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Published: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 12:48

(Quality Digest: Chico, CA) -- Are you passionate about quality? Do you want to lead tens of thousands of like-minded quality individuals? Then this job is for you.

The American Society for Quality (ASQ) is looking for a new CEO. According the job posting on ASQ's site:

"The next CEO will lead and administer the support function of ASQ to support the needs of the members and collaborate with the Board in developing new products, services and programs to increase member value and engagement. He/she will work closely with the Board on the continuing development and implementation of the Society’s strategic vision. The new CEO will be charged with building upon the rich history and strong foundation to make the Society an even more vibrant organization, designed to effectively serve its members and to take innovative and strategic leadership roles on business and other issues facing the quality movement. He/she will work with the Board to set the direction of priorities for the Society, and then lead the members and staff to achieve the specific goals and objectives needed to accomplish that strategy. The CEO will continue the transformation of ASQ to a truly global organization. ASQ is committed to hiring a strong leader who can lead the organization at this important time in its history."

The prospective CEO "will be a person with executive presence, a demonstrable track record of leading an organization creatively, and will have demonstrated strategic planning abilities and be skilled at executing to deliver results," according to the posting. Of course, this person "will be respected for his/her deep knowledge and/or passion for the issue of quality."

If you think you have the right stuff, visit the ASQ web site for more information.


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