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Executive Director

The Moran Company
Kansas City, MO
  • Expired: September 21, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Executive DirectorInternational Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO)Kansas City, MissouriIAAO BackgroundTheInternational Association of Assessing Officers(IAAO) is a nonprofit educational and research association, and is the premier professional membership organization of government assessment officials and others interested in the administration of the property tax. Founded in 1934, IAAO now has more than 8,300 members worldwide from governmental, business, and academic communities.IAAO s Mission Statement: IAAO is a global community of mass appraisal experts who promote excellence in property appraisal, assessment administration and property tax policy through professional development, research and standards. It is the vision of IAAO to be the global leader and preeminent source of standards, professional development and research in property appraisal, assessment administration and property tax policy.The IAAO has a current annual budget of $5 million, 25 full-time...

employees, and headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri at 314 West 10th Street. The current programs include: Education - Courses, workshops and seminars in appraisal, assessment administration, policy and legal issues, property tax laws, and special advanced topics. Professional designations - The IAAO confers six internationally recognized professional designations.

Information Services - including assessment Standards development and the IAAO library, plus an inquiry answering service and technical assistance and consulting services. Publications - IAAO helps members stay up-to-date with a magazine, journal, and E-news. Other Membership Services IAAO provides an annual conference, seminars, an online career center, and support to 92 chapters and affiliates.Position SummaryThe Executive Director provides leadership toward the achievement of IAAO s philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives and is responsible for the general, day-to-day administration of the affairs of the IAAO.

The Executive Director reports to and works with the Board of Directors in developing strategies which support the mission of the IAAO, developing and implementing the strategic goals and objectives of the IAAO, and enabling the Board to effectively fulfill its governance function.The ideal candidate for this position possesses: Executive experience in a professional association with an active, participatory membership including global chapters. Skills in monitoring and sustaining sound financial performance and experience in identifying routes to potential members to continue the growth in membership. Ability to envision and convey the organization s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers and members (Mission driven and within objectives of Strategic Plan).

Experience in executive-board partnership, the ability to provide clear information and strong recommendations to a governing board and balance the perspective of staff and board. Communication and relationship skills in evidence as:-Positive approach, optimistic, with the ability to see opportunitiesTransparent and high integrity leadership qualities-Listening to diverse views and communicating information accurately and consistently- A transparent leader with an executive presence who is also charismatic, strategic, and politically astute-An energetic person who can handle and prioritize multiple activities and relationships, including traveling to meet with various stakeholders.Key Responsibilities of the Executive DirectorKey duties and responsibilities include:Leadership Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the association Foster effective team work between the Board, the Executive Director and the staff Be a strong leader who can quickly earn respect and credibility inside and outside IAAO, possessing particular ability to instill confidence and pride in IAAO services and activities.Management and Planning Oversee the planning, implementatio

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