The Council on Accreditation (COA) is an international, independent, nonprofit, human service accrediting organization. COA accredits or is in the process of accrediting more than 1,800 public and private organizations serving more than seven million individuals and families internationally. COA currently accredits over 45 different service areas that apply to over 125 types of programs.
The COA community is deeply committed to promoting best practice standards, championing quality, and advocating for accreditation. With the support of over 30 national and international organizations, a cadre of 500 volunteers, and a highly skilled and dedicated board of trustees and passionate staff numbering 60, COA pursues its mission with vigor.
Recognizing the importance of re-envisioning COA's response to emerging societal and market conditions, in 2017, the organization worked with The Bridgespan Group to develop a 2020 Strategic Plan. There are five key goals that emerged: a differentiated, high impact value proposition; an increase in the number of accredited organizations; greater impact on beneficiary outcomes; financial sustainability; and a positive impact on the human services field through knowledge sharing.
The President will translate COA's ambitious strategic plan into action, deepen outcomes for individuals and families as well as increase revenue and market share. Based in New York City and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), s/he will specifically oversee COA's program and services portfolio, and:
This position is currently accepting applications.