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President and Chief Executive Officer

Job description

The Forum on Education Abroad invites expressions of interest and nominations for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. 

The Forum on Education Abroad is dedicated to its mission to serve as the collective voice of the U.S. education abroad community. To benefit students, The Forum develops and disseminates comprehensive standards of good practice, resources and training, advocates for education abroad and its value and engages the field in critical dialogue. The Forum envisions a future in which education abroad is integral to the mission of higher education, meets Standards of Good Practice and is accessible to all students.

The Forum’s over 800 members come from U.S. colleges and universities, overseas institutions, consortia, agencies, provider organizations and foundations. The Forum serves its membership through developing and implementing standards of good practice, encouraging and supporting research initiatives and offering educational programs and resources to its members.

The President will oversee a budget of nearly $2 million and eight staff. Providing vision for the future while evolving and implementing the recently completed strategic plan will be key contributions of the next President. The Forum’s next President also will develop strategic partnerships, engage the current membership while diversifying the membership and evaluate the mix of activities The Forum undertakes.

The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial spirit, a commitment to serving the diversity of institutions and organizations that comprise the membership, and a passion for the significance and impact of education abroad that translates to effective advocacy with both familiar and new audiences.

For best consideration, please send all nominations and expressions of interest electronically and in confidence to:

Jim Sirianni, Partner

Mark Halligan, Associate

[email protected]

For more information, please visit the position profile at: https://assets.storbeckpimentel.com/files/resources/forumedabroad-president-pd.pdf?5b30fbb1ce12b

The Forum on Education Abroad is an equal opportunity employer. The Forum on Education Abroad welcomes all qualified applicants regardless of gender, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other protected class.




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Posted: 6/21/2018
Application Due: 8/20/2018
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