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Posted January 18, 2017
Executive Director
National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc.
Columbia, Pennsylvania

The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. (NAWCC), a 501(c)(3) educational charitable nonprofit organization, seeks an individual for Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for the NAWCC, an organization with approximately 13,000 members worldwide and a staff of 30 full- and part-time employees.

A bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in a related field is required along with ten years in responsible management positions.

To learn more about the position, the search process and timeline, and instructions on how to apply, go to www.nawcc.org/index.php/our-association/nawcc-executive-director. EOE

Posted December 27, 2016
President & CEO
Adventure Science Center
Nashville, Tennessee

The Adventure Science Center (ASC) is an independent, nonprofit educational institution with an annual operating budget of $6MM dedicated to igniting curiosity and inspiring the lifelong discovery of science.
The next President and CEO enters an organization poised for a period of innovation, growth and increased relevance to the burgeoning Nashville community. The board, committed to renewal and growth, recently completed a fundraising feasibility plan that, when realized, will fuel the funding of new exhibits and programs for this 111,000 square foot facility. Building on the growth, ASC will become a focal point for dialogue and informal science learning. ASC has a balanced budget, a talented staff of 35 full-time and 26 part-time, an engaged board and demonstrated significant community support.

The President and CEO will provide the vision and represent the leadership among all of the interested stakeholders that support ASC: board, staff, volunteers, members, visitors, the greater Nashville education and business community, the Metro Government and the broad array of donors who contribute to its ongoing success.

ASC has retained the services of DHR International. To apply, please contact James Abruzzo, Managing Partner of the Global Nonprofit Practice, at jabruzzo@dhrinternational.com or Kara Teising, Partner, at kteising@dhrinternational.com.

Posted December 21, 2016
Director of Operations
OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology
Youngstown, Ohio

OH WOW! is a non-profit, children’s STEM museum in downtown Youngstown Ohio, serving 75,000 visitors annually in our 18,000’ facility.

Our Director of Operations will be mission-driven, with proven leadership, coaching, operational and management experience. S/he will have demonstrated ability to oversee human resources, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget. Higher Ed degree required, w/minimum 5 years senior management experience, or combination thereof. Starting Salary: dependent upon experience. Email resume & cover letter: ohwowjobsearch@gmail.com

Posted December 21, 2016
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

MISSION STATEMENT

We advance research, education, and public engagement in biodiversity and environmental science.

BACKGROUND

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (“Academy”) is Philadelphia’s natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity, evolution and environmental research. Founded in 1812, it is the oldest natural history museum in the country and has become, through its scientific research and extraordinary repository of natural history specimens, an international center for the study of the natural world.

Located within a cluster of 19th- and 20th-century buildings on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway near many of Philadelphia’s other major cultural institutions, the Academy has a full-time staff of approximately 150, with 400 volunteers, interns and co-op students. It has a 2017 operating budget of $19 million and a $55 million endowment.

THE POSITION

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University seeks an entrepreneurial President & CEO who will be leader and catalyst for the Academy’s continued growth and increasing impact in the community and the world.

He/she will have a passion for the Academy’s scientific, public-facing mission, demonstrated love for science and the natural world; record of successfully implementing institutional priorities; proven track record for successful visionary leadership in the natural history, museum, nonprofit or business sectors; enthusiasm and talent for fundraising with successful experience in identifying, cultivating and soliciting major donors, foundation grants, corporate sponsorships; record as a team player, willingness to engage within the community on behalf of an organization; experience working with a board, ability to attract, recruit, engage a strong, diverse committed Board of Trustees; ability to assume a leadership position in the Philadelphia cultural and business communities; knowledge of working within an academic environment.

The President will be an experienced administrator and ambassador whose values align with Drexel’s inclusive, forward-facing, entrepreneurial culture. A dynamic leader with an inclusive style, proper temperament to empower staff, engage the Board, represent the Academy within the Drexel community. He/she will have outstanding interpersonal qualities, the ability to focus, prioritize, execute. Exceptional communication skills are essential, as is the capacity to be firm, fair, flexible, empathetic. As a leader within two historic institutions, the new President will be politically savvy and diplomatic and experienced in navigating complex situations and organizations.

Please send applications or nominations to Susan Meade and Addie Jones at ANS@PhillipsOppenheim.com.

For more information, please go to www.ansp.org.
For a full position description, please go to www.phillipsoppenheim.com.