In Brief

The American Psychological Association is conducting a nationwide search for its next Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President and invites applications and nominations for the position.

The selection criteria will reflect input from all APA constituencies.

Founded in 1892, APA is a membership organization whose mission is to advance psychology as a science and profession and as a means of promoting health and human welfare. It serves over 150,000 members and affiliates, 53 substantive divisions, 60 state and provincial psychological association affiliates, and has its headquarters in Washington, D.C., with more than 600 staff. APA publishes a monthly news magazine, books and journals, holds an annual convention and operates directorates for science, practice, public interest and education.

The chief executive officer serves as a member of the Board of Directors and manages the affairs of the Association. He or she establishes responsibility and procedures to attain APA goals; plans, organizes, coordinates, and insures the implementation of policy; proposes action to serve member needs and promote APA's mission; and manages the budgeting process. The CEO is responsible for the overall control and management of the APA central office and works closely with volunteer governance; and represents APA to the federal government, state and national organizations, and the public-at-large.

Applicants must be a Member of APA or be eligible for Member status. Review of applications will begin in March. Applications and nominations should be submitted as soon as possible and should include a copy of the vita and statement of qualifications. These materials should be sent to: DRG Search Consultants, 104 East 40th St., Suite 304, New York, NY 10016.

APA is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.