Pi Kappa Delta seeks a full-time Public Forum Debate National Coordinator to be housed in the National Forensic League Office in Des Moines, Iowa. Job responsibilities will include: publicizing intercollegiate public forum debate opportunities among NFL members; inducting NFL graduates with public forum debate experience into existing PKD chapters; creating new PKD chapters on campuses without active chapters; and, providing assistance and public forum debate training materials to newly formed chapters, including: advice on hosting public forum debate tournaments, locating judges, securing local campus support and sponsorship, conducting public relations, and inducting and recruiting new members. The coordinator will also be responsible for working with existing PKD chapters to encourage their participation in public forum debate, and to maximize the number intercollegiate tournaments offering competition in the format. Finally, the Coordinator will be responsible for identifying and publicizing best practices in public forum debate, videotaping and archiving instructional and public relations materials, creating and facilitating public forum debate webinars and training materials, implementing a Public Forum demonstration session at the 2012 PKD National Comprehensive Tournament, and working with the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament Director to ensure a robust public forum division at the PKD National Tournament, beginning in 2013. Ideal candidates will have a working familiarity with public forum debate, will be familiar with both Pi Kappa Delta and the National Forensic League, will communicate effectively in both oral and written form, and will have exceptional project management and small group collaborative skills. Candidates possessing at least an M.A. degree will be preferred, but candidates with a B.A. will also be considered. Salary and compensation package will be based on experience and qualifications. Relocation assistance will not be available. Please submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and evidence of coaching, teaching or administrative effectiveness to:
Pi Kappa Delta National Office
National Coordinator Job Search
PO Box 38, 125 Watson Street
Ripon, WI 54971
Pi Kappa Delta is an equal opportunity employer and specifically encourages applications from traditionally under-represented groups. Information about Pi Kappa Delta, including the organization’s Strategic Plan and Mission, Vision and Value statement, may be obtained by visiting: www.pikappadelta.com
Review of applications will begin September 7th and continue until the position has been filled.