If you have any questions at all about the role or the application process, please email us at: globemed(dot)edsearch(at)gmail.com.
- Develop and oversee the implementation of GlobeMed’s strategic plan (10%).
- Develop and implement fundraising plan, raising more than $325,000 annually. Cultivate relationships with donors including individuals, corporations, and foundations and represent GlobeMed to various stakeholders (50%).
- Recruit, train and manage 2 full-time staff. Support staff in recruiting, training and managing another full-time staff member and 10 volunteer student staff /interns (20%).
- Develop and manage budget, financial/legal policies, and other administrative responsibilities as needed (10%).
- Report to and work with the Board of Directors (10%).
- High level of initiative and passion for GlobeMed’s mission
- Collaborative leadership style
- Experience leading highly effective teams and in fundraising or sales
- Minimum 2 year commitment, though longer commitments are preferred
- Willingness to relocate to Chicago area (Evanston, IL office is 13 miles north of downtown Chicago near Northwestern’s campus)
- Bachelors degree minimum
- Experience in student leadership development and proven ability to engage and work with students; willingness to meet students outside of normal business hours
- Knowledge and understanding of global health trends
- Experience living or traveling in resource-poor settings
- Salary commensurate with experience
- Competitive health benefits package
- Travel to college campuses across the United States, with potential opportunity to travel internationally
- Travel to global health conferences where GlobeMed is often a visible peer engaged in conversations with corporate funders and other significant supporting organizations
- Opportunity to shape a young, exciting organization engaging students and communities around the world
- Great leadership experience within a supportive community
Application and Interview Process:
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The job will remain posted until that time. The first deadline will be Friday, July 29, with first-round interviews taking place during the first week of August.
1) Send a cover letter and resume:
Please email your cover letter and resume as attachments to:
The letter should explain the relevance of your professional and educational experiences, address the requirements and responsibilities of the position, and include other important information that would make you a good fit for the position of Executive Director. Letters and resumes should be kept to 2-pages or less.
Applicants will receive a response from a selection committee member upon receipt of materials.
2) Interviews for finalists:
Finalists will be chosen for second-round interviews taking place in early August. Further information such as writing samples may be requested at that time.
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. A decision will be made in August.