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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)

Executive Director,
Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA)

Chief Executive Officer,
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)




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.





Executive Director,
Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA)

The Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) is a statewide non-profit and non-partisan association which cultivates excellence in locally-governed school districts. ASBA represents more than 1,200 school board members in over 240 governing boards entrusted with 1 million Arizona school children in communities across the state. Through training and leadership development programs, products and services which support district success, and representation and advocacy for the diverse membership needs, ASBA built a strong reputation for continuous improvement of public education, student and district success. Headquartered in their Phoenix, Arizona office building, ASBA operates on a $4 million budget, with 19 staff, and is a National School Boards Association (NSBA) federation member.

The Executive Director serves as the chief administrative officer of the association and official spokesperson. The new executive will serve as the Friends of ASBA Executive Director, the 501(c)(4) partner organization with an independent appointed board and Treasurer and Trustee of the ASBAIT Insurance Trust, a subsidiary which provides health insurance benefits for members’ employees. ASBA staff and volunteer leaders play important roles in delivering the mission and achieving the vision of the best schools in every Arizona community.

The next Executive Director will lead and guide ASBA’s strategic plan for future success and build upon a strong reputation as a resource for Arizona public education, key legislators, regulators, and partners. A passion for public education and continuous improvement of student success with a commitment to support district success is essential for ASBA leadership.

Ideal candidates will have at least five years of executive or senior management level experience in public education, higher education, government, or association leadership. A bachelor’s degree education is required, an advanced degree preferred.

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All interested individuals should email a cover letter addressed to Cathy Brown and Michele Warholic, Vetted Solutions, and specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile, along with a chronologically organized resume to: ASBAEDsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





Chief Executive Officer,
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)

The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), located in the greater Dallas area, seeks an energetic and innovative Chief Executive Officer. For over 35 years ISHLT has been dedicated to improving the care of patients with advanced heart and lung disease through transplantation, mechanical support, and innovative therapies via research, education, and advocacy. In addition to publishing the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and hosting an annual scientific meeting, ISHLT is responsible for supporting the largest registry of heart and lung transplant data in the world. Created in 1981, the Society has grown to over 3,700 members from over 45 countries representing over 15 different professional disciplines involved in the management and treatment of end-stage heart and lung disease.

The Chief Executive Officer will be a proven leader with the experience, creativity, and skill to lead the organization to even greater heights. Reporting to the ISHLT Board of Directors, the CEO will have the overall strategic and operational responsibility for the mission, programs, staff and expansion. This role will be responsible for managing the transition from the current association management company (AMC) to a society with its own staffing and infrastructure, with the opportunity to develop a competitive compensation and benefits structure to attract and retain the best and brightest staff. An intellectually curious Chief Executive Officer will have the chance to develop an overall marketing and communications strategy that shares ISHLT’S incredible story while raising the visibility of the important work of its members.

The ideal candidate will have an inspirational leadership approach with a proven ability to lead an organization and manage all aspects of a headquarters office, working effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.

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All interested parties should email a cover letter addressed to Jim Zaniello and specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile, along with a chronologically organized resume to ISHLTCEOsearch@vettedsolutions.com or call +1 202 544 4749.





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