SENG Executive Director 


Are you highly organized, excellent at making new connections enjoy traveling and working under dynamic conditions? 

Compensation:  $45+/hr


The Executive Director reports to the President of the Board of Directors. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director supports and contributes to the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The Executive Director of SENG is responsible for SENG’s day-to-day operations and staff, with primary oversight in key areas: programming, development, marketing, and public relations.


Externally, the Executive Director represents SENG, SENG’s programs, and SENG priorities to organizations, groups, businesses, and individuals, and develops the public identity of the organization. Internally, the Executive Director fosters a professional, positive, collaborative environment for Directors, staff, and committee members to support SENG’s mission.  

The Executive Director interfaces with the executive committee, committee chairs, and Directors as needed to support the organization’s priorities and provides communication, financial oversight, and planning tools to facilitate the execution of programs and activities. 

Responsibilities and duties may include:

  • Assistance with implementing the organization’s strategic plan with the board of directors as related to the administration of SENG’s mission and vision

  • Collaboration with, supervision, and support of staff members, contractors, and/or interns

  • Travel to conference locations and active presence on select evenings and weekends as programming may require

  • Evaluation of existing programs for impact and improvement with potential expansion opportunities

  • Engage in outreach for potential programming, community partners, and maintenance of relationships with existing community partners

  • Nurture volunteer, facilitator, liaison, and professional advisory committee relationships

  • Work collaboratively with staff in the monitoring of SENG budget, ensuring all organizational reporting responsibilities are met

  • Serves as a trusted programming voice, collaborating on fundraising and grant writing efforts

  • Collaborate with SENG editorial board on published program content



  • Experience in supervision and support of staff and / or contractors motivating high quality performance and collaboration among team members

  • Evidence of demonstrated commitment to ideals that complement SENG’s mission and vision

  • Progressive leadership experience in program design, implementation and evaluation, preferably in an advocacy, educational, or non-profit organization

  • Proven record of successful staff leadership and motivating high-quality performance and collaboration among team members

  • Evidence of success in determining and implementing  effective staff training and development 

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively

  • Evidence of commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive community

  • Familiarity and work with gifted development and programming

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree in relevant fields preferred


To Apply:

Please submit complete application documents to

In the subject line, please reference the position of interest. Only completed applications will be considered. 


A completed application includes: 

·         Letter of introduction and interest

·         Resume/ Vitae to include work history and relevant positions 

·         3 professional letters of recommendation; 

·         2 additional references' contact information 

·         credential verification documents, as needed


SENG Mission & Vision

SENG's mission is to empower families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. SENG envisions a world where gifted, talented and creative individuals are supported to build gratifying, meaningful lives and contribute to the well-being of others. To this end, SENG reaches out to diverse communities that share our mission across the nation and the globe.

Get involved with SENG and make a difference! Here are just a few ways:

  • MEMBERSHIP: become a SENG member to receive discounts on programs and events;

  • VOLUNTEER: as a registered member you may offer your time and unique skills to SENG;  identify up to three committees to serve on as part of your membership application/renewal OR contact the committee chairperson(s) directly (See Below).

  • Network: Become a State Liaison or assist your state liaison with event coordinations in your state

  • SPEAK: apply to present a topic at a mini-conference, SENGinar, or annual conference;

  • INTERN: get experience by helping with the operations of SENG, a national nonprofit organization; or

  • GIVE: show your love for SENG and make a gift today!

Contact us for more information on getting involved with SENG.

Conference (and SENGinar) Committee:

Development Committee:

Diversity Committee:

Education Committee (SENG PLACE):

International Affiliates:

Liaisons Committee:

Professional Advisory Council:

SMPG Committee:


Specials Projects

Special Projects, Gifted Elderly:

Special Projects, Gifted Young Adults:


Editorial & Research Committee

Association Editor/Chair:

Editorial Co-Chair & Senior Associate Editor, SENGvine & SENG Library:

Research Co-Chairs:

SENG eJournal/Editor-in-Chief:

Senior Association Editor, Service Publications: