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Director, Diversity and Inclusion,
American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Executive Director,
The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT)

Director of Scientific Affairs,
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Executive Director,
American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)

Director, Scientific Affairs,
American Society of Hematology (ASH)




Director, Diversity and Inclusion,
American Geophysical Union (AGU)

The American Geophysical Union (AGU), an innovator among scientific organizations and a world leader in advancing Earth and space science, is seeking a Director, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I).

Established in 1919, AGU is celebrating its Centennial. Current membership spans 137 countries, comprises more than 60,000 members and is the world’s largest society promoting geophysical endeavors of Earth and space scientists. AGU is located in Washington, DC with a staff of 140 and a $36 million annual budget. From pioneering new ways to grow the exchange of scientific knowledge, to encouraging the emergence of new and transdisciplinary fields of study, to leveraging science to help society, AGU strives to lead.

The Director, Diversity and Inclusion leads and expands AGU program efforts towards achieving AGU’s vision of being recognized as a model organization for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Reporting to the AGU Vice President for Ethics, Diversity and Inclusion, the Director will be responsible for leadership, strategic direction and management for the suite of AGU Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programming. This position carries responsibilities for assuring proactive execution against that strategic plan, including extending the leadership of the AGU Ethics and Equity Center, and coordination with closely related AGU Talent Pool programming and AGU Ethics programming. The incumbent will also help secure and execute against several major external funding opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have more than 10 years of experience and a Master’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. A background in non-profit organizations and scientific ethics, with diversity and inclusion leading practices is strongly preferred.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to AGUDIRsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Executive Director,
The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT)

Vetted Solutions is excited to recruit an Executive Director for the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) to be based in Chicago. ISTAT is a SmithBucklin client organization.

Representing 5,000 members worldwide and operating on a $9 million budget, ISTAT is the premier international, not-for-profit organization focused on providing aviation professionals with forums for increased networking and educational opportunities. In keeping with its mission, ISTAT hosts events year-round across the globe while also administering the industry’s leading appraiser program and investing in the future through the ISTAT Foundation. A dynamic and rapidly growing organization, ISTAT continues to focus on expanding its educational offerings across Asia, and particularly China.

Under the direction of the ISTAT board of directors, the Executive Director will be accountable for successfully meeting the organization’s long-term and annual goals. S/he will have overall responsibility for program and service planning and execution, membership and operations, as well as financial and general business management functions of the organization. Measures of success will include being able to facilitate the development and implementation of an aspirational, multi-year, growth-oriented strategy while also increasing member awareness and engagement with ISTAT.

Ideal candidates will have at least 10 years of experience in leadership and/or management roles within the not-for-profit sector, preferably with a similar trade association, and have a demonstrated capacity to implement an ambitious strategic plan and complex portfolio of products and services. Experience working in China to expand business interests and implement programs locally is preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to ISTATsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Director of Scientific Affairs,
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Vetted Solutions is excited to recruit a Director of Scientific Affairs for the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Located in Arlington, Virginia, ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologist, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other health care professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies. The Society is dedicated to improving patient care through professional education and training, support for clinical practice and health policy standards, advancement of science and research and advocacy.

The Director of Scientific Affairs will implement initiatives that promote clinical, translational and basic radiation research and maintain ASTRO’s position as the premier scientific society for radiation oncology. This role will provide scientific, technical and policy expertise and serve as a primary scientific liaison to internal and external partners involved in performing and promoting biomedical research, including the Society’s volunteers, department directors, and executive leadership as well as federal agencies, professional societies, foundations, coalitions, and the biopharmaceutical and device industry. He/she will be responsible for developing and implementing the Society’s strategic scientific priorities across the radiation oncology research continuum. Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Clinical Affairs, this position will oversee the ASTRO grants and fellowships programs, provide thought leadership to the ASTRO Science Council and develop the budget for Scientific Affairs.

Ideal candidates will have at least 4 years of working experience after completion of doctoral degree, with experience in a leadership role. A PhD, MD or other doctoral degree in biomedical science-related field is required.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to ASTRODIRsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Executive Director,
American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)

The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), located in Champaign, IL, is the “Voice of Science” for the global dairy industry. The dairy industry has the potential to contribute to the nutritional needs of every man, woman, and child on this earth, yet thousands go without. Research, education, and communication can succeed in breaking down the barriers that separate hunger and good nutrition. ADSA and its Foundation are devoted to finding the most efficient, productive, and prosperous supply of dairy products to feed the people of this world.

Created in 1906 with 19 charter members, today’s ADSA serves 3,000 student, professional, and corporate members in 60 countries, who are connected by the common mission to advance and disseminate science to improve the dairy industry. ADSA’s members are academics, scientists, students, and industry representatives from the dairy foods and dairy production segments.

The ADSA Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director who will manage research, education, and knowledge-sharing programs and services which advance ADSA and its Foundation vision, mission, and values. Operating in a highly collegial and inclusive environment, the Executive Director reports to the ADSA Board of Directors in coordination with the ADSA President.

Ideal candidates will have at least five years of association or related business management experience, with a deep appreciation for the dairy industry and science-based solutions for economic, environmental, and social challenges. A successful record of working with a volunteer board of directors and sound financial management is required. A strategic, member-centric, and collaborative leadership style is important. A bachelor’s degree is required, advanced degree, particularly in science, is desirable. Leadership experience in a scientific organization and proven ability to manage headquarters office operations are desirable.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to ADSAEDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Director, Scientific Affairs,
American Society of Hematology (ASH)

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society of hematologists and scientists studying the blood system and diseases thereof, seeks a dynamic Director of Scientific Affairs. Located in Washington, D.C., the Society's mission is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology. For more than six decades, ASH has sponsored its annual meeting, the premier annual education and scientific event in the field of hematology. The Society publishes Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, which is the most cited peer-reviewed publication in the field, and Blood Advances, their new open access journal.

The Director of Scientific Affairs will work with internal and volunteer leadership to develop strategies and implement tactics that advance the mission of the Society, including overseeing the activities of 18 scientific committees as well as the development, implementation and evaluation of the scientific content for the Society’s Annual Meeting and Exposition. In addition to working with volunteers and staff to build connections with various government offices of interest, the Director will oversee and provide direction to ASH’s scientific special projects, including the ASH Precision Medicine Initiative and the ASH Working Group on Clinical Trial Innovation.

The Director is responsible for revising the organization’s research agenda, which is updated periodically and serves as a roadmap for the prioritization of research support across the hematology community. Reporting to the Chief Professional Development and Diversity Officer, the Director will ensure that the Society’s strategic goals are informed by its scientific priorities.

Ideal candidates will have at least 10 years of progressive leadership and management experience with an ability to establish working relationships with diverse groups, including coalitions, scientific/medical associations, scientists, physicians, policymakers, and industry representatives. A master’s or doctoral degree in biomedical science-related field is preferred.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to ASHDIRSearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





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