The International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation seeks its first Executive Director who will possess an understanding of independent K-12 accreditation, a thorough knowledge of independent schools, experience as a teacher and/or administrator, and a keen interest in professional development for association professionals. This person will demonstrate the capacity for articulate written and oral communication, exhibit excellent organizational skills, and be technologically proficient. She or he will have highly developed interpersonal skills and will be able to work productively and harmoniously with a variety of constituencies, including the ICAISA Board of Directors, independent school associations, policymakers, and the media, among others. He or she will provide leadership about accreditation policy, practice, and professional development offerings.
The ICAISA Executive Director will be hired as a part-time contract employee (with the opportunity to expand the position to full-time as the organization evolves). It is expected that the Executive Director will work virtually, primarily from a home office, with periodic in-person and online meetings with the ICAISA Board and committees. Additional travel in support of ICAISA recognition will be required. Click here for a full description.
Although ICAISA reserves the right to keep the position open until filled, materials which are received by Friday, February 15, 2019 will be given early review. Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically, in one e-mail, the following materials, in separate PDF documents, to: email@example.com:
- Cover letter expressing interest in, and qualifications for, the ICAISA position;
- Current résumé;
- A written statement outlining the importance and value of accreditation in complex educational markets, and
- A list of three references with name, relationship, phone number, and email address.