District of Columbia Bar (“D.C. Bar” or the “Bar”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for the Chief Executive Officer to be located in Washington, D.C. Interested candidates please submit your resume in MS Word to the recruiters managing this search by submitting your resume to DCBarCEO@mlaglobal.com. The D.C. Bar is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview: With more than 100,000 members in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, the District of Columbia Bar is the third largest unified and mandatory bar in the United States.
Compensation: Competitive base with excellent benefits.
Experience: The Chief Executive Officer of the District of Columbia Bar is responsible for providing leadership and overall management and administration of the D.C. Bar to ensure that the defined mission of the Bar is fulfilled. Candidates should have at least 15 years of relevant work experience, and demonstrated leadership in change management and strategic planning. Seven or more years in an executive role at a large membership association, comparable non-profit organization, or law firm/legal department or agency would be desirable.
Bar: Must have a JD from an ABA-accredited law school. Must be an active member of the D.C. Bar or eligible to become an active member.
Travel: Some travel will be required - less than 10%.
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