Executive Director, The International Brain Bee (IBB)
Society for Neuroscience
March 1, 2018
Part Time - Experienced
The International Brain Bee (IBB) is a non-profit educational organization incorporated in the U.S. Over the past 20 years, the Brain Bee has grown from a grassroots effort to a successful global educational and outreach initiative. Almost entirely run by volunteers, there are currently approximately 175 local competitions in more than 50 countries, engaging over 50,000 students across six continents every year. The culmination of this program is the international competition held every year in conjunction with major scientific conferences, providing an enriching experience for the participants and those who witness the event.
To ensure the further development of the Brain Bee and its continued success as a connected global initiative, the IBB is now seeking to hire its first permanent Executive Director. The Executive Director will serve as the chief staff executive of the International Brain Bee (IBB).The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and will implement the IBB mission of inspiring and motivating young students to learn more about neuroscience, neurology, psychology, and other brain related professions, and any other related charitable and educational programs and activities, in accordance with the strategic direction and policies established by the IBB Board.
Initially, the position will be half-time, but is expected to grow to full-time within one year as funding permits. Location is flexible, and the Executive Director may work out of a home office, or other location. Some domestic and international travel is required.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Marty Saggese, Interim Executive Director, IBB; at: email@example.com. Applications will be due by March 26, 2018. Any questions may be directed to Marty Saggese at the above email address.
The Society for Neuroscience is the world’s largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. The nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, now has nearly 38,000 members in more than 90 countries and over 130 chapters worldwide.