ORCID seeks a full-time Executive Director to grow, develop, and lead the organization. As a new, international, not-for-profit, organization incorporated in the United States, ORCID’s mission is to transform the research ecosystem by delivering the technical infrastructure and service to enable persistent, and unique researcher ids to be generated and managed to the benefit of all stakeholders in scholarly research and the research ecosystem.
The Executive Director is the chief executive officer responsible for the organization’s consistent and timely achievement of its mission within its budget.The successful candidate will have the proven ability to build strategic relationships, work with a broad range of constituents, and mediate competing interests.Primary responsibilities will include promoting awareness of the ORCID mission and services among key stakeholders, fund raising, and directing ORCID staff and/or contractors. Anticipated start date Q1 2012. Salary commensurate with experience. Telecommute until Headquarters is determined. Significant travel required.