Flexible, with a preference for candidates living in or willing to relocate to New York City

Executive Director, Perception Institute

The Organization

Perception Institute (“the Institute”) works towards a world in which people feel a sense of belonging, respect, and dignity. Through a consortium of researchers, advocates, and strategists who translate cutting-edge mind science research on race, gender, ethnic, and other identities into solutions that reduce bias and discrimination, the organization seeks to address systemic inequities by understanding how individual, interpersonal, and institutional dynamics undermine equity and fairness. The Institute works with institutional stakeholders who bring a strong commitment to change, value innovation, and can help test solutions and bring them to scale.

Position Overview

The Institute seeks a grounded, versatile, and dynamic Executive Director who possesses a deep level of emotional intelligence to lead an organization that exists in service of promoting belonging, equity, and dignity. The successful Executive Director will take the Institute’s impact to exciting new heights by calling on a background of leadership and management experience, well-honed fundraising and partnership development skills, success in communicating with varied audiences, experience with and knowledge of scaling organizations, and experience with culture growth and change.

How To Apply

Perception Institute has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit https://the360group.us/PI_ED_PD.pdf  to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

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