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OHA, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs is seeking qualified candidates for its CEO position.

The CEO manages the internal operations of OHA by providing leadership, guidance, direction and executive oversight. The CEO is the administrator and executive officer selected and designated
by the Board of Trustees to oversee and manage OHA’s operations. This includes developing and overseeing organization
structures, systems and procedures, employing and retaining officers and employees to carry out the functions of OHA, and guiding the implementation of OHA’s functional, master and strategic plans and processes. The CEO also serves as the spokesperson and representative for OHA on matters involving Native Hawaiian history and culture, and current social, cultural, educational, economic and political issues and trends affecting Native Hawaiians.

The ideal CEO candidate will be visionary with broad general management experience including strategic planning, organizational design and development, performance based budgeting and reporting, best practices in management and technology. Also experience in public agency governance, principles of government finance and accountability, internal and external communications management, public policy and compliance advocacy, lobbying, relationship management and community organizing. Understanding of Native Hawaiian history and culture a must.

Graduate degree in public administration, political science, business administration or related field. At least 10 years of progressively responsible senior/executive non-profit management, public administration, and/or executive leadership experience required, of which last 5 years must be at executive or leadership levels. Experience in designing and/or successfully leading enterprise-wide change initiatives preferred.

Qualified candidates should respond by December 15, 2011 with
resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence to: Inkinen & Associates Executive Search Consultants
An Equal Opportunity Employer