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As many readers know, I serve on the board of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which is looking for a president. Here's the job description:

POSITION AVAILABLE: The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) seeks a President. FIRE is a small, creative, exceptional, five-year-old and very well-regarded tax-exempt civil liberties organization, headquartered in Philadelphia. FIRE's mission is to protect, promote, and extend free speech, academic freedom, legal equality, due process, privacy, the rights of conscience, and, in general, liberty and individual rights on America's college and university campuses. FIRE's programs, activities, and significance are described on its website and its links to other FIRE sites at www.thefire.org. The President will have executive authority at FIRE, answerable to the Board of Directors. He or she will have responsibility for the strategic planning and implementation of FIRE's programs and for the expansion of its fundraising. The President will be FIRE's primary voice to donors, the public, the news media, and FIRE's allies. Applicants should be familiar with FIRE's work and be devoted to liberty. They preferably should have experience with not-for-profits, foundations, or the academic world. Candidates should be collegial, dynamic, well-organized, highly motivated, and principled. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. FIRE is an equal opportunity employer. Apply to:

Alan Charles Kors
Chairman, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
210 West Washington Square, Suite 303
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Email: ack-at-thefire.org

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