The National Teachers Hall of Fame (NTHF) Board of Trustees is looking for a new Executive Director to start January 1, 2023. The Board is searching for a dynamic, growth oriented individual with proven leadership skills who will oversee the Hall of Fame physical space; inspire others to recognize and honor career teachers; encourage excellence in teaching; and preserve the heritage of the teaching profession. The NTHF, now celebrating its 30th year with 150 inductees from across the country, is located in the heartland of America at Emporia State University’s Teachers College in Teachertown, USA also known as Emporia, KS.
The position qualifications include the following:
Strong, effective interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
Ability to enact and manage a forward-thinking strategic plan.
Financial acumen, including effective budget development, management and stewardship of limited resources.
Fund-raising experience that encompasses traditional methods and digital platforms or willingness to learn.
Ability to build and sustain effective partnerships with key entities, including but not limited to national organizations, current and potential funders, and other supporters of The NTHF to advance its priorities and garner an extensive national presence.
Ability to advocate effectively on behalf of the NTHF.
Ability to build and work effectively with a diverse Board.
Experience working with the not-for-profit sector.
Demonstrated understanding of the American education system and its challenges and needs.
Demonstrated program development skills and experience.
Master’s or advanced degree or equivalent experience.
Willing to locate to Emporia or commute regularly
Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2022 with the position remaining open until filled. Anticipated salary is $70,000 that does not include benefits.