On behalf of our client, St. Catherine University, CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained executive search for its Executive Director of The O’Shaughnessy.
St. Kate’s is a nationally recognized university with the College for Women at its core. It is one of the most comprehensive Catholic universities in the United States, offering access to an education in over 80 academic programs. The University’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence explicitly focuses on articulating and developing the essential skills students must possess to succeed in diverse and inclusive workplaces and communities, encouraging students to incorporate global learning and experiences into their education.
St. Catherine University is seeking its next Executive Director of The O’Shaughnessy, a first-class venue for local and regional orchestras, chamber music ensembles, modern music, dance, and theater. Renowned for its performance space and acoustics, since its inception, The O’Shaughnessy has become a forum for women in leadership.
The next Executive Director of The O’Shaughnessy should possess a high level of artistic and operational acumen and be able to demonstrate strong, collaborative leadership. This person will set the vision and strategic direction for the venue by integrating the University’s vision, mission, and values into all O’Shaughnessy initiatives. The ideal candidate will exhibit a passion for the performing arts, be committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and have a history of delivering client-focused service.