Headington Institute,

Chief Executive Officer

1 month ago
Employment type
Location Flexible/Remote Office
Closing date

About this organization

A partner in worldwide humanitarian and emergency responder work, the Institute strengthens organizations by encouraging the wellbeing of their staff. The Institute cares for caregivers worldwide by promoting the physical hardiness, emotional resilience, and spiritual vitality of humanitarian aid workers, emergency first-responders, and community caregivers. In the past year, Institute staff taught 35 resilience building workshops and worked with 26 organizations in 48 countries to provide services to over 4,000 people. For more information about the Headington Institute and its services, please visit: https://www.headington-institute.org/

About this job

The Headington Institute is seeking a self-driven, empathetic, and caring leader with demonstrated success in team leadership as its next CEO to lead the Institute toward continued sustainability and success in accomplishing its strategic priorities and objectives.

Roles & responsibilities

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO supports the Institute’s entrepreneurial, nimble, and collaborative style and oversees an annual budget of approximately $1.25 million and a total team of 15. The CEO will be an inspirational leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and a deep dedication to the Institute’s mission. The successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to oversee, motivate, and collaborate with staff and will have a clearly articulated management philosophy that supports a positive team culture, high performance, and employee retention. Experience working abroad and the ability to speak multiple languages will be valued.


The CEO will have at least ten years of relevant senior-level leadership experience. Although it is preferable that candidates come with a background in nonprofit management, it is possible that candidates may come from another sector and demonstrate a strong passion for or personal connection to the mission of the Institute. A Ph.D. in clinical psychology or a related field is preferred. The annual salary range is $175,000-$225,000 depending on experience, plus comprehensive benefits.

To apply

The Headington Institute has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Executive Director search. To view the full position description, please visit https://pub.lucidpress.com/morrisberger_2193. To apply, please submit an application, including a resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: https://www.morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2193.

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