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Chief Executive Officer
American Board of Industrial Hygiene

Executive Director
United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section

Interim Senior Vice President of Communications & Membership
American Dental Education Association

Associate Executive Director, Office of Federal Advocacy and Public Policy
National School Boards Association

Director of Education
American Society of Hematology

Vice President, Communications
National Association

Vice President, Membership and Industry Development
American Society of Interior Designers

Director of Development
OneVoice

Vice President, Workforce Strategy & Research
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

Senior Director for its Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Resource Center
National Council on Aging

Director of Market Research
Cruise Lines International Association

Director of Publishing and Digital Content
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Digital Content Manager
Cruise Lines International Association



Chief Executive Officer,
American Board of Industrial Hygiene

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene is the world’s largest and leading organization for certifying professionals in the practice of industrial hygiene. ABIH was established to provide a certification program that ensures a minimum level of knowledge and skills in industrial hygiene – the science of protecting and enhancing the health and safety of people at work and in their communities. ABIH administers the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) credential through a rigorous process evaluating educational qualifications, professional experience, examination, certification maintenance and ethics enforcement. Headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, ABIH has a staff of six and a $1.2 million operating budget.

For a seasoned executive who is looking for an opportunity to take an established organization to its next level, ABIH is currently seeking candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer. This position will play a critical role in growing the importance of the CIH credential within the industrial hygiene profession, ensuring that qualified professionals maintain their interest in being certified, and ensuring that employers understand the value of hiring and developing such expertise on staff. The CEO will play a vital role in contributing to the overall growth of the profession and the understanding of the value of professional practice within the profession. The successful executive will be a global thinker and innovator who will focus on continual process improvement and growth, while always maintaining the integrity of ABIH’s certification program.

The CEO will also oversee staff and operations; develop the organization’s operational and business strategies; lead the staff in setting integrated goals, plans and programs; manage the organization’s budget and ensure financial stability; foster a staff culture that is focused on and responsive to the needs of the organization’s certificate-holders; maintain effective communications with key constituencies; collaborate with other associations and certification organizations that are stakeholders in ABIH and its diplomates; and work closely with the Board, its officers and committees to ensure the success and growth of the organization.

Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of five years of experience in an association or nonprofit management; strong management experience in a membership or customer service-focused environment; experience enhancing an organization’s visibility; strong budgeting and financial management skills, with a minimum of $1 million budget oversight experience; operational business acumen; proven success in selecting, retaining and leading senior management staff; excellent relationship-building skills; the ability to meet deadlines and respond to diverse constituencies; strong public speaking skills; strategic thinking and problem-solving skills; and the highest ethical standards. A master’s degree; experience with policy governance and certification program management; and a Certified Association Executive credential preferred. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. Search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Executive Director,
United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section

The United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section (USTA MAS) is one of 17 sections of the United States Tennis Association. Headquartered in Reston, VA, USTA MAS is committed to promoting tennis by offering quality recreational and competitive programs for people of all ages and abilities. USTA MAS has been part of America’s official governing body for tennis since 1923 and serves over 38,500 individual and 650 organizational USTA members in its territory comprised of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and 38 counties of West Virginia. Tennis players of all ages and skill levels are involved in USTA MAS leagues, tournaments and diverse programs.

For dynamic leaders and experienced association executives with a passion for the sport of tennis, USTA MAS is currently seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for implementing USTA MAS policies, carrying out the direction of the USTA MAS Board of Directors, and managing the day-to-day operations of the Section. The Executive Director is instrumental in guiding USTA MAS to new levels of operating success, progressive visibility and prominence pursuant to the Section’s strategic direction, while promoting and growing the game of tennis and building sustainable partnerships between the association and the constituency it serves. The Executive Director will work to provide services and develop revenue resources in order to effectively manage Community, Competitive and USTA League tennis programs within the section while providing outreach to players of all ages and abilities throughout the USTA MAS section.

This position is also responsible for directly supervising 18 full-time and two part-time employees; supervising and assigning staff liaisons to all USTA MAS and Virginia District Committees; collaboratively working with the DC and Maryland District Executive Directors, staff and volunteers; working with partner charitable organizations and other strategic organizations, events and leaders; working collaboratively with the USTA, its District Associations, USTA members and all associated staff and volunteers; developing and managing annual financial budgets with oversight of human resources functions to insure workplace fairness; safely leveraging assets and developing new revenue from sponsorship and other vehicles; identifying, recruiting and nurturing volunteers and staff; reviewing and making annual recommendations for association employee manual and policies; and ensuring employment compliance and a harmonious workplace environment.

