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ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) open volunteer positions

Sep 14, 2020

The ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) is seeking new volunteers for the following open positions.  ALA strives to develop just-in-time, cost-effective, extensive leadership resources for all ACAPT stakeholders.

ALA's oversight committee's purpose includes:

  1. Oversee the work of the ALA subcommittees - Resource Development, Leadership Summit Planning, Student Leadership Development, Leadership Development Content.
  2. Create and maintain a leadership development resource (Leadership Compass) for members of the physical therapy academy - including faculty, students, administrators, clinical instructors.
  3. Create and execute a leadership development strategic plan, providing leadership development training that is accessible and affordable for stakeholders.
  4. Identify needs and strategies related to leadership development.

For all positions, the deadline to apply is Friday, October 30.  Please send your letter of interest, resume and a completed ACAPT Guidelines and Assignment of Copyright form to acapt@acapt.org. You can apply for more than one position.

ACAPT Leadership Academy Oversight Commitee 

Position Sought:  Chair of ALA oversight committee

Reports to: ACAPT Board of Directors

Role:

  • Organize and lead meetings.
  • Report to ACAPT board regularly.
  • Manage ALA budget.
  • Collaborate with ACAPT staff to plan leadership development training.
  • Provide vision and leadership for ALA.

Qualifications:  

  • Interest in and commitment to leadership development 
  • Faculty, program director, senior administrator in an ACAPT member institution
  • Graduate of a leadership development program (preferred)

Length of Term:  3 years (October 2020-October 2023)

Position Sought:  1 Member
 
Reports to: ACAPT Board of Directors

Qualifications:

  • Interest in and commitment to leadership development 
  • Faculty, program director, senior administrator in an ACAPT member institution
  • Graduate of a leadership development program (preferred)

Length of Term: 3 years (October 2020-October 2023)

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ALA Student Leadership Development Subcommittee

Position Sought:  1 Student Member for ALA's Student Leadership Development Subcommittee

The Student Leadership Development Subcommittee will:

  • Identify and/or create mechanisms to expose students to leadership development opportunities in collaboration with the Student Assembly (e.g., sponsored programs at National Student Conclave, routine articles in student publications or social media, website links between ACAPT and Student Assembly, online training modules that can be adopted by all academic programs, etc.).
  • Create and promulgate career paths to guide students/residents/fellows from student/resident/fellow to the academy. 

Reports to: The ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) Oversight Committee

Qualifications: 

  • DPT student enrolled in the first or second year of an accredited DPT program that is an ACAPT member institution

Length of Term:  1 year (potential to be appointed for a second year)

Position Sought:  2 Members for ALA's Student Leadership Development Subcommittee
 
Reports to: The ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) Oversight Committee

Qualifications:

Physical therapist that is either a clinical instructor or employer or residency/fellowship program director associated with an ACAPT member institution and a physical therapist that is either a program director or a clinical instructor or residency/fellowship program director associated with an ACAPT member institution.
 
Length of Term:  3 years (October 2020-October 2023)

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ALA Leadership Summit Subcommittee

Position Sought:  1 Member of ALA's Leadership Summit Subcommittee

The Leadership Summit Subcommittee will:
Develop and coordinate the delivery of predictable programming for ELC for the 3 leadership levels.  Levels:  Level 1: Self-Development; leading self; Level 2: Leading and Influencing Others; Level 3: Mentoring others.

Reports to: The ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) Oversight Committee

Qualifications: 

  • Experience on ACAPT or component programming committee or
  • Graduate of a leadership development program (preferred)
  • Ability to recruit speakers and evaluate speaker credentials
  • Contacts with leaders inside and outside physical therapy education
  • Recognized as a provider of leadership development programming
  • Associated with an ACAPT member institution

Length of Term:  3 years (October 2020 - October 2023)

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ALA Resource Development Subcommittee

Position Sought:  3 Members of ALA's Leadership Summit Subcommittee

The Resource Development Subcommittee will:

  • Identify available leadership resources for the Leadership Academy’s Compass Self-Development Tool, including but not limited to, websites, publications, people, workshops, and programs.
  • Identify a source, fee, and usefulness rating for each resource that can be shared with stakeholders.
  • Perform ongoing review and monitoring of resources and update as needed.

Reports to: The ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) Oversight Committee

Qualifications: 

  • Graduate of a leadership development program
  • Recommend geographic, generational, institutional (Carnegie classification) diversity
  • Affiliated with an ACAPT member institution

Length of Term:  2 years (October 2020-October 2022)

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ALA Leadership Development Content Subcommittee

Position Sought:  5 Members of ALA's Leadership Development Content Subcommittee

The Leadership Development Content Subcommittee will:

  • Implement the ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) Leadership Development Strategic Plan.
  • Identify speakers, determine delivery modes, and a timeline for content delivery.
  • Collaborate with ACAPT, APTA and its components, and external organizations to create and deliver content in the ALA Leadership Development Strategic Plan.

Reports to: The ACAPT Leadership Academy (ALA) Oversight Committee

Qualifications: 

  • Graduate of a leadership development program preferred
  • Recommend geographic, generational, institutional (Carnegie classification) diversity
  • Affiliated with an ACAPT member institution

Length of Term: 3 years (October 2020-October 2023)

 

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