President/Chief Executive Officer

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) seeks a seasoned executive with extensive experience working with American Indian/Alaska Native cultures in executive leadership and management roles.

The successful candidate must possess a high level of competency working in the nonprofit and private sector; a deep understanding of business and economic development; a demonstrated ability to lead and manage in an entrepreneurial and high-tech work environment; a strong business/finance background, solid financial oversight and management skills; and an ability to forge a constructive partnership with a nonprofit board of directors.

At a minimum, the candidate must have a bachelor degree in business or related field (master degree preferred) or equivalent work experience, and at least 5 years’ experience successfully leading a multimillion dollar organization.

NCAIED is national in scope, with a professional staff of 12 and an annual operating budget of 3 million dollars.  The position is based in the Phoenix, AZ area, and offers a highly competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and ability.

Qualified candidates may submit confidentially a cover letter with specific points of interest in the position and impact in the sector, a current resume, and explicit salary requirements to Pat Parker at
The deadline for submission is October 10, 2016.


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