Successful candidates should possess a passion for tennis and association management; the ability to create powerfully focused staff and volunteer work teams with clear written, shared and measurable goals; a strong work ethic and creative leadership; a dedication to the well-being of the association and its mission to promote and develop the growth of tennis throughout its territory; expert and timely communication abilities with insightful use of social media; effective management, assessment, development and evaluation abilities regarding in-house and field staff; comfort in shared leadership of non-profit staff/volunteer organizations; and demonstrated credible and ethical character as a representative of the association. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Interim Senior Vice President of Communications & Membership,
American Dental Education Association

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is an association representing individuals and organizations in academic dentistry. ADEA is “The Voice of Dental Education.” The mission of ADEA is to lead individuals and institutions in the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research, and the delivery of oral health care for the public. ADEA members number more than 18,500 and include all U.S. and Canadian dental schools, postdoctoral dental education programs, corporations, faculty and students. ADEA’s activities include research, advocacy, faculty development, meetings, communications and dental school admissions services as well as producing publications such as the monthly Journal of Dental Education.

The ADEA is seeking an experienced executive for the position of Interim Senior Vice President of Communications & Membership to lead ADEA’s overall communications and membership efforts, including online, print, publications, social media, organizational messaging, program marketing and membership recruitment and retention. This position will be on an interim, full-time basis for four to six months.

In addition, this professional will develop an overall integrated communications plan building on current resources to ensure key messages and information are heard by all audiences; serve as ADEA’s chief marketing strategist; provide vision and direction in marketing, implementation and evaluation; drive the delivery of timely, high-quality services to ADEA’s members; identify new member and market segments; enhance member value through an innovative and integrated approach to member service delivery; work closely with the President and CEO and senior staff members; and manage a staff of 11 and a budget of $2.75 million.

Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree; at least 10 years of relevant experience; creative thinking skills; a strong understanding of current and emerging communication and marketing strategies; a reputation for getting quickly up to speed while gaining the support and trust of colleagues; proven skill managing and developing staff as professionals; experience developing relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders; financial management skills and an understanding of key financial indicators; excellent written and verbal communications skills; the ability to adapt to new approaches and concepts; a commitment to customer satisfaction; and the ability to communicate effectively with groups. A master’s degree and experience in interim or transition roles are pluses. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. Search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Associate Executive Director, Office of Federal Advocacy and Public Policy,
National School Boards Association

Founded in 1940, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) is a nonprofit organization representing state associations of school boards and their more than 90,000 local school board members throughout the United States, virtually all of whom are elected. These local officials govern more than 13,600 local school districts serving the nation’s 50 million public school students. NSBA’s mission is to advocate for equity and excellence in public education through school board leadership, working with and through state associations. NSBA achieves its mission by representing the school board perspective in working with federal government agencies and national organizations that impact education, and provides vital information and services to state associations of school boards throughout the nation.

For a seasoned lobbyist and association executive with a strong commitment to public education, NSBA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Associate Executive Director, Office of Federal Advocacy and Public Policy. This position will provide leadership and oversight to direct the association’s interests in Congress and with federal agencies through staff lobbying, field activities, the media and coalitions. The successful executive will provide leadership and oversight to NSBA’s Center for Public Education, which provides high profile and functional research reports on education and school governance. This position will also participate in the general management of the association as a member of senior staff.

The AED, Office of Federal Advocacy and Public Policy will also oversee operation of the association’s separate 501(c)(4) lobbying organization, the National School Board Action Center; manage its Center for Public Education, including grant acquisition, priorities, and substantive work product; manage the organization’s Federal Advocacy and Public Policy section, including budget, personnel decisions, resource deployment, and legal requirements; determine and advocate for NSBA’s key advocacy priorities with congressional offices, political appointees, and senior executive branch officials; develop and coordinate major strategies on key issues involving federal legislation and regulation, public policy, and key state-based issues; appear before NSBA’s governance and constituency groups as NSBA’s spokesperson and office head on key points relating to their advocacy interests; direct constituent-based program strategies and content development relating to state association services; and communicate as an NSBA spokesperson with the national media and other associations on NSBA’s key advocacy points.

