Monthly Archive: March 2016

Search Completed! Bethel University – Executive Director, Center for Healthcare Excellence

Update: We are thrilled to announce that Kristi Moline has been hired as the first Executive Director for the Center of Healthcare Excellence at Bethel University! Kristi will join the staff in October 2016. Click here to learn more about CHE at Bethel.

On behalf of our client Bethel University CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained executive search for EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Center for Healthcare Excellence

The Mission: Boldly informed and motivated by the Christian faith, Bethel University educates and energizes men and women for excellence in leadership, scholarship, and service. We prepare graduates to serve in strategic capacities to renew minds, live out biblical truth, transform culture, and advance the gospel.

The Opportunity: The Center for Healthcare Excellence (the Center) is an exciting, entrepreneurial venture for Bethel University. The Center is poised to make a real difference for graduates and marketplace partners in the healthcare field. Through cultivating partnerships with leading firms across all sectors of healthcare, Bethel aims to be a preferred provider for targeted talent needs. This is an opportunity to build a center from the ground up and match the skills, interests, and education of Bethel students with the growing and evolving employment needs of the healthcare marketplace.

The Role: Bethel University in Arden Hills, MN seeks an innovative, entrepreneurial leader to serve as Executive Director (ED) for the Center for Healthcare Excellence (the Center). This newly established role will lead the implementation of the Center’s aim to build pathways for Bethel students to roles of meaningful service in the healthcare marketplace. The ED will create and lead an interdisciplinary and cross-academic unit team of faculty and administrators. This team will focus on comprehensive and integrated academic preparation to meet the needs of the marketplace today and long-term.

Click here to view the full position profile: Position Profile – Bethel University – ED, Center for Healthcare Excellence

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Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa appoints new executive director


Teresa Spaeth has been named executive director of Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa, a nonprofit organization that provides hands-on environmental stewardship and service-learning opportunities for youth and young adults while accomplishing conservation, natural resource management and emergency response work. Spaeth succeeds Len Price, who led the organization for 11 years and retired in December 2015.

Spaeth joins the organization after nine years as executive director of Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) in Crookston, Minn. A true innovator, she pioneered the AURI effort to become Minnesota’s first venture development organization certified by the State Science and Technology Institute. She has an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of North Dakota and will sit for her Ph.D. thesis in educational leadership this spring.

“We are excited to have Teresa on our team,” said Anna Kucera, Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa board chair. “She has the expertise, experience and passion to carry Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa forward.”

Spaeth will be responsible for the overall leadership of the Corps and will oversee the implementation of the organization’s strategic plan. She will also guide the Corps toward a regional leadership position, while advancing the career value of the Corps experience and the engagement of diverse communities across the state.

“I am excited about this opportunity because I believe there has been no greater time to be the Conservation Corps” Spaeth said. “The opportunities to build two of our most precious assets — young people and the environment — are endless, and I want to be a part of that.”

About Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Conservation Corps provides meaningful work for young people in managing natural resources, responding to disasters, conserving energy and leading volunteers. The Corps offers environmental science education and training in resource management, safety, job-readiness and technical skills, and helps young people develop personal responsibility, a strong work ethic and a greater awareness of environmental stewardship.



Search Completed! Jeremiah Program – Chief Advancement Officer

Update: Ellen Muller joined the staff of Jeremiah in July 2016. Click here to read more about Ellen’s placement as the new CAO.

On behalf of our client Jeremiah Program, CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained executive search for the CHIEF ADVANCEMENT OFFICER

Click here to view the full position profile: Position Profile – Jeremiah Program – Chief Advancement Officer

The Opportunity: Be a part of the movement! Join a committed staff and board who are dedicated to helping young women further their education and simultaneously prepare their children for success in school and life. Jeremiah’s program provides the opportunities and tools while young mothers, most of whom come from challenging backgrounds and life situations, do the work. This unique blend of high expectations and holistic support works. For mothers and children alike. This program could serve as a nationwide model for breaking a cycle of poverty and low performance in school. Visit for more program information. Engage with Jeremiah Program on social media: Facebook, Twitter

The Role: Jeremiah Program seeks a Chief Advancement Officer (CAO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CAO is accountable for leading Jeremiah Program’s advancement strategies for organizational growth and facilitating enterprise-wide collaboration of fundraising efforts. The CAO works to build relationships with national funders and prospects and is responsible for meeting annual revenue and communication goals. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the CAO works in partnership with the CEO and Campus Executive Directors to meet the organization’s annual and long-range development and marketing goals.  As the primary liaison to the Advancement Committee, the CAO will work to inspire and leverage the strategic guidance of community members. The role will focus on collaboration with internal staff, Board of Directors, donors and external partners to develop and implement fundraising strategy aligned with the organization’s vision and strategic plan.

Jeremiah Program headquarters are in Minneapolis, MN, with additional locations in Austin, TX, Boston, MA, and Fargo/Moorhead. The CAO could be located at any one of these offices.

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