WISCONSIN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, ARTS & LETTERS (Wisconsin Academy) in Madison, WI invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next Executive Director. The Executive Director will provide visionary leadership and comprehensive oversight for the Wisconsin Academy, including strategic planning, board governance, financial stability, programming, and staff management. The Wisconsin Academy’s Board of Directors seeks a strongly collaborative leader who will embrace the values of the organization while working collectively to set a future vision for the Wisconsin Academy that will inspire and guide the Board and staff. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors through the Board President. Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead the search for their Artistic Director, and interested candidates may apply for this position by visiting this link: https://mcaonline.com/searches/executive-director-wi-academy
Compensation Amount and Start Date The salary starts at $100,000 and includes a full benefit package.
The search for the Executive Director is headed by a ten-member committee, chaired by Kevin Reilly. The committee’s desire is to identify a candidate by November 2021 with the new Executive Director on site as soon as possible thereafter.
Organizational URL https://www.wisconsinacademy.org/
Application and Guideline Link https://mcaonline.com/searches/executive-director-wi-academy
The chosen candidate will need to establish strong and productive working partnerships with the Academy Board of Directors and Foundation Board; prior experience with such partnerships would be deemed useful. A familiarity with and understanding of Wisconsin regions, populations, educational and business sectors would also be a plus. The successful candidate will have the following skill sets and experience:
The search for the Executive Director is headed by a ten-member committee, chaired by Kevin Reilly. The committee’s desire is to identify a candidate by November 2021 with the new Executive Director on site as soon as possible thereafter. The salary range starts at $100,000 annually and is negotiable based on background and experience. The compensation package includes health and life insurance as well as paid vacation/holidays.
Jason Palmquist and Jonathan West are the MCA consultants who will facilitate this search. Interested candidates are invited to confidentially send a resumé, cover letter, and at least three professional references (name, work relationship, email, phone). All materials must be in.pdf (preferred) or Word format with the applicant’s name included as part of the document file name and submitted through the MCA application portal for this search: https://mcaonline.com/searches/executive-director-wi-academy