Successful candidates should possess a JD or master’s degree in education, public administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; significant prior experience lobbying on Capitol Hill or experience in a senior level congressional staff position; experience working on federal and national education issues; experience supervising professional and independently operating staff; knowledge of Capitol Hill and agency, education, and related federal legislation; knowledge of nonprofit business operations as well as school boards and local school district operations; and excellent communication and leadership skills.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Director of Education,
American Society of Hematology

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders. The mission of the Society is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems, by promoting research, patient care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.

For those with a commitment to effective educational programming, ASH is seeking a Director of Education. Reporting to the Senior Director of Education, this position provides strategic and operational leadership for all education activities at ASH. This position assures that these activities are continuously evaluated and improved to maintain their value in furthering ASH’s strategic direction. This person is also responsible for maintaining appropriate links between education activities and related functions within ASH.

In addition, the Director of Education will work with ASH leaders and staff to develop strategic plans for educational activities, including live events as well as online and print education; oversee development and execution of education activities, including educational content of the ASH annual meeting, other key meetings and symposia, consultative hematology courses, ASH webinars and other digital education content; provide staff support to key committees; liaise with other departments on the development of education products and the implementation of ASH guidelines and other efforts through educational activities; develop partnerships, as appropriate, to extend ASH’s educational programming with other organizations; ensure maintenance of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education accreditation; contribute to the professional development of volunteers as leaders in the Society; supervise staff and ensure their professional development; review and establish quality measures for each educational activity and determine appropriate modifications; assure that yearly operational and financial goals for each educational activity are established, monitored, and achieved; and ensure oversight of vendors that support ASH education programs.

Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of 10 years of related experience, including experience in directing the education and professional development of a medical society or health care institution and the development of new educational products and programs; the ability to apply business and financial management as well as process and quality improvement principles to educational activities; the capacity to work within and further a team environment as well as support the professional development of team members; excellent communication skills including public speaking, writing, active listening, and synthesizing information from diverse sources when working with colleagues, members, and volunteers; and skills as a manager and leader, including the ability to organize and execute multiple high-quality programs on budget and according to established timelines. An advanced degree is preferred. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Vice President, Communications,
National Association

For experienced communications leaders, a Washington, DC-based association is currently seeking candidates for the position of Vice President, Communications. This position is responsible for conceptualizing and implementing the organization’s marketing and communications strategy. The Vice President, Communications will develop and implement a superior marketing and communications strategy that includes business and market development, market research and planning, and strategic direction for the organization’s website, advertising, and promotion initiatives. This position is also responsible for conveying the organization’s “voice” across all marketing and communications collateral; promoting, enhancing, and protecting the organization’s brand reputation; and developing, integrating, and implementing a broad range of public relations activities relative to the organization’s strategic direction and positioning.

The Vice President, Communications will also develop marketing and public relations strategies that will allow the organization to cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and key influencers; oversee development of all print communications; direct and manage electronic communications including the organization’s website and social media; serve as an ambassador for the organization, using media relationships and outlets to broaden awareness; oversee marketing and promotions efforts to diversify association revenues and introduce new educational and research programs to market; be responsible for the organization’s various integrated marketing and communications products and services; oversee the development and execution of several important events and ensure these events align with the overall brand and are executed to meet customer expectations; lead the day-to-day operations and direction of the marketing and communications team; and manage departmental and organizational resources.

Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing, or a related field; a minimum of eight to 10 years of demonstrated leadership and experience in managing a comprehensive strategic marketing, communications, and media relations program; demonstrated experience in the planning, writing, editing, and production of newsletters, press releases, annual reports, marketing literature, and other print publications; demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with top-tier media outlets and in successfully positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact placements; demonstrated knowledge and experience in strategic planning and marketing, business and market development, market research and planning and promotions and advertising; a proven track record of translating strategic thinking into action plans and output; the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; superior management skills; the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports; proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental team; exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills; and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, board members, and staff. An advanced degree is preferred.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com. and Catherine Lux Fry may be reached at +1 (202) 696-6701 or Catherine@vettedsolutions.com.

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Vice President, Membership and Industry Development,
American Society of Interior Designers

Founded in 1975, the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is the oldest, largest, and leading professional organization for interior designers. The roots of the organization go back to the 1930s and the founding of its predecessor organizations – the American Institute of Interior Designers (AID) and the National Society of Interior Designers (NSID). ASID is a community of people — designers, industry representatives, educators, and students — committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building, and outreach, ASID strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. The organization’s 28,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada.

