Woodrow Wilson Foundation President
The President, reporting to the Board, will be an energetic and entrepreneurial leader and a catalyst for the Foundation’s growth and increasing impact within the educational community. The successful candidate will effectively engage Woodrow Wilson’s range of resources and develop new strategies for reinforcing the Foundation’s role in cultivating excellence in education and learning at all levels. The successful candidate will need to be a dynamic, strategic leader with outstanding presentation skills and marketing savvy. He/she will embrace the Foundation’s mission and the scope of its vision and will fit well within a culture of high-performing and dedicated professionals.
The President will take the lead securing new and ongoing funding. The President is expected to serve as a national spokesperson for the Foundation and its areas of focus, to maintain a strong network of contacts at all levels of education, and to remain open to new opportunities as they arise. The President will work closely with members of the Board as well as with the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer and senior staff leadership, to lead and manage the Foundation.
PRIORITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assuming responsibility for the key institutional priorities, which include but are not limited to the following, the new President will
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Phillips Oppenheim, on behalf of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, has opened a national search for the Foundation’s next president. The position description is available here (pdf). Please send applications or nominations to Jane Phillips Donaldson, Susan Meade, and Paul Spivey at [email protected].
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.