The Board of Trustees of The International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) seeks an innovative, visionary, caring leader to serve as its next president.
The International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Graduate School is located at the corner of Main and Walnut Streets in historic downtown Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in the heart of the Lehigh Valley. This area is home to a variety of attractions and historic and cultural sites. Bethlehem is within driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, Amish country, and scenic Bucks County.
The IIRP was established in 2006 to examine, teach, and develop restorative practices – an evolving social science that looks to effect real change within communities by strengthening relationships and fostering a mutual regard among individuals. In practicing what is taught, The IIRP engages with students to share practices that focus on improving relationships, responsibility, and respect.
The International Institute for Restorative Practices offers a 30-credit Master of Science in Restorative Practices degree, and in 2021, introduced the Thesis Option for students who wish to expand their knowledge of restorative practices by conducting original research. In the 2022-23 academic year, students may choose to pursue one of two specializations, Education or Community Engagement, as an option to be indicated on their transcript. The Master of Science program concludes with an Integrating Seminar, which serves as a capstone to their coursework. A 12-credit Graduate Certificate is also offered and credits earned for the certificate can be applied to the degree program. The IIRP offers professional development and receive requests to bring those noncredit offerings – as well as coaching and consulting – to schools and businesses. These can be delivered online, in person, or in any blended manner conducive to learning.
The IIRP seeks an accomplished leader who is also an effective and selfless team player; someone who will be the respected head of a graduate school, a substantial continuing education platform, and a consulting service, while working with the Board of Trustees in implementing a progressive and evolving strategy for growth. The new president will possess the experience, skills and drive required to help shape the future of this innovative and progressive institution, while exemplifying the character and ethics expected in a highly visible and trusted educational and community leader.
A complete position profile may be found above.
Further information about the IIRP may be found at: https://www.iirp.edu/
The IIRP Presidential Search Committee will begin reviewing and evaluating applications as they are received and will continue to accept and review credentials until a new president is selected.
To ensure fullest consideration, candidates are advised to submit their materials by May 13, 2022.
Application materials must include:
Applications may be submitted electronically in MS Word or Adobe PDF to: IIRPPresident@agbsearch.com
Nominators and prospective candidates are encouraged to contact:
Dr. Richard A. Wueste, Executive Search Consultant, email@example.com