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TAGT Executive Director Position Open

TAGT has retained Sterling Martin Associates for the Executive Director search.
The Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) has retained Sterling Martin Associates to search for TAGT's next Executive Director.

Chartered in 1978, TAGT connects and empowers educators and parents to meet the unique needs of gifted and talented students from every cultural background in Texas. TAGT provides more than 3,000 members – primarily educators and parents – a forum for exchanging ideas and information about the education of gifted and talented students. TAGT is a 501(c)(3) primarily individual membership association that meets its mission through awareness, advocacy, and action.

Located in Austin, TX, TAGT is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors, comprised of individuals who work with gifted and talented students, primarily in an educational role – classroom teachers or district/campus-level administrators. TAGT's professional staff consists of six full-time and five contracted employees. The current annual operating budget is in the $1.17M range.

Broadly defined, the Executive Director (ED) provides leadership and direction for all TAGT activities, including but not limited to setting and guiding the vision and mission; long short-range strategic planning and implementation; promoting strong leadership among all constituents by serving TAGT's membership and serving as primary liaison among the membership, the Board of Directors, and the TAGT staff. The ED also exercises financial oversight and fiduciary responsibility for the organization; ensures the long-term success of the organization by minimizing risks related to legal, regulatory, and other liabilities; develops organizational policies, procedures, programs, compensation plans, benefits; and handles other broad organizational initiatives.

Click here to view the full position description.

To apply, please send a well-crafted cover letter and your current resume directly to tagt@smartinsearch.com. All applications will be acknowledged.

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