CEO Search Committee Announcement: CEO Position Open

From the CEO Search Committee

Hi! I’m Robin Horwitz and I am a member of the CEO Search Committee for RID. Today, RID is announcing the posting for the position of RID Chief Executive Officer. I will point out the details of the application process, selection process, and the anticipated schedule for the following months. 

Prior to the application deadline, all are given the opportunity to submit and ask questions pertaining to the CEO position and selection process. These questions will be collected and posted on the RID website as FAQs. All questions can be submitted to by August 3, 2019. Interested applicants should fill out the application, and provide a resume or CV. Applicants must also provide a letter of interest in both an ASL video and written English, including how the applicant meets each required qualification listed in the CEO job description. The deadline for submission of all applicant materials is August 10, 2019 by 11:59 PM (PST).

Materials will Materials will be reviewed by the CEO Search Committee once received. We expect to review them the third week of August, and video interviews with the applicants will be scheduled. The first-round interviews will be recorded for review purposes.

If selected, finalists’ previously submitted application materials videos will be shared with the three Councils: Diversity Council, Council of Elders, and Deaf Advisory Council. The committee will collect feedback from the aforementioned groups.  Finalists will then be selected by the search committee and invited for a second round face-to-face interview with the full RID Board of Directors on September 14, 2019.

At the conclusion of the interviews, the Board expects to make a decision within two weeks. The selected candidate will be offered the position, pending contract negotiation. When this has been completed, the Board will announce the new Chief Executive Officer of RID in the month of October. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us at Thank you!

CEO Application: 

CEO Search Announcement:
Important dates to remember:
August 3, 2019… Questions submission deadline
August 10, 2019… Applications due by 11:59 PM (PST)
Late August 2019… First round video interview with CEO Search Committee
September 14, 2019... Second round finalists presented to Board
October 2019… Finalist selected for new CEO position

If you have any questions, contact

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