SAA Executive Director

Society of American Archivists (SAA)

Vetted Solutions is excited to recruit the next Executive Director for the Society of American Archivists (SAA), North America’s oldest and largest national professional association dedicated to the needs and interests of archives and archivists. SAA, located in Chicago, has a $2.5 million operating budget and 10 staff.

The next Executive Director will champion and expand the association’s existing work, and leadership, in the area of diversity, equity, inclusion and access. Representing more than 6,200 professional archivists, SAA seeks an Executive Director to transform it into an even more member-centric association, ensuring the awareness of the profession, understanding of the impact it has in different sectors and settings, and the career advancement of its members across all stages. SAA is working to embrace new perspectives within the profession and the association, which will include reviewing the association’s program and product offerings to ensure that SAA is relevant to all stakeholders it serves.

An ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor’s degree with at least seven years of successful senior-level association or other relevant experience. A professional and personal commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is essential.

Salary: $175,000 to $225,000, actual offer based on candidate’s experience

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