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Staff

At this time there are no paid staff positions open within the National Stuttering Association.

Staff

Contract Marketing Professional
This is a paid, contract position, hourly rate commensurate with experience. Hours will vary based on project. The ideal candidate is a marketing professional looking for freelance or contract work  on the side. This marketing pro will be responsible for creating and implementing engagement strategies that energize the NSA® Community. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Works closely with NSA Executive Director to assist and develop projects as deemed necessary
  • Assists the Adult Programs Chair and Family Programs Chair in marketing chapter engagement and chapter attendance; and
  • Assists the Special Projects Chair in developing programs and communications that address identified strategic needs (e.g., stuttering in the workplace, NSA Connects, etc.).

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success.
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Effective time-management skills with the ability to multitask and deliver initiatives on time, on budget and on strategy.
  • Strong leadership and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Understands the importance of discretion and confidentiality, and govern themselves accordingly.

Other:

  • Familiarity with the stuttering community is a plus
  • Participation in local NSA Chapters and attendance at a past Annual Conference  is a plus
  • Experience working with volunteers is desirable.
  • Solid knowledge of common computer applications used for word processing, email, presentations, spreadsheets, and website design (advanced knowledge and skill is preferred).

Interested? Submit your resume and portfolio of recent projects via email to Info@WeStutter.org.

Board of Directors

At this time there are no Board of Directors positions open within the National Stuttering Association®.

Board of Directors

All interested and qualified applicants for a Board of Directors “BOD” position should complete and submit the NSA Candidate Application (below) no later than July 10, 2022. Some travel is required. These are volunteer positions. 

Please note that the NSA Board of Directors is a working board, so applicants should expect to spend up to a minimum of 1-3 hours per month on various projects, including monthly conference calls and two in-person meetings requiring travel.

Current Nominations Committee members: Jaymie Horak, Chad Mannisi, and Holly Nover.

Professional Relations Chair

 

Position Description

The Professional Relations Chair is responsible for advocating for the interests of the NSA and its membership in the professional community which consists of, but is not limited to, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and its special interest group for fluency and fluency disorders (SIG 4); the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders; the speech-language pathology community in the university, clinical, school, and private practice settings; and other professional organizations that serve people who stutter.

 

Position Responsibilities 

  • Foster and maintain positive relations between the NSA and the professional community
    • This includes, but is not limited to, offering/coordinating panels of PWS for undergrad and graduate level courses, outreach to mutually beneficial organizations, and outreach to school SLPs by coordinating professional development opportunities.
  • Implement outreach and awareness initiatives designed for the professional community
    • This includes, but is not limited to, attending/coordinating NSA presence at conferences including, but not limited to, ASHA, state level SHA conferences, pediatric conferences, etc.
  • Organize continuing education unit (CEU) and professional development opportunities on behalf of the NSA for the professional community
    • This includes at the annual conference and at other times during the year, either virtually or at regional events.
  • Assist the national office with all issues concerning the professional community
  • Work in conjunction with the NSARC for distribution and publicity of any abstracts, findings, presentations, publications, etc., that are generated from studies that have been approved/selected for funding.


Position Qualifiers 

  • Candidate must be current ASHA and SIG 4 member
  • Candidate must have attended at least one NSA Conference within the last three years
  • Candidate must have demonstrated computer and technology skills
  • Candidate must work well as a member of a team
  • Candidate must have excellent organizational skills
  • Candidate must understand the importance of discretion, confidentiality and govern themselves accordingly

Members of both the Board and Staff of the National Stuttering Association are expected to responsibly represent the NSA within their respective communities and to advocate for NSA’s mission, programs, and services as appropriate.

Volunteer Positions

Special Projects Committee (3 open positions)

Do you have experience and a passion for collaborating with others, coordinating projects, and most importantly leading efforts that add value to the stuttering community? If you answered ‘Yes!’, then continue reading.

The NSA’s Special Projects Committee is looking for three qualified, passionate, and fun individuals to join our newly-formed team. In this volunteer position, you will assist the Special Projects Chair who sits on the Board of Directors. This team will work together to facilitate the end-to-end implementation of events and programming that add value to and increase awareness of the NSA’s work. Members of this team have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with other areas of the NSA, including Adult Programs and the Young Adult Committee.

The NSA has been instrumental in enhancing the lives of people who stutter, educating the public, assisting speech professionals, championing research, and reducing the stigma of stuttering, but there is still work to be done. Please consider sharing your expertise with the NSA and giving back to the stuttering community by applying today!

Chapter Leadership

The NSA is looking for enthusiastic people to volunteer their time, energy, and skills serving our organization in the critically important role of Regional Chapter Coordinator!

Regional Chapter Coordinators (RCCs) assist with the development of local NSA Chapters and Chapter Leaders within their region. They are the primary liaison between our Adult Chapters and the Adult Program Chair, NSA Board of Directors, and NSA staff.

RCCs will be expected to spend two to five hours per month on various tasks and responsibilities, including maintaining up-to-date chapter records, interviewing potential new Chapter Leaders, trimester reporting and follow-up, assisting struggling chapters, regular chapter correspondence and engagement via email and social media, and monthly meetings with Adult Programs Chair.

If you have current or previous experience as an NSA Chapter Leader and are interested in serving as an Adult Regional Chapter Coordinator, please reach out via email using the link below.

Requirements for all open positions:

  • Candidate must have demonstrated computer and technology skills
  • Candidate must work well as a member of a team
  • Candidate must have excellent organizational skills
  • Candidate must understand the importance of discretion, confidentiality and govern themselves accordingly

Members of the Board and Staff of the National Stuttering Association, as well as volunteers, are expected to responsibly represent the NSA within their respective communities and to advocate for NSA’s mission, programs, and services as appropriate.