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The Organization for Tropical Studies is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to head the organization.  OTS looking for a proven leader with excellent management skills, a distinguished record of scholarly and professional achievement, demonstrated administrative ability, a track record in effective fundraising (e.g. experience with capital campaigns)and grant development, and dedication to promoting diversity. The candidate should have a strong knowledge of global institutions and evidence of bringing significant change into an organization. Candidates must show his or her ability to work collaboratively and competently with multiple institutions, foundations, and corporate officials to be able to articulate the mission of OTS. An ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish is desirable.

Dr. James Hamrick, Chair of the OTS Board of Directors, notes that, “Our current CEO, Dr. Elizabeth Losos, has had an extraordinary career with OTS and leaves the organization in a much stronger position than when she took the helm almost twelve years ago.  She will be sorely missed.  That said, a new CEO will come in at an exciting moment in OTS’s history to move the organization to its next level, addressing the Emerging Challenges in Tropical Science that the organization has identified and reaching new audiences with its renowned education programs.  The work of OTS in providing leadership in education, research, and conservation in the tropics has never been more critical.”

The job announcement can be found HERE or by contacting ByalaSearch LLC at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Applications will be reviewed beginning August 2, 2016.

Last Updated ( 08/30/16 )
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