The Electrochemical Society (ECS) invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.
ECS is a learned society representing individuals in academia, government labs, related industries, and beyond. In service to its members, the Society's mission is to advance theory and practice at the forefront of electrochemical and solid state science and technology, and allied subjects. To encourage research, discussion, critical assessment, and dissemination of knowledge in these fields, the Society holds two meetings, each with attendance of over 1,500 individuals, each year, publishes scientific papers, fosters training and education of scientists and engineers, and cooperates with other organizations to promote science and technology in the public interest.
Managing a budget of $7.7M and 26 staff, the next Executive Director will continue to expand the organization's global presence and reach. S/he will work to fully fund the “Free the Science” initiative; continue to enhance the quality and scope of ECS's publications; organize and host conferences centered on exciting and cutting-edge developments most pertinent to members; and explore additional offerings to increase the value of ECS affiliation for existing and new members.
The ideal candidate will have deep experience with personnel and budget management, a track record of fundraising success, financial savvy, familiarity with the scholarly publication process, meeting management expertise, and strong communication skills. S/he will also be energetic and bring innovative, creative ideas to the table.
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