Chief Information Officer new position at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (

EFL Associates is assisting the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ( in Kansas City with the search for its first Chief Information Officer (CIO) Reporting to the museum’s Director and CEO, Julián Zugazagoitia, the CIO will serve as part of the senior leadership team. S/he will initially manage a team of eight and will serve as both a technology strategist and hands on “do-er,” ensuring the effective implementation of technology to deliver the mission, support staff, operate the institution and enhance connections with constituents throughout the region and the world.
Candidates should possess:
• Ten or more years in a lead IS role, managing process, technical projects and other solution-driven initiatives.
• Three or more years of direct management of a major IT operation, along with a history of working across functions and departments to support strategic business goals.
• Substantial exposure to in-house and shared or outsourced systems, multiple hardware platforms, and integrated information and communications systems.
• An ability to develop collaborative relationships with a variety of business leaders, constituents and stakeholders.
For more information or to apply, please contact Nancy Huckaba at

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About Nancy Huckaba

Nancy Huckaba -Associate Vice President Nancy Huckaba joined EFL Associates in March of 2006 as a Research Manager after nearly two decades in sales and volunteer recruitment and management. She views the tough searches as a problem to be solved. Nancy is passionate about executive recruiting and is invested in her clients’ success. She brings creativity, perseverance, intuition and strategic analysis to the table in addition to an aggressive process-driven search execution for mid- to- upper-level management candidates. Huckaba is responsible for all aspects of the executive search process. After partnering with clients to fully understand organizational needs, she develops a search strategy and conducts candidate sourcing, then follow through with project management, candidate evaluation and project closing. Placing an executive who can move an organization forward is a serious and rewarding responsibility. A successful placement delivers value to clients. Since joining EFL Associates, Huckaba has worked with a number of corporate and nonprofit leaders on various executive search assignments that ranged from president/CEO positions to director-level roles. Huckaba is a firm believer that a retained firm needs firsthand knowledge of the individuals with whom the successful candidate will work closely to effectively represent the client in the marketplace and recruit individuals who not only possess the required background, competencies and experience, but “fit” the organization’s culture as well. Huckaba has a portfolio of volunteer work and civic involvement roles including philanthropies centered around the arts.

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