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NCPTA is Hiring!

Executive Director Search

The North Carolina PTA (NCPTA) is looking for a skilled Executive Director to manage current operations and guide the organization’s strategic direction. NCPTA is poised for greatness, with a seasoned staff, diverse board, 10 local councils, 110,000 members across the state, and the support of the dynamic National PTA.

We are looking for a creative and resourceful leader who can balance multiple priorities. The ideal candidate will have successful experience in:

  • Serving as an executive director of a membership organization
  • Supporting a non-profit board of directors and providing appropriate board development
  • Overseeing multiple programs and events
  • Supervising staff and consultants
  • Conducting staffing assessments and restructuring organizations
  • Managing change
  • Fundraising, including managing a membership program
  • Recruiting and motivating volunteers

Timeline for Hiring

  • Application deadline: May 15th
  • Phone interviews: week of May 20th
  • In person interviews in Raleigh the first week of June
  • Ideal start date: mid to late June

Application Details

To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to by 5 pm on Wednesday, May 15th.  If you have questions about the opportunity, please contact NCPTA President Virginia Jicha at


The North Carolina PTA is the state’s oldest (celebrating 100 years of service in 2019) and largest volunteer organization advocating for the education, health, safety, and success of all children and youth while building strong families and communities. PTAs across North Carolina impact more than 685,000 children and their families. Learn more about NCPTA.



Bronze Acorn Award Winners Announced!

We are pleased to announced the 2018-19 Bronze Acorn winners. To qualify, these units increased membership by 10+% over last year by March 15th. Congratulations!

Youth Mental Health First Aid Application is Closed

We have been overwhelmed (in a good way!) by the response to the Youth Mental Health First Aid training program. Applications are no longer being accepted – but thank you for your interest.