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Position Available

June 27, 1997

The Maine Science and Technology Foundation seeks a high energy President and CEO who will work with a diverse, gubernatorially appointed Board of Directors and provide leadership to the staff in the areas of strategic planning, policy development, program oversight, finance and administration, and public outreach. MSTF is a state chartered, industry-led not-for-profit organization that stimulates science and technology-driven economic growth in the state of Maine.

The candidate will have experience and demonstrated achievements in the science and technology field and the ability to communicate the importance of science and technology to economic growth. A strong facilitator, the candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively and clearly with MSTF's stakeholders, including government, educators, the business community, a broad partner base, Board of Directors and staff. The candidate will have experience working with diverse constituents and value collaborative relationships, inside and outside the organization.

The President will work with a statewide steering committee of business, government, education, and research communities to develop and implement a science and technology action plan for Maine, set and measure benchmarks, and report the results to the Executive and Legislative branches of state government.

Salary is commensurate with experience. A Master's Degree or higher level of education is preferred. Interested candidates should submit letters of application describing their qualifications for the position, enclose a resume, three letters of recommendation and respond by July 10, 1997 to Search Committee, Maine Science and Technology Foundation, 87 Winthrop Street, Augusta ME 04330. MSTF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.