is non-paid although the individual will have their expenses to the Mid-Winter D45 meeting paid and one room night to the annual APA convention paid.  It is important the person selected attend both meetings and the person must be a member of Division 45 at the time of appointment.

As Director of Psi Alpha Omega the person is responsible for the operations of our Honor Society including developing calls and selection for travel and research awards, advertising the organization, approving applications as they arrive, sending out Membership Certificates in a timely manner, keeping the content of the web page current and other related duties.  The successful applicant will be selected by the Executive Committee of Division 45 during the 2014 APA convention.


Information regarding Psi Alpha Omega can be found at PsiAlphaOmega.com.


Please send an email indicating your interest in this position along with how you meet the identified preferences above.  Include in that email how you believe you will be able to meet the expectations of the directorship along with a letter of support for your application from a current Division 45 member.


Information must be emailed to the current Director, Dr. Azenett A. Garza at agarza@weber.edu by July 1, 2014.