For experienced professionals in membership engagement, ASID is currently seeking candidates for the position of Vice President, Membership and Industry Development (M&ID). This position is responsible for the development and implementation of ASID’s annual membership, sponsorship, and sales strategy. This position oversees a department that is responsible for generating more than $9 million in revenue through membership dues and other nondues revenue sources. This individual is responsible for managing the membership staff for smooth operations and excellent execution of recruitment and retention tactics and budget, and to ensure outstanding customer service for members.

The Vice President, Membership and Industry Development will also develop the department’s annual strategy; oversee organizational partnerships as well as sponsorship and advertising sales; develop an annual membership recruitment and retention plan; analyze membership data and provide thorough reporting, working with the marketing research unit; identify membership challenges and develop strategies to overcome those challenges; work closely with communications and marketing leadership to ensure that key themes and messages are delivered consistently to targeted audiences in keeping with the brand; oversee a sponsor acquisition program focusing on service providers, technology platforms, and product manufacturers; develop and oversee advertising sales strategy for multiple outreach channels including quarterly print and digital magazine, e-newsletters, website, and blog; and supervise four to six staff members and a team of consultants.

Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of 10 to 15 years’ experience in a membership-based organization; five or more years’ experience in a senior-level management position with responsibility over multidisciplinary functions; demonstrated experience working with large statistical databases; experience in translating data for use in developing business plans; demonstrated proficiency and experience in customer service with high standards of timeliness and responsiveness; demonstrated experience working in a highly collaborative environment where teamwork and self-motivation are necessary for success; and high-level communication skills and effectiveness in “selling” a vision, processes and programs to help increase membership and expand into markets that are not served or are underserved. Experience in design and the architecture environments industry is desirable.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com. and Catherine Lux Fry may be reached at +1 (202) 696-6701 or Catherine@vettedsolutions.com.

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Director of Development,
OneVoice

OneVoice is the flagship undertaking of the PeaceWorks Foundation and is an international mainstream grassroots movement. It aims to amplify the voice of Israeli and Palestinian moderates, empowering them to seize back the agenda for conflict resolution and demand that their leaders achieve a two-state solution. The Director of Development position is based in OneVoice’s New York City office.

This is a terrific opportunity for someone who is committed to the work of the organization, excited about making a difference, and is energetic in donor outreach. The Director of Development will:
• Create an annual fundraising plan and lead implementation of all development activities
• Coordinate implementation of a plan to diversify and expand OneVoice’s donor base
• Research/establish relationships with family and private foundations and corporations as well as the federal government
• Manage staff that write grant proposals and promotional materials – and will be engaged in writing themselves
• Manage fundraising events
• Maintain accurate donor database records

Our ideal candidate is someone who:
• Has a proven track record of development in this space to fund media programs and grassroots campaigns among other priorities
• Possesses an in-depth understanding of the Arab-Israeli conflict
• Is excited about growing a fundraising program and has ideally done so already
• Can share our story with donors and prospects in a compelling way
• Will work closely with the CEO on all aspects of fundraising and will work with the Board of Directors to help position them as leading fundraisers on our behalf
• Skilled in building and engaging Boards of Directors
• Experience securing grants from the federal government is preferred. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. Search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 and jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com or Shelley Hainer at +1 (917) 287-1490 and shelley@vettedsolutions.com.

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Director of Market Research,
Cruise Lines International Association

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise trade association with representation in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australasia. CLIA represents the interests of cruise lines and travel agents before regulatory and legislative policymakers. CLIA is also engaged in travel agent training, research and marketing communications to promote the value and desirability of cruise holiday vacations with thousands of travel agency and travel agent members. CLIA North America is composed of 26 cruise lines and 10,500 travel agencies representing more than 35,000 individual travel agents. The association’s global corporate headquarters is in Arlington, VA, and its North America office is located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

For those with a passion for market research and an interest in joining an organization whose mission is to foster a safe, secure, and healthy cruise ship environment, CLIA is hiring a Director, Market Research in its Arlington, VA office. This position is responsible for the executional elements of CLIA’s statistical data collection and reporting processes and research initiatives. The Director, Market Research is responsible for data collection, analysis and data tabulation, report development, modeling, and forecasting. This position manages and interfaces with outside suppliers and contractors as well as interacting with CLIA internal departmental customers and global cruise line members.

