Chief Financial Officer

Position Overview

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No challenges are greater for higher education than improving access and equity. The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), located in Arlington, VA, is a leader in tackling those challenges directly. NACAC’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Angel B. Pérez, seeks a CFO who will develop and implement comprehensive, innovative budget strategies to strengthen and sustain the association’s effort to accomplish its bold reform initiatives. You will be a leader in improving college admission for the public good.

As the new CFO, you will promote a culture of excellence, accountability, and transparency by engaging all key stakeholders in identifying opportunities to align financial strategy with mission in a sustainable way.  You will seek out new sources of revenue and external partnerships that reflect an understanding of and commitment to NACAC’s overall strategic priorities, its mission, and its commitment to transforming the college admission process and profession.

The Search Profile, with additional information about NACAC, the opportunities for the CFO, and instructions for application, may be found above.

Nominations and Applications

To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by November 29, 2021.  

Candidates should provide: 

  • A letter of interest stating how the candidate’s experiences and qualifications connect with the required/preferred characteristics and priorities expressed in the position profile (see above);
  • Curriculum vitae/résumé;
  • Five professional references with emails, telephone numbers, and a description of the candidate’s professional relationship with each reference listed (References will not be contacted without prior written authorization from the applicant).

Applications and nominations should be sent electronically (PDF or MS Word) to:

Inquiries and nominations should be directed to:

Larry Ladd, Executive Search / (508) 274-0910

NACAC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. NACAC offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits and retirement package, and a convenient location in the Washington, DC metro area.