President/CEO

Position Overview

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The Washington Center, located in Washington D.C., is pleased to announce the search for its next President/CEO. TWC seeks an energetic, actively engaged leader who possesses team building skills and well-established networks to serve as TWC's lead ambassador. The next president will possess an entrepreneurial approach that will bring an accomplished organization to a new strategic vision. The search committee seeks a groundbreaking leader with managerial expertise, financial acumen and a value-added mindset with an understanding of and affinity for experiential education and public service.

The Washington Center, established in 1975 by founder William M. (Bill) Burke is a nonprofit organization providing internships and academic seminars in the nation’s capital and virtually across the nation. TWC stands as the largest, most established internship program in the country that enables students to move from an on-campus major to a professional identity with career readiness. A key strength, built over time, is an unparalleled roster of 380 actively-engaged employer partners. The Washington Center exists for its students and prides itself on their geographic, racial, socioeconomic, and political diversity. In 2019, TWC enrolled a total of 1,782 students and today has more than 60,000 alumni.

Additional information about The Washington Center is available at: https://twc.edu/

Nominations and Applications

To receive full consideration, materials should be received on or before May 7, 2021.  Candidates are encouraged to review the search profile, which can be accessed above.

Candidates are asked to submit electronically (in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF):

  1. A letter of interest that directly addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the position profile;
  2. A curriculum vitae, and
  3. The names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references. References will not be contacted without first securing the permission of the candidate.

Applications or nominations should be sent to: TWCPresident@agbsearch.com

Candidates and nominators are encouraged to reach out to the consultants to discuss this opportunity.

Dr. Melissa K. Trotta, Associate Managing Principalmelissa.trotta@agbsearch.com / C: (202) 380-8927

Dr. Roderick J. McDavis, Managing Principalrod.mcdavis@agbsearch.com / C: (804) 514-1982

The Washington Center actively strives for equal access to its programs for all, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, or veteran status.