Executive Director Position Announcement

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Executive Director
Position Announcement


The Catholic Biblical Association of America announces a search for a new Executive Director with an appointment to begin no later than September 1, 2021.  

The Executive Director must be a CBA Full Member appointed by the Executive Board for a specified term, normally three years, and may be reappointed normally for a maximum of two more terms (cf. CBA By-laws 4.3.1.). The status of the position is as part-time, exempt employee of the Association. 

The Executive Director, reporting to the Executive Board, is responsible for overseeing the operations of The Catholic Biblical Association of America, including office management; relationships with government agencies, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and The Catholic University of America Press (CUA Press); working with all CBA committees; financial oversight; development and coordination of the Annual General Meeting (AGM). A full job description is available upon request.

The responsibilities of the position require part-time (approximately 1/4 time or 10 hours per week), with appropriate salary and benefits. Most work of the Association can be done on-line, but occasional presence in the offices of the CBA in Washington, DC is necessary, although residence in the Washington area is not a requirement. 

The qualifications for the position are:
  1. A record of active membership in the Catholic Biblical Association
  2. Relevant administrative experience
Applicants are to provide the following materials which can be sent to the Search Committee.
  • Letter of intent, outlining the qualifications for the position
  • An up to date curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
Applications must be received by July 1, 2021.

Please submit materials either by mail to
Catholic Biblical Association Office, 433 Caldwell Hall, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington DC 20064 or on-line, in a single pdf, to CBA-Office@cua.edu.
The Catholic Biblical Association of America does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, disability or other status protected by Federal, State or local laws, except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.