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Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles

Chief Executive Officer

Employment type
about 1 month ago
Los Angeles

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles seeks a compelling and visionary leader to serve as its next Chief Executive Officer. Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) is the largest girl serving organization in Southern California, and Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with a mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. GSGLA is the 4th largest of the 112 councils in the country. GSGLA’s dynamic Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors are united in their focus on serving girls and adult volunteers throughout a 6,200 square mile jurisdiction. For more information about the GSGLA, please visit


In partnership with the Board of Directors, the CEO has ultimate accountability for the successful performance and results of GSGLA. The CEO is responsible for planning and executing the long-term strategic plan and the operational goals to support the plan, and for the organization’s effectiveness, financial stability and growth to achieve these goals. The CEO must have demonstrated solid general management skills including extensive leadership experience with strategic planning, change management, systems integration, internal and external operations, fundraising and personnel management. The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of experience in a senior strategic leadership position in a large, complex and diverse organization. Although the individual could come from a variety of fields and disciplines, it is highly preferred that the CEO have experience working or living in Los Angeles. Significant prior experience with board governance and volunteer development is desirable. The CEO must be a leader who is authentic, transparent and inspirational to serve as a role model to girls, volunteers and staff. A bachelor’s degree is required; a graduate degree is preferred.


To apply

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Chief Executive Officer search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: