Executive Director

Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) seeks Executive Director

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Executive Director. With some 12,000 members in 120 countries, we seek an exceptional individual who will be an effective leader of SEG's staff, business, and operations. The ideal candidate will have academic background in geoscience or an associated discipline, senior experience working with technical groups, leadership experience in applied geophysics, and experience managing a diverse and distributed global team. Priority will be given to the person with an imaginative, collaborative, and successful track record. We are particularly interested in an individual who can excel as a business and organizational leader while inspiring staff with excellent coaching skills and a history of encouraging and embracing diversity. Candidates considered consensus builders who understand the vital role of compromise will fit well with the expectations of the Board.  Special consideration will be given candidates who have demonstrated achievement in volunteer or professional organizations.  The successful candidate will report to the President and Board of Directors, liaise with the SEG Foundation, and pursue growth in the Society's membership, activities, and impact.

SEG has offices in Tulsa, Dubai, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, and Houston. The position will be based in Houston, Texas. Interested potential candidates or those wishing more information about this position should contact SEG at (918) 497-5505 or apaulsen@seg.org. For more information about SEG, go to https://seg.org/About-SEG/Governance .  Application materials are currently being accepted with the first review of candidates occurring on October 19, 2020.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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