Athletic Links Partners/Affiliates

Chief Executive Officer

ID# 004676
Gap, PA 17527
United States
Job Description
The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) and the NAPE Education Foundation
(NAPEEF) seek a strong, experienced leader to lead an organization doing important work to its
next level of strategic growth and development. The joint mission of NAPE and its Education
Foundation is to build educators’ capacity to implement effective solutions for increasing student
access, educational equity, and workforce diversity.

The CEO must embrace the shared mission of NAPE and the NAPE Education Foundation and
be committed to advancing the organizations, providing sound fiscal management, and
sustaining positive relationships with the Board, Executive Committee, staff, members, partners,
funders, and other stakeholders. The CEO will demonstrate strong integrity and personal and
strategic leadership. The CEO will develop internal relationships, build the culture, and advance
programming.
Key Responsibilities
NAPE/NAPEEF's next CEO will:
• Be the public face of NAPE and maintain the organization’s standing as a respected
leader in its field.
• Advance the joint strategic priorities in a manner that reflects NAPE/NAPEEF’s values.
• Provide strategic management and fiscal leadership that supports current programs and
services, increases revenue, and strengthens the financial health of the organization.
• Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with staff, the Board of Directors,
Executive Committee, members, partners, funders and stakeholders; and ensure that
the organizational culture is one that is diverse, values-based, transparent, and highly
communicative.
• Assess existing partnerships and relationships, and cultivate and grow relationships with
key external stakeholders.
• Deliver professional development as necessary, such as keynote addresses, workshops,
and other NAPE/NAPEEF comprehensive educational equity programs.


Sports
*Multiple
Division
Other
Category
Employment Type
Full Time
Application Procedure
To apply, email the following to NAPE@raffa.com: • A letter of interest that includes a summary of qualifications related to the responsibilities, desirable background, and skills; • A resume including a list of public-speaking presentations; • A writing sample authored by you alone (such as an article, report, grant application or other document)
Job Requirements
The CEO must embrace the shared mission of NAPE and the NAPE Education Foundation and
be committed to advancing the organizations, providing sound fiscal management, and
sustaining positive relationships with the Board, Executive Committee, staff, members, partners,
funders, and other stakeholders. The CEO will demonstrate strong integrity and personal and
strategic leadership. The CEO will develop internal relationships, build the culture, and advance
programming.
Key Responsibilities
NAPE/NAPEEF's next CEO will:
• Be the public face of NAPE and maintain the organization’s standing as a respected
leader in its field.
• Advance the joint strategic priorities in a manner that reflects NAPE/NAPEEF’s values.
• Provide strategic management and fiscal leadership that supports current programs and
services, increases revenue, and strengthens the financial health of the organization.
• Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with staff, the Board of Directors,
Executive Committee, members, partners, funders and stakeholders; and ensure that
the organizational culture is one that is diverse, values-based, transparent, and highly
communicative.
• Assess existing partnerships and relationships, and cultivate and grow relationships with
key external stakeholders.
• Deliver professional development as necessary, such as keynote addresses, workshops,
and other NAPE/NAPEEF comprehensive educational equity programs.
• Understanding HR laws in order to be compliant with state and federal employment
regulations;
• A proven networker with experience developing relationships with staff, board,
stakeholders, policy makers and decision-makers;
• A visionary who is a strong spokesperson for, and positive face of the organization with
the ability to promote NAPE/NAPEEF's work;
• Ability to travel an estimated 30% of the year, with less travel in summer and more
during the school year;
• Ability to analyze legislative issues and recommend a public policy position for NAPE;
• A masterful communicator and excellent listener with a strong ability to build trust among
a wide range of constituents;
• Experience in or knowledge of public education, including Career and Technical
Education and STEM education;
• MS/MA required; Ph.D./ED.D preferred.
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