Founded in 1856, the North Carolina Dental Society (NCDS) is one of the oldest dental societies in the country, pre-dating the American Dental Association. The NCDS represents about 4,000 dentists in North Carolina. Headquartered in Cary, the North Carolina Dental Society is a part of the American Dental Association and all NC Dental Society members are also members of the ADA. The Society's five districts constitute the final leg of this tripartite structure.
The North Carolina Dental Society is governed by a highly engaged 15-member Board of Trustees with the CEO acting as a non-voting member. There are 10 staff and an annual budget of about $3 million.
Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the CEO is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the organization and its affiliated entities. He/She/They will ensure the implementation of the mission and vision, the forthcoming Strategic Plan and the operational policies pursuant to the Bylaws and as approved by the Board of Trustees and the NCDS House of Delegates.
North Carolina is a growing state and offers a dynamic business environment. The ideal candidate is part entrepreneur, part politician and part business leader. This individual will blend the results-oriented, risk-taking, "can-do" attitude of the entrepreneur with the constituent interest skills of the politician and the consensus building and results orientation of a seasoned business leader.
NCDS seeks a leader who is passionate about oral health and who will vigorously work to expand accessibility and preserve the highest quality of dental care. This individual has a passion for membership organizations and advancing the success of members. This leader will be a tireless advocate for NCDS's vision and mission.
NCDS seeks a proven executive-level leader whose career in a professional association or comparable business enterprise has been noted by their ability to chart a path forward with exceptional communication skills and an empathetic leadership style.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field relevant to nonprofit, association management or business is required. A master's degree is preferred. Demonstration of continuing professional education, accreditation in a professional field and board leadership in a state or national nonprofit, professional or trade association is highly valued. A CAE designation is highly desirable.
The salary range for this position is between $225,000 and $250,000 and will be commensurate with experience. NCDS offers a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to paid holidays, vacation, group health and dental, as well as a 401k plan.
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