The Director, Market Research is also responsible for establishing relationships with CLIA global cruise line members and regional CLIA international offices; maintaining a database of data contacts and ensuring it remains current with ongoing staff changes; developing data templates that effectively capture key data points for cruise industry statistical reporting; collecting data through press reports and key industry websites and resources; tabulating data and developing initial reports for presentation to assigned management; fielding daily queries from CLIA internal customers and cruise membership; maintaining the internal CLIA resource and reference area for key cruise industry data points; coordinating and collaborating with external CLIA partners and vendors for specific research and reporting requirements; and coordinating with CLIA management to ensure website and public data is correct and current.

Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree, with an advanced degree preferred; a minimum of seven to 10 years of experience in market research; the ability to build strong relationships and work collaboratively with diverse audiences; the ability to present complex information in layman’s terms adapted to the needs of the audience; strong mathematical and analytical skills; the ability to effectively identify and leverage research in support of key issues; the ability to handle confidential data including aggregation, sanitization, and firewalling; strong project and process management skills; effective problem-solving skills; and excellent written and verbal communication. International, cruise industry, trade association, and advocacy experience are pluses. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Senior Director for its Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Resource Center,
National Council on Aging

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is the nation’s leading nonprofit service and advocacy organization representing older adults and the community organizations that serve them. NCOA’s mission is to improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged, and to act as a national voice for older adults and the community organizations that serve them. NCOA’s Center for Healthy Aging encourages and assists community-based organizations serving older adults in developing and implementing evidence-based health promotion programs. The Center works with its partners to ensure older adults have access to prevention programs that can make a noticeable difference in their health and well-being. NCOA is headquartered in Washington, DC.

For those with an interest in working for a mission-driven, high-impact organization promoting healthy lives for older adults, NCOA is hiring a Senior Director for its Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Resource Center (CDMSE, RC). This person will work closely with the Administration on Community Living, the Senior Vice President for Healthy Aging, other NCOA staff, consultants, and coalition partners to assure that the RC will be the leading source of technical information and assistance on evidence-based self-management education and support programs. This position is responsible for the RC’s strategy, planning, execution, and employees, and also oversees and manages its day-to-day activities, monitors performance quality, and prepares reports to fulfill all grant and funder requirements.

The Senior Director is also responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to expand the reach, effectiveness, and sustainability of CDSME nationally; identifying funding opportunities, writing proposals, and securing funding to expand the work of the RC and Center for Healthy Aging (CHA); understanding and responding to the needs and priorities of the Administration on Community Living (ACL) and other funders; developing and delivering a comprehensive, state-of-the-art portfolio of technical assistance (TA) tools and resources for ACL grantees and others; developing and maintaining significant partnerships with governmental, health care, community organizations, and state coalitions to further the work of the RC; engaging external experts and convening workgroups to address special topics; fostering collaboration with a variety of public and private national, state, and local organizations and state coalitions, and actively seeking their engagement in the work of CHA and the RC; identifying opportunities for funding the RC and CHA and leading proposal-development activities; preparing and submitting required progress and final reports of the RC; and working with finance staff on budget and financial reporting of the RC.

Successful candidates should possess an advanced degree in a health-related field; at least seven years experience providing and leading complex TA, development, training or related initiatives in health, human services and/or aging; a passion for the mission of NCOA; demonstrated ability to secure funding for large-scale research and development projects; knowledge of current TA strategies and the ability to develop and deliver a comprehensive portfolio of TA tools; knowledge of grants management and federal standards governing cooperative agreements; knowledge of and experience with health systems and health care delivery; and outstanding communication, partnership development, cross-sector collaboration, grant writing, fund development and project management skills. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Digital Content Manager,
Cruise Lines International Association

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise trade association, with representation in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australasia. CLIA represents the interests of cruise lines and travel agents before regulatory and legislative policymakers. CLIA is also engaged in travel agent training, along with research and marketing communications to promote the value and desirability of cruise holiday vacations with thousands of travel agency and travel agent members. CLIA North America is composed of 26 cruise lines and 10,500 travel agencies representing more than 35,000 individual travel agents. The association’s global corporate headquarters is in Arlington, VA, and its North America office is located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

For digital content experts who are interested in the cruise industry, CLIA is hiring a Digital Content Manager. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Strategic Communications, this position is responsible for coordinating content management efforts across departments; establishing protocols to ensure timely, consistent, accessible and reliable information; and supporting the development of content that is consistent with the CLIA brand. The Digital Content Manager also oversees website analytics and strategies, working closely with the IT department to provide website support and troubleshooting.

This position is also responsible for identifying and implementing innovative search engine optimization (SEO) strategies; developing a web-content strategy including taxonomy, navigation, and tagging; working closely with stakeholders to create dynamic, accurate, and useful content; monitoring, reviewing ,and updating statistics and analytics reports to serve business decisions; managing debug issues; monitoring web server and site technical performance; serving as the server administrator and CMS administrator; regulating and managing access rights of different users on website; creating and modifying appearance and setting of site in collaboration with developer; working with IT staff to define needs for and modify web-based systems and functionality, including cost estimation and vendor selection; managing content on web pages; implementing SEO strategies; collaborating with departments to enable self-managed web updating as appropriate; and reviewing web content for accuracy, completeness, tone, and conformance to the CLIA brand.

Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field; a minimum of three years of experience in website management; previous experience in using all analytical web tools; prior experience as a webmaster; a strong SEO background; the ability to multitask and manage projects and processes effectively; strong collaboration and analytical skills; deep knowledge and understanding of the Internet, computer software, search engines, databases, web servers and related applications; excellent written communications skills; and Sitefinity certification. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Vice President, Workforce Strategy & Research,
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession for healthcare and related products and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with offices in Europe and Asia and chapters and affiliates worldwide.

For those seeking to lead major initiatives identifying business opportunities and developing integrated solutions for regulatory professionals and the organizations where they work, RAPS is seeking a Vice President, Workforce Strategy & Research. The selected candidate will engage in research and development efforts related to professional competencies and talent management, identify information and knowledge needs in the organization, and develop and implement key strategies. Reporting to the Executive Director and a member of the executive team, the Vice President, Workforce Strategy & Research supervises a RAC program manager and collaborates closely with peers and staff members across the organization.

The selected candidate will also develop and manage multiyear strategies and business plans for RAPS’ workforce strategy and solution area; assess training needs on an ongoing basis; develop readiness plans for incoming members to the industry to ensure proper career path; lead RAC program including developing long- and short-term global strategies and development plans and annual plans and budget; support staff and contractors in the RAC area; manage RAC accreditation status; develop strategy and direct efforts for refining and regularly updating RAPS competency frameworks; work with individual and organizational customers to identify potential areas for workforce solutions research and tools development; develop and manage research related to workforce issues and solutions; and develop and manage the budget for the workforce strategy and talent management initiatives.

Successful candidates should possess a master’s degree in organizational psychology, business, or a related field; a minimum of 10 years of experience in leadership roles in an organization; expertise in professional competency and credentialing; experience in education and training strategy development; experience in business development efforts related to talent management, education, and training; the ability to work collaboratively and act in a lead role with subject matter experts; fluency in Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognitive Domains and knowledge of how to apply the concept in distance and blended learning approaches; strong research skills related to competency, talent management, organizational psychology, and/or related areas; proven skills in budgeting and financial tracking and management; proven leadership abilities and skills in staff supervision and mentorship; excellent oral and written communication skills; and the ability to communicate with professionals at all levels and in various global locations. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. Search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

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Director of Publishing and Digital Content,
American Society of Anesthesiologists

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an education and professional association serving more than 50,000 members specializing in or associated with the medical discipline of anesthesiology. ASA’s purpose is to raise the standards of medical practice by fostering and encouraging education, research and scientific progress in the specialty and to improve the care of the anesthetized patient. ASA also serves as the advocacy voice of the profession. About 40 million anesthetics are administered in the United States, with anesthesiologists providing or participating in more than 90% of these.

ASA currently seeks applicants for the position of Director of Publishing and Digital Content to be located in its Park Ridge IL office. ASA, an association with a $42 million operating budget, will be moving to Schaumburg, IL in 2014. Reporting directly to the CEO, ASA seeks an individual who will lead the strategic and business aspects of the organization’s publishing activities; oversee a peer-reviewed journal, weekly online newsletter, a print newsletter, and other organizational communications vehicles; partner with volunteer leaders and staff colleagues to ensure excellence in the publications function; monitor the market for opportunities to acquire, create, or launch new publishing activities; work with the journal’s managing board and the publications taskforce; work closely with the web & digital services team in the information technology department; and supervise a web editor, newsletter editor, a communications assistant and two graphic designers.

Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred); strong publishing experience; an understanding of the importance of the business aspects of a publishing enterprise; experience driving the strategy for an organization’s digital content; ability to work cross-departmentally and collaboratively; a data driven approach; and strong communications skills. Click here to view the full position profile.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. Search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com. Catherine Lux Fry may be reached at (202) 696-6701 or Catherine@vettedsolutions.com.

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