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ICN Chief Executive Officer

Dear Colleagues,

The International Council of Nurses is pleased to announce the search for our next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced nurse to provide visionary leadership and management to guide the work of ICN together with its national nurses’ associations to advance the interests of nearly 20 million nurses worldwide.

Below you will find an advertisement for the position and the job description outlining the requisite criteria and responsibilities. Please share it broadly with individuals and groups who might be interested in applying for the position, or nominating qualified candidates. Anyone interested in applying for this position may send the following information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it :

  • A brief letter, high level narrative, indicating the reasons of your interest in the position
  • A CV/résumé including a minimum of 3 references

Applications should be received by March 2, 2018, but the search will remain open until the ideal candidate has been selected. For any additional information on the position, please contact Dr. Pamela Cipriano, 1st Vice President, ICN and chairperson of the search committee ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), or Karin Harder, search consultant ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Thank you for your kind assistance to find ICN’s next CEO.

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