The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) is a professional membership organization with more than 53,000 members throughout the United States and around the world who are committed to the education and well-being of young adolescents. The Association advocates for excellence in middle level education and works to meet the needs of principals, teachers and others who serve young adolescents. AMLE seeks an innovative chief executive officer (CEO) to develop strategies and programs that will enable AMLE to serve its stakeholders while maintaining fiscal sustainability. The CEO directs the headquarters staff of eight and more than a dozen independent contractors to carry out the Association’s mission, vision, goals, and strategic plan as developed by the Board of Trustees. The next CEO will be a leader who raises the visibility of this $2.6 million organization and is business-minded in increasing its value for members.
The successful candidate will be an energetic, inspiring leader with a proven track record of strategic thinking and realization of objectives. He/she will be a creative thinker who is success-oriented and has strong financial management skills, a collaborative nature, and the ability to develop strong relationships and to motivate others.
The ideal candidate possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, has a business mindset capable of achieving greater success through creative and effective execution of board approved strategies and programs, has experience working in an association or nonprofit of similar scope, scale, and purpose; and has knowledge of middle level education. The CEO must have integrity and trust beyond reproach, and composure in all situations, especially under stress. Graduate degree and CAE designation are ideal.
To Apply: AMLE has retained Nancy Rummel of Nancy Rummel & Associates to assist in this search. Candidates should submit a letter of interest with salary requirement and resume to: Nancy@nancyrummel.com . Deadline for application is March 22, 2019.
Since its inception in 1973, the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) has been a voice for those committed to the educational and developmental needs of young adolescents. AMLE is the only national education association dedicated exclusively to those in the middle grades. With more than 50,000 members representing principals, teachers, central office personnel, professors, college students, parents, community leaders, and educational consultants across the United States, Canada, and 46 other countries, AMLE welcomes and provides support to anyone interested in the health and education of young adolescents. In addition, AMLE has a network of 42 affiliate organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia that strengthens our outreach to the regional, state, provincial, and local levels.