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Sample Interim Executive Director Job Announcement

During an executive director transition, if an outgoing executive director is unable to stay in the position until a successor is found, an organization may choose to secure the services of a professional interim executive director. The primary responsibility of the interim director is to serve as the chief manager of the organization. The interim […]

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Executive Director Candidate Rating Criteria

This tool, taken from RoadMap and Strategies for Social Change’s Leadership Transition Toolkit, offers a guide that may be used during the interview process of an executive director search.

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Sample Regrets Letters

This tool, drawn from RoadMap and Strategies for Social Change’s Leadership Transition Toolkit, offers templates of regrets letters that may be adapted for use with candidates who did not receive invitations to interview or who were not offered positions with an organization.  While these letters are designed with executive director searches in mind, they may […]

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Sample Semi-Finalist Interview Questions and Scenarios

Semi-finalist interviews are intended to garner much more information about the ability of the candidate to lead the organization. A combination of behavioral interview questions and case scenarios are utilized to test each candidate’s leadership capacity, analytical and problem solving skills, depth of management experience, and subject matter expertise. This tool, drawn from RoadMap and […]

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Making an Offer of Employment

This tool, drawn from RoadMap and Strategies for Social Change’s Leadership Transition Toolkit, suggests guidelines to use in making an offer of employment.  While this tool is designed with executive director transitions in mind, it may be adapted for a variety of job search processes.

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