This career opportunity offers a strong starting base salary, a full benefits package (including a performance-based bonus) and a collaborative atmosphere that is both positive and rewarding. Starting compensation includes: a competitive salary dependent on experience and performance, plus full benefits package that includes health and dental, life insurance, 401K and 457B retirement plans, 4-week’s annual vacation.
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the country’s largest Association of currently serving, former, and retired military officers with over 350,000 members. Established in 1929, MOAA’s mission is to advocate on Capitol Hill and before Federal agencies to preserve the earned benefits of all military members and veterans—inclusive of all grades and not just for officers. MOAA’s record of success in this mission has been consistently acknowledged, and MOAA has been recognized as the country’s most effective military advocacy organizations by The HillNewspaper for the past 15 years.
MOAA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan Association of officers from America’s uniformed military services and the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. MOAA’s members include all active duty, former, retired, and National Guard and Reserve commissioned and warrant officers of the uniformed services and their surviving spouses. MOAA’s core mission is to advocate with Congress, DoD, the VA, and other departments to preserve and protect commitments our nation has made to those who have served and those who continue to serve our country.
MOAA seeks a former or retired senior military/uniformed services officer with a record of visionary leadership to drive organizational success and empower a high performing staff. The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has overall management responsibility for MOAA and its subsidiaries with assets in excess of $250 million, a $30 million annual budget, and 85 employees.
The President and CEO is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership of the Association by working with the Board of Directors and the professional MOAA staff. The President and CEO establishes short and long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies that enable the Association to effectively influence legislation and other government policies affecting the military and veteran communities. The President and CEO also provides leadership and national office support to MOAA’s 400 independent chapters and councils throughout the United States.
Combining inspirational leadership and sophisticated management abilities, the President and CEO will advance the organization in terms of staff and technological capabilities, financial viability, impact, and culture. This includes developing relationships with a broad range of key constituent groups to enhance MOAA’s image and impact with its members, federal government Executive and Legislative branch officials, and other key audiences. Working closely with the organization’s executive team, the President and CEO will inspire innovation and ensure the organization is resourced to advance its mission.
The President and CEO reports directly to the MOAA Board of Directors. This full-time permanent position becomes available January 4, 2023.
The President and CEO is also responsible for managing the business operations of the Association with particular emphasis on growing membership and generating revenue. A more detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of this position and qualifications may be found in the Position Description which is available at https://www.moaa.org/ceoposition.pdf.
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the nation’s largest and most influential military professional association with a membership of 350,000 current, former, and retired military officers and their families. MOAA is dedicated to preserving the earned benefits of all members of the uniformed services and their families and survivors, and to maintaining a strong national defense. Our promise to our members is simple. In fact, it’s the same promise they made to their country: Never Stop Serving.
The MOAA Foundation supports the association programs that benefit the entire military community, regardless of rank or service, including career transition support, professional education outreach, military spouse professional development, and community-based veteran program outreach. The MOAA Scholarship Fund supports the undergraduate education of children from the military and veteran communities.