If you want to support, promote, and celebrate the history of disability, the Board of Directors of the Disability History Association (DHA) invites you to apply for the open position of Director of Awards. In addition to participating in the general governance of the organization as a DHA board member, the person in this directorship:
- oversees the DHA’s portfolio of awards, working with other directors to ensure that these opportunities are advertised, adjudicated, and awarded on schedule;
- consults with members of the greater disability history community to ensure that the adjudication process is fair, transparent, and relevant to the community’s needs;
- recruits individuals to serve on award committees; and
- develops and amends descriptions, policies, and procedures related to awards, as needed.
This is a volunteer, non-profit board position with a time commitment of approximately 2-5 hours per week. Directors serve for three years and, during their tenure, are ineligible for awards sponsored or co-sponsored by the DHA.
Deadline. The Board will accept applications through the end of Monday, April 10, 2023.
To Apply. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with 1) a current CV or resume and 2) a brief letter (maximum one page, please) describing your interest in the position.
Anti-Oppression Commitment. Individuals from marginalized and equity-seeking communities, as well as community-based scholars and those who are precariously or under-employed, are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be elected by the Board of Directors and notified by email.