The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) has partnered with Vetted Solutions as it seeks to find its next Executive Director. The Executive Director will build on the reputation of SEG, and continue to work with the Board, members, and staff to realize SEG’s mission of connecting the world of applied geophysics and promoting the science of exploration geophysics. The association is headquartered in Tulsa, OK, has an operating budget of $15.6M, and a staff of 70+.
Founded in 1930, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) is a not-for-profit Individual membership organization that promotes the science of applied geophysics and the education of geophysicists. It is one of the premier membership organizations in the world dedicated to the scientific exploration for and development of natural resources. Today’s 14,000+ members reside in more than 128 countries and work in resource exploration & development, environmental and engineering applications, government agencies, and academia.
The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors, liaise with the SEG Foundation, and lead growth in the Society’s membership, activities, and impact. They will be an effective leader of SEG’s staff, business, and operations and look at the future needs of the Society. SEG has a strategic initiative underway to re-align member committees, staff, and resources within portfolios that best address members current needs and provides a path for future expansion in existing core service areas.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with technical groups, interest in applied geophysics, and prior involvement with non-profit societies. Priority will be given to the person with an imaginative, collaborative, and successful track record. SEG is particularly interested in an individual who can excel as a business and organizational leader while inspiring staff with excellent coaching skills and with a history of encouraging and embracing diversity. The successful candidate will have 8-10 years’ experience in a senior executive position with proven leadership skills. A bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering field preferred. MBA or another relevant post-graduate degree is highly desired.
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