University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA)
Executive Director Position Announcement
Formed in 1954, the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) is a consortium of nearly 100 higher education institutions committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children around the world. UCEA fulfills this purpose by (a) promoting, sponsoring, and disseminating research on the essential problems of schooling and leadership practice, (b) improving the preparation and professional development of educational leaders and professors, and (c) positively influencing local, state, and national educational policies. The UCEA Executive Director leads the organization under the guidance of the UCEA Executive Committee and is responsible for leading a team of five full-time professional staff members, seven graduate assistants, a senior associate director, and seven associate directors. In addition, the Executive Director also manages an annual budget of approximately US$1 million dollars. Externally, the Executive Director serves as UCEA’s principal spokesperson to a variety of stakeholders, such as policymakers, researchers, political leaders, professors, educators, and foundations.
The Executive Director oversees the daily operations of the organization by: (a) providing guidance to the staff team in the strategic development and implementation of all programs; (b) overseeing financial, human resource, and grants management; (c) developing, ensuring and maintaining a diversified funding stream to support program implementation; (d) helping to lead development and fundraising efforts; and e) working closely with the UCEA Executive Committee.
We seek a highly-motivated individual who demonstrates:
Travel is required.
Location: UCEA Headquarters has been hosted by a variety of universities throughout its history. The current host institution is the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA.
Compensation: Competitive based on experience
To Apply: Submit letter of intent, CV, and names and contact information of three references (with a rationale for selecting these references) via e-mail to UCEALeadershipTransition@gmail.com no later than September 17, 2018 at 11:59pm ET.