About the Organization:
Established almost four decades ago, the Vietnamese Association of Illinois (VAI) has served thousands of Vietnamese Americans and other ethnic communities in facilitating resettlement and citizenship, building community, seeking employment, addressing healthcare issues, raising political awareness, providing educational opportunities, addressing multigenerational issues for seniors and youth, establishing and expanding businesses, and strengthening cultural heritage. For more information about VAI’s history, programmatic offerings, and values, please visit our website.
About the Position:
The Chief Executive Officer of the Vietnamese Association of Illinois will lead and oversee all affairs related to the organization, including managing, planning, directing and implementing all organization programming, activities, finances and personnel. The successful candidate must be a skilled leader, comfortable working in a consensus-driven, collaborative environment, and adept in building collaborative relationships with the staff, Board of Directors, and various communities served by VAI. Sensitivity to the needs of VAI’s clients and their families are of the utmost importance to the role. This position is based in VAI’s Uptown offices, and reports to the Board of Directors. The CEO will work with a committed team and will be a leader who embodies humility and agility while working to navigate multiple priorities and projects. They will approach their work as a constant learner and listener.
Vietnamese Association of Illinois is partnering with Morten Group, LLC to conduct this search. For best consideration, please apply by March 1, 2018.