Do you aspire to write and perform symphonies for an appreciative audience? We are looking for a conductor who is excited to take the baton and lead our orchestra of highly skilled staff to create harmonious, masterful works of content.
NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement is a leading non-profit serving the public procurement profession at all levels of the public sector. With an annual budget of $6 million and 15,500 members, the Institute’s mission is to develop, support and promote public procurement.
NIGP's Chief Content Officer (CCO) position is a new, executive-level position responsible for leading all major activities associated with every aspect of content including research, development and delivery. The Institute has a robust educational program that hosts 240 classroom seminars for 4,000 participants and an annual educational meeting that attracts 1,000 attendees. NIGP anticipates significant growth in online learning which currently serves 900 students and another 10,200 participants who take advantage of 28 topical webinars annually.
Working closely with the CEO and the Chief Growth Officer, this individual serves as the content leader who synthesizes the discovery, research, development, delivery and promotion of public procurement-related content into a single, seamless team within the association.
The position demands an experienced, focused, innovative, results-driven, powerful leader who is skilled in motivating a cohesive, accountable, goal-oriented team and produces quality and growth of our content.
What we are looking for in our new Chief Content Officer:
Extensive experience in building a robust portfolio of relevant content for an educational institution or non-profit association
Exceptional project management skills and attributes
Unique ability to be both collaborative and decisive
Outstanding ability to think innovatively in the development of solutions
Proven track record and success in:
Anticipating the trends in public procurement and leveraging research methodologies to identify and close learning gaps
Developing an expanded portfolio of educational programs based on best practices and innovations in adult education;
Delivering educational programs based on a variety of modalities including classroom programs, conferences, and online learning
Experienced in leveraging technology and business partners to deliver NIGP’s content
Proven track record and success in motivating multifunctional teams to think harmoniously, drive innovation and achieve results
Your Key Responsibilities:
Supervises the work of the Director for Content Research and Development and the Director for Content Delivery as their respective staff members achieve rigorous goals
Oversees the quality of NIGP’s educational programs and content through continual feedback mechanisms and innovations
Overseas the development of new content based on data analytics and market drivers and collaborates with the team to determine the best delivery methods
Oversees staff talent and financial resources needed to sustain exceptional educational programs
Facilitates initiatives that focus on professional standards, practices, and the public procurement body of knowledge
Serves as a liaison between NIGP’s content and the professional certification programs administered by the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council
Establishes strategic partnerships with other educational providers when collaboration is beneficial
Facilitates a collaborative relationship with academicians and institutions of higher learning to include:
The administration of research grants
The sponsorship or support of academic journals
The co-development of content that serves practitioners and students
The promotion of public procurement content within a curriculum framework at the university level
Engages senior practitioners to guide the Institute in the development of content as subject matter experts
Establishes benchmarks for progressive growth, coaches staff to excel in their performance, and holds staff accountable for the achievement of the Institute’s mission and organizational goals
Our Minimum Qualifications and Ideal Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor’s Degree required in fields related to Education, Technology, Business or Public Administration; advanced degree preferred
Minimum eight years’ experience in a senior management role, managing content development and/or delivery
Minimum five years’ experience in the senior management of a non-profit organization or educational institution
Demonstrated success in project management and multi-tasking
Demonstrated success in innovation and entrepreneurism
Demonstrated success in expanding a professional educational portfolio
Demonstrated success in leading organizational transformation projects to achieve greater market presence
Exceptional judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Exceptional organizational management skills with the ability to coach a large staff, develop high-performing teams, and hold those teams accountable for results
Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and ability to effectively interface with senior management, all staff members, the Institute’s governing board and councils, our general membership, and external stakeholders
NIGP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
EOE M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please email resume along with salary history/requirements.
Visit www.nigp.org for more information about the Institute.
Additional Salary Information: At NIGP, we are committed to provide competitive salaries that are equitable and reflect the requirements and responsibilities of the position. In addition, we continuously benchmark our benefit package.
NIGP: The Institute for Public ProcurementDeveloping, supporting and promoting the public procurement profession through premier educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents since 1944.With over 3,000 member agencies representing over 15,000 professionals across the United States, Canada and countries out...side of North America, the Institute is international in its reach. Our goal is simple (though maybe not so easily attained): recognition and esteem for the government procurement profession and its dedicated practitioners.