Job Posting for Massachusetts Psychological Association: Executive Director

Title: Executive Director

Organization: Massachusetts Psychological Association

Brief Summary of Position:

MPA offers prospective candidates the opportunity to lead one of the most highly regarded psychological associations in the country. Expanding the strength and effectiveness of MPA’s member services and its advocacy efforts; increasing the number and diversity of MPA’s membership base; respectfully, transparently and effectively leading MPA’s board and staff; ensuring that a relatively small staff is effectively and efficiently utilized; and managing important relationships with members, public officials and other stakeholders are clear priorities for the new executive director. The executive director will also be evaluated on his/her ability to serve as a powerful and effective public spokesperson for MPA in Massachusetts and nationally, while broadening its advocacy, visibility, impact, effectiveness and financial support.

Required Credentials:

  • A Master’s degree in psychology, social work, public administration, business or a related field is required; a doctoral degree is desirable.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience as an executive director or senior administrator of a business, nonprofit or association is required.


Full description of position & organization

To Apply:

Please include a cover letter with salary requirements, where you learned of the position and a description of how your qualifications and experience match MPA’s needs. Only electronic submissions sent through this link will be considered.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit materials by October 24, 2014. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority given to those received by this date.

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