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Vice President for Planning and Strategic Initiatives

The Henry Luce Foundation invites applications for a newly created position, Vice President for Planning and Strategic Initiatives. The Vice President will serve as senior advisor to the President and provide leadership in planning, strategic initiatives and evaluation.

A member of the Foundation’s full-time staff in New York City, the Vice President will report to the President, joining the new senior leadership team and supporting committees of the Board of Directors. The Vice President will be situated, with the President, at the intersection of programs, grants administration, financial management, technology and communications.

The Henry Luce Foundation, established in 1936 by Henry R. Luce, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Time Inc., aims to broaden knowledge and encourage the highest standards of service and leadership. The Foundation pursues its mission through grant-making programs in the areas of American Art, East and Southeast Asia, Religion and International Affairs, Theology, and the Clare Boothe Luce Program for Women in STEM disciplines, as well as the competitive Luce Scholars leadership program.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Foundation’s mission and programs. Candidates should bring significant nonprofit leadership experience, both in programs and operations. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked effectively in settings where the Foundation focuses, including international organizations and institutions of higher education.

The new Vice President must have an earned graduate or professional degree and at least five years of post-degree experience in a senior position. The Vice President must also possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) and an ability to work collegially on behalf of the President both with staff in all functions and with external constituents. Salary is based upon skills and experience; the Foundation offers a highly competitive package of benefits.

Qualified applicants should send a resume and a letter of interest addressed to the President of the Henry Luce Foundation at search@hluce.org by August 15, 2014. Applications will be accepted via email only. Interviews will commence in September, and the position will begin no later than January 1, 2015.

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