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International House Philadelphia (IHP) invites nominations and applications for the position of President and CEO. The ideal candidate
will be a creative, business savvy, charismatic, and entrepreneurial leader with the ability to catalyze IHP’s continued growth and
increasing impact on the regional community. He or she will successfully engage IHP’s range of resources and develop new strategies for
reinforcing the organization’s place as the premier international educational and cultural center in the Philadelphia region. The President
and CEO reports to the IHP Board of Trustees.
About International House Philadelphia: As the region’s international
center for arts, culture, educational, and residential activities, IHP’s mission is to: maintain a diverse and welcoming community for
students, scholars and interns from around the world, while introducing them to the American experience; broaden the horizons of its
residents and the Greater Philadelphia community through high-quality international arts and humanities programs; and encourage
understanding, respect and cooperation among people of all nations. Founded in 1910 to serve as a resource for international students after
they arrived in the United States, IHP is a home for students, scholars, and professional trainees from almost 80 countries. It also
includes a widely-recognized center offering high-quality international arts, cultural, and educational programs, including a renowned
cinema program presenting museum-quality curated films.
An independent 501(c) 3 organization, IHP is located at 3701 Chestnut Street,
a prime location in University City, at the intersection of the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. Built in 1970, our
14-story building comprises 379 rooms and apartments, a state-of-the-art cinema, and more than 8,500 square feet of conference center space
that is utilized by our residents, members, and organizations in the community.
In 2016, the facility housed more than 1,000 people
from 68 colleges, universities, companies, and organizations, with graduate students, English Language Program students and undergraduates
representing the largest percentage of residents, respectively. Students from the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University accounted
for the majority of our residents. IHP’s programs attracted almost 22,000 people to our facility last year across 279 programs and
performances, including films, cultural celebrations, concerts, art exhibits, and other events. In addition, nearly 32,000 people attended
events presented by more than 100 organizations in our Conference Center and Theater.
IHP has a staff of 41 full-time employees and 1
part-time employee, 29 volunteers and interns, and four individuals that are currently working for IHP on a consulting basis, including the
Interim President & CEO and the Director of Development. IHP has a 2017 operating budget of $4.86 million. Our independent organization
is affiliated with International Houses Worldwide, a network of International Houses in North America, Asia, Australia, and Europe. For more
information, please visit www.ihousephilly.org.
(résumé and cover letter), nominations, and inquiries to the email address below. For priority consideration, please apply by
July 21, 2017.
Ken Kring, Co-Managing Director, and
Josh Ward, Ph.D., Senior Associate
Global Education Practice, Korn Ferry, Philadelphia, PA
International House Philadelphia is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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